Some Considerations of DIY Kitchen Renovation

Navigate to:
Tips
Mistakes to avoid

A kitchen renovation is an exciting process that requires your undivided attention and creative skills. Although it comprises simple tasks such as appliance replacement, cabinet removal, floor remodeling, and painting, you can’t make such changes without proper planning. In this blog, we’ll share some tips for renovating your kitchen that you can use to make this DIY project successful.

Let’s begin!

Tips for DIY Kitchen Renovation 

Planning, organizing, and visualization are crucial for successfully executing your kitchen renovation scheme. Besides, there are some considerations for renovating your kitchen and we’ve listed them below:

  • Create a Checklist
  • Color and Theme
  • Fitting Appliances
  • Placing Cabinets
  • Suitable Flooring
  • Kitchen Island Designs

Create a Checklist

A kitchen renovation project should always start with research and planning. When renovating your kitchen, it is best to have everything you plan to do in the form of a checklist. 

Besides, here are a few things to know before initiating your project:

  • Skilled contractors and labourers: This one is for people who are hiring additional help. If you’ve hired additional help, consider their opinions valid as they are fully aware of the requirements of your kitchen renovation. 
  • Kitchen requirements: If the project requires moving and shifting, updating your electricity, and plumbing, go through kitchen predicaments to be fully aware of dos and don’ts of kitchen renovation. It will take time to make certain establishments, but you will succeed eventually.
  • Layout: Always remember, when you’re deciding to opt for features, make sure it compliments appliances, cabinets, and interior of your kitchen. Consider taking help from expert home designers for further enhancements or check out the home decor section of JagahOnline Blogs.

Color and Theme

Colour and Theme of the kitchen
Neutral Colour and Theme of kitchen

Renovating your kitchen can be a lot of work, until or unless the colour and theme of the project has been decided. Make your kitchen look even better with these additional tips:

  • Update the colour of your ceilings and flairs
  • Use spray paint to save time, money, and energy 
  • Install backsplash tiles in the cooking area for an aesthetic look

Fitting Appliances

Appliances in Kitchen
Installing Appliances in Kitchen

One of the most important parts of renovating your kitchen is to take care of the appliances. Remember, kitchen appliances are not something you can replace very often due to their cost. You need to invest in long-lasting equipment, or if you already have them, pack them away until your renovation is complete. 

Besides, if you’re going to buy brand new appliances, make sure to invest in a microwave, refrigerator, and dishwasher.

Placing Cabinets

Cabinets in Kitchen
Cabinets in Kitchen

With work and basic skills, you can make a kitchen look sophisticated. You can begin by installing new cabinets or updating old ones with a fresh lick of paint. Here’re a few considerations of updating your cabinets:

  • To give a finishing touch, set up a plain white or go with exotic colors: red, blue, or beige. 
  • Add diversity to the layers and color the slabs, this will bring uniqueness to the cabinets.  
  • Keep your cost low and consider buying cabinets that are ready to be installed.

Suitable Flooring

Wooden floor in Kitchen
Wooden Floor

There are many choices available for kitchen flooring but maintain your budget while designing. You have to keep in mind that labor work will cost you as well when deciding on floors. There are different types of home flooring that you’ll opt for. 

You can save your time by selecting any of the below mentioned options:

  • Solid wood or laminate wood
  • Flooring sheets or vinyl
  • Marble tiles

Individuals who love traditional interiors can go for vinyl flooring or ceramic tiles. Choices are available for you to have easy and clean kitchen flooring. Check out our recent post on the best kitchen flooring options to enhance efficiency and outlook

Kitchen Island Design

Dining Table in Kitchen interior
Dining Table in Kitchen interior

When you’re deciding on a kitchen island, make sure you know what is best for your needs and budget. It should have space and storage to muster tables and different items to match the kitchen interior. 

That said, here are some of the things to read about a kitchen island:

  • Refurbish old slabs and pieces
  • Place a dining table if there’s enough space, or overlap it with wooden tables
  • Go for bar carts, unique shelvings, and add a casual extension to make it look breathable 

Mistakes to Avoid When Redesigning Kitchen Interior

Now that you completely understand the nitty-gritty of a kitchen redesign, here are a few mistakes to keep to avoid during the process:

  • Overlooking storage capacity: Know your space when carrying out your plan. It is very important to understand the capacity and propensities. Look into steps to avoid making mistakes in the kitchen. You can remove extra things or update them.
  • Wise Budget planning: It is very important to decide everything according to your budget, and avoid overpriced items.
  • Exposing surrounding space: When you remodel your kitchen interior always remember to protect other rooms from exposure to paint drippings and debris. This will help you to save your time and be easy to clean. Use a plastic sheeting for coverage.
  • Pick appliances first: It is necessary to select your appliances first so that to measure the room space and storage and then implement your design.

This was our post on the pros and cons while renovating your kitchen. We hope to provide you the information you seek.

For more home decoration ideas and interior designing tips, keep checking the home decor section on JagahOnline Blogs. Don’t forget to like our Facebook page.