As the new year moves in, so do the new hot trends in the home market! Some trends remain strong from the previous year, but there are also new areas to focus on to keep your home at the height of fashion in 2017. Here’s a list of trends surging on in the new year!
1. Splash of Color
The people have spoken, and they’ve decided that white is bland and boring! Bright and beautiful colors and coming in strong in 2017’s early trends. A lovely accent wall can do a lot to make a room pop! And even appliances are now coming in a larger assortment of color finishes!
2. Custom Cooktops
A relatively new trend that is rapidly gaining popularity are the installments of new highly customizable cooktops. You can now order a cooktop to fit your own cooking preferences, whether it be a built in grill, steamer, hot pot, you name it! Some trends come and go, but we can see one like this sticking around!
3. Outdoor Eating
Great outdoor cooking spaces has been an incredibly fruitful trend. Boasting 130% return, it’s hard to argue. People love socializing over cooking and eating, and bringing that space to the outdoors has become increasingly popular. Pizza ovens and sleek outdoor cooktops are just some of the winning options that have been seen growing in this trend.
4. A Clean Sweep
Let’s be honest. No one likes cleaning. It’s not fun and it takes a lot of time. Because of this, updates that cut down on cleaning times have become massively popular. Some of these changes include replacing natural stone counters with easier to clean alternatives such a quartz, and replacing classic sinks with modern touchless ones.
5. High Tech
As we progress into the future, more and more aspects of our life become high tech. A new trend that’s gained a lot of speed is integrating technology into various appliances in our homes. This includes refrigerators hooked up with wifi for convenient shopping list and reminder notifications, as well as voice activated speakers and other such technology. Love it or hate it, this stuff is becoming more and more popular and will likely stick around as society becomes more technologically advanced.