Reading Time: 4 minutes Yоu саn сrеаtе a functional аnd іnvіtіng kіtсhеn уоur entire fаmіlу wіll enjoy wіthоut spending a fоrtunе. The average cost оf a kitchen remodel іѕ $12,700 tо $35,000. Inѕtеаd of brеаkіng the bаnk, here are some smaller upgrades to get you started while you save for a larger update.
Reading Time: 4 minutes When you decide to remodel some or all of your home, you want to make sure that the details and…
Reading Time: 4 minutes Color is key to any remodeling project. Whether you prefer a neutral palette or something a little louder, it’s vital to…
At 123 Remodeling, we take the planning stages of your project very seriously. This includes spending ample time on choosing your materials, getting everything cleared with the condo board and homeowners association, and making sure there’s a clear plan before anyone picks up a hammer.
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One of the biggest trends in kitchen design right now is the rise of the island. Providing extra prep or social space, islands are also a great place to add some extra design flair and functionality.
Often, an island is the first thing you see when you walk in the kitchen, so it’s a great statement piece that deserves a little extra thought and consideration when you’re remodeling your kitchen. It’s also a high use area that will get a lot of attention whether you’re cooking or just hanging out. So let’s go over some of what goes into the ideal island, and how you can get the most out of yours.
In a perfect world where nothing goes wrong, all the materials show up on time, and there are no delays with city permits or your condo board, a kitchen remodel can be done in about 3 weeks. But this is the real world, and the average timeline ends up being a few months. Sometimes tiles are broken in transit or your building’s elevator is reserved for people moving for the next few weeks. The granite countertop of your dreams might not be in stock for months, and the cabinet makers might be especially busy this time of year.
They say that when it comes to the triangle of price, speed, and quality, you can only choose two. At 123 Remodeling, we prioritize quality over everything else, so this week we’re having a conversation about how to manage your timeline expectations. Here are a few things you should plan to encounter that’ll slow your work down, and some suggestions to counteract them.
In the last decade, as the country recovers from the 2008 crash of the real estate market, resale value has been at the front of homeowning minds looking to make renovations. If you’re planning to sell your house in the next 2-5 years, you might start looking at your options for increasing that resale value. But where should you start? Maybe a fresh coat of paint on the exterior? Some new trim and landscaping? Those will make a good first impression, but once potential buyers come in, the kitchen is very likely to be the room that gets the most attention.
People are spending more time in kitchens than ever, between having smaller homes with fewer social spaces, and the rise of Foodie culture, kitchens are the stars of the housing market. Not to mention that kitchen updates yield a 60-85% return on investment. But, more importantly, a great kitchen helps a house sell that much faster. So what are some simple changes for making your kitchen more appealing to buyers?