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Basement Kitchenettes

As innovative homeowners find ways to maximize usage of every inch of usable space, basement remodeling has become more and more common. A basement kitchenette is an essential addition to round out a basement apartment, extra living room, or vacation rental. 

To capitalize on space, you’ll want to add plenty of cabinets to your new basement kitchen design. Basement kitchenette cabinets are perfect for providing extra storage for your home, whether you need a space-saving solution for stocking food, an extra place to stash away kitchen equipment, or a private storage option for a tenant or visitor.

Kitchenettes in basements typically form a small part of a larger living area in the basement. One example could be a family room built in the basement with a kitchenette attached.  There may be a theater room with a kitchenette nearby, or a guest bedroom with a kitchenette. The area could also be part of a bar or entertainment area, or any other need that you might have.

In a basement kitchenette, you can warm up food, prepare popcorn, store wine, and store snacks. A basement kitchenette can be challenging to design due to space constraints and a lack of natural light. It doesn’t mean the kitchenette should be overlooked just because it’s in the basement. These clever ideas will help you create a kitchenette in your basement that is both stylish and practical.

Benefits of Basement Kitchenette Cabinets

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If you’re planning to have more people staying with you, upping your entertaining game, or you just want the extra space, a basement kitchen with spacious cabinets can provide you with much-needed storage space for all types of items whether you use them every day or just occasionally.

Adding a basement kitchenette gives you an opportunity to try the latest kitchen trends you’ve had your eye on, like two-tone or shaker cabinets. As you transform this downstairs space, keep in mind the limited natural light and specific layout you’re working with. You might want to try basement kitchenette cabinets with lighting underneath them to brighten the room, or frameless cabinets to give your basement kitchen a crisp, concise look with plenty of storage.

Take advantage of your unused basement space and create a value-adding basement kitchenette with plenty of storage. 

Design features you will love

  1. Combine different types of kitchen cabinets such as shelving, drawers and cabinets to maximize storage space
  2. Take advantage of vertical space and maximize your walls with cabinets going up to the ceiling
  3. Choose lift up doors instead of swing doors
  4. Add a few open shelves
  5. Use a floating kitchen island
  6. Consider moisture proof cabinets such as the waterproof core found in the Euro Line

Mod Cabinetry offers cabinets that can be used for your Basement Kitchenette and Basement Kitchenette design services. Start your visualization with a Mod Certified Designer who will help you come up with an affordable design that allows you and your family to entertain and stay organized with ease. When the time comes to choose basement kitchenette cabinets, check out the Bylder by Mod Cabinetry, Euro by Mod Cabinetry, and Naturals by Mod Cabinetry lines.

Basement Kitchenette Cabinet Options

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In the Bay Area? Come by and explore the Selection Studio. We’d love to meet you and help you make informed decisions. Browse all door styles and finishes available, explore every collection through full installations, and experiment with countless door, drawer, and insert combinations.

See a wide range of modern European Frameless options and get your questions answered

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Which Option is Right for You?

Check the modern cabinet options from Mod Cabinetry

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With customizations, faster lead-times and lower pricing, Naturals is a perfect alternative to local custom cabinetry.

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With faster lead-times and lower pricing, Euro is a perfect alternative to import European cabinets.

  • Euro High Gloss, Matte and Textured finishes
  • Want handles? Check out Arda option
  • Want handleless with aluminum channels? Check out Segmento option
  • Want handleless with integrated pulls? Check out Curva option
  • Minimal Customizations
  • Made in Europe
  • Fully Assembled
  • Slab Door Style
  • Compare Collections
  • See current leadtimes

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With a larger catalog of options, modifications, plywood casework, Bylder is a perfect alternative to IKEA.

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Mod certified designers are experts at high-end modern design. These are not your big-box store or classic kitchen designers. They are superheroes of modern design principles. Clean lines, flush look, and unique symmetry are just some of their superpowers. Hire us to design the layout of your Mod Cabinetry kitchen.


Our Mod certified designers work with you on your terms. No hard sells, showroom hopping, or big-box stores. Whether we are converting your professionally made plans or starting from scratch, we listen and are just one click away on your own design dashboard.


Use our FREE planner and design your kitchen using our curated catalog. See for yourself how you can lay out your kitchen, add appliances, and visualize it all in color renderings based on your selected finish.

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  • Number of Revisions
  • Business Days for First Draft
  • Sample Credit
  • Designer Qualifications
  • Optional In Studio Meeting
  • Renderings
  • Standard Size Cabinets
  • Standard Appliances
  • Customizable Cabinets
  • Specialty Appliances
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    Design starts you complete the Pre Design Questionnaire and the kick off meeting with a project manager
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    Up to $25 in samples purchased rebated upon cabinet purchase
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We tailor our flexible modern kitchen design plans to meet a wide range of design needs. We don’t believe you should have to pay thousands of dollars for high-end European design. All plans include color renderings, floor plan, elevations, and line item pricing. Our plans also include a photorealistic rendering and panoramic walk-through.


When you sign up get instant access to your Project Portal which is your collaboration portal which so much mightier than email with these features:
1. Mark-up and/or video over draft design, photos and documents with your comments
2. Keep files tidy in a repository and have threaded conversations that are easy to find
3. Keep in touch with anyone on your Mod Team
4. Set up screen share calls
5. And so much more!