The first place to look when ren­o­vat­ing

The Telegram (St. John’s) - Home Buyers' Guide - - CBN / AVALON / COMMERICIAL -

As the favourite fam­ily gath­er­ing place, itʼs no won­der kitchens are of­ten the first place to look when ren­o­vat­ing, and an im­por­tant fea­ture when selling your home.

Here are some eco­nom­i­cal so­lu­tions to add panache to your kitchen.

Blast new energy into your kitchen with a fresh coat of paint. Neu­tral colours work best when selling your home—cre­ate an ac­cent wall to add drama.

A new faucet is an in­ex­pen­sive way to freshen the roomʼs look and im­prove func­tion­al­ity. The range of new fin­ishes avail­able, al­lows you to co­or­di­nate with ap­pli­ances and cook­ware to cre­ate a de­signer look.

A clever way to show off your kitchen is light­ing. Re­place ex­ist­ing light fix­tures with re­cessed pot lights or dim­mers.

Give your cab­i­nets a face-lift with a fresh coat of paint and new dec­o­ra­tive knobs. Wood cab­i­nets can be sanded and stained to main­tain the in­tegrity of nat­u­ral grains.

Lam­i­nates, avail­able in a broad range of colours, pat­terns and tex­tures, are in­ex­pen­sive and durable.

Clear your counter tops and win­dow sills of un­nec­es­sary clut­ter. Draw at­ten­tion to a few unique pieces to add that ex­tra bit of charm and com­plete the look of your new kitchen.

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