Is your kitchen preventing you from being productive or staying organized? If so, it may be time for a kitchen remodel. Regardless of the design style of your kitchen, taking advantage of a few modern upgrades will allow you to keep the design style you love and stay productive and organized.
Replace your refrigerator
If it has been a long time since you thought about a refrigerator update, you may be surprised what today's refrigerators can do to make your life easier. Advances in technology have made it possible to program your refrigerator's water dispenser to fill your water bottle with a specific amount of water. Automatic temperature and humidity controls are helpful for keep food fresher longer.
Look for refrigerator shelves that slide out, which means no more struggling to reach items in the back. Stacking crisper drawers will free up space for other items. Quick cool features allow you to boost the temperature after putting away groceries or leftovers.
Give your cabinets and island bar a makeover
If you are happy with your current cabinets, you do not have to sacrifice organizing potential for beauty. Simply have the interior of your cabinets reworked to make them more efficient. Replace shelves with slide-out drawers and swap narrow drawers for deep ones to hold large household items, such as small kitchen appliances and cookware.
Add side shelves to an existing island bar to provide more storage options or to hold cookbooks, etc. Add vertical dividers to cabinets under the island bar for keeping baking sheets, lids, or trays within easy reach. Get more from a utensil drawer by layering another utensil drawer on top to store silverware or cooking utensils.
Add a walk-in pantry to your kitchen
Walk-in pantries are worth the space you must sacrifice to install them. Not only do they keep your kitchen clutter-free, but they also make it easy to group items together for specific kitchen tasks.
For instance, knives, cutting boards, and colanders can be stored together. Baking staples like flour and sugar can be stored close to mixing bowls and measuring utensils. If desired, you can store items together in marked bins to make them easy to transport to the kitchen counter for food prep and cooking tasks.
A well-designed kitchen is a great help whether you are cooking simple meals for your family or hosting a dinner party for friends. Having the right tools and equipment within easy reach is the key. Modern kitchen upgrades will help you maximize your food prep and cooking tasks and keep your kitchen organized and beautiful.