Is a white kitchen a safe choice?
White has been a regular colour of choice in kitchens for well over a half a century - year on year, white kitchens remains the biggest seller. It's a safe choice, it blends and it is always in season. But what will you find when you pull off some of the layers? One of the disadvantages might be a reason for you to look at other options. It doesn't improve with age like wine. When you have a painted kitchen, it will show smudges easier and scratches will give more character. Although modern melamine resist better, it will show wear after some years down the line. Other finished will also show wear later on, but with white it will be more visible.
How often do you want to clean your kitchen? White kitchens are higher maintenance as it shows marks quicker than a coloured or patterned kitchen. Also, should one cook or entertain allot in the kitchen. The cleaning will not only be the tops but also the doors. They are often seen as plain, cold, unwelcoming, simple and even unexciting. If that is the look you are after then it will be fine - but this can be complimented with colour accents in your accessories and ornaments. All is not bad. Part replacements can easily be done from just about all kitchen manufacturers - you don't have to go mad looking for the same white when adding something to your kitchen. White will always be available and has a way of blending all different whites. White also makes the space look and feel lighter and bigger. If your kitchen is a bit on the small side, bringing a white kitchen in will make the space feel bigger.
If you want to add some cabinets to your kitchen, you will most certainly find the same finish in a few years time. Because white is always in demand, it doesn't really discontinue. While an all white kitchen is a serious commitment. It still looks breathtaking. White kitchens will never go out of style, they're just not trending hard for a few years ... leaving you stuck with a dated colour a few years later. So if you're about to jump into a kitchen remodel and you're wondering if you should really purchase those white kitchen cabinets, don't be fooled, white kitchens will always be timeless. Don't ever let anyone tell you white kitchens are out because they're never going out of style. They're classic and timeless - add to this the cost to change when you get sick of the other current trending colours.
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