Kitchen Confidential


“If you look at the statistics, people spend most of their time in the kitchen. Aside from the backyard, it’s one of my favorite places to renovate.” 
 – Vanilla Ice


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Brand New on a Budget

The secret to keeping your kitchen looking new and fresh is that it doesn’t have to cost a fortune. In fact, with a little planning and a few creative ideas, you can transform your kitchen and give it a look that will reflect your personal style. Here are 4 ways you can make over your kitchen without breaking the bank.

Knobs on cabinets and doors – This simple change can make the biggest impact when you enter the kitchen. Go from the brass to sass in an instant by simply updating the yellow gold handle to a brushed steel one.

Faucets – Updating your kitchen faucets is critical! Not only will it provide a more modern look but it will also provide better functionality. There are so many different styles to choose from, so if you choose a chrome look, then I suggest you carry the look throughout.  Consistency is key!

Paint – I touched on this in last month’s newsletter. It can be one of the cheapest ways to transform any room.  The key is to start with determining what colour palette you want to work with. You can update the look of the space by painting the wall in one colour, and accenting it by painting the cupboards with a complimentary colour.

Lighting – Having sufficient lighting is an absolute must! You can have a flush mount light fixture or a ceiling fan in the main part of the room, pot lights above the sink, lighting above the stove so you can see what you are cooking, and a pendant style fixture above the kitchen island providing the ambiance while entertaining.

Now that the secret is out we’d love to see what you do with it. Send us a photo of the changes you make by June 15th 2017 and you could win $100 off towards your next staging job!

If you don’t have the time to update your kitchen call House Coach today at 647-618-9845.

Our Tips

Revamp an old outdated fridge with chalkboard paint: If you’re on a tight budget, it’s not only fun and creative, but it’s also useful. It’s the perfect spot for your grocery list and menu ideas. In addition, while you’re busy cooking the kids will keep busy unleashing their inner Picasso.


Most homeowners spend between $12,714 and $33,017 on doing a basic remodeling of their kitchen.

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Vanessa Yeung
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