Six Ways To Maximize Space In A Small Kitchen Renovation
Not every home has the room for a large, spacious kitchen. Though there are some architectural options to expand a kitchen during a remodel, these can be relatively pricey. If you want to get more out of your kitchen renovation without redeveloping the space a smart design can help. When working with your Cardigan Kitchens and Baths designer, we’ll present you with some clever ways to get the most out of every square foot including:
1. Installing Pantry Cabinets
Pantry cabinets are tall and deep, so they really take advantage of the space. A pantry cabinet with pull out drawers is especially effective at creating storage space. A well-designed pantry cabinet can hold all of your food items and some of your kitchen tools.
2. Adding Shelving Inside Cabinets
Adding shelving inside cabinets can double or even quadruple the amount of space in the cabinet. Depending on the size of the cabinet, Adding adjustable shelving rather than fixed shelving can help you adapt every cabinet as your storage needs change.
3. Using A Swivel In Corner Cabinets
One of the great ways to maximize space is to optimize the storage potential of wasted space areas like corner cabinets. Swivels help you store things in these space with ease.
4. Choosing A Smaller Sink
Switching from a double sink to a single sink can save anywhere from six inches to a whole foot of counter space. If you still want the same space for clean-up, you can get a design that’s deeper rather than wider.
5. Building Cabinets To The Ceiling
When don’t have space to go out, build up. Building your cabinetry all the way to the ceiling can add a ton of extra storage. If you are worried about the space looking cramped, you can open it open by adding glass cabinet doors.
6. Opting For Smaller Appliances
There are a few manufacturers that specialize in smaller European-style appliances. Smaller appliances can give you more space for cabinets and countertops, but still offer you all the convenience that you want.
These are just some of the space saving ideas our design experts at Cardigan Kitchen and Baths can offer. If you are looking to add some much needed space to your kitchen, give us a call for a design consultation. We build custom kitchens that meet our client’s needs!