Benefits of Adding a Kitchen Island

Kitchen islands have been known for being a luxury item for your home. People with larger kitchen often have these to fill up space, but realistically, they can be perfect for any kitchen.

Depending on what kind of kitchen you have, you may style this island differently. With a rustic kitchen, a kitchen island is perfect as a place to store cookbooks, as well as a place to let dark wood and a nice matching marble of granite do the work in regard to design. In a more modernized kitchen, we would not see this, but instead, we would see a kitchen island being used for a specific purpose, such as a place for sleek appliances to find a home. This style of an island would most likely be a shiny metal or stone area and have a more industrialized look.

Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of adding a kitchen island to your home.


With more area to your kitchen, you will finally have a space to fill with the items you have to put in the extra room upstairs (or the basement, or the attic, or the garage, etc.). By adding cabinets to the bottom layer of your kitchen island, you also allow for pots, pans, and cookbooks to find their home.

Extra Seating

If room permits, you will be able to leave some leg room and add some high stools to your kitchen island. This is perfect for more casual dining, as well as for when the kids want a snack after playing outside.

Focal Point

Last but absolutely not least, the kitchen island becomes a gorgeous focal point that can be highlighted in your home for years. If you are thinking of eventually selling, this can be a huge selling point in your home.

Contact The Kitchen Center of Framingham Today!

A kitchen island can truly change the way your home looks, and add an element of luxury that wasn’t there before. If you are interested in learning more about our remodeling services or ways to incorporate these elements into your home, feel free to contact us today or reach us more directly by giving us a call at 508-875-4004.

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