Published at Monday, September 23rd 2019, 10:50:21 AM by Lewis Fowler. Kitchen Island. An island can fill any of the five of the kitchen functions: storage, prep, cooking, serving, and washing up. Before you design anything, however, you need to decide which role (or roles) your island will fill. This will have an effect on the width and depth of your island, especially if you need room for major appliances.
Published at Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:26:26 AM by Brandon Lambert. Kitchen Island. Most islands require a slight counter overhang to ensure diners have plenty of legroom when seated. 12 inches is the ideal rough size for an overhang, but the clearance around the island is your first priority. This means your first task should be to measure the space around your planned island, to ensure you have enough space between your island and counters to maintain open walkways. You should always leave at least 4 feet between your counters and island, even if this means having a smaller island overhang.
Published at Friday, December 13th 2019, 07:56:00 AM. Kitchen Appliances By Logan Morgan. If space is tight in the kitchen, take a tip from the Europeans and site your washing machine in the bathroom. There are tough rules on this, however, so we asked Steve Corbett, marketing manager at CDA, for advice. ‘To comply with British Standard regulations, the washing machine has to be at least 3m away from the bath or shower,’ he says. ‘You’ll also need an electrician to check that its plug socket is properly RCD protected.’
Published at Friday, December 13th 2019, 07:48:35 AM. Kitchen Appliances By Lewis Fowler. Energy efficiency, eco friendly, and ‘going green’ are the new buzz words in saving money in your home and helping the Earth’s resources. Several years ago, energy efficiency seemed to only be adopted by a choice few, while today it is a way of life, and should be for our Earth’s longevity. When buying appliances for your home, do you know what factors to look for to match your budget, home size and type?
Published at Friday, November 01st 2019, 10:31:28 AM. Kitchen Appliances By Isaac Curtis. It all works through electromagnetic heat, rather than field heat. What it does is it allows you to turn on your range and control the temperature of your flames with a touch and a swipe. Little indicators will appear on the site, letting you turn up or down the intensity of the flame. It’s a great way to control your fire and keep things clean and smooth all throughout the day!
Published at Thursday, October 31st 2019, 10:14:39 AM. Kitchen Center By Freddie Woodward. Another idea for using unexpected wood textures in the kitchen is to go as natural as you possibly can. The photo above shows a countertop that looks like the wood was just dragged right out of the forest and thrown onto the kitchen island. When combined with the sleek white design of the rest of the kitchen, it’s another interesting high-contrast style. Warm wood floors stop the countertop from looking too out of place. You could use similar highly rustic textures in other countertop spaces or in chairs and stools, too.
Published at Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:49:09 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Riley Chapman. Done not forget about the importance of layers of light when creating a room design, particularly in kitchens. The concept is key when you can combine ambient, task, and accent lighting to devise a dynamic space. In this kitchen, Lambert Pendants work with sconces and recessed lighting to complete the picture and create a cohesive whole.
Published at Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:44:33 AM. Kitchen Island By Daniel Smart. Do not be fooled: An island does not have to be rectangular. You can conform the shape to better suit your kitchens space and needs or just to make a dramatic focal point. Rounded, L-shape, and T-shape islands are some of the more common substitutes for rectangles.
Published at Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:37:06 AM. Kitchen Island By Daniel Baker. “The discussion regarding a kitchen island is really just a small subset of issues which the overall kitchen design and surrounding space must resolve,” says Ahmann. “In the overall scheme, what gets delegated to the island is part of the overall flow of working and living patterns. The island is part of a solution, and this is where most of the discussion should focus. Then the details will fall into place.”