kitchen layout Tag

L-shaped kitchens are ideal for smaller kitchens as they are functional and easily suit a two wall set up. An L-shaped kitchen is a popular layout as it tucks neatly in the corner of your home while still remaining open to the surrounding space. L-shaped kitchens are also able to act as a wall divider between the kitchen and the living area. Here are some L-shaped kitchen design ideas to consider for your next kitchen renovation.

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.

With an increase in the enjoyment of alfresco dining and summer in full swing, outdoor kitchens are becoming more popular and are great in the warmer months for entertaining guests. When designing or renovating a new home, more detail is now put into landscaping in large alfresco areas and extending living and entertainment areas to the outdoors. Read on to find some helpful design tips on planning your dream outdoor kitchen.

One reason why many people renovate their kitchen is to increase the value of their home. Even if you’re not planning on selling your house anytime soon, renovating your kitchen is a big investment and you want to get the most out of your time. The problem is, knowing what to do to increase the value of your home without going overboard.

When most people are remodeling their kitchen or starting from scratch, they spend endless hours collecting inspiring kitchen photos. This is a lot of fun but doesn’t always end up helping the person; it can actually make the process harder, especially if you love more than one style, which most people do. The tough part is to narrow down the options and find what you want your dream kitchen to look like. Houzz and Pinterest are great online tools to help with this, here’s how to use them.

There’s nothing worse than running back and forth between your indoor and outdoor kitchen when you have guests over, by the time you get to sit down and relax, the party is almost finished. This can be avoided if you design your outdoor kitchen so it can function like your indoor kitchen. This does not mean it has to be massive, or have every top of the line appliance, it just means you design your outdoor kitchen to have everything you need when cooking outside.

When designing kitchens, you often hear about the work triangle in which the refrigerator, stove and sink are all placed so that they form a roughly equilateral triangle. This is a great concept to use when designing a kitchen, especially a smaller one, but another idea that is gaining popularity is the idea of work zones rather than the triangle. This means that you group appliances and fixtures according to use. Here’s how to apply work zones to your kitchen design.