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Kitchen Design

Let us assist you in designing a kitchen that suits you individual needs and style. Kitchen designers often utilize the work triangle, a term that refers to the placement of the refrigerator, sink, and range, and their relationship to one another. The three points of the triangle should be between four feet and nine feet. This means that each of the major kitchen elements such as a stove, refrigerator and sink should be located within the four foot to nine foot range. A large or oversized kitchen with more than one refrigerator or sink can have work triangles that overlap. Most kitchens can be categorized into one of the following groups:

One-wall kitchens: The sink, refrigerator and range are all located on the same wall.

Galley kitchens: The entry and exit is located on both ends of the kitchen with countertops and cabinets along the parallel walls.

U-shaped kitchens: The kitchen work areas are located on three adjacent walls.

L-shaped kitchens: The kitchen work areas are located on adjacent walls and can include an island.

G-shaped kitchens: Like the U-shaped kitchen, the work areas are located on three adjacent walls with an additional length of cabinets at one end.

Let us assist you in designing a kitchen that suits you individual needs and style. Before deciding on a layout, you should consider the traffic patterns in your kitchen. It's best recommended to locate the refrigerator at the outer edge of the cooking area in order that people not involved with the cooking process can walk to the refrigerator to get food without getting in the way of those cooks, the cooking process and the hot stove.

Additionally, thought to the planning stage must be given to traffic in and out of adjacent areas such as the dining room. By example, a dishwasher should not be located in an area that would obstruct a doorway where people walk through. Thought in the planning stages should be given to avoiding potential accidents with hot appliances, stacks of dishes, and other potential issues.