The Most Popular Features of a Dream Kitchen
What do most homeowners the Upper Valley desire in the kitchen of their dreams? Their top choices parallel the preferences of a nationwide survey by Home Advisor powered by Anji of 3,000 homeowners who let their dreams be known.
The most preferred components for a new dream kitchen are:
- Stone tile backsplashes
- Quartz countertops
- Natural wood cabinets stained with a light to medium finish
- Hardwood floors
- Stainless steel hardware
The second most preferred components of a dream kitchen are:
- Ceramic tile backsplashes
- Granite countertops
- White cabinets
- Stone tile floors
- Brass hardware
More than 7 in 10 survey respondents prefer to have walls painted in a solid color. They did not favor wallpaper in the kitchen.
More than half of Americans want a two-toned kitchen.
Nearly 40% of Americans said they would not purchase a home if the kitchen did not feature an island.
Walk-in pantries are preferred by 65% of Americans. A similar number can’t live without pull-out drawers.
Nearly 60% of Americans want stainless steel appliances.
48% of Americans want their cabinets and drawers to light up when opened.
For upper storage, 46% prefer a mixture of cabinets and exposed shelves.
The most popular luxury amenities in dream kitchens include:
- Built-in spice drawer favored by half of Americans.
- Smart refrigerators and ovens cited as must-haves by 42% of survey respondents.
- A similar number favor an automatic kitchen faucet.
Other favored components include:
- Pressure cooker (36%)
- Appliance garage (34%)
- Pot-filler (29%)
- Espresso maker (26%)
- Pasta maker (21%)
- Built-in wine fridge (20%)
What would you want in the kitchen of your dreams? Give us a call at 603-448-9700 or make an appointment to visit our showroom at 105 Hanover Street, Lebanon, NH and let’s discuss how we can convert your dreams into a kitchen that checks all your boxes.