A kitchen island is an excellent option if you are looking for extra storage and food preparation space. If you are considering a new kitchen design, there are several reasons why you should consider adding an island.
Kitchen Islands Add More Storage
One of the biggest complaints people have about their kitchen is that there just is not enough space to store everything. Kitchens with big islands are an attractive way to create more storage including dishes, appliances or pots and pans. The items are stored but easy to access. You can even use the island storage for recycling bins, to hide a kitchen trash can or hide other unsightly requirements in your kitchen.
Improved Kitchen Design
There are many options for designing a kitchen island. You want to consider the rest of your kitchen when planning the island. Choosing the cabinetry and countertop will depend on the current décor of your kitchen. You can add natural stone countertops for an added benefit as natural stone is resistant to bacteria and durable.
Kitchen Islands Offer Additional Serving Space
One of the most important reasons to consider an island in your new kitchen design is that it can create an additional space for eating. You can design large kitchen islands with seating, creating an informal dining area. It will also allow friends and family to gather around as you prepare meals or a place to serve appetizers before the main meal at a dinner party. Children can use the location for homework or you can share a cup of coffee with the neighbor.
Choosing Kitchen Island Materials
Keep your current décor in mind or know what you want the décor to be after your new kitchen design. If you have a traditional décor, you may want to choose an earth tone countertop to keep that look. You may want to use an elegant marble if you are looking for a more sophisticated look. It is also important to keep in mind any space constraints you may have before deciding to add a large kitchen island.
If you are considering a kitchen remodel and believe an island would be beneficial for you, contact our friendly, helpful staff today to learn more about what options we have available. You can reach us by phone or simply fill out the easy form online. We can guide you through the process and help you create the island you have always dreamed of for your kitchen.