Making Over The Small Kitchen

Your small kitchen doesn’t have to be dull and lifeless with only a few functional items. Spend a few days remodeling the room so that it has life, allowing you to enjoy cooking and preparing meals with your family before serving them and spending time together. A kitchen remodeling northern Virginia contractor can help you determine the best materials to use as well as where some of the larger appliances and components of the kitchen can go if you aren’t sure where to get started. The contractor can also complete most of the work for you, leaving only the decorating for you to do with your family.

If you’ve lived in your home for some time and just can’t stand the sight of your kitchen any longer or if you’ve moved into a home that has a dated kitchen, there are a few things that you can do to update it a bit. Change out the appliances to ones that are energy-efficient and all the same color. Replace the floor with dark hardwood laminate to give a warm and inviting feeling to the room. Use a color scheme that is also warm and inviting but that will allow you to decorate in a way that suits the personality of your family. An option is to remove a wall that stands between the kitchen and the living room or a family room and connect the two spaces together.


A small kitchen where everything seems to be strategically placed for function instead of aesthetics can easily be remodeled. Remove the cabinet doors so that you can paint them dark brown or change them to a different design. Replace the handles on the doors so that they are new and all the same design. Use white cabinets on the upper half of the kitchen. Change the flooring so that it’s a light wood instead of plain tiles or linoleum. Black cabinets and white counters are a good contrast as well, offering the illusion that the kitchen is larger than it seems. Consider using smaller appliances that have the same function instead of bulky appliances that only take up room on the counters or against a wall.