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Consumers’ Preferences for the ‘Perfect’ Kitchen

January 21, 2022

The kitchen is a prime attraction when buyers are shopping for homes, but it’s not just a place for cooking. It’s also an area for entertaining and even working.

Consumers ranked efficiency and functionality as the most important aspects of the perfect kitchen, according to a survey of more than 1,000 Americans from HomeAdvisor. The perfect kitchen, most respondents say, also has a gas stove with four burners and an overhead hood.

Chart of kitchen preferences

But Americans were more forthcoming on their pet peeves in the kitchen, which likely applies more to when house guests are over. Many of the pet peeves revolved around dishes or cluttered countertops.

Chart of kitchen pet peeves

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