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Quick Kitchen Renovation Ideas

Contributed by: News Canada

(NC) - The idea of renovating your kitchen may sound daunting and expensive, however it does not need to be. Try some of these decorating tips to give your kitchen a quick face-lift this spring.

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Add some colour to your walls

Give your kitchen walls a fresh new coat of paint. Try changing the colour to add some new life to the room. This do-it-yourself project may require a little bit of labour, but the final product will be well worth the effort!

Update Your Kitchen With New Small Appliances

Purchasing new countertop appliances will make the biggest difference in your kitchen renovation. There is a wide assortment of styles available on the market, but the most popular are those with brushed stainless steel accents. Cuisinart, a high-end kitchen appliance manufacturer, offers a large assortment of products in brushed stainless steel, making it easy to buy matching appliances. But be sure to follow these simple guidelines when shopping.

"There are three things to look for when replacing appliances. First is function - be sure you buy products that produce the results you want. Second is design - buy ones that you will be proud to display on your countertop. Brushed stainless steel is the hot trend right now, and we offer a large assortment of products with this finish such as coffeemakers, toasters, kettles, grills, rice cookers, ice cream makers, etc. Third, buy appliances that are top quality and built to last. Look for long warranty periods, that indicates if the company stands behind their products." says Beverley Melnick, director of marketing for Cuisinart. "We offer a 3 year warrantiy on most of our products, which is the best warranty in the industry."

Purchase New Cabinetry Knobs

Most hardware stores offer a variety of kitchen cabinetry handles and knobs. Be sure to count the number you need before you head off to make that purchase. Try to pick up ones made from brushed stainless steel, this way they match your new Cuisinart countertop appliances.

Follow these tips and you will be pleased with the results you can get at the fraction of the cost of renovating your entire kitchen.

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