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Advantages of Remodeling a Kitchen

When it comes to home renovations, the first room to come to a homeowners mind is the kitchen. Very few home improvement projects can match a remodeled kitchen. Whether it's by redoing the floors, constructing a new island, or simply updating the cabinets, there are countless benefits to enjoy from a remodeled kitchen. Below are some of the top benefits you get to enjoy by remodeling your kitchen.

1. Improved Functionality
To improve functionality in your kitchen there are a number of things you can choose to do. You can extend the existing cabinets or add a few more to increase storage space. You can choose to knock down the wall between the living room and the kitchen to allow for more counter space. Upgrading kitchen fixtures such as lighting can improve its overall functionality.

2. Reduced Cost of Energy
For most people, a kitchen renovation is coupled with upgrading older kitchen appliances to more energy efficient appliances. By upgrading appliances such as the refrigerator and the dishwasher to a higher star rating, you reduce the amount of energy they consume. Removing traditional light bulbs and replacing them with LED models can reduce the amount of energy used in the long run. By replacing the old appliances you also increase safety by avoiding injuries that might be caused by appliance malfunction.

3. Increased Comfort
The kitchen is the room that has the highest traffic in any home. It is, therefore, essential to make it as comfortable as possible. One way of doing this is by improving the ventilation which reduces odor as well as heat as you cook. Adding large windows in the kitchen which provide more light into the room increasing the comfort levels.

4. Increase Home Value
If you are looking to sell your home, then a kitchen renovation is one way of attracting potential buyers. Kitchens are primary rooms that are used to estimate the market value of the home. Kitchen renovations go a long way in encouraging a fast sale of the house.

If you're in the market looking for reliable kitchen contractors, look no further than the team at Balbes Construction! We are custom home builders and contractors servicing the Beverly Hills and Birmingham, Michigan area and are the go-to's for any new home addition or renovation.