Kitchens for Disabled People

By |2010-11-09T00:00:00+00:00November 9, 2010|Kitchen Design|

There are an increasing number of products and kitchen fitting companies who cater for the disabled market. It's a growing market. Healthcare improves daily, we are living longer all the time and we want to live independent lives. But you can't generalise about disability – almost every single case is [...]

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Is a Utility Room Worthwhile?

By |2010-07-17T00:00:00+00:00July 17, 2010|Kitchen Design|

If you're trying to make a large, modern open plan combined kitchen and living room, perhaps while you're extending, it doesn't quite make sense to lose any of that space to a utility room. Or does it? What is a Utility Room? Let's decide what a utility room is and [...]

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Designing a Galley Kitchen

By |2009-03-18T00:00:00+00:00March 18, 2009|Kitchen Design|

Taking its name from the layout of a traditional ship’s kitchen, a galley kitchen is narrow with units along one side or sometimes both. This is a design found commonly in smaller homes where practical space is at a premium, but as we will show you, size does not always [...]

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How to Find a Good Kitchen Fitter

By |2008-08-10T00:00:00+00:00August 10, 2008|Kitchen Design|

If you've decided that you'd rather trust kitchen fitters to install your kitchen rather than doing it yourself then the next step is to find tradesmen that you can trust to do a good job, and that isn't easy. There are many stories of 'rogue traders'; kitchen fitters who've caused [...]

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Using a Professional Kitchen Planner

By |2008-08-08T00:00:00+00:00August 8, 2008|Kitchen Design|

Using a kitchen planner is probably not the first thing on your to-do list when you're renovating a kitchen. But it's worth considering as some help with the planning process could lead you to a better laid out and more functional kitchen than if you flail around with it yourself. [...]

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Kitchen Radiators and Heating Options

By |2008-08-07T00:00:00+00:00August 7, 2008|Kitchen Design|

Kitchen heating wasn't a really problem in the dim and distant past since the kitchen would be used for cooking and the oven or stove would warm the room up, making radiators unnecessary. But increasingly the kitchen is used as a family centre, particularly if it is a kitchen diner, [...]

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Having a Bespoke Kitchen Made

By |2008-08-06T00:00:00+00:00August 6, 2008|Kitchen Design|

There's no denying that a bespoke kitchen will be more expensive than one that comes from a local DIY store but the difference in quality and longevity could persuade you to take the plunge. The real advantage is that you will get access to top notch kitchen designers who will [...]

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Kitchen Fitting: Professional Help or DIY?

By |2008-08-06T00:00:00+00:00August 6, 2008|Kitchen Design|

Doing your own kitchen fitting ought to be possible for anyone who is a reasonably practised DIY-er, but whether or not they should do it is another matter. If they have the money, then it might be worth paying somebody else to do the kitchen fitting, if it means they'll [...]

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Options for Kitchen Tables and Islands

By |2008-08-04T00:00:00+00:00August 4, 2008|Kitchen Design|

Three or four decades ago the kitchen table almost became extinct, as fully fitted kitchens pushed them out and our ideas for kitchen furniture didn’t allow for anything other than sleek base units, worktops and wall cupboards. Then about ten to twenty years ago the kitchen island began to appear, [...]

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Options for Kitchen Flooring

By |2008-08-02T00:00:00+00:00August 2, 2008|Kitchen Design|

There are as many choices of material, pattern, colour and resilience for kitchen flooring as there is for worktops and kitchen units, if not more. The best thing to do when choosing flooring is to think about the use that your kitchen gets and pick the material and resilience level [...]

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Deciding on Your Kitchen Style

By |2008-07-31T00:00:00+00:00July 31, 2008|Kitchen Design|

Deciding on a style for your kitchen can be an immense job; there are so many different styles to choose from. Apart from the cost, of course, the things that will govern your choice of kitchen style will be the age and type of your house, your the interior decorating [...]

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Options for Kitchen Worktops

By |2008-07-31T00:00:00+00:00July 31, 2008|Kitchen Design|

As well as the many different colours and textures of kitchen worktop, an almost infinite number to fit in with any kitchen design, there are all sorts of different materials they are made from too. In this article we take a run-down of the major categories that you can choose [...]

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