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Chicago Bathroom and kitchen remodeling part 1

Posted on March 14, 2010 in Bathroom Remodeling, Blog, Kitchen Remodeling

Chicago Suburbs Bathroom and Kitchen Remodeling

If you live in the Chicago area and your living space is feeling old you may want to consider home remodeling. While the framework of a house may be in good condition certain portions of the home may eventually need some updating. Of all the rooms in the home the bathrooms and kitchens are the rooms that are most often remodeled. There are several reasons one may want to remodel a kitchen or bathroom in their home. Because these rooms contain appliances that are typically used every day they can become out dated and old over time. Bathrooms and kitchens can also feel a little bit off in how they are placed inside the home. A bathroom or kitchen remodel that involves knocking down walls and expanding the room to make it bigger can really open up certain areas of the house so the flow of the home feels more natural and comfortable.

Most of the rooms in a house have the basic framework of walls, floors and windows. Inside of these rooms are movable items that are not connected to the walls or floors. Most of these rooms have the benefit that they can be redesigned by moving furniture around, getting new furniture, reupholstering furniture, changing paint colors, and switching out old draperies for new ones. In kitchens and bathrooms it is not so easy to just move a refridgerator or to slide a cabinet over in order to redesign the room. This is when professional home remodeling is necessary. Because appliances and cabinetry are usually built into the walls and floors professional home remodeling is a necessity in order to make any major changes in the design of the room.

When considering kitchen remodeling there are several factors to consider. It is always good to write down what you are unsatisfied with in your current kitchen and what you would like the new kitchen to include. Things to consider are appliances, storage, the placement of things and the materials for the cabinets, countertops, flooring and lighting. In the case that the kitchen feels cramped there are several ways that remodeling the kitchen can create more space to move around in. Professional kitchen remodelers know how to rearrange the appliances and countertops in the kitchen so that the new kitchen is more spacious and user friendly. New appliances, cabinetry, flooring, and even new windows are all possibilities in a kitchen remodel. Many new refridgerators have pull out bottom freezer drawers that are easier to access than overhead swing door freezers. There are also many new ways to store cooking items like pull out drawers and cabinets that are built into the lower portion of kitchen islands. These built in cabinets create more storage space for pots, pans, and cooking items so that you can leave overstuffed and overflowing cabinets in the past.

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