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A kitchen overhaul can be a huge undertaking. Although it provides a much needed facelift to one of the most frequently used rooms in your home, a remodel costs you both time and money. Luckily, there are less expensive and less time consuming projects you can do to create big results on a minimal budget. Here are five money-saving kitchen upgrades to try in your home:

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A fresh coat of paint: The brunt of a kitchen remodels expenses comes from new cabinetry. But rather than reaching for your wallet, reach for a paintbrush. Youd be amazed at what a fresh coat of paint can do to the overall feel of your kitchen.

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Turn on some new lighting: Want a quick fix with maximum impact? Just look up. Replacing dated lighting with something fresh can completely change the look of the room. Recessed lighting offers a softer feel while bold statement lighting can become a focal point.  

 

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Mix it up with a backsplash: Cover up those boring walls with a creative new backsplash. Not only do the materials add a great texture, but it can also be a fairly easy DIY project. From subway tiles to metal sheets, the colors and options to choose from are endless.

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Change things up with some new hardware:  Update your cabinets stock hardware with something a bit more fun. Think different finishes or materials or get really creative and try for a touch of color. In addition, look into changing out your sinks faucet. Switching out a standard chrome model for a more subdued brushed metal can add a touch of luxury for a low price.

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Dip into a new sink: Speaking of sinks, perhaps its time to ditch that old metal double sink and look into a classic farm-style option. Not only will you rid yourself of those pesky ridges on the counter, but the front of the sink (called an apron) offers an extra decorative touch to your kitchen.

Saving money on your kitchen remodel can be easier than you think. Doing a little bit at a time and knowing where to save and where to splurge is a big help. If you have any questions regarding a potential kitchen remodel for your home, please give us a call. Wed love to help guide you towards a design and budget that works best for you.