It makes sense that demographics play a big part in kitchen cabinets remodeling, especially when it comes to particular styles and finishes.
One of those said demographics is the millennial generation, which came of age at the beginning of the 21st century. In fact, there are more millennials than Baby Boomers these days, which means their voices—and tastes—have a noteworthy impact on societal and consumer trends.
Case in point? The choices millennials make as they buy homes and fix them up are quantifiable in housing and design surveys. If you’re designing a kitchen today and there’s a chance your home will go on the market in the near future, you may want to ask, “what would a millennial do?” (WWAMD).
In answer, we’re sharing 5 interesting and data-proven trends driven by Millennial homeowners.
He would go out on a higher-budget kitchen
If that’s a little steeper than you have available for your budget, don’t worry. Options such as cabinet refacing will save you thousands so you can spend them on other, luxury items.
While they may be spending more money than the average Boomer, Gen X or Gen Yer, Millennial are doing it smartly. They’re planning kitchen cabinets remodels spanning longer than a few years’ worth of trends, using timeless design tenets that will remain stylish for 10-years or more.
This includes things like: