Published at Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:37:06 AM by Daniel Baker. Kitchen Island. The open floor area that’s around the kitchen island also needs some calculation. You should ensure that there are approximately three feet of floor-space on the island’s ends. The working sides of a kitchen island should have a minimum of forty-two inches of space, but more than five feet normally is not necessary. The eating and entertaining side of the kitchen island is normally determined by the adjacent space — a living room or dining room— if there’s one.
Published at Monday, September 23rd 2019, 10:54:37 AM by Logan Morgan. 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 Tuesday, September 17th 2019, 08:34:20 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Lewis Fowler. A recessed light housing that will be in an attic needs to be both airtight (AT) and insulation compatible (IC), so that it will not serve as an exhaust vent for your home‘s warm air during heating season, and will not become hot enough, on its outer surface, to damage any insulation that comes in contact with it. Recessed lighting fixtures that are both AT and IC are more expensive than similar fixtures that are not.
Published at Tuesday, September 17th 2019, 08:24:45 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Isaac Curtis. If your kitchen has open shelves, add LED strip lights or puck lights to the back or underneath the shelves. This will create light to highlight objects on the shelves. When choosing your fixtures, think about the color of your kitchen. Since white reflects light, if you have a lot of white in your kitchen you may be able to lower the wattage of bulbs. But those with darker kitchen lighting may need more wattage.
Published at Tuesday, September 17th 2019, 08:19:03 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Freddie Woodward. Another popular kitchen light style is track lighting, which typically features multiple fixtures that you can angle in different directions. The Hampton Bar 4-Light Brushed Steel Wave Bar Track Lighting Fixture is a highly functional option for your kitchen, allowing you to light hard-to-reach areas with its multi-directional heads.
Published at Monday, September 16th 2019, 08:37:36 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Emily Hart. With each of these lighting kits, you get a four-inch remodel housing, decorative trim with integrated LEDs, wire nuts and a cutting stencil. The matte white trim is a simple design, ensuring these lights will blend right in with the ceiling — you’ll barely even notice they’re there. Plus, the product’s integrated energy-efficient LEDs are designed to operate for 35,000 hours without maintenance, meaning you won’t need to break out the ladder to change the bulb anytime soon.
Published at Monday, September 16th 2019, 08:27:37 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Daniel Smart. The Engelbrecht light fixture has three hanging pendants that you can adjust to be even or staggered. At most, the pendants will hang 36" from the ceiling, and you can choose between a bronze or silver finish for the light. You can attach this light to a dimmer, if you desire, and it should be mounted to an electrical box.
Published at Monday, September 16th 2019, 08:23:35 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Daniel Baker. Track lighting is an ideal solution for those who don’t want multiple large ceiling light fixtures. With the ability to adjust individual spotlights to point in various directions, track lighting helps to create atmosphere in the kitchen, as well as add extra light to areas that need it the most.
Published at Monday, September 16th 2019, 08:18:16 AM. Kitchen Cabinet By Brandon Lambert. The cabinet stain can carry the ball. For instance, even ordinary oak cabinets can be stained to a dark, rich mahogany wood-like appearance. As noted earlier, colors behave differently with different kind of woods--but you can leave that in the hands of your cabinet manufacturer. An espresso finish on maple looks much like an espresso finish on birch.