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Monday, 14 July 2008

Why Decide to Have a New Kitchen?

If it has been a while since your kitchen was installed, or you've never gotten round to it, then why take the plunge and spend £1000's on a new kitchen? Well spending time in and around the kitchen is a modern habit, and not just because we eat all of the time. The truth is that we take make time eating and preparing our food than ever before, and new kitchens and appliances will continue to be as important in peoples lives as new cars and other luxury items.
Many people are now deciding it's more important to spend money on a new kitchen than other popular luxury items, such as a car upgrade or a tropical holiday. Family life is more social now than ever, and that's why it's easier to justify the big purchase price of a new fitted kitchen.
In the past decade kitchens and the modern family have come on leaps and bounds, with a more traditional latin take on life when it comes to food.
In the UK especially, gone are the days when a young family are prepared to accept the smaller L-shaped kitchen. Could you get past anyone cooking without knocking a pan from their hands, or at least brushing past them? It was seen as acceptable to have a very narrow kitchen and then eat your dinner on your lap watching TV, or in silence in the dining room. Now families welcome the larger plan living space come kitchen, where it's possible to talk and cook and relax at the same time. It also means the cooking process is enjoyed by all and all can participate. This is no doubt helping our younger generation to cook from an early age and get used to making the kitchen the hub of the household.
Once you have decided on a new kitchen, there are a number of important basics to consider. For example, the layout is extremely important, as is the whereabouts of your cooking appliances and the electrical points. What about access to other rooms? Don't have the doors too close to where the cooking action is, ie. next to the stove.
Also consider where family or friends would be sat while the chef is hard at work. Will they be isolated or integrated so as to join in the conversation?
American fridge freezers units are very popular now, and the depth is sometimes an issue. Make sure the doors open freely and that the fridge is not out of place if sticking out from the worktops. A popular remedy is to have a cabinet built around the unit.
Mr Heneffe has worked in the kitchen appliances industry for over 10 years. The experience includes designing kitchens and buying appliances in bulk for large organizations. His company, Internet Kitchen Appliances sells to the public and trade industry throughout the UK. They specialize in products from leading kitchen appliance brands.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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