Remodeling kitchens can be a major undertaking, from a monetary point of view. It is not only the cost but also the stress on the home to be remodeled, as well as possibly having to live without kitchen facilities for some time. That said, everyone has their reasons for taking on this project. It can be as simple as just wanting to switch things up or it can be a matter of establishing better property value for a high sale.

Here are 6 reasons for a kitchen makeover in 2022:

1. Deterioration Is Imminent

Given all the salt, heat, fat, acid and other factors that most kitchens face, deterioration is all but a given over time. Countertops peel, tiles break and even cabinets end up with missing hinges or cracks and similar damages. Appliances can end up quite outdated also, which can lead the overall kitchen to deteriorate.

2. Dream Kitchen Achievement

People that are particularly savvy about food and dining have a dream kitchen in mind. However, it’s not just them. Even the simplest of folks, ones who simply enjoy eating and whipping up delicious treats, can end up with lofty ideas for what their kitchen can be like. 

Many trendy home improvement or cooking shows propagate this well enough. 

3. Energy Savings

Saving energy is a great reason to upgrade a kitchen. Installing skylights, for example, will let in more sunlight that seriously curbs the need for using artificial lighting. Solar-powered water heaters are also available. There are a number of things that can be done to a kitchen that can lead to energy being saved.

4. It Allows The Kitchen To Become Modern

When kitchens become outdated, it’s easy to fall into the habit of keeping them the way they are because they “still work”. However, it’s important to focus on what can be done in the present to bring new life into a home. Getting a kitchen remodel will help bring it into modern times and add fresh hope and vitality to a family.

5. It Adds Value To the Home

As previously mentioned, better property value can be established when a kitchen is remodeled. Potential buyers will be more attracted by a kitchen that’s gotten a revamp. The initial homeowner might be able to see a nice ROI (return on investment). Of course, market prices are ever-changing and degrees of conversion should always be taken into account.

6. It Will Better Fit A Person’s Lifestyle

Sometimes, a kitchen layout that works for one person will be nothing more than a hindrance to another. Single people will want more room to simply get things done quickly and focus on keeping it simple unless there’s company over. Those with families, on the other hand, will likely need a breakfast bar and plenty of space.


Kitchen makeovers are a rather serious undertaking, but the return on investment is usually well worth it.  Common reasons for it include achieving a dream kitchen, energy savings and better fitting a person’s lifestyle. Also, if a home is going up for sale, considerable value will be added by a makeover.

Are you looking for professional help in terms of kitchen removal? Miconi can get the job done for you! With David Miconi and David Shawn at the helm, we have been serving the entire San Rafael Area since 1994. Reach out to us today!