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Denver Real Estate: Update Your Denver Kitchen on the Cheap

How to Upgrade Your Denver Kitchen on the Cheap
Jul 12, 2013 / By BrightNest

Denver Real Estate: Easy Ways to Update Your Denver Kitchen on the Cheap

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Denver Real Estate: Easy Ways to Update Your Kitchen on the CheapIf your kitchen’s design makes you feel like you should be grooving to the Village People, it’s probably time for an upgrade.

Whether you want to make your home more attractive to prospective buyers or you just want to add some extra oomph to your space, these small “face-lift” projects will make your kitchen stylish again without dipping into your savings.

Change the dishwasher panel.

If your dishwasher’s exterior has seen better days, but it still cleans dishes just fine, you’ll save a ton of money and brighten the entire kitchen by changing its front panel.

Visit your local hardware store or hop online and check out some options – you’ll bling out your dishwasher for a fraction of the cost of a full replacement!

Update the backsplash.

Your backsplash is the panel behind your sink or stove that protects the wall from splashes (hence the name).

The beauty of this spot is that it’s usually not very big!

That means that the tile-count for a redesign project will be way lower than if you decided to update your countertop or floor.

Switch the lights.

Everything looks better in the right lighting.

If you’re eating spaghetti dinners under the harsh intensity of fluorescent lighting, switching to a few dimmable pendant lights will open up a whole new world of lighting warmth.

Tip: For a super cost-effective change, switch up your under-cabinet lighting.

Paint the cabinets.

A cabinet paint job is basically like a haircut for your kitchen – it makes it look fresh and clean!

Tip: If your kitchen is small, paint your cabinets a light color to make them appear larger.

Change the hardware.

Rusty or old handles in the kitchen definitely makes things look a little dated.

For less than the cost of a nice dinner on the town ($30 for 25 handles) you can buy a slew of modern door handles – put ‘em on and enjoy the shine next time you grab a fork or spoon.

Ditch the doors.

“Naked” pantries and cabinets are all the rage these days, so jump on the bandwagon by removing the doors and hardware associated with them.

Tip: Add a pop of color by painting the shelves or cabinets inside your pantry. Without the doors, the color will shine through!

Upgrade your walls.

Nothing dates a kitchen faster than peeling paint or wallpaper.

Give your walls a new color or pattern to brighten up the space – just make sure the new color works with your cabinets.

Tip: Avoid painting your kitchen blue, because it’s a natural appetite suppressant.

Find public reviews of Denver Realtor and real estate agent Christopher Gibson at the following locations:

Yelp Logo 150x150 Denver Realtor Review: sale of 4236 Pondview Dr, Littleton CO 80123Google Places Logo1 150x150 Denver Realtor Review: sale of 4236 Pondview Dr, Littleton CO 80123 Zillow Logo 150x150 Denver Realtor Review: sale of 4236 Pondview Dr, Littleton CO 80123LinkedIn Logo 150x150 Denver Realtor Review: sale of 4236 Pondview Dr, Littleton CO 80123

See all reviews of Denver Realtor and real estate agent Christopher Gibson at http://denverhomesales.info/testimonials/

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Denver Realtor Review: sale of 4236 Pondview Dr, Littleton CO 80123

Denver Realtor Review: Chris M. completed the sale of 4236 Pondview Dr, Littleton CO 80123, June 7, 2013. This home is in the Columbine Lakes Townhomes subdivision. His review of me as a Denver Realtor & real estate agent can be viewed on Zillow and on Yelp and is copied and pasted below.

Denver Realtor: Homes For Sale in Columbine Lakes Townhomes in Littleton CO“My wife and I interviewed several real estate agents before hiring Chris to sell our home. Quite simply, Chris had the best understanding of the fast-changing market and was the most equipped to sell our home quickly and at the highest possible price. Our experience with Chris started with excellent communication and fast service. This quality service and communication continued through the entire process. Chris was very communicative through the entire process and extremely knowledgeable with a deep roster of professional contacts.

In just one-to-two weeks on the market, we had our home under contract. Chris even negotiated the sale price to slightly over the asking price. Closing was very easy and smooth after that.

Chris is excellent at what he does, and it was a real pleasure to work with him.”

Find public reviews of Denver Realtor and real estate agent Christopher Gibson at the following locations:

Yelp Logo 150x150 Denver Realtor Review: purchase of 4324 W Dakota Ave, Denver CO 80219Google Places Logo1 150x150 Denver Realtor Review: purchase of 4324 W Dakota Ave, Denver CO 80219 Zillow Logo 150x150 Denver Realtor Review: purchase of 4324 W Dakota Ave, Denver CO 80219LinkedIn Logo 150x150 Denver Realtor Review: purchase of 4324 W Dakota Ave, Denver CO 80219

See all reviews of Denver Realtor and real estate agent Christopher Gibson at http://denverhomesales.info/testimonials/

  1. Find information about how buying a home in around Denver Colorado works at  http://denverhomesales.info/denver-home-buying-info/
  2. Find information about my risk free premium Denver home seller services at http://denverhomesales.info/denver-realtor-premium-denver-home-seller-services/

 

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