5 Benefits of a Kitchen Island

Jan 10, 2020 | Kitchen Storage, Kitchen Tips & Advice, Kitchen Worktops, News

When it comes to kitchens, it’s always nice to have more storage space, extra functionality to help streamline tasks, and new features to enhance the look of your kitchen. With a kitchen island, it can help you achieve all of these things in one stylish single unit.

A kitchen island can be designed to your exact needs and to fit the style of your kitchen. Whether you’re after a mobile island or a seating area island, these kitchen units are ideal for a wide range of tasks, such as food preparation, item organisation, and even as a dining space.

At Room by Room, we specialise in the design, supply, and installation of quality kitchens and interiors. We can help you design and install a high-quality kitchen island. Here are some of the top benefits of adding an island to your kitchen below.


New Dining Space

If your kitchen is often running out of seats during social events, then an island can provide extra seating areas for friends and family. Larger kitchen islands can seat up to six people and perhaps even more depending on the design, and even the smallest islands can seat at least two people. Another great benefit of a seated island is that it provides a great place for the children to hang around and do their homework while you can carry on with your daily tasks.


Food Preparation  

One of the main benefits of installing a new island is that it provides an extra worktop for your kitchen. You might find that your current worktops are being overloaded and you need an extra workspace to help streamline your tasks.

In this case, a kitchen island provides a wider surface area for you to prepare food on and most islands can also be installed with a kitchen sink and tap. You may even wish to install an instant boiling water tap which makes many types of food preparation much easier. At Room by Room, our expert kitchen designers can help you plan a Quooker boiling water tap to your kitchen design or even to your island.

Many appliances can also be hooked up onto the island, such as a coffee machine, dishwasher, electrical sockets, and more. Not only does an island make cooking more convenient, but it also makes it easier to move between work areas as you have a centre piece to place and take items from.


Extra Storage

One of the most useful features of an island is that it provides extra storage space for all types of items. If your current kitchen doesn’t have enough space for your needs, then you might want to consider an island. You can design the island in an abundance of ways to suit your storage requirements, such as built-in wine racks, cup holders, utensil hangers, cutlery drawers, hidden cupboards, and many more. There’s a smart storage solution for every need!


Bespoke Design

On top of the practical uses of an island, it can also provide a focal point for your kitchen. It’s something different from the usual focal points, such as a wall, a painting, and cabinets, which makes your kitchen more unique. Islands can be customised in terms of styling, design, shape, and colour, meaning that you can get a bespoke unit that fits with your kitchen.

Room by Room has a team of kitchen design experts in Wolverhampton who can help you design a kitchen island that suits your exact needs and fits the style of your kitchen. Working with the best quality kitchen manufacturers, we can help integrate an island into your kitchen design, whether you’re after a contemporary island or a traditional island.


Contact Room by Room for Kitchen Islands in Wolverhampton

If you’re considering a new kitchen island, then please get in touch with us. Based in Wolverhampton, our kitchen fitters have years of experience in installing bespoke modern and classic kitchens.

Get in touch with us on 01902 710 545 or you can send us an email here.