Be Smart About Space Utilization In Your Kitchen

by | Nov 22, 2017 | Construction and Maintenance

Whether you are about to remodel the kitchen in your current home or you are planning new kitchen construction in San Antonio, there are certain things to take into account. Chances are you will be spending a lot of time in your kitchen; it might as well be enjoyable. Think about the following tips when you are designing or implementing construction of the space.

* Cut down on the number of steps you take:
One of the first things you need to do is consider how you will use the various things in your kitchen. Locate plastic wrap close to the food prep area, utensils and dishes are better stored near the dishwasher, it makes unloading and storage of clean dishes much easier.

* Design with wide aisles:
If your kitchen is in a traffic area in your home, leave plenty of space for pathways. The space in front of the stove should be about 42 inches, and aisles should be at least three feet wide. When you are planning your new kitchen construction, adjust the position of the island or peninsula to meet these dimensions.

* Avoid corners:
To ensure that the cabinet doors are fully functional, pay attention to the fact that they need space for the door swing. Do not place major appliances in a corner and ensure that there is no interference should all doors be open at the same time.

* Think about the countertops:
If you enjoy cooking and do a lot of it, you should plan for as much counter space as possible, especially between the sink and the range. If you want to bring the kids into the cooking experience, one low top makes it easier.

Kitchen construction in San Antonio is very different than it was years ago. In today’s busy homes, the kitchen is “action central” and can easily accommodate all the needs of a modern family.

If you are considering new kitchen construction in San Antonio or you want to remodel your current kitchen, contact the experts at Shaw Company Remodeling.

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