When you’re planning your kitchen remodeling project, choosing the best flooring, cabinets, and countertops is an incredibly important aspect of the design process. These items not only need to last for the long run, they are also the focal points of the room. In essence, the flooring cabinets, and countertops that you choose will either make or break your entire kitchen remodeling project. That means you should only use the best materials available within your budget for each item. You’re spending your hard earned money on your new kitchen. You might as well get exactly what you want or at least as close to it as possible.
It’s also important to keep in mind that upgrading your kitchen flooring, cabinets and countertops will increase the value of your property. Even if you don’t plan to sell your home now or in the near future, it’s always good to upgrade your kitchen because you’ll probably sell at some point down the line. Let’s start with the best kitchen flooring. Drum roll please. The best kitchen flooring material is ceramic and porcelain tile. It’s low-maintenance, water-resistant, stain-resistant, scratch-resistant, durable, and is available in almost any color and pattern.
It’s also priced in the middle range. If you have a large or endless budget, you may want to consider a solid stone tile such as marble, granite, or quartz. If you’re budget conscious, vinyl tile will provide a similar look and feel to ceramic tile at a fraction of the cost.
The best kitchen cabinets are built with hardwood. You can paint them, stain them, or even leave the natural wood untouched with the exception of a clear. wood sealer. The most popular wood choices are oak, hickory, pine, cherry and maple. You can choose from stock kitchen cabinets, semi-custom kitchen cabinets, and custom kitchen cabinets. Stock kitchen cabinets are typically used for kitchen remodeling if the budget is tight. Semi-custom kitchen cabinets are used if the budget is larger but not unlimited. Custom kitchen cabinets are used if money is not an objective.
Last but certainly not least, the best countertops for your kitchen remodel is natural stone. It’s resistant to cuts, scratches, stains, cracks, moisture and heat to name a few. There are a few options when it comes to natural stone kitchen countertops such as granite, soapstone and marble, however the best choice is quartz. If your kitchen remodeling budget doesn’t allow for natural stone, solid surface countertops, or porcelain tile countertops are a good choice. Although laminate countertops are on the lower end of the scale, and are typically regarded as an ordinary choice, they have seen a surge in popularity in recent years based on the numerous patterns, styles, and colors that are available.
For more information about the best kitchen flooring, cabinets, and countertops for your remodel, or to schedule an initial consultation in Connecticut or Massachusetts please contact us today at 860-341-6373. DBC Solutions takes great pride in providing the highest quality custom carpentry and contracting services in the home improvement industry. Our business model has been the same for 17 years. Doing things the right way the first time every time is the only way to do it.