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How To Make the Most of Your Kitchen Island


If you’re ready to upgrade your Bethesda home with a kitchen island, call the experts at Signature Kitchens, Additions & Baths.

The kitchen island has become a staple in homes throughout Bethesda, but not all islands are created equal. With custom cabinetry and modern designs, today’s homeowner can have a unique center island that combines both beauty and functionality. If you’re ready to upgrade your Bethesda home with a kitchen island, call the experts at Signature Kitchens, Additions & Baths.

Open Up

It comes as no surprise that homeowners are still requesting specious, open kitchen plans. An open kitchen breathes life into homes of all ages and sizes and creates room for more possibility. The key to open kitchen design is balance, and the center island is necessary for achieving that flow. The kitchen island creates a boundary between the cooking area and the dining room. If you have an open kitchen plan in your Bethesda home, consider incorporating hidden seating to establish more space. Chairs and benches can slide into their designated space, creating more room for entertaining guests.

Keep in Simple

The kitchen island doesn’t have to be large or elaborate to be purposeful. For some homeowners, the best kitchen island is a small, simple design that adds functionality to the room. The kitchen island simplifies the daily meal prep and clean-up process, and it provides an extra surface for a variety of daily needs.

Be Unique

A kitchen island doesn’t have to be a certain shape or size. Consider an L-shaped island to add depth and texture to your Bethesda kitchen. One side of the island faces the sink and stove. The other side, on a connecting 90-degree angle, is perfect as a breakfast nook or morning homework station. A bench completes the corner, rounded off with a small table or entertainment area.

All Inclusive

The kitchen island can be so much more than a prep station or clean-up corner. Incorporate a sink, warming drawer, and a stovetop to establish another cooking space! Perfect for the homeowner that loves to entertain large parties, the all-inclusive kitchen island allows makes the most out of style and functionality. With a large surface space, you don’t even have to sacrifice seating!

Call Signature Kitchens Additions & Baths

If you’re ready to remodel your Bethesda home, call Signature Kitchens Additions & Baths. As a premier kitchen remodeling contractor, we are proud to serve Washington, D.C., Rockville, Arlington, Alexandria and beyond. Nothing rejuvenates a house like a stunning kitchen design. Visit our website to view a long list of positive client reviews, and scroll through pictures of our favorite projects! Schedule a consultation on our website, or give us a call at 301-251-1880.

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