Three Smart Kitchen Remodeling Ideas to Make Your Space More Sociable

A lot of memorable moments with friends and family happen in the kitchen. Perhaps it’s because of the flurry of activities that happen as you prepare your meals, or the savory aromas that fill the air, that make your kitchen a magnet for people. Why not enhance the experience by renovating your kitchen space and make it a more sociable place? Your kitchen remodeler can help you update your kitchen and make it the true heart of your home.

Open floor plans that combine the kitchen and dining areas work best

A great way to make the kitchen more social is to open it up to adjacent living areas, such as the living room and dining room. Removing the walls separating the areas can help achieve this. You can also open it up to the patio or backyard during warm nights using retractable doors or glass doors.

Add plenty of seating space with the dining table, breakfast bars, and island combos

If you don’t want to break down a perfectly good wall, then perhaps a kitchen island will be more to your liking. You can use the kitchen island as a serving or preparation area, or as an extendable dining table. Surround the island with complementary bar stools and have a seamless, functional, family-friendly kitchen space you want.

Allow for more natural light

Very few people prefer to spend any length of time in a dark and gloomy room. Look into possibly enlarging your windows or creating new ones to make your kitchen feel as light and airy as possible. Afterwards, paint your kitchen in a light color and use a mirror or two to reflect the light around the room.

Source:

Family-Friendly Design: How To Transform Your Kitchen Into An Inviting Social Hub, Decoist.com

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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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