More often than not, an unappealing kitchen will sway you towards spending unnecessary money on a takeaway over cooking. Not only will updating your kitchen inspire even the most reluctant of chefs, but it’ll also create a functional and comfortable space for working from home, hosting friends and teaching the kids to cook.
Bring new life to your kitchen without breaking the bank, using 5 kitchen makeover hacks recommended by Abdul of Xperie Ltd in the video below. After watching the video, take a look at some unique ways that other homeowners have used these hacks in their kitchens, in the blog post below.
Add mood lighting
Installing new lighting is a simple way to change up the mood of your kitchen at a lower cost. From DIY options to professional solutions, Abdul recommends two lighting solutions to cater to all budgets at 00:07 in the video.
Change your cabinet doors
The way your cabinets look plays a big part in how modern your kitchen feels. When you’re choosing a colour for yours, consider dark tones. It might seem unusual, but moodier kitchens are one of the top interior trends in the UK right now, according to The Rated People Home Improvement Trends Report: 2021.
Skip to 00:40 in the video to hear three simple steps that you need to take when changing your cabinet doors.
Replace your worktop
Go ultra-modern and get a concrete worktop like one of these:
Create a feature wall
Are you happy with your kitchen décor but still want to make a noticeable difference to it? Abdul recommends painting a feature wall in a colour that complements existing fixtures or furniture in the space, at 02:09 in the video.
Natural wood – attracts 21% of buyers
Dark grey – attracts 11% of buyers
Light blue – attracts 8% of buyers
Swap your fixtures
New taps and cabinet handles instantly improve your kitchen. You can also swap your sink to make a striking change. Just make sure to check the measurements to avoid additional costs, as Abdul explains at 02:35 in the video. The rustic-style farmhouse sink (sometimes known as an apron front sink) is a kitchen makeover trend that Abdul has seen many homeowners choose recently.
An expert kitchen specialist from Rated People can add all of the above kitchen makeover hacks into your home.