The kitchen is the powerhouse of a home, where the foot traffic is always high, and guests are sure to drop by often. In fact, most experienced Realtors believe that this is the most important section of a house which most homebuyers are highly concerned about. Remodeling this all-important room is a big deal and must be done with proper planning and loads of care.
Having a proper idea as to how you want your kitchenette to look and feel like after the remodeling project will make the process a lot simpler and the contractors will find it convenient to make your visions a reality. The contents of this article will provide you with four such ingenious ideas to convert your cooking space into a luxe galley.
Make the Most of the Available Space
The relatively large appliances and the multiple equipment utilized in a kitchenette can take up a considerable amount of space. If breaking down the wall to make a major expansion is too much for you, try and optimize the area by rearranging the way everything is positioned. The oven, refrigerator and other appliances can disrupt the smooth traffic flow through the room and create clutter. Go for an integrated refrigerator unit which will cleverly conceal the large machine among the cabinetry and reduce the clutter. Try to do the same for the dishwasher and the oven as well if possible.
Include A Bar
If you are the kind of person who entertains guests often, adding a bar area to the kitchen would be a great idea. This doesn’t necessarily have to take up a large floor area and only a small section by a back wall will suffice. Construct the structure to hold the spirits, the glassware, the snacks and the bar equipment neatly with whatever architectural design you prefer. This way, there will be no need to make the living room messy with all the beverages and the various other items.
Prioritize On Overhead Storage
Is your current kitchenette and the counter always cluttered with pots and pans lying around because there is no proper place to keep them and there isn’t enough square footage to include a floor rack for those times? Then it’s high time for you to go vertical and set up an overhead storage area where all that equipment can be stored safely. This way you will not have to compromise on the limited square footage that is available and eliminate the clutter in a smart and efficient manner.
Go Bold With Colours
As we mentioned previously, the cookery is the powerhouse of a home and it is only fair to give it an architectural touch of lively glam including playfully attractive colours wherever possible. Traditionally, the kitchenette is designed with grey components and earthy colours which. However, if you think your cookery is capable of handling a more playful tone that is elegant and in parallel with the rest if the house, don’t hesitate to make your vision a reality and colour them bright.