It’s been said that the kitchen is the ‘new’ or ‘real’ living room, and this has been especially true during the past decade. For the last 10 years, families have been spending more time together in the kitchen during weekday mornings and evenings, weekends and special events.
When the Merrick team renovates a kitchen, homeowners often share a strong need of to add more square footage to this high-traffic, high-functioning space. There are also needs of the various generations who live in or visit the home that include features and special elements that will make the kitchen space more useful and comfortable.
For the young (under 10 crowd), many homeowners are opting to create “kid-friendly zones” (away from the stove) with space for:
For the Millenials (age 18-34), “wish lists” center around technological advances that include:
Baby Boomers (age 45-64) have specific “wish lists,”which often enhance entertaining and can include:
A newly renovated kitchen can easily meet the needs of residents and guests of all ages and stages, improving the experience and enjoyment of this central and important space.
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Source Note: This blog post was developed using data and information from a press release entitled “Moen Uncovers Top Trend in Kitchen Remodeling.“