If a new kitchen will be one of your New Year’s Resolutions for 2018, now is the perfect time to start planning!  

 

Do you need ideas to help get you started?  Or maybe you’d like to know what will be trending in kitchens for 2018?  Read on and find out…

 

 

Quartz Countertops

Quartz countertops require less upkeep than their granite counterparts so you can skip the sealing and scrubbing. Quartz has the same durability as concrete and granite, but is quite a bit more forgiving, so it won’t chip or crack as easily. In addition, it doesn’t have the same hardness in the feel that some people find unpleasant.

Ceiling Treatments

The potential to add character to kitchen ceilings is often over-looked.  Shallow coffers shake up small spaces, while moldings complementing the shape of an island or work space below can help tie everything together in larger kitchens.

Big, Practical Sinks  

When it comes to sink trends, the emphasis is on function. Generously sized models with a single bowl will contain splashes while also accommodating large pots and pans or other items that require handwashing.

Deep Drawers

Extra-deep drawers, especially by the range, make cooking and storage effortless. They’re more accessible than typical base cabinetry and simple to integrate into a beautiful kitchen design. Add-ons, like pegboard and drawer organizers, help to keep drawers tidy.

Wood Floors (or Wood-like)

Hardwood floors have kept kitchens warm and cozy for years, and that won’t change anytime soon. Wood adapts to any style and connects rooms in an open floor plan. There are alternatives to wood floors if their upkeep is too much for you. Porcelain planks that look like wood provide the same inviting style but are easier to maintain.

Vintage lighting

Vintage lighting fixtures, like aged copper pendant lights, are making a comeback.

Wallpaper-like Backsplash & Wallsplash

Intricate tile designs can add a decorative element to a wall while being more practical than wallpaper.

Will 2018 be your year for a new kitchen?  When you’re ready to start planning, call us to set up your free consultation!