7 Easy Inexpensive ways to improve your kitchen

The kitchen is the main focal point for buyers when looking at homes.

1. EASY UPDATE: GET NEW HARDWARE FOR KITCHEN CABINETS AND DRAWERS

modern white kitchen with modern hardware

Updating kitchen hardware is such a low-cost update and it can modernize and give a kitchen a new, fresh look and feel.

There are many hardware options to choose from and various price points.

New cabinet hardware is easy to replace and is an inexpensive kitchen update when selling your house.


2.  EASY KITCHEN UPDATE WHEN SELLING YOUR HOUSE: PAINT THE KITCHEN CABINETS 

kitchen in process of being painted

Painting or restaining your kitchen cabinets give them a fresh, new look.  Kitchen cabinet colors and stain trends vary depending on your location and community.

Spend time looking online and visiting new home builds in your area.  Builders know what buyers are looking for now and what is trending.

Also, it's important to speak with local real estate agents. Ask them what buyers prefer with kitchen cabinetry.

Ensure you properly prep and paint your kitchen with these step-by-step instructions.

Be sure you have the appropriate paint and paint kits for cabinets.

Do your research before painting and get the proper paint and tools when painting or restaining your cabinets.


3.  BACKSPLASH IS A FAIRLY INEXPENSIVE KITCHEN UPDATE WHEN SELLING YOUR HOUSE

beautiful neutral color kitchen backsplash

Kitchen backsplash adds a *wow* factor to your kitchen and it's an inexpensive way to update your kitchen for resell.

Installation is relatively easy if you do it yourself or you can hire someone for the project.


4. UPDATE KITCHEN LIGHT FIXTURES

white kitchen with modern lighting

Updating your kitchen light fixtures will dramatically change the look and feel of your kitchen.

Light fixtures are relatively inexpensive and it's worth a small investment to update these.


5. CLEAN AND MAKE YOUR KITCHEN SPOTLESS

beautiful kitchen that's spotless and organized

Buyers open kitchen cabinets, microwaves, refrigerators, ovens…they open everything.  Make sure your kitchen is SPOTLESS.

This means making the surface area not only spotless but make the inside of your cabinets, drawers, and appliances spotless too.

Buyers comment on the condition and cleanliness of your home.  If it's spotless and organized they comment that you've most likely taken very good care of your home and the areas they cannot see.

It leaves a great impression on them!


6. PAINT WALLS IF NEEDED

Nice Kitchen and dining area with white walls

Painting the kitchen walls is a great way to give your kitchen a fresh look.

Choose neutral colors. 


7. DECLUTTER AND ORGANIZE YOUR KITCHEN

3 kitchen drawers opened with spices plates and utensils organized

Declutter your kitchen and make sure it's organized.  Remove most items from your kitchen countertops.

Ensure your pantry and inside your kitchen cabinets and drawers are tidy and well organized.

Remove all clutter. Remember to organize under your kitchen sink.  Buyers look under the kitchen sink to check for leaks.








 


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