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By Richard M. Scutella

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The second is food cooking, which includes the range, oven, counter space, and storage areas for pots, pans, cooking utensils, seasonings, ingredients, and other cooking supplies. The third is food cleaning, which includes single or dual basin sinks, counter space, dishwasher, trash facilities, and perhaps a garbage disposal. Even the smallest kitchens should be set up so that the items stored at each work area are used for corresponding activities. For instance, the groceries should be stored near the refrigerator, so the sandwich maker has easy access to the peanut butter, jelly, bread, and milk without walking all over the kitchen.

You need a way to expel cooking smoke, fumes, and odors to keep your kitchen fresh. 3. Plan for plenty of electrical outlets along the kitchen walls and counters. It’s frustrating not to have enough outlets for the standard complement of kitchen appliances. 4. Be aware that because a kitchen is considered the heart of any household, it’s best situated in a central location, close to dining areas and family entrances near the garage so groceries can be easily carried into the house. If you plan a family room, consider having it adjoin the kitchen along one wall to facilitate traffic, communications, and even the ability to spread out if ever you throw a sizeable party.

A family room, bedroom, sauna, bathroom, workshop, darkroom, or other hobby and game room can be neatly situated within a basement. Consider a 9-foot-high basement for easier finishing later. Some people, even though they live in areas where a basement is traditionally included with the typical house, have strong feelings that such a feature is a waste of both money and space. They consider basements as dark, dank areas suitable for merely storage and the housing of a furnace and water heater. Here are some frequently mentioned drawbacks to having a basement: 1.

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