Flip or Flop is one of HGTV’s top-performing shows even though hosts Tarek El Moussa and Christina Anstead split up. They make huge profits flipping houses, but that doesn’t mean everything they do makes sense. These are the most impractical things Tarek and Christina add to their properties. No. 12 creates a dramatic look, but it can be high maintenance.
1. White kitchens
One of the most pervasive trends is ripping out all your dark, dated kitchen cabinets and replacing them with white. While this method can brighten up a kitchen, it’s not the most practical look for families with kids and pets.
Christina knows buyers seek updated kitchens, and she frequently adds pristine white cabinetry to her home flips. However, white is the hardest to keep clean. Every fingerprint and food splatter will show.
Next: It’s easy to ruin this countertop option.