If you are a pet owner remodeling your home, it is good to keep your furry friends in mind when making material selections. The last thing you want to do is create your dream kitchen and then not be able to maintain it because of inadequate choices. We are here to help you design your dream kitchen that is suitable for every member of the family!
When it comes to flooring, you want an easy-to-clean, durable, scratch-resistant surface. There is only so much you can do grooming-wise to keep the mess to a minimum. From little accidents to everyday wear, luxury vinyl tile flooring is a longstanding material selection. Luxury vinyl tile is softer than other flooring materials, which is more comfortable underfoot and noise reducing. LVT is budget-friendly and has a variety of colors and patterns to choose from. It is moisture resistant and it will not chip.
LVT makes for easy cleaning whether you are cleaning up everyday debris, or after your pet’s accident.
Luxury vinyl tile flooring is budget-friendly and has a variety of colors and patterns to choose from. It is moisture resistant and it will not chip.
If you have your heart set on hardwood floors, do not fret- they are also a viable option for pet owners. Hardwood with strong graining (versus smooth graining) makes scratches and dents being less noticeable. Oak, red oak, hickory, Brazilian cherry and Brazilian walnut are some good choices. You will want to factor in the color of your pet’s fur when making a color selection.your renovation project. We want to provide you with the most fitting living spaces possible, as well as inform you of the long-term considerations.
Cabinetry is one of the first things people will notice in your kitchen. You will want to take your pet’s daily habits into account when making this decision. The durability of solid wood tops any other synthetic cabinet material. When and if they do get scratched, they take touch ups well. Solid wood cabinets are a classic option that contributes to the beauty and value of your home. Wood has a wide variety of costs, appearances, and durability. If you are looking for a unique look, solid wood cabinets are customizable for design, shape, and color!
As far as counters go, quartz is the superior choice. Quartz countertops are extremely heat resistant, enduring, and low maintenance. Their non-porous surface makes them totally waterproof and prevents bacteria and viruses from harboring. Quartz countertops also have a great price-performance ratio.
4-) Pet Built-Ins
Some cats and dogs like to be where the action is! Built-ins for pets are a common feature found in modern kitchens. A perfect way to incorporate your pet into your design plan is adding a built-in for a bed under an open shelf or cabinet. To make pet’s eating areas more visually appealing perhaps you would prefer a built-in eating area rather than placing their bowls on the floor. You may even consider storage for food and treats that slide into a drawer or island.
We hope these tips help you narrow down your options for your renovation project. We want to provide you with the most fitting living spaces possible, as well as inform you of the long-term considerations.
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