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5 Kitchen Remodeling Trends for 2015
If you’re thinking about remodeling your kitchen, your decisions may be influenced by how long you intend to stay in your home. Keeping up with trends can be very interesting and fun. They also are, well, trendy. If you’re going to stay in your home less than five years, here are some hot trends to consider implementing.
The popular design and remodeling website, Houzz, recently published the results of a survey of 7,812 new homeowners who were remodeling their kitchens within three months of buying. Of that group, nearly half were remodeling their kitchens. Here are their hottest items to consider…
1. Chef’s stoves: 32 percent considered professional-grade ranges as their dream appliance. Options such as a flat griddle or a cooktop to accommodate a searing pan or wok topped the list.
2. Eco-friendly features: Nearly half said, “Using eco-friendly appliances and materials in their kitchens are important.” However, Houzz contributors also observed that changes in our habits, rather than just buying the right appliances are important. They cited the use of cloth rather than paper towels, replacing plastic containers with glass, and using non-toxic cleaners are very important.
3. Granite and quartz counter-tops: 94% of the survey respondents said they were changing their counter-tops. Granite ... more
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