What is the standard height of a countertop?
Correspondingly, what is standard bar top height?
The most common height for a bar top, whether it is a kitchen breakfast bar, a basement wet bar, or a commercial bar down at the corner pub, is 42-inches.
Secondly, how do you raise the height of a countertop? The most common way to raise the height of kitchen countertops is by placing shims between the cabinet and countertop. A shim is a thin and often wedged piece of wood or other material that is used to fill the gaps between two objects.
Just so, should a kitchen island be the same height as counter?
A kitchen island is a perfect spot to add seating space for casual dining. The question is should the counter be the same height as the work/prep area or should it be elevated (also referred to as bar height)? With a raised, bar height countertop, the seating has to be taller, averaging around 30” off the floor.
What are standard cabinet heights?
Measure and Mark the Wall Measure the height of the base cabinets. Most standard cabinets are 34-1/2” high. Add 1-1/2” for a standard countertop and 18 inches for a standard backsplash, (though some designers now want a 20-inch backsplash to make room for small appliances).