The kitchen is the heart of a home. It’s where you cook family meals, bake birthday cakes, and enjoy countless hours spending quality time with your loved ones.

Whether you’re buying a new house this year or just looking to update your existing one, you’ll want to make sure the kitchen feels just right.

Here are five 2021 kitchen trends to guide your search for your next upgrade or renovation.

Smart Appliances: Smart refrigerators, ovens, lights, and even faucets have surged in popularity, adding convenience and ease for homeowners. Touchless faucets allow you to wash your hands (or food) without coming into contact with any surfaces.

Statement Decor: You may want to opt for a single statement or accent piece. It could be a bold cabinet color, a striking countertop material, an ornate range hood, or patterned wallpaper for an accent wall.

Visible Organization: Having plenty of storage space is certainly important but showing off that meticulous organization is even better. Open shelving, beautiful storage baskets, and color-coordinated pantries are all the rage this year.

Large Islands: While islands have always been a hit, they’re in even higher demand this year. With home becoming more central to everyday life, having extra counter space is key for many families — and large islands offer just that.

Stone and Tile: These materials aren’t just for your counters anymore. Use tile, quartz, marble, and more on the backsplash, around your island, or as flooring for a real eye-catching pop.

If you’re looking to add any of these trends to your existing kitchen, then you know that some of these can be costly. Making a monetary investment in your kitchen can work wonders for the overall value of your home should you decide to sell later. There are plenty of options available, like the Cash-Out Refinance, that can help you get these projects done.

Apply now on our website to get a free rate quote or pre-approval today.


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