Published at Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:26:26 AM by Brandon Lambert. Kitchen Island. If you have decided that you will integrate your kitchen appliances into the island, you should plan for the function and the spacing. “If the main kitchen sink is on the island, you will require a dishwasher and you will have to decide whether the dishwasher will be placed to the left or the right of your sink. If the island is going to be the main preparation area, you will require compost, trash and recycling areas nearby, too.
Published at Monday, September 23rd 2019, 10:50:21 AM by Lewis Fowler. Kitchen Island. One of our favourite kitchen island ideas is to install a second small fridge, especially in a large kitchen where you may find yourself making too many trips to the main fridge. It’s perfect for commonly-used ingredients like fresh produce and salad, or if you have a breakfast bar you could use it for storing quick breakfast and lunch snacks. Or if you love entertaining, this would be the perfect place for a wine fridge.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 08:53:53 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Daniel Baker. The single greatest disadvantage of pendant lights is the same as their greatest advantage — they hang down from the ceiling. They can get in the way, and need to be limited to areas where people won‘t be walking unless your kitchen has ceilings that are more than 8 feet high. In kitchens with tall ceilings, pendant lights can both bring the light closer to where you need it and help reduce the sense of being in the bottom of a well.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 08:50:10 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Brandon Lambert. For spacing, there should be 30 to 32 inches of space between an islands counter and the fixture’s lowest-hanging point, as in this kitchen featuring Hollis 4-Light Pendants. Multiply the square footage of the countertop area by 2.5 to determine how many watts of incandescent light you will need. Shown is a grouping of Wadsworth Semi Flushmounts.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 08:45:16 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Alicia Vaughan. Recessed lights disappear into the ceiling and help preserve a sense of openness and space. Many people also prefer them because they seem to need less cleaning. They might be a good choice for those reasons, particularly if your kitchen is a finished room. Recessed lights, however, require enough open space above the ceiling for the housing to be fitted in. This means that the ceiling joists limit the locations where you can install a recessed light.
Published at Saturday, September 21st 2019, 16:12:54 PM. Kitchen Lighting By Riley Chapman. Interior designers will be the first to tell you that sentiment couldn’t be further from the truth. In reality, lighting works best when it’s used in layers. There are three main types of indoor lighting to consider and, ideally, each room will include all of them. They are: Ambient: Also known as general lighting, ambient light fills the majority of the room and allows you to move around safely. It usually comes from recessed lighting, track lighting or wall-mounted fixtures.
Published at Saturday, September 21st 2019, 16:10:33 PM. Kitchen Lighting By Lewis Fowler. Recessed lights are installed into an opening in the ceiling so they don’t stick out at all. For barely-there recessed kitchen lights, you should consider the Lithonia Lighting 4 inch Matte White Recessed Baffle Integrated LED Lighting Kit, which comes with everything you need to light up your home.
Published at Saturday, September 21st 2019, 16:01:49 PM. Kitchen Lighting By Isaac Curtis. Our ultimate lighting guide gives you all the info you need to effortlessly light every room in your home. Read our tips and keep them close at hand. You never know when you may need to tweak the existing lighting in your home or to build a new layout from scratch. One of the most common lighting mistakes people make is assuming that one type of lighting — especially dreaded overheads — will suffice when putting a room together.
Published at Saturday, September 21st 2019, 15:56:55 PM. Kitchen Cabinet By Alicia Vaughan. It is important to note that finish color and wood selection are sometimes (and erroneously) used interchangeably. For example, "cherry" is sometimes used to describe the color of a certain type of kitchen cabinet. Cherry is actually the type of wood, and we will discuss this later. To confuse matters more, wood stains take on different colors when applied to different types of woods. So, it is necessary to look at wood types and stains in conjunction with each other, similar to the Keidel Cabinet Wood Finish chart above (see link below for the Keidel site).