Lindsey M Roberts
If any room in our homes got a workout last year, it was the kitchen. Cooking and baking were popular for both practical and relaxing reasons.
All that time in the heart of the home got some of us wondering whether we should deep clean, organise, upgrade or even remodel our kitchens. But a kitchen renovation is a huge investment, according to HomeAdvisor. And when we do take the leap on that kind of remodel, either for part of the space or the whole room, we want to make choices that will last for years.
We talked to designers about how to make classic updates that will stand up over time. Here are their suggestions.
Use marble counters
Whether you’re doing a whole-kitchen remodel or making savvy moves to refresh the space, Wendy Blackband of Blackband Home & Design in California likes marble counters. “It’s been around for a long time, and you see it whenever you’re traveling through Europe,” she says. Blackband suggests Calacatta, a whiter marble with veining.
Marble is an investment. But Leanne Ford,