Most modern family kitchens are used for a variety of different activities at different times, so need to be multi-functional. Getting all the features you need to provide an effective hub for your family home can be tricky, but there are certain areas you should definitely focus on if you want to get a space that works for the whole family.
Deciding what colour to paint your new kitchen is not an easy decision to make. You’ll need to take a number of factors into consideration, including your kitchen’s size, the type of units you’re having installed, and your personal taste.
To help you get a clearer idea of what colours will look great in your new kitchen, we’ve looked at the different types of colours available and ways to decorate your kitchen.
For years gas and conventional electric hobs were the two main options for homeowners. Now, however, induction hobs offer a truly modern alternative with a number of advantages over the more traditional options.
A busy kitchen can quickly become stuffy and uncomfortable when not properly ventilated. Steam, smoke, grease, and smells from cooking can easily disperse around your kitchen and home if your cooking area has no ventilation.
A kitchen that has good ventilation not only prevents the spread of smells but will also improve the air quality of the space. When redesigning your kitchen, here are your ventilation options.
Good lighting is essential to creating a functional kitchen, especially if natural daylight is limited. In any room in the home, good lighting helps create atmosphere, makes a space seem bigger, and simply helps to improve the usability of the space.
In your kitchen, lighting is essential to the preparation of food and maximising the functionality of the space. It can also help you create a more welcoming area and an ambience that reflects the way you use the space.
Though heating may be the last thing on your mind during the summer, if you’re currently redesigning your kitchen then you need to think about it. Despite kitchens often being the warmest room in the house because of heat emitted from appliances, during the chilliest winter months they may need a boost of warmth.
Unfortunately not all of us are lucky enough to have a large kitchen. Homeowners who have limited space can maximise it by having a design that includes innovative features that make the most of the space you have.
Here at Kitchens By Design, our aim is to help all of our customers create a beautiful, functional kitchen that suits their lifestyle and they will love to use.
We understand that having a new kitchen installed in your home is not always an easy task. With so much to think about, from budget and space, to colour schemes and usability, it’s no wonder that it can be a little bit overwhelming at times. That’s why we’ve created this blog.
Here you’ll find plenty of practical and helpful advice when it comes to designing a new kitchen. We’ll be showcasing some of our favourite design ideas, technical considerations, and even talking about the best kitchen gadgets around so that you can make the most of your space.
We hope you enjoy reading this blog and that it helps you create a kitchen that you love.
If you have any questions about installing a new kitchen in your home, or would like to book an appointment to view our showroom, please call us on 0117 962 2599.