If you’re remodeling your kitchen, consider a kitchen island. This addition is the perfect way to enhance your home, especially if you have an open floor layout. Kitchen islands will always be a staple in the home improvement industry because not only do they add visual interest to a home, but there are many practical reasons to invest in a kitchen island. We could write a few books on the value that a kitchen island offers, but today we’ll sum up all you need to know in four reasons.
A Kitchen Island Provides Additional Storage Space
Depending on your lifestyle and how you use your kitchen, you may need a lot of space to hold your dishes, pots and pans, and kitchen accessories. Sometimes only having kitchen cabinets doesn’t cut it. There are many customizable storage options if you need more storage space.
A Comfortable Place to Sit and Bond
If your kitchen lacks seating, a kitchen island offers the perfect place to sit and bond with friends and family. Kitchen islands also serve as places where kids can get their homework done, and you can keep your eye on them as you prepare a delicious meal. You can also use a kitchen island as a place where you can teach your kids how to cook. Do you have a large family? No worries. Large kitchen islands can seat up to six people. When you pair kitchen island seating with dining room and living room seating, it provides more than enough space for your family to eat, bond, and relax.
If you’re the chef of the family and you like multitasking, having many outlets at your disposal can benefit you a lot. If you own a coffee maker, blender, juicer, toaster oven, air fryer, or other appliances, it’s reassuring to know that you have a place to plug them. Plus, popup outlets are trendy. If you use your kitchen island to work from home, a popup outlet is a handy and discreet way to house outlets.
Now that we’ve covered the more practical reasons for enhancing your kitchen countertop, we can’t fail to mention the beauty of kitchen islands. They serve as a focal point that can bring a home together. Regardless of the material you choose, you can look forward to a stunning array of colors, finishes, veining. Whether you own a contemporary kitchen, traditional, rustic, or somewhere in between, a kitchen island will serve as an eye-catching point of interest.
QUESTIONS ABOUT KITCHEN ISLANDS?
If you have questions regarding kitchen or bathroom countertop trends, Rock Tops Fabrication is here to answer them. Our trained professionals are here to make sure that your new kitchen is designed and finished in exactly the way you want it. We service Maryland, DC, and Virginia. Feel free to give us a call at 410-363-4257. For more information, tips, and tricks, and to see what we have been up to, be sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Pinterest, and Houzz.