HGTV and the DIY TV Network have made “do it yourself” kitchen renovations increasingly popular. These channels tell viewers that anyone can organize, design, and renovate a kitchen successfully with a little online research, and a sense of style. The reality is quite the opposite, and a poorly designed and executed kitchen renovation will devalue a home.
Paul talks with Jeremy who has a small kitchen in Manhattan New York. Maximizing the usable space in the apartment is discussed, not only for Jeremy’s kitchen, but also for his living room and bath. Jeremy plans on renting the apartment in the future and Paul talks about the do’s and don’ts when designing a kitchen for a rental property.
Paul talks with Michael who has a kitchen design just a little too tight. Or as Paul says “ten pounds of sausage in an eight pound wrapper.” Paul also talks about The IKEA Effect which is a common phycological delusion that all kitchen designers must face daily from their customers.
Question: We are thinking about remodeling our six bedroom home this summer. I’m praying I can do a wonderful job. Any tips?
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