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5 Modern Features to Add To Your Kitchen Next Time You Renovate

Thinking of upgrading your kitchen, or just giving it fresh look? Here are 5 features to consider adding to it to make your kitchen both functional and relaxing!

For most of us, the kitchen is the place to relax and connect with family members. Whether that is sat around your glass dining table and 6 chairs, or stood around your kitchen sink. We spend a lot of time here preparing food, doing the household chores, or having a coffee with loved ones! Every now and again you might find the kitchen needs a little facelift. When you’re planning a kitchen renovation project consider adding these modern and high-tech features to make it a modern and relaxing space for you and your visitors!

1. Patio Door or Floor to Ceiling Windows

You can easily connect your indoor space with the outdoors by installing a patio door in your kitchen. If you are left with enough wall space for your kitchen cabinetsm you could have a floor to ceiling window. Talk to a renovation expert who can help you plan your space and help you get more natural light into the kitchen. Check out some of the Kitchens Renovation from CDK for some inspiration and get your designers draw up the details.

2. Lighting Under the Cabinets

Good lighting really makes a difference and can enhance the appearance and functionality of your kitchen. You can get more light over the sink or the stove, so you can get your jobs done easier. Mood lighting in the kitchen is a great addition for when you are having a house party and don’t need full illumination, just enough to find the sink, the fridge, ice, and the trays.

3. Water Filtration System 

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If you’re concerned about any impurities or bacteria in tap water it’s a good idea to install a water filtration system. Filtered water is also said to taste better as a result of the chemicals and other additives being filtered out! At the same time, a water filtration system can protect your pipes and your appliances . There are some inexpensive devices you can install on your kitchen faucet, but if you want to protect your appliances, too, you will need a more advanced technology. Most local plumbers offer an array of solutions as my aunty discovered when she contacted ADP Toronto Plumbing

4. Ice Machine

This certainly isn’t an essential feature, but if you are the person who loves having a house party, it’s a good idea to have one in your kitchen! Lots of people have started to buy one of the best water cooler‘s to keep in their home along with an ice machine next to it! Some modern fridge freezers have cold water and ice disposal functions, but you can take the technology further and get an ice machine that provides you with funky shaped ice and even slush with a press of a button.

5. Speaker System

Again, it’s not an essential feature, nut If you would like to take your home to the next level and make it connected, entertaining, and modern, you can install a built in speaker system in your kitchen. The speakers can be hidden in your built in cabinets, and you can stream your music to the kitchen for when you are having a romantic meal, a party, or simply feel like listening to music while cooking for your family.

Next time you are carrying out renovations in your kitchen, have a think about some of the above modern features to see which ones you can implement to make this important part of your home more appealing, entertaining, and functional. Remember to also consider your lifestyle, family, and daily routine and choose the features that work best for all!

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