For many, the kitchen is considered the heart of the house. It has to be organised and designed a certain way, to allow best workflow action and functionality. Remodeling your kitchen could be for many reasons, but the most important reason is to provide an area that’s comfortable for all family members. It’s no secret that the kitchen is an important area for the whole family.
If you have the idea of upgrading your kitchen in mind, maybe these tips can help you to create your dream kitchen. By utilizing old kitchen pieces with new ones, you can remodel your kitchen smartly and reduce the cost.
Remodeling kitchen tips
Using opened shelves
You may have had this kitchen cabinet for a while now, and you think it’s bulky and affects the light in the kitchen. Installing opened shelves instead, will give you a more airy feeling, as it uses the space better. And the best thing is, you can put your fancy dinnerware as a stylish touch.
If you want to be a bit of a show-off, consider getting a glass-front cabinetry to put your expensive china.
Plan ahead, utilizing every space
Before starting, put a plan on how you want your kitchen to look, with every aspect in mind. If you have enough space, you can create a small area where you and your family could share meals in. choose pieces that allow you maximum utilization of your space.
Also, use colors that go well with the surroundings. Keep it simple by using different shades of one color on cabinets, countertops and drawers.
Don’t forget about your pets, if you have any, create a special area for their food and supplies.
Grouping your items
Put in mind that when cooking you have to know every items’ place to achieve maximum workflow efficiency.
A good idea is to group your item, where you organize each space according to item purpose. Group your kitchen appliances, gadgets, pots and others, and consider organizing them according to the most used. Hence, making it easier to know the location of items you need, and reaching for it faster.
Incorporate corbels creatively
You can use corbels in a couple of different ways to add a decorative touch or a functional one. You can use corbels to support shelves, or you can use them to extend the countertop of kitchen island, if you have one.
Smart organize your drawers
Organizing your drawers in a smart way allows maximum utilization of your space. Use deeper drawers for storing bulkier items, or to store kitchen appliances if you need them on hand a lot. Also, In-drawer pegs are a good option to help organize your drawers, to easily find what you need. Furthermore, you can use angled drawer dividers to organize longer utensils.
If your kitchen space is limited, you could probably use a top-hinge door cabinets on a higher level. It can be useful in storing more items without crowding your space. Not to mention, that it adds a modern vibe to your kitchen.
For smaller kitchens it’s essential to use smart storing objects like a lazy Susan or an extra pull-out drawer to help declutter your space.