Utilize the Island to Maximize Kitchen Space

When it comes to older Twin Cities homes, square-footage may not be easy to come by. But you don’t have to live without certain kitchen appliances or that extra sink that may come in handy. By adding a functional island to your kitchen, you can take advantage of the kitchen space you never had.

Repurposed Architecture

Not all islands have to cost you a fortune. You can create them with old objects, signs or slabs of wood that you have laying around your garage. Just add some plumbing as you see fit and you’re on your way to a DIY masterpiece that will go great with the decor of your kitchen.

Add A Wine Fridge

Not enough space in your regular refrigerator to store your wine, beer or other beverages? Adding a wine fridge is a great way to keep your drinks cool without having to squeeze them in next to the leftovers. They come in all shapes and sizes to finding one that will fit in your island shouldn’t be a problem.

Not Enough Seating?

In most small kitchens, it’s difficult to find enough room so that the whole family can dine in. However, an L-shaped island with a table on one side is the perfect solution. Equip one side with bench seating and a kitchen table and you’re on your way to sharing home-cooked meals with the entire family.

Built-In Appliances
Tired of washing dishes by hand, but don’t have the space for a dishwasher? Have you ever thought about building one into your island? It’s a great way to save space. You can even consider adding another sink to your island for making meal-prep a breeze.

Once you pick out the layout and design of your new island, call on the expert plumbers at Uptown to take care of the sink and appliance installations. Give us a call at (612) 324-1004.

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