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  • Writer's pictureLynsey West

4 Reasons to Remodel Your Kitchen This Year

Updated: Mar 23

Kitchen remodeling in Denver is steadily becoming one of the most popular home improvements — and for good reason. After all, the kitchen is a major gathering place for family and friends in most homes. Whether you are planning on selling your home or living there for years to come, there are endless benefits to renovating. Below are just a few of the advantages of a kitchen renovation.

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Increased Home Value

For Denver homeowners, the rising boom in the real estate market has sent housing prices soaring. This has prompted many residents of older neighborhoods to consider putting their house on the market. Because the kitchen is often the heart of a home, it’s one of the first areas a prospective homeowner looks at when shopping for a new home. A remodel will brighten up and modernize any kitchen, which can help you sell your home more quickly. If a homeowner looks at two houses that are the same price, but one has a newer, more aesthetically pleasing kitchen, chances are that house will be the preferred one. An investment in a new kitchen will leave you coming out on top.

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Comfort & Functionality

As time goes on, your family may grow. What once was a perfect-sized kitchen for two, may not fit the needs of a family of four, for instance. Even if you’re not expanding your family, creating your dream kitchen with the help of a qualified and experienced builder can breathe new life into an older home. Whether you increase storage by adding cabinets, or replace tile countertops with granite, you will create a space where you enjoy spending time and preparing food. After all, cooking is much more enjoyable when Tupperware doesn’t fall out on your head when opening cabinets.

Makes Home Feel Newer

There is no doubt that renovations can be pricey. Most Coloradans spend more than $21,000 on a kitchen remodel. You may not have the funds to remodel your entire home, but choosing one room will make a big difference. What was once a dimly lit kitchen could have much more natural lighting from windows if a wall is removed. This can also open up the area to the living room, creating an open area that’s perfect for entertaining. Renovating a basement, bathroom, or kitchen can make you feel like you just moved into a new house.

Heading into retirement? This two island kitchen gives both budding cooks in your home a workspace and is open to the rest of the home so you can watch your grandchildren play while preparing meals.

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Deterioration & Cost

Remodeling older homes becomes necessary, not only to update the look of a home, but also to replace any faulty parts that wear out over time. This includes outdated plumbing, electrical, and structural design. If the tile countertop is beginning to crack or your kitchen is having minor leaks here and there, it may be time for a kitchen renovation. Some issues may seem small now, but if left in disrepair will only get worse over time. According to one source, “...a leaky shower head or faucet will cost you about $20 a month… however, cracks in pipes and pinhole-sized holes in pipes typically cost a household between $100-$600 a month…” Clearly, it is best to solve these issues sooner rather than later and get an updated look for your kitchen as well.

The benefits of remodeling your kitchen are endless. Contact our knowledgeable staff to assist you in getting started today! If you need some design ideas, check out our remodeling gallery.

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