A hallway kitchen design can be another option for you who do not have enough space for a bigger kitchen. However, making a hallway kitchen can be a complicated thing to do. You have to consider the practicality, as well as the safety of the family in your house. These tips about how to build a hallway kitchen will definitely help you.
The first thing that you need to do in building a hallway kitchen design is to decide and choose the perfect space. Make sure that the available space is enough and is located in an area which is accessible and yet do not disturb your family’s daily activities. Do the measurement of your space carefully. You might want to consider the detailed space needed for certain appliances and fixtures such as sink, cabinets, storages, etc. decide carefully where to put which and make sure that you use the space as effective as you can. A Pullman kitchen (all on a single wall) may make mobility easier than using both walls.
After you decided the space and its detail measurement, you can start to search for the right appliances which fit to your hallway kitchen design through the net or other sources. Make sure that the appliances you choose can be applied to your small space. Pay attention on its size and function. Choose smaller, functional and durable ones instead of modern, luxurious and fragile ones. Simplicity is the key in choosing the right appliances for your small kitchen.
Do not clutter your kitchen with unimportant appliances. Be selective in choosing the appliances that you will use the most. Arrange them orderly and make sure that you have some space for you to move around the kitchen without endangering yourself and breaking your stuffs. Make sure that the refrigerator and oven do not open face-to-face, there is counter space to drain the vegetables you have just washed in the sink and there is room to open drawers on opposite walls at the same time. Making shelves or kitchen cabinets will help you to maximize the use of space in your hallway kitchen design.
Maximize the use of lighting and paint. Make sure that your kitchen looks brighter and wider by using lighter bulbs or better kitchen lighting. Having brighter color theme paint will also give the illusion of a bigger and cleaner kitchen.
Making a hallway kitchen design needs a careful and thorough measurement than the regular ones. Do not do it in a rush, you can do it step by step by continuously using your creativity in maximizing your limited space as effective as possible.