When Naples area homeowners start planning a kitchen remodel they often focus on some of the big items first. They may spend a lot of time thinking about which kitchen cabinets will work best for them. Or they might do some research compare engineered versus hardwood flooring for their kitchen. They may even check out the latest kitchen trends so that they don’t end up with a new kitchen that looks dated.
All of those things are important, but sometimes, however, it’s the little touches that really make a kitchen remodel special. You’ve got to have a great design, but there are times when small conveniences and little functional extras end up making your kitchen so much more enjoyable. Here’s a quick look at a few of those little touches.
Soft-Close Cabinets: How your kitchen cabinets close isn’t something guests may notice. It’s not even something you see so much as feel. However, having drawers and doors that gently that gently close with a simple touch is really nice. There’s no more clanging or banging. It feels luxurious to have drawers and doors close with a whisper—and not worry that they didn’t close all the way.
Slide-out Shelving: It’s so nice to be able to access items in the back of a cabinet without having to get down on your hands and knees to reach in. Slide-out shelving let’s you pull shelving out where it’s easy to access. And that makes it easier to take advantage of more space in your cabinets.
Maximizing Cabinet Space: While we’re on the topic of taking advantage of space, you can customize cabinets to take advantage of small narrow spaces (that might go unused) for storing baking pans or spices. Or you could install a “Lazy Susan” in a corner cupboard to utilize “dead” space that would otherwise be unused.
De-clutter with a Butler’s Pantry: One thing that really makes a kitchen feel great is when it’s not cluttered. Building in a Butler’s Pantry (similar to the one you see built in to the corner of this kitchen we built above) can allow you get a lot of packaged foods and rarely used appliances out of the kitchen. It also makes it easier to
There are times when the little touches (that nobody else sees) can make all the difference between a good kitchen remodel and a great one!