For quite some time now, images of kitchens without range hoods have been popping up all over Instagram and home decor sites. The kitchen will be done to the nines but have no ventilation in sight. Invariably, the comments begin to trend toward a debate on having versus not having a range hood. This has raised the question for many people in the midst of building or remodeling a kitchen, “Do I need to install a range hood?”
“What can I do to upgrade my kitchen on a budget?” I get this question a lot. Everyone wants to have their dream kitchen. But, not everyone can afford the cost and/or the time that it takes for a remodel. Typically, getting a new look is as simple as a new backsplash and some fresh paint. But, if you are looking for more of a customized look, you may want to consider adding stacked cabinets. So, let’s go over how to install stacked cabinets and when it is a good solution.
Of all the rooms in a house, the most detailed and complex to design is the kitchen. It is also arguably the most important room in a house. Most of us will, at some point in our lives, want to remodel, design, or upgrade a kitchen. Sometimes, that requires the help of a trained interior designer. Other times, the homeowner is completely capable of handling that job themself. With that in mind, I thought this DIYer’s guide on how to design your own kitchen might come in handy. At the very least, it should provide a good place to start and help you to determine if you will require assistance.