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Small kitchen remodeling is a game all by itself. With larger kitchen spaces you have certain freedoms that you don't have with smaller spaces. By the same token, those larger spaces make for a less effective environment for the cook.
Owners of small kitchens may be envious of homeowners you have large spaces to work with. Don't be jealous! You have many advantages that they do not have.
The Small Kitchen, Defined
Definitions vary according to the homeowner, house, region, and even the country.
You've Got Some Advantages
When you remodel a low-intensity, low-function room such as a living room, great room, or bedroom, you're dealing with few services (no running water, few electrical needs, etc.) and inexpensive materials (some drywall, trim, etc.).
By contrast, kitchens, on a square foot basis, are expensive to remodel-garbage disposal, extra lighting, extra electrical needs, plumbing, ventilation, and more. Also, the materials tend to be expensive: granite, stainless steel, Corian, marble, custom or stock cabinets, etc. Less space means less cost.
Taking Control of The Matter
For example, laying 80 square feet of ceramic tile might be only a weekend project for the small kitchen; laying 375 square feet of tile can be a huge hassle requiring the services of professional tile-setters.
Is the small kitchen remodel the same as a big kitchen remodel-except on a smaller canvas? In some ways, yes. But there are surprising differences that you should be aware of. Take these steps when remodeling your small kitchen.