Hot Home Improvement Trends for 2017

If you weren’t able to achieve your dream home in 2016, don’t lose hope. 2017 has brought even better trends that will surely make you happy. It’s all about remodeling smartly, focusing on smaller changes and incorporating personal touches to create a different and unique outcome.

Here are hot home improvement trends you should definitely do this year:


Kitchen Remodeling – Latest Upgrades



The latest upgrades will surely cut you some slack. It will make your life so easy, you’ll be able to magically prepare meals in the least time possible. Induction cook-tops provide easy touch and swipe controls that allows you to adjust the heat temperature according to your liking. If you are working on eating healthy, a steam oven can retain a food’s nutrients unlike the usual oven. It also cooks faster. You can also install a Bluetooth device that will automatically sync all your appliances together.

Pastel Shades – Wallpapers & Carpets


One of the best ways to add color into a room is by adding carpets and wallpapers. They still require a lot of work, but unlike paint, they aren’t as messy. This year it’s all about colors and shades that are pleasant to the eyes. Pastel shades are great because they look soft and neutral, they can add a touch of elegance in any room. Faux fur carpets, on the other hand, are also a classic piece that never goes out of style. This trend will go well with wooden pieces of furniture.

Stain Resistant Fabrics – Upholstery

Cozy Living Room

Contemporary furniture producers have been working hard to develop upholstery fabrics that are resistant to stains. This will give homeowners the chance to wipe down and clean their pieces of furniture effortlessly. Something like this is good to have for longer periods of time because you won’t have to worry too much about its maintenance.

Stones – Accent Walls & Fireplaces


An easy way to do this trick is by picking two complementary colors. It helps if you are well-versed with the color wheel, so you can pick the most suitable base for your walls as well as the accent color. You can even go monochromatic on this one. Black against white is always timely. But this year, it’s all about the piled stones and the bricked wall around the fireplace. It’s natural and bold at the same time, you will never go wrong with this trend.

Open Shelves – Sorting & Organization


Open shelves give you a bigger space. It will also make the room a little less crowded. This is perfect to have around the kitchen in case you want an open pantry, or if you want to find your dishware right away without opening one too many doors. You can also install a floating shelf in your living room or bedroom so that you can place other things in it, such as your favorite book collection and your photo albums.

Working with the right home building team can help you make your dream home into a reality. If you would like to talk about ideas for remodeling or renovating your home in Fairfax, Mclean, Springfield, Woodbridge, Alexandria, Arlington, and Falls Church VA, reach out to us at Foster Remodeling. Call now for a free consultation!