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4 Ways to Liven Up Your Kitchen

Want to remodel your kitchen? Aiming for a new, refreshing look that will add visual interest to that space and the entire home? Preparing meals in an aged, drab-looking kitchen isn't something any modern homeowner would fancy. The good news is, you don't have to bring down and rebuild the entire kitchen to draw the eye to that space. 

With the help of a kitchen renovation contractor, there are several things you can do to liven up the kitchen. Here are some useful kitchen remodelling ideas you can try:

1. Use Bright Paint for Interior Painting

If your kitchen is dark, choosing white paint or other light paint colours for the ceiling and interior walls is a great way to brighten up the room. Bright interiors make a room look bigger and more spacious than it really is. These bright paints work well by reflecting the natural light streaming in throughout the room. 

Don't just focus on the walls and ceiling – pay attention to other conspicuous features in your kitchen space. If you have installed wooden cabinets in your kitchen, consider painting them with bright paint colours that complement the look of the rest of the kitchen surfaces.

2. Replace Worn-Down Metallic Items

Sometimes, it's the trivial things that matter. Metallic things like cabinet and drawer handles, taps and sinks may seem subtle but when they get rusty or start to wear down, they become a big eyesore. 

Replacing these small yet important components can have a drastic effect on the appearance of your kitchen by making the space look new and glittery again.

3. Install Additional Lighting

If painting your walls and ceiling with a light paint colour doesn't help to brighten up your kitchen, consider installing additional lighting fixtures in the room. If you have a dark and cramped kitchen, for example, installing under-the-cabinet lights can help to create a feeling of brightness and space.

4. Install Bright Floor Tiles 

Installing bright-coloured floor tiles is another way to brighten up your kitchen. You can never go wrong with good old white tiles, but if you want something different but neutral then cream colours can be the perfect alternative to white.

Bright floors are great at revealing dirt, which helps to keep the kitchen clean and hygienic. With a wide selection of floor tiles on the market, you may need the help of a seasoned kitchen remodeller to know the right type and quality of tiles for you and your space.

These are just a few ideas for how to update the appearance of your kitchen. For more ideas, discuss your project with a kitchen renovation contractor near you.