Tips For Summer Renovation Projects

As summer rolls around, so does the season of home improvement projects. With warmer weather comes more opportunity for updating the home. For customers looking to give their kitchens a full facelift or just freshen up the space, Carpet One Floor & Home helps keep home renovations from turning into home renovation nightmares. These interior designer-approved tips will help turn kitchen dreams into reality!

Start Early

Allow a few months to plan for your project. Interior designer and expert contractor Melissa Davis warns The greatest enemy of a successful renovation is the last minute Lucys and Fickle Franks. Davis suggests starting your design planning process three to six months before the actual renovation. During this time Davis recommends Find your inspiration. Pull images of your dream kitchen and create a binder or boards on Pinterest or Houzz. And Take stock. What do you love or hate about your kitchen now? Keeping these tips in mind, move on to making a budget and hiring a team for the project.

Define Your Space

The kitchen is the heart of any household. Linda Mazur, principal designer of Linda Mazur design group advises Define your space. Select a different type of flooring than you see throughout the rest of the house. Opting for a different material in your kitchen, like any of Carpet One Floor & Homes tile or luxury vinyl tile can create this effect. Similar results can come from picking a different color of the same material. Switching from dark wood to lighter blondes can transform a kitchen into a haven within the home. We love helping customers find the perfect flooring for their space, explains Stephen Lipp of Carpet One Floor & Home, with so many options ranging in style and functionality, we really believe we have the right match for everyone.

Open Up Your Kitchen with Simple Tricks

Whether youre working with a small space or just want your kitchen to feel more open, there are easy updates you can make. Designer Linda Mazur says its as easy as picking the right colors.” Mazur recommends going for a monochromatic color scheme, she states that The colors in the space also add to the open feel. Opting for a monochromatic color scheme doesnt have to be boring! By picking different finishes and textures for cabinetry, flooring, and walls you can create an interesting and stylish space. Make It Yours

Kate Davidson, principal designer of Kate Davidson Design Inc. suggests When considering updating your kitchen you can always start simple and do something like a facelift. A kitchen should mirror the style of your home and reflect your personality. Highlight architectural features unique to the house or the era it was built in. Davidson refers to hardware as the jewelry of your kitchen.” It can set the tone and add some personality to your space, so pick hardware and lighting fixtures that speak to you.