5 Tips for Creative Halifax Kitchen Renovations
Redesigning your Halifax kitchen can be daunting unless we have a good idea where to start.
We may be unsure of price differences between various cabinet door designs, and
different countertop materials in Halifax Nova Scotia. We know what we choose
must go together and look good, but where to start ?
Let’s Start with the Style We Want
Do we want a contemporary, traditional, or classic style? Beach style is good, but
may not work in an older home where farmhouse could be the solution. We can
narrow down our preferences by paging through glossy magazines and visiting
websites such as Houzz, or we can simply do a google search for example “contemporary
kitchen” and click the image tab.
Once we single out one or two possibilities, it is time to turn to the kitchen cabinets
Cabinets – The Corner Stone of Good Kitchens
The kitchen cabinets we choose set the theme for the rest of the room. Do we want
decorative cabinet doors or sleek flat contemporary kitchen cabinet doors? Will the doors be in light wood with the upper level in
cottagestyle glass? There is such a wonderful array to choose from in Halifax Nova
Scotia. However, we must stay with our preferred style or we will never make a
decision, let alone get around to the countertops …
Kitchen Countertops – Where Form and Function Meet
Kitchen countertops are where most of the action happens. They must naturally
attract us, and we must love the look. The trend in Halifax confirms a preference for
manufactured and natural stone. Both offer exciting choices in veining and colours.
Perhaps we should stick to the trend in case we decide to sell in a few years’ time.
Now the exciting part begins …
Backsplashes Are an Opportunity for Fun
Backsplashes are huge fun because we can express our individuality where the eye
falls naturally. Halifax Nova Scotia tile showrooms are currently displaying some of
the best variety we have seen. Choose the size and shape first, do you want square,
rectangular or linear to make the wall seem wider?
Be mindful of your countertop selection when choosing colours and textures,
because countertops are semipermanent, now for the floor …
Kitchen Floors Make a ‘Crowning Statement’
Most kitchen floors represent the largest single area to decorate, so we must be
careful not to under or overdo things. Again, the range of choices in Halifax is huge.
Hardwood is back in fashion. On the other hand, the variety of tiles and composites