Kitchen Assessment Are 1 or more steps required to access the kitchen? * Yes No Note: this applies once inside the home. Choose "no" if an elevator exists for access, regardless of stairs. How wide is the doorway into the kitchen? * Less than 28 inches At least 28 inches, but less than 32 inches 32 inches or more Open floor plan, 32 inches or more Note: measure the inside width of the door frame, not the door itself (if applicable, as many open floor plans do not have doors into the kitchen area). What are the characteristics of the counters? * All counter space at same height Counter spaces at various heights (adjustable or fixed) Heat-resistant counters Bar area at bar height Bar area at table height Space under counter prep area for seated access Check all that apply. What are the characteristics of the storage spaces? * At least 50% of storage is below the counter At least 50% of storage utilizes pull-out shelving or drawers Full-height pantry with pull-out shelving or drawers Full-height pantry without pull-out shelving Walk-in pantry with shelves at multiple heights Upper cabinets have pull-down shelving Corner cabinets have turntable or half-moon shelving Hardware is easy to use (one-handed operation, without the need for grip) None of the above What are the layout characteristics? * At least 48 inches in front of all appliances and counters At least a 60 inch turning radius of floor space Kitchen is adjacent to eating area Power outlets mounted near rear of counter Power outlets mounted near front of counter None of the above What are the characteristics of the sink(s)? * Lever, push-button, or electronic faucet controls Pull-out spray faucet and/or faucet with side spray Faucet mounted at side of sink (vs. rear) Space under sink for seated access Garbage disposal switch mounted near rear of counter Garbage disposal switch mounted near front of counter Offset (rear) drain Insulated or covered plumbing None of the above What are the characteristics of the stove, cooktop, and/or oven? Single-Oven Range Double-Oven Range Cooktop installed in counter Induction Cooktop Cooktop/Range controls are rear mounted Cooktop/Range controls are front or side mounted Pot filler above cooktop Wall Oven(s) Cooktop has clearance under for a chair or stool Vent/hood controls mounted above cooktop Vent/hood controls mounted near rear of counter Vent/hood controls mounted near front of counter None of the above Where is the microwave? Above the cooktop On the counter In a wall or a cabinet, interior shelf between 36-42 inches above the floor In a wall or a cabinet, interior shelf more than 42 inches above the floor No microwave What are the characteristics of the refrigerator? French Door Refrigerator with bottom drawer freezer Side by Side Refrigerator Top Freezer Refrigerator Bottom Freezer Refrigerator Adjustable or pull-out shelves Ice & Water on refrigerator door with lighting Ice & Water on refrigerator door without lighting No Refrigerator What kind of dishwasher is used? Standard Dishwasher Standard Dishwasher, Raised Drawer Dishwasher No Dishwasher Note the characteristics of the floors. Hardwood Laminate Tile Cork Bamboo Vinyl Concrete Carpet (high pile) Carpet (low pile) Area/Throw Rugs Color contrast exists between spaces/rooms to define transitions Texture contrast exists between spaces/rooms to define transitions Note the characteristics of the lighting. One main light source Multiple light sources Lighting over all eating areas Task lighting exists above each workspace Your email address (optional) If you enter your address here, a link to the results will be sent to your inbox. If you are human, leave this field blank.