Kitchen islands are often the highlight of a kitchen. If you are a homeowner with a large kitchen, you should consider incorporating an island into a new kitchen remodel design. There are so many options for having a kitchen island that it can be overwhelming to think about where to start first. A kitchen island often serves as additional counter space or prep space in a kitchen.
A kitchen island can also serve as a divider in a large open concept kitchen. If you have the space, you definitely should consider adding an island in the center of your kitchen.
A kitchen island can also separate the dining and living space from the kitchen,. It is not uncommon to have seating around an island, so that family and friends can sit comfortably while you are in the kitchen preparing a meal for the family. In some instances, a kitchen island serves as additional dining space in the home. It is that informal setting where a family can have meals and enjoy each other’s company.
Several key features in a kitchen island include:
- Kitchen Sink or a Prep Sink
- Two Tone Cabinets
- Two Tone Countertop
- Waterfall Edge Countertop
- Kitchen Island Book Storage
- Microwave – Built In or On a Shelf
- Unusual Shape
- Kitchen Island Height
- Kitchen Island Seating
- Kitchen Island Lighting
Since electric outlets are required for a kitchen island, by the national electric code and local state building codes. It makes perfect sense to consider adding your microwave to your kitchen island. When it comes to Kitchen Island microwaves, you have lots of choices. You can do a built in microwave, a microwave drawer or a microwave on a shelf. The decision is totally yours based on the look and style of your kitchen design.