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The Most Popular Features of a Dream Kitchen

What do most homeowners in the Delaware County, PA area desire in the kitchen of their dreams?  Their top choices parallel the preferences of a nationwide survey by Home Advisor powered by Anji of 3,000 homeowners who let their dreams be known.  

The most preferred components for a new dream kitchen are:

  • Stone tile backsplashes
  • Marble countertops
  • Natural wood cabinets stained with a light to medium finish
  • Hardwood floors
  • Stainless steel hardware

The second most preferred components of a dream kitchen are:

  • Ceramic tile backsplashes
  • Granite countertops
  • White cabinets
  • Stone tile floors
  • Brass hardware

More than 7 in 10 survey respondents prefer to have walls painted in a solid color.  They did not favor wallpaper in the kitchen.

More than half of Americans want a two-toned kitchen.

Nearly 40% of Americans said they would not purchase a home if the kitchen did not feature an island.

Walk-in pantries are preferred by 65% of Americans. A similar number can’t live without pull-out drawers.

Nearly 60% of Americans want stainless steel appliances.

48% of Americans want their cabinets and drawers to light up when opened.

For upper storage, 46% prefer a mixture of cabinets and exposed shelves.

The most popular luxury amenities in dream kitchens include:

  • Built-in spice drawer favored by half of Americans.
  • Smart refrigerators and ovens were cited as must-haves by 42% of survey respondents.
  • A similar number favors an automatic kitchen faucet.

Other favored components include:

  • Pressure cooker (36%)
  • Appliance garage (34%)
  • Pot-filler (29%)
  • Espresso maker (26%)
  • Pasta maker (21%)
  • Built-in wine fridge (20%)

What would you want in the kitchen of your dreams?  Give us a call at (484) 452-5071 or make an appointment to visit our showroom at 24 East Eagle Road Havertown, PA 19083 and let’s discuss how we can convert your dreams into a kitchen that checks all your boxes.

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