The lower cabinetry was kept open to make accessing everyday items easy. The kitchen island is open to the dining room, but Gainer didn't want his guests to see a kitchen mess while eating, so he wired the kitchen lights and dining lights separately. At night, when the kitchen lights are off, the space feels completely separate. Countertop: Richlite; refrigerator: GE Profile; range: Viking; hood: Stack, Rangecraft
Kitchen and dining room were joined in this Reno. Author notes that the kitchen lighting and dining room lighting are separately wired...so at night can have kitchen lights off while dining area lights are on....making the kitchen "basically disappear" from view. GOOD IDEA
Two sinks make for a good marriage. It's seriously worth the extra couple thousand dollars," says Gainer. He and his wife knew that it'd be hard for both to find room at the range too, so they found a set of two electric burners at a garage sale and installed them under the window facing the porch
holds all cooking appliances, spices,oils, utensils, leaving space for all other necessities in cabinets. Also convenience of everything you need being in arms reach instead of all over the place, saving time.