2020 Kitchen Trends and Brands Builders Can Earn Rebates On

April 21, 2020

2020 Kitchen Trends and Brands Builders Can Earn Rebates On

Kitchens are a core feature of the home. They’re also one of the most popular rooms to remodel — and one of the most expensive — giving home builders an opportunity to offer homebuyers a fresh look that doesn't require an overhaul. We’ve pulled some of the top trends to emerge in 2020as well as a list of our brand partners who can help you accomplish these looks while earning money back 

But before we get to the fun trends, we want to take a moment to let home builders know you can earn rebates through HomeSphere on the brands listed below for any projects you’ve already closed this year. So, even if building is slowing down now, you can still claim past rebate opportunities to add a little padding to your margins. And if you’re still able to safely build, you can continue to earn rebates for using these brand partners.  

So, let’s talk trends.  

Transitional style is still a favorite 

In a 2020 survey, Houzz asked nearly 2,600 homeowners about kitchen preferences, and the top interior style was transitional — a style that combines both the modern and traditional. Those details typically include clean lines, Shaker style cabinets, marble or quartz and simple backsplashes.  

The kitchen island is a big deal 

The same Houzz survey found that the must-have kitchen feature of 2020 is the kitchen islandThe island is a natural spot for people to congregate, so it’s no surprise islands are getting bigger tooSome homeowners are even opting for double islands to help create more space for both meal prep and people-gathering.  

Sinks that standout 

Another on-trend touch is a great sink. While apron-front sinks are still trendy, plenty of other styles, including undermount sinks and the classic drop-in, hold appeal depending on budget and overall design. Sinks also give the opportunity to show off cool hardware that easily ups the style of a new kitchen.  

Kitchen larders to store even more 

Larder is probably not a word we’ve used in awhile, but it’s agreed by Country Living and Homes & Gardens that larders are the new great thing. Considering homebuyers do love extra storage, it makes perfect sense.  

A return to natural wood tones  

As Homes & Gardens notes, wood is enjoying a revivalnaming walnut and ash in particularAnd Country Living backs them up — suggesting wood for the must-have kitchen island. Is it any surprise hardwood floors also remain popular? Remodelers named it as a favorite in Houzz’s survey. The same look can be achieved with tile and vinyl flooring, which is also rising in popularity.  

Sleek and silver appliances 

Black appliances can look just as sophisticated as stainless steel, though the latter remained the popular pick for homeowner’s in Houzz’s studyInterestingly, high tech growth slowed from 2019, with 25 percent of remodelers choosing major appliances with high tech features, versus 30 percent last year.   

Kitchen brands featured on the HomeSphere builder rebate program 

Picture of MasterBrand kitchen cabinets

MasterBrand Cabinets 

MasterBrand Cabinets is one of the largest cabinet manufacturers in North America. Their list of brands include: 

  • Aristokraft 
  • KitchenCraft 
  • Diamond 
  • And more  

Already use MasterBrand or plan to? Earn rebates now. 

Not yet a HomeSphere builder?

HomeSphere is a free rebate program offering cash back on over 1,500 products from more than 80 of the top building product manufacturing brands.

Photo of Rubbermaid storageRubbermaid 

Rubbermaid has helped to keep homes organized for nearly 80 years. Their simple shelving solutions work well for any pantry. Rubbermaid can also help with: 

  • Closets 
  • Garage organization 
  • Craft rooms 
  • And more 

Learn more about earning rebates on Rubbermaid. 

Photo of Gerber front curtain sinkGerber 

Gerber provides high-quality plumbing products at affordable prices, promising a reliable sales force and eco-friendly products. Collections include: 

  • Maxwell Faucet Collection 
  • Builder Faucet Collection 
  • Décor Faucet Collection (Danze) 
  • And more 

Start earning rebates on Gerber faucets now 

Photo of Electrolux stove rangeElectrolux 

Electrolux offers a full line of kitchen appliances designed using extensive consumer research to meet changing needs. Products include: 

  • Ranges 
  • Refrigerators 
  • Electrolux Icon 
  • And more 

Plan to use Electrolux or already have? Sign up for rebates. 

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