Every household has a breadwinner, as well as a cook, or chef if you will. You need not be a professional cook to know how to prepare a delicious meal for the family. All that you require is some style inspiration, functional appliances and modern design elements. Just like your clothing will represent your fashion sense, kitchens will symbolise the lifestyle that you and your family lead. This is why you ought to get in contact with someone who knows what they are doing in regards to planning, picking out materials, choosing colour themes and selecting state-of-the-art accessories. Visualising things ahead of time will make the process a lot easier, as will the following tips.
Taking Accurate Measurements
You could waste a whole lot of time picking out items for kitchens if you fail to take accurate measurements. Walkways should be wide, if you have enough space to work with, that is. A basic measurement guide to follow would be 42-48 inches, based on what configuration you have chosen. Peninsulas and kitchen islands will not be of much use if they are squeezed into a small space, so be accurate in taking measurements prior to approaching someone who can design a traditional, contemporary or child-friendly kitchen. To further save space, get built-in storage compartments, cabinets and ovens installed, because free-standing appliances will take up more room than necessary.
Thinking About Kitchen Uses
Where exactly do you use or store the main items in your kitchen, such as the cutlery, pots and pans, cooking books, etc.? This is something one must think about in order to design kitchens that are practical. Consider designating one section of the room for Tupperware, plastic containers and such, so that you have enough space to unload the dishwasher, open the oven and of course, converse with friends and family around the kitchen table.
Once measurements have been taken and you have figured out your reasons for getting kitchens renovated, it is time to select suitable countertop materials. Granite is a long-lasting material that is easy to clean and what’s more, granite always has a different pattern, so your kitchen will be unlike any other. Some other countertop materials to think about before approaching kitchen fitting specialists include plastic laminate, concrete, stone, wood and ceramic tile. The great thing about ceramic tile is that you can mix and match the colours to match whatever tiles you choose for the oven splashback.
Give the kitchens in your home a style overhaul by contacting Zesta Kitchens for renovations, updates and accessories. Call the team on 1300 100 555 for information.