If you find yourself avoiding your kitchen, it’s time to consider a kitchen remodel.  

The kitchen is the heart of a home, and for a good reason: it is where we congregate. At the start of the day, at the end of the day, and when entertaining family and friends, the kitchen is where we gather. Over the last several decades, the kitchen has transformed from a meal preparation space to a dining and living space and is now considered the most important room in a house.

While a kitchen remodel is one of the most popular home remodeling projects, it can also be one of the most daunting. With the expense and inconvenience that come with a kitchen remodel, homeowners need good reasons to stop putting off this project. Here are the most common signs it’s time for a kitchen remodel:

1. Your needs have changed.

Have your needs or lifestyle changed since you first moved in? Whether you need a more family-friendly space or a more suitable space for entertaining, if your current kitchen cannot meet your needs, it is time for a change.

2. You lack storage.

Is your kitchen cluttered? Are you running out of space to store all of your essentials, including cookware, containers, table settings, appliances, and, of course, food? If your answer to these questions is “yes,” then your kitchen needs a redesign.

3. You lack counter space.

If your countertops are full because you lack storage (see sign number 2) and you have run out of space to prepare a meal easily, it’s time for a remodel.

4. It’s outdated.

Neither appliance nor design trends last forever. Your kitchen needs an update if it has been a decade or more since any changes have occurred.

5. The layout isn’t functional.

Do you daydream about rearranging your kitchen? Perhaps your prep space is nowhere near the fridge, or maybe your sink is in a location that makes clean up cumbersome. If your layout doesn’t function the way you need it to, then it time for a kitchen remodel.

If you meet any (or all) of these signs and are ready to love your kitchen again, contact Elizabeth Evans Custom Homes. Our team of professionals is here to help create a custom kitchen that will meet your family’s unique needs.