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Thursday, November 12th, 2020 by Starcom Intern
Kitchens come in many different shapes and sizes. However, most kitchens have the same general layout such as: the L-shape, U-shape, G-shape, or Galley design. Here are six ways that you can differentiate your kitchen from everyone else and make it unique. The first two ways are larger scale additions that will bring value to your home, while the last three are smaller in size, yet still very important additions that will make your kitchen feel more luxurious.
If you love to cook, then this is the perfect kitchen addition for you. Islands are customized to be made to fit any setup that you may have. It adds counter space and seating while still being able to move around the work space with effective usability. If you are often someone who entertains at your home, then this is the feature for you because an island can act as a conversation and eating space.
They apply flexibility to your kitchen because many islands have dishwashers or storage space added in. It also is an efficient space for you or anyone in your family to get school work or any necessary tasks completed. It adds much needed space for multiple people to cook in the kitchen without getting crammed together.
When visitors walk into your kitchen, it will be one of the first things to catch their eye! Islands are an awesome way to add style, function and value to your home.
A breakfast nook is a valuable option that will increase seating capacity, so that there is additional space, for gathering in the kitchen. You have many options when considering this kitchen addition, you can add a small one that will create a few more seats, or you can add a large space that will accommodate a lot more guests.
Counter space is at a premium. A breakfast nook is a fabulous way to add space to sit, eat, play games, and avoid clutter around the sink or oven. It allows families to linger without clogging up the kitchen pathways. For holidays or events, such as Thanksgiving, it can provide a serving area or a prep area that will make it more convenient to prepare big meals with multiple cooks in the kitchen.
This also has tremendous resale value, if the customer can imagine themselves in that area, then they will remember your home after visiting it. It adds a lot of charm and style to your kitchen that will make your home very attractive and stand out on the home market.
Backlit cabinets can make your kitchen feel more lavish. If youlight the inside of your kitchen cabinets while choosing a glass-front, the light will shine through, making your cabinets look amazing at night and simultaneously highlighting your decorations or china. It is not just about style though, as these cabinets will make it easier to see to the very back of them--, as they will be all lit up. The lighting under the cabinetry will light up the counter-top, making it stand out a lot more and making it easier to see whatever you are working on.
Average Maryland kitchens typically have the normal refrigerator, oven, stovetop, and dishwasher setup. Your kitchen can become more opulent with extra appliances and built-ins.
First up is warming drawers, you won’t see these when you walk into the kitchen but they will keep your plates warm, which will keep your food warmer for a longer period of time. The heating device is located underneath the drawers that will keep it nice and warm. The opposite of that are refrigerator drawers, they are built-in to base cabinets, and as the name suggests, act like refrigerators. They are effective additions near sinks to hold produce for your meals. They offer additional storage and organization of food items. You won’t have to open an entire fridge for something that can be kept in the drawer and will save energy as a result.
Dual dishwashers are an awesome option if you like to entertain people or if you have a large family. They will save you lots of time and energy when cleaning up from meals. Beverage centers are an area of the kitchen that usually has a bar sink, glass storage, wine cooler, or even an espresso machine. It makes for an efficient area to brew coffee or make alcoholic drinks.
Hideaway Corner Cabinets & Lazy Susans
These are for any items you don’t want to sit out on your kitchen counters. Often times the corner of the kitchen is hard to design. They can be used as a space to store items such as: coffee machines, toaster, kitchen aid, and anything that will reduce the clutter on your countertops.
All of these supplementary amenities will not only add an extra aspect and value to your kitchen, but they will also make it more luxurious and functional at the same time!