Kitchen Layout

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Registered: 10-08-2009
Kitchen Layout
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Thu, 10-08-2009 - 7:59pm
We are buying a house with a very small kitchen, so
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In reply to: mediefen
Thu, 10-08-2009 - 10:33pm

I can see why you are planning a remodel -- that is one VERY narrow galley kitchen.

I would think that moving windows and doors could be pricey - it's one thing to block up a window or a door but quite another thing to cut one in (bearing walls and all, KWIM?).

But the biggest cost would probably be relocation of plumbing (electrical isn't such a big deal though) so I think you want to keep your sink/dishwasher and gas hook-up (if any) in the same general location as they are now and work around that.

Are you thinking of an island? Maybe a peninsula instead?
Here are some island ideas and tips:
http://messageboards.ivillage.com/n/mb/message.asp?webtag=iv-hgfirsthome&msg=2830.1

I assume it will be an eat-in kitchen?

We have a thread on layouts that might give you some ideas:
http://messageboards.ivillage.com/n/mb/message.asp?webtag=iv-hgfirsthome&msg=3040.1

Hope this gives you a starting point. We hope you keep us posted on your new kitchen project!



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