Now that the weather is warming up and spring flowers are in full bloom, homeowners everywhere are dusting off their old renovation plans and deciding how to spend their tax refunds. The kitchen, being the most-used room in the house, tends to be top of the list when it comes to remodels, but as such it is also the room you can least afford to do without. Major missteps in a remodel can do more harm than good in the long run, so try to avoid making some of these top mistakes homeowners make when renovating their kitchens.
1. Skimping on the appliance budget.
The Genesee Country Express newspaper features tips on remodeling each week to help homeowners make smart home improvement choices. They cautioned: “The temptation to cut costs by buying cheaper quality products can be compelling. Yet kitchen appliances are among the most-used in any home.” Think about how often you use your stove, your dishwasher, your refrigerator. When they’re working well, you hardly think...
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