When designing a kitchen from scratch or planning a kitchen renovation, it is important to consider the amount of kitchen preparation space you have to work with. When you think about all of the kitchen appliances and supplies that take up space on your kitchen bench top, there is not a lot of room left for preparation. If you aren’t blessed with a large kitchen, consider some versatile alternatives to create a functional kitchen. Here’s how to double your kitchen workspace and inspire your family to prepare and cook more meals in the kitchen.

  • Appliance Cabinet
    If your bench top space is limited, the first solution you can consider incorporating into your kitchen renovation is an appliance cabinet. Store your most used kitchen items such as your toaster, kettle, blender or even cookbooks to de-clutter your workspace while ensuring you plan for electrical outlets.
  • Raised Bench Top
    If you don’t have enough space to extend your kitchen bench top outwards, why not go vertical. A raised bench top with slender support beams can double your kitchen workspace and adds another element of design in your kitchen. It can also act as an additional higher eating area or breakfast bar by simply adding stools.
  • Double Sink Chopping Board
    If you are planning a double sink in your kitchen renovation, consider getting a custom-fit chopping board which fits neatly over your one side of your sink. Simply lay it over your sink or cooktop to create additional food preparation space.
  • Pull out Drawers
    Slide out drawers are a great space-expanding idea and mean you can work from different worktop heights. They can slide out from under any surface and act as an additional serving area, drink stand or food preparation zone.
  • Kitchen Island on Wheels
    Expand the amount of kitchen workspace while adding extra storage areas for kitchen items with a roll out kitchen cabinet or kitchen island on wheels. They can double as a chopping block during food prep or a serving cart while guests are over.

There are many things to think about when planning the space in your kitchen, but if done right you can have your perfect kitchen with perfect functionality.

Here at Harrington Kitchens, our designers take the time to get to know you and your family’s needs and incorporate that in to your kitchen plan to create your dream kitchen.

Harrington Kitchens offers a wide variety of kitchen designs and styles including:

For more information on our various kitchen designs, please visit our Gallery. Our Gallery brings together a selection of our custom kitchen designs ranging from traditional to contemporary kitchens. Each kitchen style has the flexibility to work in any home environment and can be designed to suit all tastes and budgets.

The entire Harrington Kitchens team is focused on designing kitchens that utilise premium materials and offer each and every customer the highest level of service. Harrington Kitchens partners with the best quality kitchen suppliers within the kitchen manufacturing industry and employs experienced and professional tradesmen to ensure the longevity of your custom designed kitchen.

For a free quote and free design consultation please contact us at Harrington Kitchens on (02) 4647 4474 or submit an online enquiry, alternatively you are welcome to visit the Harrington Kitchens Showroom at 12 Graham Hill Road Narellan NSW or 5 Old Hume Highway, Mittagong NSW.

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