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Published on July 11th, 2018

Kitchen Renovation? Make Sure There’s an Island

If you’re in need of new construction in Chicago, MK Construction & Builders, Inc. is here to accommodate all of your needs. Kitchen renovations are especially exciting, as that seems to be the place where guests inevitably end up when you’re hosting an event or gathering. Kitchen islands are an essential part of both an aesthetically pleasing and functional kitchen. Here’s why we’re loving kitchen islands.

Extra Seating

Islands are perfect for extra seating during entertaining or everyday use. Small islands and big islands alike, they’re the perfect place to sit down as a family to eat breakfast before beginning your day or sit and have drinks and appetizers during happy hour.

Extra Storage

If you’re installing or upgrading your kitchen island, installing functional cabinetry in your island will make a huge difference when it comes to storage space. Think drawers, pull-out shelves, and cabinets. If you want to add an extra touch of character, you can make the cabinet doors clear for a decorative aspect.

Kitchen Center Point

Whether it be your intention or not, everyone will congregate around the island. It serves as the focal point of your kitchen. It’s the perfect place to prepare food, play family games, eat and mingle. It’s just as much of a social staple as it is a functional staple. Not to mention, it will make your kitchen look great as well.

New construction projects in Chicago can be exhausting but worth it in the long run. At MK Construction & Builders, Inc., we take pride in all of our projects and the joy it brings our clients. For more information and to see more examples of our work, contact us today!

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