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7 Kitchen Remodeling Mistakes to Avoid

The kitchen is the real heart of the home and is the object of a large proportion of home remodeling projects. The important thing to keep in mind when planning a remodel is that the kitchen is more than just a work area - it is a place to socialize over a cup of coffee, do odd jobs and where families meet up during the course of busy days. Because of this the kitchen has to be both functional as well as aesthetically pleasing. It is in trying to combine these two objectives that many homeowners make mistakes. 
7 Kitchen Remodeling Mistakes To Avoid
1. Keep the access open. The area between the sink, stove and refrigerator is called the kitchen triangle and this is where most of the activity takes place. There must be enough open space to allow for free movement. It can be tempting to take shortcuts by installing the sink and stove close to where the plumbing and piping for the gas are. Spending a little to have the piping modified to allow for the triangle to be open so th…