It is easy to choose colors, appliances and materials that work best for your kitchen layout. But this space can be more complicated because it either enhances or reduces your kitchen’s functionality.
For a kitchen layout that is functional and meets your personal needs consider the following factors.
The Purpose of the Kitchen Layout
On top of the list is the use of the kitchen. It’s obvious that cooking is the main reason for a kitchen but it could double up as a dining room or entertainment area. With these functions in mind, consider the triangle theory which minimizes crowding in your kitchen and makes it easier to access everything.
Storage space and cabinets are essential in a modest kitchen. Consider a layout design that provides enough space to store your food, cookware and other appliances. Go for cabinets that are affordable, low maintenance and gives you an easy time to clean.
Your countertop needs a durable and easy to clean material. Consider granite, marble or slate. Despite being expensive these materials will serve you for ages and add a beautiful finish to your kitchen. It’s a one-off investment that’s worth it.
The Floor Finish
Your kitchen floor holds everything in position. It endures enormous pressure. It is only fair that you consider durable yet comfortable material.
Wood is a good choice because of its natural look however it’s quite high to maintain. Tiles, on the other hand, are durable and come in different colors and designs. They are also easy to maintain. Choose what works best for you.
Your kitchen needs proper lighting to enable you to work comfortably. Depending on the size, color and height of the ceiling, you should settle for lights that cover all angles of the kitchen. Installing lights on the ceiling and ensuring countertops, stove and sink areas have proper lighting is important.
Getting the perfect kitchen layout doesn’t have to be a hustle. Use these tips and work through your kitchen layout like the expert that you are. Bring your dream kitchen to reality.