A kitchen is often the focal point in a home and can be a make it or break it deal for potential buyers. Many homebuyers judge a home by its kitchen and rightfully so. After all, a significant amount of time is spent entertaining, cooking and eating in this part of the home. And an up-to-date and stylish kitchen is one of the top renovations that can give you the biggest return on your investment. So what exactly are the kitchen design trends for 2016? Keep reading to find out.
Gray All The Way
The popular new kitchen cabinet color for 2016 is gray. And while white has been a leading trend for a while, gray is expected to take the number one spot this year. Charcoals, grays and neutral pastels will give your kitchen a clean and contemporary look.
Smart and Functional
The new kitchen fad is all about design and practicality. Manufacturers are designing cabinets to open differently to optimize space and promote functionality. Additionally, hidden charging stations, sensor-activated lights and hands-free faucets are only some of the new features these smart kitchens will have.
Black Stainless Steel Appliances
Tired of seeing those pesky fingerprints all over your refrigerator and dishwasher? Opt for the new black stainless steel appliances for a classic and sleek look. These will give your kitchen a modern style that always looks clean and crisp.
For The Love of Color
If you're not into neutrals or shades of gray all over, consider adding a splash of color to your sink. This is an excellent way to pop in a small amount of flair to your kitchen while making your sink the focal point.
Are you looking for a fashion-forward kitchen? The new 2016 kitchen design trend is to mix materials throughout your kitchen. From a wood and quartz countertop to a stainless steel and copper backsplash, this trend is guaranteed to give you the best of both materials.
This farmhouse craze is here to stay. After all, these apron-front sinks never really went out of style. These sinks are attractive and deep, perfect for a large cleanup. They often become a central point of the room, so it's recommended to only use them in medium to large kitchens.
Bold Is The Way Forward
While subtle and neutral colors are the way to go for cabinetry and paint options, bold and oversized light fixtures will be seen in 2016. These fixtures can add a splash of color to your kitchen and if you like change, you can opt for a fixture that offers an interchangeable cover.
It's All About Little Luxuries
If you're renovating your kitchen, you might as well invest in some little luxuries that will make you the envy of every homeowner. From warming drawers to champagne coolers to built-in-coffee-makers, these add-ons will make entertaining a breeze.
Renovating a kitchen may seem like a costly event, but if you spend wisely, you can have an excellent return on investment with minimal out-of-pocket cost. Or if you plan on staying in your home for a while, you can enjoy the refreshing look a small kitchen face-lift will give you. Either way, a kitchen renovation with timeless upgrades is the way to go.
Contact RE/MAX Moves today to learn more about home renovations and how to get the biggest ROI. Or if you're looking to buy or sell your home, simply call us at 864-757-4787.
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