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Three Easy Ways To Spruce Up Your Kitchen

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If you have a large family or you simply love to cook or bake, you probably spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Because you spend so much time in this room, it's important to have it look exactly as you want. If you're starting to get bored with the way it looks, or you are just needing to spruce things up a little, here are three easy ways to do it.

Replace Your Windows

Maybe you love looking out the window above the kitchen sink while you wash dishes, or you enjoy having rays of sunshine streaming through your kitchen window, but did you know that changing what kind of window you have in your kitchen can change the look of the entire room? Here are three types of windows to consider having in your kitchen:

  • Bay windows - this type of window can make your cooking space feel larger
  • Stained glass windows - this type of window is a great way to add privacy
  • Garden windows - this type of window allows you to showcase your plants and flowers

If you are unsure of what type of window to choose, there are interior decorating services for kitchens that may be able to help.

Replace Your Countertops

Did you know that 64% of new homes on the market are getting countertops made out of granite? Other homeowners are choosing other types of natural stone, such as marble or quartz. Natural stone countertops are becoming so popular because

  • they look beautiful and have a nice, smooth finish
  • they are durable
  • they can help to add value to the home
  • they are resistant to heat

Another great reason to switch out your countertops to ones made out of natural stone is that they are available in a variety of colors.

Replace Your Appliances

When trying to spruce up your kitchen, you can't go wrong by replacing your old, outdated appliances. Not only will they give your kitchen a whole new look, but the newer appliances will be more energy-efficient as well. Some of the trendiest kitchen appliances out there include:

  • Refrigerators with French doors - work well for kitchens with a limited amount of space
  • Freestanding kitchen range - finished on all sides so that they can be placed anywhere in the kitchen
  • Tall tub dishwashers - with no lower panel, they are much roomier and ideal for larger families

If you love trendy appliances, any or all of these will be a great addition to your kitchen.