Kitchen Island Tips

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Use these tips before installing a kitchen island!

When you’re designing your kitchen, you’re likely to spend a good amount of time putting effort into maximizing your storage and increasing the space you can use. One of the best ways to accomplish these goals is to have a kitchen island installed. Kitchen islands are versatile because they can provide a storage option, a place to eat your food, and even outlets for charging your devices. Here are some tips to keep in mind when having a kitchen island installed.

Don’t Go Too Big

While kitchen islands can boost your storage, it’s important that you get one that fits your kitchen. If your island is too big, no amount of storage will make its inclusion in your kitchen worthwhile. Make sure to take measurements of your kitchen before having an island installed so you can get one that fits your needs. A professional will be able to help you come up with the proper dimensions for your kitchen island.

Have Proper Seating

A kitchen island can serve as an extra dining space, so make sure to have adequate seating around it. This is especially crucial if you’re planning on entertaining guests in your kitchen regularly. Even if you’re not though, having ample seating in and around your kitchen is always a great idea.

Don’t Skimp On Storage

No matter what size your kitchen island ends up being, you’re going to want to make sure it has a lot of storage options. From drawers to cabinets, there are several ways to equip your island to make it as storage-friendly as possible. Since it’ll be taking up so much space in your kitchen, you should make sure it also meets your storage needs.

Incorporate Your Kitchen’s Design

Since your kitchen island will be one of the main focal pieces in your kitchen, it’s important that it matches the overall design scheme in the room. You can do this by using the same finish as you have on your countertops on your island or by opting for a finish that serves as an accent to the other design elements in the room.


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