Most New York City residences—especially you, Manhattan!—don’t have an abundance of extra space. Even large homes might sport diminutive kitchens. If you’re planning to renovate your small kitchen and enlarging it just isn’t possible, there are ways to make it better though not bigger.
When you’re ready to plan your kitchen and/or bathroom renovation project, do yourself a favor and come see us at Valley Design Center. If you’re not sure about the exact look you want, our expert designers will be happy to give you as much guidance as you want. Or, if you need assistance with every aspect of your project, Valley Design’s designers will offer suggestions, many of which are sure to be just what you’re looking for.
When you’re remodeling your petite kitchen but not changing the size, let these top tips make your culinary life a piece of cake.
Cull the clutter. If you live alone or have a small family, how many plates, glasses and utensils do you truly need? You needn’t go so far as to toss your beloved grandmother’s set of gorgeous fine china; just don’t let it take up precious kitchen cabinet space.
Look up. Think of all of the valuable drawer and cabinet space you’ll gain when you hang your cooking pots, pans, steamers, woks and utensils from an overhead rack!
Arrange wisely. You would be surprised at how much can fit into cupboards and drawers that are neat and orderly. The means are simple: hooks, racks, shelves, a slim pull-out spice rack and draw dividers. In other words, a place for everything, and everything in its place.
Recess some shelves. Put them on wall space that’s slim or awkwardly shaped; they can hold practical items, decorative objects or a combination of both.
You can also make your kitchen appear bigger than it is by:
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By Valley Design Center
December 29, 2022