The kitchen is one of the most well-used and often-occupied rooms in the house, so it is important to get it right. The look needs to be pleasing, but even more importantly, the way it is set up needs to work well for the ones who will use it most. We recently completed a kitchen remodel for the O'Neil family in Santa Ynez, updating the look of the kitchen significantly, but also altering the layout and features to make it much more convenient.
The style is the first thing you notice as a big change when you walk into this newly-remodeled kitchen. The floors are now a chic hardwood, replacing the previous vinyl. Also, the cabinets are bright white, setting off a beautiful contrast against the glossy, dark floor. Updated cabinet hardware provides metallic accents, and the tile backsplash makes a sedate, textured background.
Another major visual change is the raised ceiling. The old fluorescent lights were removed, and the ceiling was raised almost a foot. We installed stylish, minimal can lights and painted the ceiling. This has a significant impact on the feel of the kitchen, making it feel roomier and more spacious, without having changed the floor plan. Also, it creates a classy space above the cabinets, which can be used for storage and display. This is a great example of the value of consulting a remodeling contractor: you might never have guessed some of the things that are possible in your home with a kitchen remodel.
In one space that was previously under-used, we installed a wine chiller and wine racks, as well as an extra countertop and cabinets. In one vital corner cabinet area, we replaced the typical design with a new innovation: corner drawers!
A few more upgrades and pleasing features were added to this kitchen remodel, including subtle lighting under the cupboards, an updated sink, new solid countertops, and of course, a new coat of paint to finish it off.
New Life Bath & Kitchen is the Central Coast's choice for kitchen remodeling services. We have many satisfied customers throughout the region, including in Santa Ynez, Orcutt, San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, Nipomo and more. Contact us for a free estimate on your remodeling or painting projects.