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emilyam819

I think lots if people wish they had bigger kitchens when the real problem is disfunctional layouts; conversely, kitchen expansions can turn functional layouts into disfunctional ones if the right professionals are not involved.

If you’ve ever cooked in a large kitchen but somehow ended up working on a small section of countertop or in a high traffic zone, the problem is disfunction, not space.

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jmpjmp

We did a wonderful new kitchen two years ago, which included a bump-out that made all the difference. The project was extensive and expensive, but we use and enjoy every square inch every day. This sort of kitchen extravaganza, however, should probably be limited to houses otherwise supporting of such an investment.

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Jerry Sullivan
We went from a kitchen with inadequate storage and working space to the kitchen I had only dreamed was possible by bumping out the kitchen 4 ft by converting an unused bar area into a row of cabinets backing onto the existing cabinet wall, moving a corner sink, replaced by a large cabinet turntable for all my small appliances, and the dishwasher to a side wall which allowed for a fantastic penninsula working area. Here is before and after! I actually cant wait to cook now!
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