Kitchen / October 24, 2018 / Lena Tomlin.
If you have just moved to a smaller and much practical space, then you might consider doing some small kitchen remodeling aside from redesigning other areas. You can actually do this on your own by just researching on possible "do-it-yourself" type of design works as well as tips on how to create spaces.
Small Kitchen Remodeling Ideas - Before even executing your small kitchen remodeling ideas, you should do some planning and careful studying of spatial diagrams.
Kitchen layout - if your kitchen is already small in nature, then you might want to consider having an L-shape or corridor type of cuisine as this minimizes traffic flow and thus makes your kitchen area more spacious.
Color scheme - choose colors that will surely liven up your whole kitchen by making it very inspiring and conducive to cooking and food preparation while making it spacious to users of space despite the small area it has. Light colors may definitely help you out on this.
Lighting - Remember that light is very important especially for the kitchen. Choose task lighting that will assist users of space in each of the work area found in the kitchen. Warm white CFL lights can be used not just to create a good lighting effect but to save on energy as well.
Flooring - flooring material should be stain-proof and slip-resistant as the kitchen is a high-traffic area inside the house. Low maintenance floors will definitely help users of space have more time doing kitchen work than cleaning the floor.
Ceiling - ceiling material should also be light in color so that light will significantly reflect in the whole kitchen area. This will also provide a good way of making the kitchen look spacious especially if you are into doing small kitchen remodeling.
Seating area - a small breakfast nook is very recommendable to provide users of ample space area for relaxation while doing kitchen work.
Appliances - in choosing and purchasing devices make sure that it is energy saving as well as safe to use.
Storage - storage is essential in the kitchen as this minimizes trash and unnecessary things left exposed in the kitchen work areas. Storage can in the form of overhead cabinets, under-the-counter cabinets. For universality, easy lift knobs should be used so even the handicapped can handle this.
Countertop material - granite or marble countertops are very recommendable materials for countertops since they are very durable good enough for long-time usage.
Sinks and kitchen fixtures - sinks and faucets should be universal in design so it can apply to any type of user.
Splashboards - splashboards should be provided especially on top of the counter in the sink area to help in water splashing when cleaning the utensils.
After having these general tips, and taking into consideration other small details, then you are sure to do your small kitchen remodeling effectively.