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Blog | Upcoming Kitchen Trends of 2018

Kitchen Countertops Remodeling Mondloch Remodeling

The kitchen is the focal point of the home, the place where everyone starts their day and often where we unwind at the end of the day. It’s easily the most valuable room as it operates as the heart of the home. It’s where we cook, enjoy food, and socialize with friends and family. It’s also a room that most families consider renovating at some point to make it exactly what they want. It’s also not a bad idea to keep up with technology and design in a room that’s so widely used. So with that, let’s look at some upcoming kitchen remodeling trends for 2018.

Quartz never goes out of style. When quartz countertops first came into the market, the main worry was lack of variety in terms of colors and finishes. But with time, thanks to technology, manufacturers have provided a wide range of colors to choose from as well as realistic stone patterns. You can even get quartz finished with elaborate swirls and large veining to imitate other materials like natural stone. It’s also attractive for its durability and it’s consistent color characteristics as it offers impressive color selections in white, black or gray hues and are picking up speed as a popular and functional choice in modern kitchen design and will continue to be throughout 2018.

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For the ones that prefer more natural and stylish appearance, wood is always a beautiful and aesthetic choice. Lately, the reclaimed wood countertop has become a hot choice for kitchen design because of its sustainability and nature-friendly aspects, so it’s a conscious choice. It’s well known that using wood, unlike natural stones such as marble and granite, is an environmentally more sustainable resource because wood is renewable. Implementing reclaimed wood countertop is not only carrying irresistible charm and personality into your kitchen design but is also the right choice for the planet.

Reclaimed Wood Countertops

Darker colored kitchens will continue to trend. Having at least one dark color as a strong accent for the color arrangement creates contrast and juxtaposition.It’s offset with lighter colors for kitchen designs and offers visually entertaining and appealing levels of color contrast.



Two-tone cabinets are on the rise as they make a visual impact, adding a variation that adapts well to styles such as traditional and modern. You’re able to pick a secondary material that complements the undertones in your primary color. For example, a sunny yellow kitchen works well with a warm wood island base. A stainless-steel rolling cart offers a charming contrast to the cool blue of navy kitchen cabinets. In general, adjacent or analogous colors on the color wheel work well together, as do complimentary colors, which are across from one another. Consider revamping your cabinets this year.

Floor tiles

Thanks to technology, ceramic flooring now comes in a wide variety of designs, styles, and sizes, making it one of the popular trends on the rise throughout 2018. If you want to retain the hardwood look but want a material that’s easier to maintain and install, consider using this for you can get ceramic tiles that look exactly like hardwood.

They can also be designed to resemble a range of other materials including stone. Even the surface texture can be changed to mimic certain materials. In terms of size, you do not have to go for traditional sizing any longer. It seems like the sky is the limit with variety and larger format tiles. You can get single plank tiles that resemble actual wide planks of hardwood once laid down on the floor. Or you can get custom cut tiles to create a uniquely patterned kitchen. With so many options, this may be the year to redo your flooring.

We hope we have given you some things to think about as you cook up some ideas for your new kitchen. These 2018 kitchen renovation ideas combine the best in functionality and aesthetics to create the ultimate guide for you. If you’re thinking that this may be the year to create your dream kitchen, give us a call and we’d love to create a plan for you to make it come true.