Upgrading an old kitchen? Things you need to know.
Older kitchens can be rather difficult to renovate properly and definitely need to be done by a professional. A good renovation will be able to problem solve the area, remove any old fittings and appliances and create a better kitchen space that is user friendly, beautiful and much more cost-effective. Not only will you have an amazing space to call the heart of your home, but you’ll also be saving money in the long run.
Before you go updating your older kitchen into something fresher and more usable, here’s what you’ll need to consider:
Paying for Your Design Will Pay Off
Old kitchens can be difficult to renovate as some may need some more demolition than others in order to turn it into a spacious modern kitchen. If you don’t have a clear design in place, you may end up with a finished design that you aren’t happy with due to lack of communication or knowledge between tradesmen on what the kitchen should look like. A designer is your best investment when it comes to your new kitchen as they will have an eye for detail and will be able to give you ideas you may not have thought of before. They’ll also be able to draw up a plan, and ensure things are followed according to the dream design that needs to be achieved as the final product.
Your Kitchen is Probably Too Small
Many outdated kitchens have a poor use of space. They are usually pokey and have areas you wish didn’t exist. So if you’re looking to redesign your kitchen, you may even want to consider tearing down walls around it if applicable to create a larger, open plan style kitchen with plenty of pantry space and room to cook and entertain.
Appliance Upgrade is a Must
Not only do outdated appliances look very mismatched in a new kitchen, they are also usually using far more energy than modern appliances. Upgrade your appliances and maybe even expand your oven size, and you’ll feel like you’ve truly given yourself a luxurious space for you and your home.
Keep What Works, Get Rid of the Rest
Some features of the kitchen may be sentimental to you, or there might just be a part of your old kitchen you love. A kitchen doesn’t need to be completely demolished. Keep what is dear to you and update the rest to give yourself a beautiful charming kitchen that is the perfect mixture of old-world class and modern elegance.
Upgrade Your Old Kitchen with Salt Kitchens + Bathrooms
At Salt Kitchens + Bathrooms, we are the Perth experts for designing and upgrading old kitchens. As our client, we will guide you through the project from start to finish with our hand-picked team of the finest kitchen specialists in Perth. We know how to stick to a budget and timeline so you can enjoy your beautiful, upgraded kitchen as soon as possible. Contact us today to find out more.