Many of us dream about improving our kitchens. And if you are considering selling your home, it’s important to realize that many buyers will take an otherwise “perfect” house off their short list if the kitchen is outdated.

If you are avoiding a kitchen improvement project because of the expense and hassle of a complete remodeling project, you’ll be interested in reading this article 9 Modest Fixes for the Problem Kitchen from

Changing the kitchen cabinetry, countertops, backsplashes, and appliances are just some of the recommendations. It turns out that a smaller remodeling project has a better return on investment AND you won’t be doing dishes in your bathroom sink for 6+ weeks!

In addition to describing nine reasonably priced changes you can make to your kitchen, the article also shows four “before and after” examples. What a difference these modest fixes could have on the overall impression a potential buyer (or your guests) has when they visit your home!

These modest fixes could definitely keep your house on a buyer’s short list. And if you aren’t planning to sell, you’ll definitely enjoy your improved kitchen!