Whenever we talk about kitchen decoration we tend to focus on purely aesthetic aspects, such as types of floor and wall coverings, Kitchen furniture, types of countertops, and we usually leave for the last important aspects that make functionality, such as the furniture distribution, or something perhaps more important, the height and measures for kitchen furniture.
Standardized heights for the kitchen
The standardized height for kitchen furniture It is related to the average height of an adult, which is between 1.60 and 1.80 meters. This average height will allow us to calculate which is the most functional height for each piece of furniture in the house. We can say that the Standard height for kitchen furniture It is 215 and 235 centimeters, measured from the ground. This height will also depend on the height of the roof itself.
Height of the kitchen countertop
This is one of the most important elements of a kitchen, because on the countertop is where you work most of the time spent in the kitchen. You will ask yourselfWhat is the ideal height for the countertop? If we refer to the standard heights of kitchen countertops, we are talking between 85 and 90 cm. But the truth is that not all people have the same height, and that is where doubts arise.
To know what is the indicated height for the countertop You should stand next to it, stretch your arms, and let your wrists be level with the surface. Another method that does not fail is to bend the elbows and that the countertop is about 15 cm below them. Of course, if there are several people living in a house it is likely that the height of the countertop is not ideal for everyone. In such a case it will be convenient to take the measures of kitchen furniture taking into account the height of the person who will spend more time in it.
High kitchen furniture
The high kitchen furniture they can be 70 or 90 cm. The first correspond to the kitchens of 215 cm, while the second are those of a kitchen of 235 cm. As for the type of module, we find the service furniture, the dish drains, those that house the microwave, in which the extraction groups, bottle racks or folding doors are introduced. In addition, there are also the furniture on the refrigerator or refrigerator, which will measure 30/35/40/50 cm, depending on the height of the household appliance.