How to Avoid the Biggest Kitchen Mistakes
Professional designers have all "been there done that" and are more than glad to share their advice on how to avoid the most common kitchen mistakes.
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Get a group of professional interior designers together and you expect them to have differing opinions. But the four pros I talked to about common kitchen-design mistakes, all shared the same concern: When you don't pay attention to good kitchen-design basics, there's trouble. Here they share with us what they think is the biggest error to avoid when you're planning or remodeling your own kitchen.
Linda Woodrum says: Ignoring the kitchen triangle. "The triangle — sink, refrigerator, stove — is not obsolete. I see a lot of plans coming in where builders have drawn kitchens with the refrigerator on the other side of an island from the sink and stove. You have to walk around the kitchen island to get something out of the refrigerator. It's just awful. That triangle needs to be respected."
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