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It seems to be the time for home remodels. If you’re planning to have your kitchen or bathroom remodeled, for example, you may be aware that these have been, and continue to be, popular rooms to renovate. Since there are a variety of projects you probably have on your list, you might be interested to know what types of home remodel projects other homeowners have had completed.

Kitchen Remodeling Projects

The “2016 Houzz Kitchen Trends Study” reported that 76% of homeowners changed their kitchen’s overall style. This likely included having all new kitchen appliances installed along with extended counters, backsplashes, and upgraded sinks.

When it comes to having a workable kitchen, storage is usually at the top of the list. As a result, around 60% of homeowners focused on creating more storage space in their kitchens. Many homeowners will agree that having a pantry along with enough cupboards and drawers all adds up to an efficient kitchen.

Will you be working with a professional design team and contractor? The “2016 Houzz Trends Study” indicated that 67% of homeowners had a professional take care of their kitchen remodels. When you use a professional for these and other home remodels, the final result will reflect their expertise.

Bathroom Remodeling Projects

Were you aware that bathroom remodeling was the most requested job in 2016? According to a survey from the National Association of Home Builders, this accounted for 78% of the requested renovations. Nearly all homeowners, or 90%, were planning to change the style of their master bathroom. Many homeowners hadn’t updated their bathroom for 16 or more years, so this accounted for 73% of remodeling jobs.

Curious what changes other homeowners made in their bathrooms? Here are just a few of the upgrades reported on in the “2016 Houzz Bathroom Trends Study”:

  • High-tech bathtub and shower features
  • Shower expansions by 50% or more
  • Shower updates

  • Flooring, countertops, shower, and sink replacements

If you’re still looking for ideas, or aren’t sure what project to do first, contact a local bathroom and kitchen design contractor. They will be able to provide you with a number of design possibilities that fit your lifestyle and your personality.


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June 2024