The kitchen is one of the most important area in your house as this is where your loved ones pass a great portion of their time preparing meals. Therefore, having a spacious, comfortable and practical kitchen is one way to lessen their burden in cooking. Kitchen cabinets do more than just keep things like food and cooking materials stored in their rightful spots.
They are also made with the intention of improving the way a kitchen looks in general. Besides, if your kitchen is wide enough, you could even have a bar counter. Having a romantic yet comfortable bar counter allows you to spend time with your loved ones, enjoying some drinks while having a chat or a heart-to-heart talk. That’s why it is such a good idea to take a look at getting the kitchen renovated with built-in cabinets and counter tops.
There are a number of designs for kitchen cabinets. The most popular design currently in Malaysia would be the smooth-surfaced high gloss kitchen cabinets. This can be achieved through laminating your cabinet doors with Formica, spray painting, 3G glass, acrylic and P.U. painting. You don’t need to opt for only one colour for your kitchen cabinets. There are some homeowners who prefers two-tone and it looks perfectly well-designed. Another design for kitchen cabinets would be a wood grain design. You could also choose contemporary design by combining both. You could also have a European classic design for your kitchen too!
Besides the kitchen cabinets, counter-tops are equally important in the kitchen area. Kitchen counter-tops are almost always placed on top of kitchen cabinets or cupboards. In the olden days, people love to have concrete counter tops. Although concrete counter-tops are superbly good in their durability, granite counter-tops transform your kitchen into a more luxurious look and feel. Worried about the cost for a granite counter top? With the improvements in technology, man-made granite counter-tops, also known as solid surface, are now more popular due to their cost.
Besides choosing the design of your kitchen cabinets and counter tops, homeowners may want to also ensure the accessories used by your carpenters are of good quality. You can have your cabinet doors soft-close by themselves and also install other needed accessories according to your requirements. Most of the time your interior designer or carpenter will be able to advise you as to which accessories should be installed in your home, as well as where to place them, based on their experience.
One of the most neglected areas of kitchen remodeling would be lighting. Not to mention that lighting can lift up the ambience of your kitchen, it is also very important to ensure sufficient lighting is installed, especially at the area where you do most of the chopping and cooking activities. You can have some lights installed with your wall cabinets too.
Another design that homeowners might want to consider would be having round edges for your kitchen cabinets, especially if you have infants and toddlers around. These are practical considering that it would reduce operational risk in your house and protect them from sharp edges.
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