The kitchen is the busiest and most used spot in your house! Our friends at Toronto Home Shows have gathered some helpful tips to help you maximize your kitchen space and make the most of this space.

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Hide Counter Seating

If you have kitchen island seating, consider stools that tuck completely in or close to the cabinets. You can also choose to have them in a similar colour to the island cabinetry to blend them with the rest of the kitchen. This simple step can save you a lot of walking around room.

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Maximize Floor Space

Save floor space by combining your breakfast or dining table with your kitchen island. You can go with a countertop height or still stick with regular height. If you don’t have an island, consider adding a bar table in your kitchen and double up to create both an island plus an eating area.

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Go Handle-less

To maximize every small inch of space, consider foregoing handles on your cabinetry and going with modern handle-less kitchen designs to gain an extra 1-1/2″of free space in front of the cabinetry.

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Tie It All Together

Tie your open concept kitchen in with the rest of your space by using the same colour and finish everywhere else in the room. For example, TV/media units, shelves, frames for mirrors/shelves and tabletops etc.

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Compact Refrigerator

To facilitate healthier eating, consider a compact refrigerator and freezer so that you only store essential food items.

The content for this post is courtesy of Toronto Home Shows.