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September 3, 2022 0 Comments

Kitchenette Addition Maryville, Tn

Kitchenette Addition Maryville, Tn


What is a Kitchenette?

A kitchenette is a small kitchen area used for simple food and beverage preparation. A seating area could be included to make it even more functional, and it can be a great investment.  In some cases a kitchenette can provide an additional living space.  Additional living spaces are great for entertaining, in-laws, or growing children.

When it comes to kitchenettes, less is more. They shouldn’t look like your home’s upstairs kitchen with an array of full-sized appliances, an island, plus a large table and chairs. Likewise, the “ette” implies it is a smaller kitchen. The beauty of tucking a kitchenette into a corner or section of your home remodel is its simplicity that enhances your lifestyle. It should have style and flair, yet not be the main focal point of the renovation of additional living space.

Here are some ideas of things to include in your plans:


A kitchenette should have a few appliances based on your personal needs and desires.  A mini or smaller fridge will allow storage for chilled drinks and keeping party snacks ready to replenish.  Also, a wine fridge may suit your lifestyle needs.  Further appliances to consider may include a blender, coffee maker, microwave, or toaster oven.

Bar Top Seating

Bar top seating will save space by eliminating the need for a table and chairs. The space save can be used as a living or gather area. Additionally, the bar top can serve and a buffet station for parties and serving.

Smart Storage

Consider adding enough cabinetry to keep a second set of dinette and serving wear.  This will save you from having to run back and forth to the kitchen to grab additional items.  Furthermore, guests will be able to function independently from the main kitchen as necessary.

A Full Service Home Remodeling Contractor You Can Trust

At DBI Kitchen and Bath, we understand how overwhelming it can be to desire a home renovation, and not know where to begin. We’ve helped homeowners in East Tennessee transform their home. Our design specialists educate you on material options so you can make the best choice for your vision and budget. Your renovation will come to life as we implement the plan, keeping you involved from start to finish. Get the look you desire and enjoy it for decades. We’re ready to help you realize your dreams.