Benefits of a Kitchen Island

One of the most unique and convenient aspects of a kitchen is the island. In addition to providing storage space, this feature adds other benefits for both you and the family. Let’s go over some of these benefits and see how an island could be the perfect addition to your kitchen!

The Kitchen’s Centerpiece

Does your kitchen look bland or empty? An island for your kitchen is a great way to add character and scope to the kitchen. Choosing or creating an island can be a fun way to further customize your prized kitchen as well. Make your island the literal centerpiece of your kitchen to eliminate some of that unused space. After all, you don’t want to have a blank kitchen, but one that’s alive and full of character. In addition to being ornate on its own, you can also use your island for seasonal decorations and other ornamentation.


One of the chief benefits of having a kitchen island is the amount of storage space you’ll gain for your kitchen. If you find yourself without enough drawers or cabinet space, islands will help you to avoid over-stuffing draws which could also lead to disorganized clutter. Instead, an island can help you effectively organize your items.

Additional Cooking Space

Whether you’re cooking a holiday meal or a casual dinner for the family, you need space to cook and stage the meal. Islands can help free up the counter for cooking multiple meal items. This also reduces the risk of spills by having an additional surface for you to move things out of the way on.

One of the key aspects of the island is its utility and versatility. The island has multiple simultaneous uses, from cooking to storage, but its central location means you will have an area that you can easily organize the meal around as a whole. You can even use the island in serving process to reduce crowding on the dinner table.

Lots of Options

Islands come in a variety of styles and sizes, so it’s very easy to find an island that is perfectly suited for your kitchen. You can also have your island custom made and designed to the look of your kitchen. Be sure to consider the amenities of the island you want, you’ll be able to select the shape and size of drawers and shelving to suit your needs and design ideas. Don’t let yourself be limited!

Consider whether you want a large island to take up the main portion of the kitchen, or perhaps a smaller island just to help with the cooking. Islands can also be mobile to allow you more you enhanced control over to cooking space. In short, Islands can help you compensate for lack of space while also enhancing your use of the space. It will also add to the physical aesthetic of the kitchen. What’s not to like?

Excel Fencing and Decking Can Help!

Considering adding an Island to go along with a newly remodeled kitchen? Our skilled team of experienced professionals is ready and eager to work on your kitchen or other projects this winter. We’ll help you with every step of your renovations from design to completion!

Excel Fencing and Decking has been proud to service Maryland since 1998, giving you the very best in-home remodeling.  Call us at 410-803-9499 or fill out a contact form and one of Excel’s representatives will contact you promptly.

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