Concepts in Kitchen Layouts and Designs

When trying to configure a layout for a new kitchen, the most common concept is called the “work triangle.”  Many of you have probably heard of it: using a triangle shape to place your sink, stove, and refrigerator within your layout and then filling in the gaps with cabinets and countertop.  And this concept is a great place to start.  In configuring your triangle, the key is to make sure when you work in your kitchen, you would work around the edges of that triangle, not having to cut through it to get to those major components: the fridge, the stove, and the sink.  See the image below as an example.   Another recommendation for your work triangle is to [...]

5 Questions to Answer Before Your Kitchen Remodel Project

  A kitchen remodel can turn out to be a rather extensive process if you get down to every piece of the room. Obviously there are the cabinets, but there are also appliances, and countertops. Sometimes changes are even made in the flooring, lighting, and plumbing as well. But before diving into all of those pieces, there are some “big picture” questions that should be answered first to help make sure your new kitchen is absolutely perfect for you. Here are 5 things to think about as you start to dream and design your kitchen: 1) How do you use your kitchen? Do you like to bake? Do you preserve vegetables from your garden? Entertain or have a large family [...]