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Thursday, 7 October 2010
Small Kitchen Design Ideas - Kitchen Remodelling
Small Kitchen Design ideas
A small kitchen design can be very difficult for anyone to use and if it is designed badly and inefficiently then it will be even worse. What many people do not realize is that both small and drastic changes can easily enhance the comfortability and the evaluation of your kitchen, saving you time and incorporating a welcoming look.
First thing you need to consider when designing the small kitchen is the placing of the kitchen furniture. Microwaves don't always need to be in the kitchen, instead can have extension chords and place it a few steps out of the kitchen. Separate freezers also do not need to be in the kitchen, as food needs to thaw anyway. Addition of cupboards and shelves can be simple but very effective, however in very compact kitchens you should consider whether or not the cupboard will be in the way of anyone walking within the kitchen (mind your head).
One other main factor is appearance, since a small kitchen can give a cramped feeling, what you can do is just make the walls have brighter color. However, while white may be effective and bold, it can also ruin the whole feeling of the home because the kitchen should not be completely out of place in the home. Instead give the walls of the kitchen some patterns according to the rest of the home and it will be much more welcoming.
Another problem that can easily arise when designing your small kitchen is the comfortability. Sometimes you need to be flexible and you need to sacrifice the comfortability of your kitchen for more effect. If you are going to live in the home for quite some time then you should choose comfortability over appeal. Just keep this in mind when designing and the decisions will be much faster.
Last of all, when you are designing your kitchen, the fastest method is to know all the information before you actually start this is because you do not want to make a few hasty last minute decisions. Since the kitchen is vital to the home, a good method is to talk it all over with someone else, because many times I have thought of perfect placements which actually made no sense when I tried to talk it over.