Today on the blog, I am happy to feature some great information and helpful tips from Apartment Guide. When searching for an apartment, the design and feel of the kitchen and living area are super important. In small apartment spaces, those two areas becomes the main place entertain guests. Apartment Guide is here to help! They put together a list of top metros for apartments with the most kitchen amenities!
Top Ten Metros for Kitchen Amenities*
2. San Antonio
3. Los Angeles
4. Washington DC
5. New York
6. Salt Lake City
Even if you don’t live in one of those metro area’s, Apartment Guide has provided a few tips and tricks to maximizing kitchen space as you prepare for holiday entertaining.
Toasting to the holiday season can be difficult if there isn’t a convenient place to store the wine. An under-the-cabinet wine rack is the perfect solution to this storage problem that will also double as a great decorative piece for the kitchen. This way the wine is on display, organized and easy to access when entertaining.
Prep, Store, Dine!
Adding a free-standing kitchen island can serve multiple purposes. Not only can you use it for meal preparation, as well as for storage, but add a few stools and guests can also use it for additional dining space or keep you company while you’re cooking.
Forget the Mistletoe
Instead of hanging mistletoe from your ceiling, consider your pots and pans! These easy-to-reach pots and pans racks look great and provide extra room in kitchen cupboards to store all of your holiday entertaining pieces.
Deck the Shelves with Pops of Color
Empty wall space is like a blank canvas – there’s so much you can do! Build a few shelves to store and display kitchen accessories. This allows you to have utensils within reach, remove unnecessary counter clutter as well as get creative with pops of color that can be tailored to any holiday.
Get more great tips from Apartment Guide’s Blog. Some recent articles they have posted are 10 Simple Tips to Prevent Spreading the Flu in Your Tiny Apartment, 9 Bathroom Storage Ideas You Haven’t Thought Of, The Lowdown on Shoe Storage: 6 Ways to Stomp Out Closet Messes, and much more.
*Methodology: Apartment Guide looked at their data for the top cities with apartment listings that included stainless steel appliances, dishwashers, microwaves and island kitchens.
Top Metros for Best Apartment Kitchen Amenities