We’ve all heard of spring cleaning, but summer can be a great time to tackle home improvement projects. If you have kids who are typically underfoot, you can send them outdoors to play in the warm weather while you deal with remodeling projects inside.

If you have multiple jobs on the docket, the kitchen is a smart place to start. The kitchen tends to get worn down faster than other areas of the home because it gets so much use. Thus, it may need a little extra TLC. Revamping the kitchen can be a good investment. Upgrades to the kitchen always go a long way in appreciating the resale value of a home.

There are many areas in the kitchen that are easy to upgrade. Your kitchen cabinets will look new if you give them a fresh coat of paint. After applying new paint, you can upgrade the hardware of your cabinets. The inside of the cabinets can be improved with the addition of peel-and-stick adhesive backing or removable wallpaper.

The focal point of the kitchen is often the countertops. You can upgrade your countertop using elegant materials such as granite. The problem with granite countertops is the cost. When you install granite, you might consume your entire kitchen-remodeling budget. To get the sophisticated look of a granite countertop without spending a fortune, consider Instant Granite.

Appliance Art carries Instant Granite vinyl film that can be installed at a fraction of the cost of real granite. This peel-and-stick countertop covering comes in five styles and colors. Select your design and size and place your order through Appliance Art. The Instant Granite peel-and stick countertop can easily be installed on any flat, smooth surface. It can be removed at any time without damaging the original counter.

You can further upgrade your kitchen with new appliances. If your budget is tight, consider appliance covers from Appliance Art. They come in magnetic or vinyl for easy application. Choose from hundreds of colors and styles.