Everyone knows that kitchens sell homes. If you are thinking of selling your Nanaimo home but feel that the kitchen needs a little spiffing up here are a few ideas: Stainless steel appliances are still very much in demand. Energy efficient lighting in the kitchen makes it easy to increase the light in a dark kitchen. Add a beautiful glass or mosaic backsplash to liven up a kitchen. Stick to neutral tones in paint choices and lighter wood stains for cabinets.