If you love to cook for your family or entertain, or both, you know kitchen storage is always a problem. The addition of a kitchen island could be the solution. Kitchen islands can be customized with drawers, cabinets, shelves and amenities.
Not only is an island a beautiful addition, it will also help you organize your kitchen. Islands are the perfect place to hide away the usual messiness of cooking, as well as things like trash cans, cleaning or kitchen tools that don’t fit easily into cabinets and drawers.
Here are some other benefits of adding a kitchen island.
Room to Prep and Cook
The most common reasons people choose to add an island to their kitchen is because it creates additional cooking space. This is especially important in homes with little counter space.
Furthermore, no matter the amount of counter space you have, additional cooking space can be invaluable for the family that loves to cook together. It can provide the room needed for everyone to work together in the kitchen at the same time.
A Gathering Point
If your home is the “hub” on your block or in your family, an island can be a great point for people to linger. Adding bar stools at the island can create a space for family and friends to gather, talk, eat, and relax while you are cooking. It also makes your meal prep a communal experience.
Island seating can also serve as a study station where kids can work on homework or craft projects. It’s also a great landing spot for having a cup of coffee with a friend. Islands bring people together.
Kitchen Island Amenities
Islands can also add additional amenities to your kitchen. An island is the perfect place to add a wine fridge. Even if you are not a wine connoisseur, a kitchen island is a great, out-of-sight place to add a beverage fridge or pull out fridge/freezer drawers for additional storage space.
You could also consider adding a prep sink in your island to increase its functionality. An additional oven or a warming drawer for large get-togethers are also great choices.
Kitchen islands are easily customized to your lifestyle and preference. There are a wide variety of amenities available that will increase functionality and usability of your kitchen.
When remodeling your kitchen, it is important to consider additions that will increase your kitchen’s functionality. For many homeowners, adding an island to their kitchen allows them to better utilize the space they have. An island can improve the way they use their kitchen.
While we have highlighted a few of the benefits of adding an island to your kitchen, there are many more reasons to consider doing so.
Contact us to find out more about the many benefits of installing an island in your kitchen.