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Where Should I Place a Main Sink in a Double Island Kitchen?

Postby asad ali » Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:30 pm

We are in final planning stages of our house and my wife and I are having difficulty deciding where to position the main and secondary sink in our double island kitchen.

Option 1: position the main island closest to the cooktop (current design). This leaves the second island clutter free for guests and family to gather. Also, it’s a quick access to the sink when you need to drop dirty skillets and pots.
On the other hand, it can create a bottle neck when one person is cooking and the other is washing dishes. Also, opening the dishwasher (we might have 2), will severely limit the space there.

Option 2: place the secondary (small) sink closest to cooktop. This provides room for prepping and cooking. Place main sink in the outer island, which frees up space for 2 people to work easily together. But then again, that limits counter space for family and guests to sit there and may be less esthetically pleasing.

Any advice will be welcomed!
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Postby STBarett23 » Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:37 pm

Hm, is there any way we can get a basic picture/blueprint? It's kinda hard to know which would be better both in utility and aesthetic without one. I immediately thought #1 is better, but the dishes thing is definitely a problem.
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