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  • Writer's pictureChristopher Trevino

Important Places to Spend and Save in a Kitchen Design

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in your home. It is often a focal point for many daily activities. That is why it’s important to make sure that the kitchen is designed with functionality and efficiency in mind, not just aesthetics. Making errors in spending in the kitchen can turn out to be very costly. Read below for some helpful tips on places to save and splurge in the kitchen.

Spend on: Quality Appliances

The appliances that you use in the kitchen are going to get their fair wear and tear because they are going to be used the most. It could be tempting to go for a cheaper option upfront but the cost in the long term can add up. In many cases, you can end up spending the same if not more on repairs and replacements of cheaper items. When shopping, make sure that you are looking for energy efficiency and longevity.

Spend or Save on: Materials

If you are looking to save a few dollars opt for finding materials to repurpose. Not only can this be a stylish, one-of-a-kind, addition to the kitchen, but it can also save money on the design. Another area to find savings is with remnants. Remnants are leftover countertop materials from previous jobs.

If you are not concerned with cost new products might be your best bet. Much like the appliances, it is important here to splurge on quality and durability. A professional designer can help steer you in the right direction and make sure this portion of your design is cost-effective.

Splurge on Good Design and Installation

Speaking of professionals, since this room is such an important part of the home, don’t be afraid to splurge on the experts. Having the expertise of designers can save you a headache, even if it might be more costly. They can ensure that you are maximizing your investment by consulting and considering the needs of your space.

Ease your designing woes by hiring experts to help. Refined Renovations will help you design and install a beautiful kitchen space. We design, build, and remodel for our clients in the Houston Area and offer easy signup and financing to get the job done. Contact us today at and (713)319-4184.


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