Great kitchen design combines both form and function to create a space where you can not only cook efficiently, but also enjoy every second of it. That is why it’s not only important to pay attention to the practical side of your kitchen, but also to its aesthetics. So, before scheduling a professional kitchen remodeling in Johnston, RI, take a look at the six useful tips for making your kitchen both incredibly functional and the envy of your neighborhood.
How can I make my kitchen more functional and enjoyable?
If you’re looking to renovate your kitchen to add more functionality, but also boost enjoyment while cooking in it, it’s paramount to research some remodeling ideas. The following advice will not only make your kitchen space more efficient – it will also make it a lot more slick, stylish, and modern. Let’s see what you can do to spruce up your kitchen:
Choose ceiling-high cabinets
Ceiling-high cabinets are a great option for any kitchen, but they work especially well in smaller spaces. Cabinets that reach to the ceiling draw the eye upward, creating the illusion that the space is much larger than it actually is.
Plus, ceiling-high cabinets provide additional storage space for cookware, small appliances, serving dishes and other items that are not used frequently.
Replace existing appliances
Believing that you can save on the cost of your renovation by keeping existing appliances is pennywise and dollar foolish. There are two main arguments for making an investment in new appliances. First, older appliances with new countertops, cabinets, hardware, etc. are likely to stick out like a sore thumb. Rarely, if ever, will existing appliances complement the new aesthetic that you want to achieve.
Second, today’s appliances are more technologically sophisticated, energy-efficient and offer benefits and features that make meal preparation easier and more enjoyable. This is why you should always update your appliances.
Light up your world
Install in-cabinet, in-drawer and under-cabinet lighting. Not only does today’s new LED lighting technology make it easier to illuminate work surfaces, installing lighting in drawers and cabinets makes it easier to find what you are looking for and offers a wow factor that is hard to refuse.
Enhance your kitchen organization
One secret to designing a great kitchen is to account for your storage needs and desires in the initial planning phases. A storage plan will consider how often you cook, entertain and hold gatherings.
A great kitchen must not only look out of this world, it also must incorporate the best functionality that meets your needs. An almost endless array of options is available to store cookware, food, utensils, countertop appliances (blenders, mixers, etc.), recycling containers and so on.
Specifying two-tiered drawers can maximize space in deep drawers. A top layer may be used for cutlery, below is a second drawer for dishes and below that is another drawer for pots and pans. These drawers within drawers slide individually with the top-drawer housing items used most often.
Choose a pull-out pantry
Compared to traditional drawer and cabinet storage, pull-out pantries make it far easier to find what you are looking for. If your pantry is wider than 16 inches, consider roll-out shelves as an alternative because the weight of the pantry may not be manageable.
Forget about buyers’ remorse
Space permitting, opt to install recycling and trash bins in a cabinet or drawer as opposed to leaving them on the floor of your new kitchen. This will contribute to a cleaner, more clutter-free and enjoyable space.
Who performs high-quality kitchen remodeling services in Johnston, RI?
Want to know other secrets for making your kitchen the epicenter of your home near Clemence-Irons House? Thinking of whether or not you should install open kitchen shelving and need professional advice? Give Northeast Kitchen Remodel & Design Build us a call at (401) 257-6610 or visit our showroom at 2949 Hartford Avenue Johnston RI. We’ll help you in any way we can and design and construct a kitchen you’re dreaming of.