10 Elements of a Great Home Bar

If you like fun frequently, you might want to add a wet bar to your home. It needs to be installed where you’re host the majority of the time. Sometimes, that’s next to the kitchen. Other times, your wet bar can be found at a rec area, fantastic room, library, office or even on your outside space.

Whichever location works best for you, make sure that you tie it in with the general type of the space and style it to meet your frequent entertaining needs. Below are a few sensible-style strategies to get your wet pub planning began.

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Beckwith Interiors

A wet bar can fit a contemporary room — since it does here — up to a conventional one. The open shelving on the wall works perfectly with the bar’s style and provides easy access to the spirits saved within. There’s no messing with doors that are uncomfortable or face eyeglasses to find the ideal drink at this pub!

Mahoney Architects & Interiors

In case your wet bar will be found in the kitchen, then it ought to blend well with the kitchen general design, as this one does. Symmetry and style are achieved here with silent elegance, so that the wet bar does not shout “man cave”

Vintage Tub & Bath

Shaws Original Fireclay Prep Sink From Rohl

If your pub is open or in into your kitchen, I love to use a pub sink which matches with the main kitchen sink. This model will match perfectly with the classic Shaw apron front sink in so many conventional and transitional kitchens.

Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS

Kohler Poise Undercounter Entertainment Sink

As so many kitchens have stainless sinks, you may think about a coordinating stainless sink to your neighboring wet bar. Pick an 18 or 16 gauge to their simpler functionality, better finish and simpler maintenance.

Harrell Remodeling, Inc..

Consider glass cupboard fronts to your wet bar to distinguish it from the remainder of the workspace. The glass serves as a showcase for handsome glassware or collectibles.

Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS

U-Line 3018RGL Glass-Door Refrigerator

Your wet pub will almost certainly home a refrigerator of some type. It may be a wine captain or even a beverage refrigerator, depending on the way you prefer to entertain. Select a size that fits your space, and a design — either paneled or stainless — which works with the remainder of the room.

Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS

U-Line BI2115S Icemaker

Your wet bar would also benefit from an ice maker, space allowing. That places a sink with ice hockey, drinks, glasses and accessories at handy reach of host and guest.

Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS

Rev-A-Shelf Stemware Under Cabinet Organizer Wall Accessories – $10.90

Wet bars frequently host a broad collection of glasses that require storage space. If there’s not left at the top cabinets, you can make the most of unused space below them with attractive stemglass holders at a finish that contrasts with the other finishes at the space.

Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS

KOHLER: K-18865: CarafeĀ® filtered water faucet: Entertainment Sink Faucets: Fau – $395.75

Select your pub faucet with the exact same care you would contribute to your main kitchen tap. If it’s open or in into the kitchen, I love to pull from precisely the exact same product line for continuity. Some features to consider include pull-out spray thoughts, integrated filtration (as this faucet offers) and one-handle operation for ease of use.

Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS

An customizable drawer insert enables you to shop corkscrews, wine charms, bottle stoppers and other moist bar staples within an easy-to-find system. You don’t wish to be searching for your essentials with a home filled with thirsty guests!

Venegas and Company

If your wine refrigerator won’t hold all of your bottles, shouldn’t hold certain ones, or in case you don’t have a wine refrigerator, consider where your wet bar will accommodate your wine offerings. Built-in racks or countertop models could be an alternative, based upon your bar’s space scenario.

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