By Zoey Patel. Kitchen Island. At Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:40:02 AM.
Drawers can also be installed all the way around your kitchen island, remembering to leave space for legroom if you’ve chosen to add seating. Drawers can also be installed all the way around your kitchen island, remembering to leave space for legroom if you’ve chosen to add seating.
A lot of this depends on your kitchen layout. If you have space for a lot of cabinetry in the kitchen, island storage may not be a priority. If this is to be your main prep area, the sink and other appliances may have to come first, but try to make room for prep utensils and cutting boards near the sink. “Typically, two 24-inch base cabinets back to back will accommodate most under-island functions,” says Justrich. “But make sure that your island isn’t too big, with extra space in the middle.”
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