How To Get The Maximum Return On Your Kitchen Investment

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The kitchen is arguably the most important space in the home. After all, it’s the space where you do the washing up, the cooking and eating of food, and spend time with your family (if there is space). But there comes a time when you are thinking about selling your home. The kitchen is the most attractive room in the house. This means that you’ve got to think about maximizing your return on investment.

Ultimately, the kitchen is the hub of the home but it’s also the place that should have the most warmth and character. So what should you do to invest in your kitchen so that it provides as much comfort for the next person as it does you?

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How To Get The Maximum Return On Your Kitchen Investment

Spruce Up The Kitchen Appliances

There are so many professional kitchen appliances available that you can find and the right investments for a fraction of the cost. One of the most contemporary designs of any kitchen is an area full of stainless steel. Some people hate stainless steel but it’s a very popular finish for appliances right now which means it will get you the best return on your investment at this moment in time.

Also, please remember that after your new appliances are installed make sure to keep up with their care and maintenance. Make sure to call in a professional when you are in need of appliance repair and never do the repairs yourself, especially if the appliances are still covered under their warranty.

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Incorporate Neutral Colors

When you are looking to make the kitchen a place of comfort for the next person you also have to remember that it needs to be a blank canvas. Neutral colors are the best way to go for any potential buyer. If you have a kitchen that’s full of bright and bold colors this can turn people away. Neutral colors are the best way to go if you want to appeal to a vast array of buyers. Think about colors like beige or cream as well as white; in the kitchen environment, they look particularly striking but in a modest way.

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Simple Tiles

A lot of people like to make the tile a big feature in their kitchen but the best approaches to make it neutral and very simple in design. Think about floral patterns on a white marble tile. This is a very attractive design but it still stays subtle.

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Go For Simple Transitional Styles

The stylistic equivalent of neutral colors. Having a transitional style keeps it simple and not too modern. If you go for ultra-modern styles you won’t be able to capture the attention of a wide variety of potential buyers. As long as you keep it simple this will give buyers the opportunity to put their ideas onto the space.

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Sturdy Countertops

Countertops will take a beating in the kitchen due to various spills and scrapes so if you can invest in a good quality countertop like quartz they look fantastic and will give you a big return on your investment. It’s important to find a countertop that doesn’t easily show up scrapes.

You have to remember that the kitchen, much like the rest of the house, needs to be a blank canvas if possible. The more you project your own personality onto the place the less the chance buyers would be able to see themselves in it. Follow these ideas to create a neutral setting while also giving you the biggest bang for your buck. 

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Final Thoughts on Getting the Maximum Return on your Kitchen Investment

Use the preceding tips to make sure you have made some wise choices when it comes to making a large investment in your kitchen on your homestead. Have you done so already? Do you have tips you can share?

Here are some great tips to keep in mind before doing a kitchen project for your home.

About the author

I'm a mama to four and grandma to six. Yankee born with a love of the south. I love old-fashioned ways with modern thinking. I'm a homesteader, gardener, blogger. I enjoy “from scratch” cooking, consider myself a crafty do-it-yourselfer, and animal rescuer.

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