Can a smooth cooktop work with this island?

Melanie ChambersApril 8, 2013
I am hoping to emulate this beautiful kitchen you designed into a home I am buying. Presently, the cooktop is in the island. I would like to know if it is advisable to have a cooktop with a wood countertop? I am trying to not move things around to save $$.
One more question, would it look bad if I put a rug under the chairs that sit at the island to protect the wood floors?
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Martha O'Hara Interiors
Hi Melanie Chambers!

Thank you for your inquiry! Im sure you could put a cooktop in on the island and it would look great! The only thing is that a walnut top is not as durable as stone, which could lead to problems when cooking. As for the rug we think that a rug could also look great as well. But to get the cleanest look we would suggest putting protective felt pads on the bottom of the stools.

Best of luck!

Martha O'Hara Interiors
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Melanie Chambers
Thanks!!
    Bookmark   August 3, 2013 at 4:34PM
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