People who renovate their kitchens often do so for the same global reasons. You must look at your renovation project as a long-dreamt-of opportunity to rid yourself of the inconveniences of a poorly organized kitchen.
So, what motivates people to change their kitchens? The details are varied, but the common thread is that there is something lacking in terms of satisfaction and the need for a modern kitchen that is functional, practical, and stylish.
Problems with traffic circulation, storage, set-up, access to products…. In other words, the layout is at the core of an easy-to-use kitchen and is often a major motivating factor in triggering a renovation project, as it is the foundation for creating a new design.
Good lighting is essential to a kitchen’s ambiance and the proper planning of work areas.
Non-optimal use of space makes using the kitchen less attractive. A space that is too constricted may be the result of poor planning and can lead to multiple inconveniences.
Over the course of many years, the kitchen has literally become the center of the home and is an inescapable design element. An outdated style may even be a social commentary, in that it can be seen as an anachronism for the heart of the modern family. It is wise to choose a design that marries both style and function, and should be a priority for the person directing the project.
Appliances and accessories that are damaged, dated, or inefficient
Sometimes it is the appliances and various accessories that no longer suit your family’s lifestyle. Changing the kitchen is the only surefire way to ensure that the new appliances will blend seamlessly with the cabinetry and overall style of the room.
Dated or damaged cabinets and countertops
Even if kitchen cabinets and countertops have an average lifespan of 10-15 years, there comes a time when a change is in order. It is also a prime opportunity to modernize and adapt your kitchen to your current lifestyle.
In summary, no matter what your personal reasons are for changing your kitchen, it is essential to arrange your layout in such a way that you will no longer be at the mercy of the hassles that go hand-in-hand with a poorly organized kitchen. The latest trends make “ease-of-use” the cornerstone of a successful design. To make inconvenience a thing of the past, installing an ergonomic kitchen is the ideal solution for a model kitchen. EBSU is committed to helping you to fulfill your kitchen renovation project goals, while keeping a practiced eye on design and function.