More: Modern Kitchen Upgrades

The Most Used Space In The Home

Our customers love the results of their kitchen upgrades so much that we decided to extend our feature article of ideas to modernize your homes kitchen. More and more homeowners are looking to upgrade their kitchens with new finishes, appliances, electrical outlets, and lighting fixtures. This makes kitchen electrical renovations one of the fastest growing segments of residential remodeling. While many people think of the kitchen as a purely functional space, there are ways to make it a stylish and inviting part of your home. Here are more unique kitchen upgrades that will make your friends and family green with envy.

Heated Countertops

Counter tops are usually one of the first items on the list of desired kitchen upgrades. When searching for the perfect counter, look for options that can utilize heating elements. Heated countertops are a great addition to any kitchen. They provide a comfortable surface to work on, and they can help keep your kitchen warm and inviting in the winter. There are a few different types of heated countertops, so you will need to do some research to choose the one that best suits your needs.

Smart Refrigerators

Many people are now choosing to upgrade to smart refrigerators. These fridges come equipped with a variety of features that can make your life easier. For example, some smart fridges can connect to your smartphone so that you can easily access and update your grocery list from anywhere. Smart fridges can keep track of expiration dates by using bar codes or RFID that collects manufacturer information directly from the internet. They can even help you save money on your grocery bills by suggesting recipes based on the ingredients you have in your fridge. If you are looking for an attractive and useful kitchen upgrade, a smart fridge is worth considering.

Cabinet Storage For Small Appliances

When renovating your kitchen, be sure to consider cabinet storage for small appliances and bulky items. Many people find that their countertops are too crowded with appliances, so designing your cabinets to hold regularly used tools can be a good solution. This type of storage is perfect for things like blenders, coffee makers, toasters or even large pots/pans. By storing these items in your cabinets, you can declutter your countertops and keep them clear for food preparation.

Electrical Outlets

Kitchen electrical outlets are often an overlooked part of the kitchen. However, they can be a great way to add convenience and functionality. One option that is becoming increasingly popular is the installation of electrical outlets in cabinets. This is a great way to keep your countertops free of cords and appliances. Another option is to replace existing outlets with USB combo outlets, providing electrical and USB plug-ins.  

Food Warming Drawer

Food warming drawers are a great way to keep your prepared meals warm and ready. They are perfect for dishes that need to be kept at a consistent temperature, such as casseroles, stews, and desserts. Food warming drawers come in a variety of sizes and can even be made to match your new kitchen cabinets. They are especially helpful for those that have a large family or love to entertain spend more time enjoying company and less time worrying about the next course. This article by Satin & Slate Interior Design reviews the top five 30″ warming drawers

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Always be sure to consult with a licensed electrician when planning your next home renovation, especially when making upgrades to your kitchen. Sansbury Electric is happy to help you plan any electrical upgrades that you can imagine in the Mid-Atlantic. 

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