When you’re building your dream kitchen, it is necessary to make the most of your cabinet space. You need to know what features you’d like and tell your builder how you and your family functions, as it is best to set up cabinetry in a way that works best for you. Besides functionality, it is important to consider the style of kitchen cabinets you want to install as there are tons to choose from: Contemporary, Modern, Shaker, Country, Mission style, French Country, Country, Tuscan, Craftsman Style, and many others.
You may want the kitchen to have a cohesive look to the general style of the house… or maybe you want to have a slightly different look. Or, you might have a totally different style in mind… it completely depends on you!
In planning your cabinetry layout and functionality, it is important to start with want you want to store within your cabinet. Create a list of the things you’re considering storing, like herbs and spices, oils, utensils, cookware, and tabletop items. Also, include small appliances that are needed for cooking or preparation, food & drinks, or paper products, baking supplies, pet supplies, Tupperware, cleaning supplies, and anything you like to keep handy in your kitchen.
It’s satisfying to have a clean and sleek countertop without clutter, as all your kitchen items have a home base. Strategically the layout should depict the kitchen’s work effectiveness, and you need to consider utilizing the kitchen cabinets and storage potential to have an easy and functional kitchen workspace.
Below are cabinet features to consider that will maximize the storage potential of your next kitchen space.