5 Tips to upgrade your kitchen on a tight budget

Kitchen make-over

The kitchen is a special space where meals are shared and memories are made. Whether you’ve just bought a new home or are thinking about putting your home on the market, this room should exude taste and a place that really feels like home. While we might not all have a bottomless renovation budget to make the necessary changes, with these simple and affordable upgrades, you can create a truly unique space that’ll impress family, friends and potential buyers. 


5 Tips to upgrade your kitchen on a tight budget

Spruce up your shelving  

Open shelving has become a trendy way to make your kitchen appear more open, modern and welcoming. If you have a bare wall or old shelving already installed, upgrading to a sleek floating shelf will elevate your space and give you more room to display beautiful accessories and homeware.  

Update old hardware  

If your kitchen has old and outdated hardware, it can seriously devalue the space. Giving your faucets and cabinet handles an upgrade will not only add value to your home but make cooking and hosting in the space more enjoyable.  

Add colour to your cabinets  

It might seem obvious, but giving your cabinets a new coat of paint is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to refresh your kitchen. While white is always a safe option, going with a soft and neutral colour could also help modernise your kitchen or give it the edge that it's missing. 

Level up your lighting 

Lighting is another part of the kitchen that shouldn’t be overlooked. Although simple, this quick and easy change will do wonders for the feel and overall ambience of your space. Swap out old light fittings for new and stylish pendants or simple spotlights that flood your working area with soft light.  

Upgrade kitchen storage  

Having smart and spacious storage options will not only make your kitchen far more attractive, but it’ll make cooking a more pleasant experience with enough space to prepare and do what needs to be done. Take a look at your space and consider how large cupboards can be better utilised. This could be simply adding handy storage racks or installing pull-out shelves.  

Len’s Self Storage offers a simple and stress-free way to free up space in your home during a renovation or move. With secure facilities in Edinburgh and Glasgow, homeowners can safely store all their excess items hassle-free. Give us a call or drop into one of our branches for a full tour of our world-class facilities!  

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Kitchen make-over