kitchen countertopCountertops – lets start here. Homeowners love granite and quartz. Granite is a natural stone, quarried from the earth in large blocks. It’s color will vary throughout, since Ma Nature likes it that way, and it looks like many homeowners do too! Quartz is a man made stone, so the color is uniform, and it can be manufactured, cut and glued to fit your cabinets, more easily than granite. Since it is a manufactured product, the colors and patterns are almost endless.

The majority of kitchen remodels tend to have soft, neutral colors selected; a wise choice, as you can be sure that any future purchasers of those homes will love it as well.

Stainless steel appliances have been the finish of choice for many years, and continues to be ahead of the pack. The color goes with everything and always looks great.

stainless steel appliancesCabinet finishes are running neck-and-neck; popular finishes being white or natural wood, with clean, simple door styles very popular. Some are selecting glass fronted upper cabinets, or even open shelving for the uppers.

Custom storage built into cabinets and pantry’s make a kitchen more efficient, as the cook won’t have to engage in searching for a particular item or have to pull out multiple things to get the desired one.

It all comes down to what works for you, and your style preferences.