The solution to maximising the potential dead unit space in a kitchen is to install a magic corner unit instead.
To start off with, many of you may have a corner base unit in your existing kitchen where you basically have to lie down to get into the far end of it, to retrieve the items that you only use now and again. These units are great for the mass storage of items but not so great for retrieving them!
What does a magic corner unit look like?
From the outside, a magic corner unit looks like any other unit and unfortunately, no actual magic is used when the unit is opened, but the whole contents of the magic corner unit do come out towards you for easy access, which I kind of guess is magic!
In total there are 4 trays in the magic corner unit, 2 are attached to the unit door that comes out to meet you and the other 2 trays are positioned inside the unit where the door was, just before you opened it.
You do get a little less usable space in the unit because of the mechanism but the ease of use more than makes up for this.
Would door handles clash?
Magic corner doors pull forward about 10 inches then move to the side. The door and the mechanism open into the kitchen area and away from the corner post and fully open at a slight angle; this ensures that handle clashing can be avoided.
What magic corner sizes are available?
Magic corner units are available in 3 different sizes: 950mm, 1000mm & 1100mm wide versions.
Can a magic corner still have a drawer above it?
Yes, the magic corner units are available in the 3 sizes above in either highline or drawerline versions. You will obviously be a little more limited to the items that can be place onto both of the top trays as the drawer does take up some internal unit space.
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