Adding major improvements to your home is a super way to increase its value.  Is re-doing kitchen on your to-do list? Although updating this room can be important, there are a few pointers to keep in mind before getting started. This article on Bob Vila’s page discusses what these things are and why to avoid them. Scattered amongst the information are vibrant pictures of different kitchens for inspiration.

Often overlooked, though basic, things like preserving storage, work space, lighting and ventilation are all vital to remember. However, things like sink location and appliance accessibility need to be considered, too. When looking at options for islands, you also need to think about the size of the space available.

Redoing a kitchen is a big job, but it can be easier when you gather information about the processes before you start.