Some Ideas To Get You Started.
Kitchen layouts are much more
than deciding on what size cabinets to install. There are many factors
that need to be taken in consideration.
Anyone can give you the most
popular kitchen designs and show how
they look, work, and appeal to a wide range of people. What they don't
take into consideration is your particular challenges.
On this page
I will not assume your area is a cookie cutter style. I will simply
give you some ideas of what should be considered in any remodel.
Don't feel like you have to
have the newest materials, or the newest
designs, simply because they are popular now. On the other hand, if you
feel like you need these in your new remodel then by all means go for
it, but don't get caught up in the "it's very popular now" mindset.
Keep an eye to the future, but don't let it totally drive your design.
Are Some Guidelines To Consider:
style of your house. Yes, the style of your house will give you give
you a good starting point in your design. For
example, a traditional kitchen might not be the best choice for an
ultra modern home. Having the kitchen
style match the home is the best
appliances, so many choices. The desired appliances such as a double
oven or a built in refrigerator will have dramatic design implications
if not planned for properly.
available space, obviously, right! You may not have the space for all
of your wants or desires but the major gotta haves can fit into any
traffic and workflow through the area. Are there multiple doors? Does
it interfere with the traffic pattern? Is there enough
room for seating at the island?
All major considerations.
and improvements to the storage capacity of the cabinets. Such as a
recycling lazy Susan instead of the less capable food storage lazy
Susan. As well as drop down shelves to improve the storage, especially
over the cooktop or range and refrigerator.
how much do you really need? It may be more than you think. Are there
two cooks who are regularly cooking together? If so, more space is
needed, but how much?
Small children can play a big role in the material selection for the
remodel. Very expensive and easily stained stone countertops may not be
a good choice where spills are a regular occurrence.
are many things that need to be taken
into consideration in the kitchen
design. Hopefully some of my guidelines will help you get the best
remodel you can get.