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Remodel with an Amish kitchen island

by Tom Grimes

When it comes to remodeling a part of a house, homeowners may only be able to choose a few spaces to renovate due to budgeting, so it may be wise to select the room that is most used, according to WNDU.com.

Today, projects are often focused on updating and improving an area in a house, rather than a creating completely new space.

"We're doing much more needs-based remodeling as opposed to wants and desires. So people are doing a lot of maintenance. We're doing a large number of smaller projects today than compared to three or four years ago," remodeling company owner Geoff Horen told the news provider.

For this reason, homeowners may want to focus on the part of the residence with the highest traffic, which is often the kitchen. Taking out worn-out piping, refrigerators, flooring and accessories and replacing them with new ones will generally offer at least an 85 percent return rate on the investment, the news outlet reports.

One key to a successful renovation is to create a focal point in the room. Pieces of Amish handcrafted furniture, like a kitchen island, can serve as a beautiful gathering point for families during casual meals and parties.

These pieces are built to last, which makes them especially suitable for the kitchen area.



12/8/2016 9:17:37 AM