Category Archives: Kitchen design mistakes

Choosing the ideal fridge location for your kitchen

Leaving your fridge next to the wall (as shown above) is always the wrong way to go.  Not only does this make the entire design look poorly planned, but it’s also very impractical – and here’s why: The door must … Continue reading

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Kitchen space solutions: Use only the appliances you’ll need

Everyone gets excited when planning home renovations and it’s relatively easy to get carried away with so many nifty appliances in the market.  That’s how some end up with a design such as this one: This reduces not only your … Continue reading

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What is the optimal kitchen wall cabinet height?

Please take a closer look at this kitchen. The workable space above the countertop and below the wall cabinets have been so reduced that anyone working there would feel crowded and cramped. It’s poorly designed and it will be very … Continue reading

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Common Kitchen Design Mistakes: cooking area too close to a tall cabinet

What’s wrong with the picture above? There’s a tall cabinet directly to the left of the range. A very serious NO-NO and a design error that a professional would never make. What’s the big deal? Splatters and Smudges: It’s inevitable.  Whenever you … Continue reading

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