Best Kitchen Trends for 2020
A few of you may be looking to upgrade the good ole’ kitchen after being cooped up for weeks. If you’re like the rest of us, you’ve been doing a lot of home cooking and possibly craving inspiration. Before, you might have overlooked the outdated. Now, appliances and wall coverings may be desperately asking for a makeover. Now seeing all the flaws in your kitchen you realize, it’s time for a new spark or change. Whether you want to remodel or dreaming of buying a newer home, we have some juicy information to share. The best kitchen trends for 2020 will bring some thought to mind. The 12-tips for trending kitchens ideas will put flavor back into your home or could be the catalyst for moving altogether. Find out more by reading here.
- Top Selection for Stoves & Ovens
- The Squeaky Truth About Dishwashers
- Refrigerators are the Coolest
- Preserve Your Collection with Wine Coolers
- Island in the Mountains
- Smart Home Features
- Lighting Concepts for 2020
- Storage Solutions at Your Fingertips
- Seating, Benches and Barstools
- It’s All Under the Hood
- Backsplash Tiles Compliment the Room
- Duel Fuel Makes Chef’s Choice… Again
Top Selection for Stoves & Ovens
Whether you are dreaming of pulling fresh baked bread from the oven or cooking a meal for your in-laws, a stove is a vital tool. You need them for any food preparation and culinary feast but when buying do you know which is the best? Answer: A preference among chefs is what they call dual fuel. This heavenly kitchen combo includes stove top with gas burners and oven using electricity. The pair make your recipes cook faster and tastier with control of the heat. However, most Colorado homes offer electric outlets for appliance connections rather than gas. Be sure to check with your agent to ensure properties provide both. Just like the head chef, you’ll love these fantastic ranges and most likely will want the options to hook up.
The Squeaky Truth About Dishwashers
The squeaky truth about dishwashers such as Maytag offer incredible food processors. Why is this important? The 4-blade stainless steel chopper grinds food particles to the size of granules. There is no pre-scrub or rinsing necessary with such power. Another impressive feature for today’s dishwashers is super-sanitizers. Powerful jets turn into pressure washers, blasting residue from silverware and plates. In addition look for quiet features. Most trending dishwashers are quiet at around 50dB, however, you can find models with less to prevent the noise pollution. With advancements you barely know these units are running, which is necessary when a baby is sleeping. Not to mention, be sure to get Energy Star backed products to save the planet.
Refrigerators are the Coolest
Today’s refrigerators do more than cool your groceries. These mega-appliances offer ways for both you and the family to manage products with a touch screen and Wi-Fi. The interior cameras allow you to see contents inside. What is even more impressive? Using your cell phone to take inventory is extremely convenient. With all this technology, these ice boxes really are the coolest.
Preserve Your Collection with Wine Coolers
Wine coolers have become an enormous trend among Colorado’s single-family crowd. Wine consumers know controlling temperature, maximizes flavors. Kitchen designers are incorporating the appliances and getting real ‘Kudos.’ You may find the mini-fridge in a wine cellar, the game room or a wet bar. Having a wine cooler is standard operational procedure for sommeliers and connoisseurs, but these are huge trends among homeowners too.
Island in the Mountains
Many front range and mountain home buyers request a kitchen with a prep island. Besides benefits of service during buffet style dinners, the handsome center pieces make superb seating for any size party. With such diversity, you can see why buyers are making this top of the wish list. Also, construction may include a wine cooler, sink or a stove top. There’s no stop to what you’ll find.
Smart Home Features
Today’s innovative properties include smart home technology in top territories. Automated features include floor heaters making a toasty path to the coffeemaker in the morning and more. Also, the entire family can connect with the home’s features such as lighting, music and intercom systems. You can also control everything by using an app with phone or tablet. Automation in the kitchen dims lights and can turn off the oven while you’re in the next room. The latest advancements are exciting, giving Realtors® a ‘hot button’ (no pun) while showing a property.
Kitchen Lighting Concepts for 2020
Attractive lighting concepts for 2020 are so creative. The creativity doesn’t stop with lights on the ceiling either. Newer lighting placed underneath upper cabinets create a beautiful illuminating effect. Some lights offer hanging, bold fixtures making dramatic statements. A current designing craze is “Industrial to farm house chic,” using re-purposed materials and turning them into a beautiful and functional sculptures. Anything in this category can make stunning focal points. While I’m not an interior designer, the trending styles make newer kitchens unforgettable.
Storage Solutions at Your Fingertips
There’s such variety for cupboards this year. Storage solutions are at your fingertips with some elegant changes. Glass door fronts are all the rage. The front facia of the cabinet makes a nice nightlight and showcases the interior contents. Another “Big want,” are oversized-lower-drawers. Whereas the upper cabinets stack all the way up , creating more usable space and an elegant look. Also, hardware for pull-out drawers use air-soft gliding brackets for quiet and smooth closing. No pinching fingers either. The possibilities are endless with the latest construction.
Seating, Benches and Barstools
With open concept layouts, seating offers leading-edge solutions. The story goes on with barstools being made in a variety of heights, giving more options. However, benches include more seating and are good for entertaining or larger families. Interior designers are making a statement using kitchen table and chairs as a focal point. Both attractive and functional, these are necessary items for any kitchen.
It is All Under the Hood
Stove hoods are eye catching pieces in any kitchen. These items are useful and ornamental, offering more personality making significant home improvement. There is such craftsmanship with vent hoods in today’s market. Not to mention materials such as metal, wood and shiplap can play a role. Regardless of style, they make a stunning feature for any dwelling and for some households are necessary safety features.
Back Splash Tiles Compliment These Rooms
Newer homes, and remodels, include decorative tiles but are found in more places throughout the kitchen. Older trends show a halfway or accent wall for both tile and back splashes. The trend for 2020, takes the tiles all the way to the bottom of the upper cabinets. It is a complimentary look with a gorgeous finish, but mostly a matter of taste.
From innovative design concepts to refrigerators you control with a cell phone, there is so much to think about if you’re renting or looking to buy. Even with a remodel you will find there’s a lot of info out there. We hope you found some nuggets for the future with these tips and trends.
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