7 Kitchen Upgrade Ideas That Are Perfect for Your Apartment

August 27th, 2015

Kitchen is one of the many usual problem areas when it comes to apartment renting. This is one area that most of the time, needs huge improvement or tweaking.

If your rented kitchen doesn’t really look appealing to you, there are few things that you can do that your landlord will surely approve. Below are few tips, hacks and tricks that can totally change the image of your kitchen without jeopardizing your security deposit.

Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen Cabinet

Damage and ugly kitchen cabinets is a major turn turn off. If your landlord doesn’t want to change it nor allowed you to at least paint it, you can cover them with contact paper. This way, no permanent change is done and you can easily remove it when it’s time for you to move out. You can also remove the cabinet doors (to create open shelves) and place them again when you are about to move out.

Hanging Pots and Pans

Kitchen Hanging Pans

Kitchen apartments are small. So why not hang your pots and pans above your kitchen table? This way, you can free up some storage space for your cooking tools and utensils.

Hide The Floor Tiles

Kitchen Rug

Ugly floor tiles is one of the common rented kitchen problems. You can hide it as well by placing colorful rugs or runners at it. Aside from the great design it can give to your kitchen, it can also make you feel comfortable during long hours of cooking.

Tweak Those Lights

Kitchen Light

Brighten up your kitchen by adding source of light. You can use lamps and even place under cabinet lights.

Hide Ugly Countertops

Kitchen Countertop

Stained and yellowish countertops is a major distraction at your kitchen. You can cover it with contact paper as well.

Maximize Drawers

Kitchen Drawer

Drawer organizers works wonders. This can create much more room to your storage-short kitchen.

Choose and Use Best Colors

Kitchen full

Colors and how they are placed or used at your kitchen can create a brand new fresh feeling. Try to determine a theme or a color code for your kitchen. This way, you can personalize your kitchen without changing anything.

For more kitchen cabinet tips and upgrades, check out the article written by CODY CALAMAIO via this link.

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