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How to Make a Kitchen in a Basement

Do you have plans to remodel your home and include a basement kitchen? Great! If you’re looking for advice on how to tackle this properly, you’ve come to the perfect spot. The following 4 factors should be things you need to consider  while installing a kitchen in your basement:

Drainage Stacks

Plumbing requires special consideration whether you’re remodeling an existing kitchen or moving one to the basement. Use any existing plumbing that may be there and move as close to the source as you can, as a general rule.

Consider where the stacks are as your home’s plumbing and drains pass through the basement. By doing this, you can make sure that you’re using the space effectively and connecting to the primary plumbing supply. As your renovation contractor, we can assist if you have no idea how to go about doing it.


While cooking, it’s possible for moisture, heat, smoke, and even odor to build up. Due to inadequate ventilation, your basement kitchen may later develop issues such as mold growth, smoke damage, and other issues.

Make sure that this area’s exhaust fans and hoods have a route to vent to the outside. Recirculating the air is a substitute used by some of these systems, but it’s not necessarily the ideal choice for your basement kitchen. In order to more effectively remove gasses, smoke, and other molecules that may be present in the air as a result of cooking, many contractors also recommend installing ducted hoods and exhausts (instead of recirculation) for all types of kitchens.


Basements are inappropriate locations for kitchens due to their gloomy reputation. If you want to genuinely enjoy cooking your meals and utilizing this new space, make sure that it has plenty of light.

Windows can be added to the basement area to provide natural lighting, or a lighting system can be purchased. In order to make sure your basement kitchen receives the most light possible, you might occasionally want to combine the two. Both recessed lighting and under cabinet lighting are excellent choices for your kitchen.

Make sure to increase the lighting in the kitchen area. Other technologies, such inside or under cabinet lighting, can also be installed and integrated into the kitchen cabinetry.

Ceiling Height

Your kitchen makeover may be significantly impacted by the height of the ceiling. The ability to determine the height of cabinets you can install to keep things organized is one benefit. You’ll need to use shelving more creatively because of the lower ceilings.

Employ Expert Assistance Today!

A kitchen expansion is a fantastic opportunity to make use of this area imaginatively and give it new life. Just remember to take your individual needs into account while choosing your remodeling plan! To begin your project, call our experts in kitchen remodeling right away! To assist you and our designers in beginning to plan your basement kitchen makeover, we provide a complimentary showroom consultation.Contact us here