Kitchen Remodeler Tips: 5 Must-Have Features for Your Kitchen

If the living room is the heart of the home, then the kitchen has got to be its stomach. The comparison is apt, considering it’s where you prepare meals for your family and where you come together to enjoy those meals. Having the perfect kitchen is a goal for many homeowners, and though you may not always get what you want, but there are a few items to have that can make your kitchen all the more beautiful and practical. Consider discussing these five must-have features with your kitchen remodeler:

Island cooktop

An island cooktop at the center of your kitchen provides generous work surfaces and can double as a great eating space, not to mention offer plenty of storage options below.

Double oven

For those who love to cook, double ovens can offer the utmost in convenience. Imagine an oven that you can use without bending over, plus an extra one that you can use to speed up cooking for huge parties and social gatherings. You can also reduce food preparation time by cooking two dishes at once.

Utensil, tray and china cabinet

An instant way to increase style in your kitchen is to have a cabinet where you can showcase your elegant utensils, trays and china. If you have a small kitchen, you can have the same effect by installing glass doors on your kitchen cabinets.

Multiple electrical outlets

You don’t want to keep moving your kitchen tools around just so you can connect to an outlet. By having multiple outlets spread out across your kitchen, you can increase its convenience quotient. A neat trick would be to have your outlets hidden under cabinets or inside drawers so your kitchen can stay classy without having plenty of exposed wires to muck it up.

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About valleyhomeimprv

Steve Silverman is Cape Cod native with a BA in psychology from Bates College. He moved to the Pioneer Valley in 2004 and became a VP with VHI a year later, then bought the 20 employee company in 2013. He and his wife and two teenagers have a farm in Southampton where he spends time growing food and learning new ways to live in harmony with the land.

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