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Budget Kitchen Renovation Ideas

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December 17, 2020

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Budget Kitchen Remodel
Thanks to 2020, your home’s kitchen has been working overtime. Making more home-cooked meals, engaging in virtual school at the kitchen island and even having work meetings at the dining room table. Life has changed and so has the importance of your kitchen.

So, what can you do if your kitchens become overcrowded? There are a variety of ways to freshen up your space while maintaining your budget. Just making some subtle improvements to your space can make it much more enjoyable for all the additional time you’re spending in it.

5 Budget Kitchen Renovation Ideas to do This Year

One of the best things about a kitchen refresh is you don’t have to be an expert at DIY to make a big impact. With just some basic supplies, you can change the look and feel of your space for your next meeting, bake-off or study session.

  1. Add Color to Your Cabinets – Thanks to HGTV, the days of all wood cabinets are in the past. Choose gray for your uppers and navy for your lowers or go bold with an accent color on just the island. Painting your cabinets is easier than you think and will make a major impact on the look and feel of your space.
  2. Update Your Lighting – This project can be done in an afternoon and will make your kitchen totally custom and unique. Two simple ways to change up your lights are to Install pendant lights above your island or add light to the space with under-cabinet lighting strips.
  3. Change Out Your Hardware – Again, this project can be done in just a couple of hours. Choose brushed black metal for a modern feel or go with copper cabinet pulls for a more classic feel that adds warmth to your kitchen. All you need is a screwdriver and new hardware.
  4. Add Backsplash – If you already have a backsplash in your kitchen, swapping it out can turn into a pretty big demo project, but if your kitchen doesn’t have one, now is the perfect time to add it. Adding a tile backsplash can transform the entire look and feel of your kitchen and is a project that even a new DIYer can handle.
  5. Upgrade Your Faucet – It might not be your first thought when looking to upgrade your kitchen, but a new faucet can truly transform your space. There are so many options for beautiful faucets now that making this change can add major sophistication to your space.

Get DIY Ready with Help From ezStorage

A kitchen renovation all starts with decluttering. Instead of throwing things out that you might need in the future, consider short-term storage rentals. At ezStorage, we make it simple to rent temporary storage units in and around Alexandria, Takoma Park, and Liberty, MD. If you are not comfortable renting in person, you might want to consider our new contactless rental option. However, our Maryland facilities are open, and our team is ready to help you find the perfect solution if you want to come in person. Rent a storage unit today!

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