Choosing and Installing an Extractor Hood

By |2010-11-08T00:00:00+00:00November 8, 2010|Kitchen Planning|

Fitting an extractor hood over your cooker will keep your kitchen cleaner, dryer and prevent smells from escaping to the rest of the house. If you don't have one, the steam and airborne grease particles from cooking will stick to the walls, cupboards and ceiling, particularly in the immediate vicinity [...]

Advice on Electrics in the Kitchen

By |2008-08-12T00:00:00+00:00August 12, 2008|Kitchen Planning|

Getting the electrics right is an important part of kitchen design and it's vital to get everything in the right place. While doing a kitchen design it makes sense to completely over-spec the electricity supply and provisions for appliances and gadgets as it's not a job you want to have [...]

Recycling Options for the Kitchen

By |2008-07-30T00:00:00+00:00July 30, 2008|Kitchen Planning|

With the current focus on ecology, recycling and carbon-reduction it's not surprising that green issues have entered the kitchen. There are two main areas of interest, the first concerns the use of materials and methods when renovating a kitchen, the second is about aiding recycling in the kitchen on a [...]

Cooking and Food Preparation in Your Kitchen

By |2008-07-30T00:00:00+00:00July 30, 2008|Kitchen Planning|

Cooking and food preparation are the main intensive tasks that people perform in a kitchen and with the trend towards fresher and healthier foods this is unlikely to change in the near future. Worktop space is key to a kitchen design that allows you to prepare food in comfort, doubly [...]

Kitchen Planning: Finding a Layout that Works

By |2008-07-30T00:00:00+00:00July 30, 2008|Kitchen Planning|

Kitchen layout is all important, if you are doing a whole kitchen renovation, it's a chance to fix all the things that annoy you about the current kitchen design. However your kitchen planning will need to be accurate because it will be difficult and time-consuming to change the basic layout [...]

Should you use Kitchen Design Software?

By |2008-07-28T00:00:00+00:00July 28, 2008|Kitchen Planning|

With so many people now having PCs at home it's no surprise that someone embarking on a kitchen design should consider turning to their PC to make the job easier. But is it worth the aggravation of buying it and learning how to use it, particularly if you're only going [...]

Installing Kitchen Appliances

By |2008-07-24T00:00:00+00:00July 24, 2008|Kitchen Planning|

These days kitchen appliances are often designed to go straight into fitted kitchens but kitchen design must still take into account the installation limitations of the various different appliances. And in a modern household, fitted kitchen design needs to take care of a number of different appliances such as: Hob, [...]

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