A kitchen renovation project is an excellent idea if you want to change something to your house and inject a dose of beauty and modernism to your property. However, before rushing to create the kitchen improvements list, it is wise to remember the following 3 mistakes homeowners usually do when renovating their kitchens and avoid them at all costs.
- Not having adequate lighting. These days, modern kitchens feature a plethora of lighting sources which can be very useful during the evening or night. You can opt for wall sconces, pot lights which can be installed in the ceiling and also under the kitchen cabinets, hanging lamps, etc. Make sure that you always have a sufficient amount of light pointed at your kitchen countertops and other work surfaces, so that your eyes don’t get tired when preparing delicious foods.
- Having too many gadgets. Yes, this is a very modern era and everyone is surrounded by a multitude of gadgets, gizmos and electronics, however, you shouldn’t have too many gadgets in your kitchen because this can distract you and according to the feng shui rules, it can disturb the natural positive energies of your house as well. A modern kitchen should be a place where you prepare foods in perfect harmony, where you enjoy those foods in the company of your family members and friends, without being distracted by too many gadgets and gizmos.
- Not having flowers and plants. When renovating your kitchen, make sure that you also bring in this room a couple of flowers and plants because they can offer you a lot of benefits. First of all, plants and flowers can have decorative purposes, they will make your kitchen look more natural, warm and welcoming, they will improve the indoor air quality and they will also prevent you from feeling sad, alone or depressed as well.