By z41. Kitchen Islands. At Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 13:58:58 PM.
And according to a survey by the National Association of Home Builders more than 70% of buyers want an island in their kitchen, and of those, 50% consider it a must-have. Since it’s apparent that adding an island is a sound investment, we’ve gathered 60 of our favorite kitchen island ideas to use for inspiration.
Kitchen islands are the most frequently requested kitchen-design element in homes. Check out this array of kitchen island photos and design ideas.
However, adding a built in kitchen island adds value to your home, so installing a built-in kitchen island can be beneficial to homeowners.
Complex islands feature a sink and a disposal unit for preparing fruits and vegetables. A chopping board may be pulled out from one end, while another could be on the countertop. The workspace gets its illumination via overhead lights, recessed light or track lighting. Some even have small fridges, microwaves and cookers.
Built-in kitchen islands are a popular style seen today. A galley-style island is the most common. This option is typically made with the same cabinets and countertops as the rest of the kitchen. The cost varies because of this. If you choose granite countertops, the price will increase. Size of the island is also a cost factor.
Some islands are for preparing food. Often they have a prep sink or a kitchen cook top in them. This can be a good area to put an under-counter microwave or a wine fridge in also.