Now that we are well into the New Year, we have had some time to mull over the recent data and findings for remodeling and contracting trends in 2015. According to the National Association of Home Builders, home remodeling is at an all-time high, and it’s anticipated that it will only continue to grow in 2015.
If you are among the astounding number of homeowners planning to improve some part of your home this year, this one is for you!
Here are 7 of the top home remodeling, construction and interior design trends that we anticipate to see a lot of in the coming year.
Top 7 Home Remodeling Trends for 2015
- A Healthy Home
2015 will continue to see homeowners opting for a living space that is free of toxins and chemicals. With many more people becoming energy-conscious and opting for “green-living,” there has been a huge shift towards energy-efficient appliances, materials, and designs. Whether it's better air filtration systems or no-formaldehyde cabinets, homeowners are beginning to appreciate the benefits of creating a healthy living space for their family.
- Universal Design
The idea of universal design is to create a home that is customized to accommodate everyone living in it. This includes kitchen and bath upgrades to increase functionality and in general, knocking down walls to create a roomier, open, communal living space.
- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle or Refurbish
This year, consider recycling materials and using them in a new, creative way. If your project involves replacing ceiling beams or wood floors, for example, consider refurbishing these surfaces instead of replacing them entirely. A great way to save money on a kitchen remodel is to ‘reface’ the cabinets, as opposed to ripping them out completely and installing new ones.
- Remodel Or Move
Some people are remodeling their existing home rather than moving to a new one. Some will even choose to change the entire orientation of their home to take advantage of existing benefits the home offers.
- Metal Finishes
Metal is appearing in more homes in 2015. From copper pendant lighting to brass sinks in kitchens, shades and tones of copper, silver and even gold are in the mix. Its awesome to see multiple mediums to brings out the artistic side of design.
There’s a diverse range of colors, hues and pigments that are making headlines this year. First and foremost, “Marsala” was named Pantones color of the year – so you’ll be sure to see this warm red tone in everything from fashion to textured surfaces in the home. If reds really aren’t your style, this year hues of blues and greens continue to reign in popularity as well as refreshing citrus colors ranging from neon orange to mellow yellow.
- Contemporary Makes A Comeback
People who are looking for contemporary design for a clean, pared down look that is simple yet beautiful.
- Transitional Over Traditional
Flat cabinet panels are in. Perhaps the biggest shift in design people have so much going on in their daily lives that when they get home they are looking for a peaceful atmosphere with less clutter, fewer lines, and less stress.
These are just some of the many trends we anticipate seeing throughout the coming year. If you are considering a home remodel project, we invite you to browse our online gallery for inspiration or visit our showroom to explore our wide variety of kitchen and bathroom cabinets, countertops, tiles, and more.