If your kitchen could use an update but your remodeling budget has regressed, check out these six low cost kitchen remodeling approaches. Just one or two decor tweaks to your existing space can add ease for cooking and entertaining, bump up home value and keep your bank account in the black.

  1. Build a better island. In kitchens of any scale, a wisely sized and well-organized kitchen island provides additional prep space, storage for serving pieces and equipment, and a comfortable place for kitchen visitors to park. Retrofit an existing island by reorganizing storage, adding a bar-size sink or resizing and resurfacing the top. If you don’t have an island, look into adding a clever cart-style cutting surface that can take its place wherever you need it and go mobile as a roving entertainment center.
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