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How to Design the Perfect Wet Bar

Have you thought about finishing your basement? If so, you have probably contemplated adding a wet bar to your space. A wet bar is a fun & functional design element to add to any finished basement. It usually includes kitchen essentials like a microwave, refrigerator, & storage space.

It is designed to be a fun & relaxing place to entertain guests or create the perfect night in. The design possibilities are endless, & there are so many unique features you can add to this space. It is all up to YOU!

Here are some of the top trends to help you design the perfect wet bar.

  1. Include Under Counter Appliances. Adding basic kitchen appliances to your design is essential. It helps create a functional space. Consider including under counter appliances to your space. This is a great way to help keep your countertop clutter free. Try including a built-in microwave or under counter refrigeration units for your beverages.
  2. Include Additional Wine Storage. Who doesn’t love wine? If you are a wine connoisseur you should consider how you are going to store your wine? You don’t have to turn your entire basement into a wine cellar, but you could include a small cellar in your design. Just make sure you store it in a cool place with a steady temperature range.
  3. Keep it Simple. A simple, classic design is one that you can count on to never go out of style. Start by focusing on base cabinets, countertops, & seating. All of these features can be customized to fit your aesthetic & are key pieces to any design.
  4. Bold Tile Design. With a neutral counter & cabinetry design don’t be afraid to opt for a bolder style in other elements such as your backsplash & paint color. By adding bold elements to your design it is bound to stand out as the focal point in the space.

Whether you plan to host Sunday night football, dinner parties, or a girls night in a basement wet bar is the perfect place to kickback. There are plenty of selections to choose from to fit your ideal design. The best part is almost anything can be customized! Just remember to have fun, & enjoy your space!

At Penn Construction & Design, we combine licensed Realtor knowledge with custom design and craftsmanship to deliver exceptional client satisfaction. If you want to discuss how you can add value to your home, call or contact Penn Construction & Design for a consultation at (484) 452-5071.


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