The kitchen is one of the spaces in your home that you spend the most time in, so it’s important that it is well designed for your everyday needs. If you’re looking to remodel your condo kitchen, we have some ideas for you below.
Condo Kitchen Remodel Ideas
Before embarking on your condo renovation journey, make sure you understand your condo’s renovation rules first.
After uncovering any rules and regulations within your building, it’s time to start the remodeling process. The first thing you should do before looking to remodel your condo kitchen is to gather inspiration. Pull things like textures, colors, and other materials that you want to base your new kitchen design around, and then begin picking finishes and features. For a deeper dive into the initial design process, check out our helpful guide to luxury interior design. Now, on to a few kitchen renovation ideas.
One of the best ways to give your kitchen a complete makeover is to change out your cabinetry. Cabinetry takes up a lot of space, so updating these can completely change the look and feel of your space. If your cabinets are completely outdated, it may be best to just rip them out and get brand-new ones; but if they’re just a little dated, consider giving them a fresh paint of color. You can’t go wrong with white, black, or gray, as the neutrals tend to stay timeless.
Hardware goes hand-in-hand with your cabinetry updates, so when you make the switch on your cabinets consider doing the same with the hardware. Some of the most trending finishes right now are brass, mixed metals, and natural finishes like solid wood and stone.
When updating your cabinetry and hardware, you will most likely be swapping out your countertops too. Quartz is a fantastic option, as it’s a timeless choice and is extremely durable. Other popular countertop ideas include raw wood, natural stone, and acrylic solid surface countertops. Another recent trend is a seamless countertop that runs up the backsplash. If you have a stunning piece of stone, this is a great way to showcase the beautiful veins and details in it.
Speaking of backsplashes, upgrading your kitchen backsplash is another way you can elevate your space. If you’re looking for an alternative to the classic subway tile, interior designers suggest looking into handmade and organic backsplash tiles with out-of-the-box shapes and textures.
Another kitchen renovation idea that can increase the value of your home is adding stainless steel appliances. Stainless steel is all the rave nowadays, so it’s a big bonus when it comes time to sell and you have these sleek appliances. Whirlpool, LG, or Bosch are just a few great picks. Aside from the classic stainless steel refrigerator, dishwasher, and range, consider adding a beautiful stainless steel range hood into the mix as well for that extra “wow” factor.
Looking for a cheap and easy way to breathe new life into your kitchen space? Consider painting or wallpapering the space. If you want the focal point to be your cabinetry, backsplash, or countertops, it’s best to go with a more neutral color on the walls so the focus can stay elsewhere; but if you’re looking to amp up your kitchen space, go all out with a pop of color or even some wallpaper.
Another way to add value to your home is by upgrading the kitchen floors. According to designers, flooring trends that are up and coming include terracotta tile flooring, concrete, mid-tone woods, and patterned tiles. If you’re in need of a durable pick, you can’t go wrong with solid and engineered hardwood, porcelain tile, or vinyl.
If you’re ready to start the search for your new home to remodel or a brand-new luxury home, LLCR can help. Our team of experienced professionals are well-equipped with industry knowledge to help you find your perfect place.
Looking to renovate other areas of your home? Check out our complete guide to condo renovations for every room below.