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Many people consider the kitchen to be the heart of the home, so you want to make sure it is a place that you love. When you remodel your kitchen, consider projects that will also add to your home’s value. Here are 5 different upgrades you can make during your kitchen remodel that will both increase your home’s value and make it your favorite space.

Freshen Up Your Space with a Coat of Paint

Painting is one of the easiest ways to freshen up any space, including your kitchen. New paint may be all you need to make your kitchen look bright and new. You could add a pop of color or stick to tradition with a neutral color scheme. Whatever you pick, you want to make sure your kitchen is a warm and inviting space where you can prepare a delicious meal and entertain your guests.

Include a Beautiful Backsplash for Your Kitchen Remodel

If you don’t want to paint the whole kitchen, add a new backsplash to update the space. A backsplash is one of the fastest, most cost-effective, and most impactful updates you can make to your kitchen. You could go with glass or ceramic tiles or an unconventional material like metal or stone. Whatever you end up choosing, a backsplash will pull the entire room together.

Finish Your Kitchen Remodel with Statement Lighting

Installing a new light fixture is a great option if you are just looking to add something extra to your already great kitchen. Generally, statement lighting does better in kitchens that are more minimalistic or simple to draw focus to the fixture.

Revamp Your Outdated Cabinets

Your kitchen cabinets are a major part of your kitchen that helps to define the room. If your cabinets are starting to look a little bit outdated, you do not have to completely rip them out and start over. Instead, consider cost-effective updates like painting them, adding new knobs and handles, or even completely refacing your cabinets.

Replace the Countertops

Aging countertops bring down your kitchen’s appeal. If your countertops are old, stained, or damaged, it’s a good idea to replace them during your kitchen remodel. Replacing old laminate countertops with sleek quartz, beautiful marble, or even concrete will add value to your kitchen fast. New countertops are a more expensive upgrade to make, but the return is well worth the cost.

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