Published at Sunday, September 29th 2019, 18:44:21 PM by Beatrice Ferri. Kitchen Cabinets. Kitchen design basics mean more than flooring, cabinets, and countertops. Lighting can make a big difference in the kitchen, whether it`s bright lighting for a long day of cooking or soft, dim mood lighting for a romantic night at home. For the best effect, install lighting on multiple levels, such as under-cabinet lights, pendants, and recessed lights in the ceiling. Additionally, a kitchen needs plenty of electrical outlets, particularly along the backsplash. Building code includes specific requirements for outlets and lighting in remodeled kitchens.
Published at Sunday, September 29th 2019, 18:38:30 PM by Angela Ferrari. Kitchen Cabinets. On the kitchen cabinetry design catwalk, black is the new black, and the new grey for that matter. Easy to combine with almost any other shade, black is your quickest route to drama and depth. Why not channel your inner Abigail Ahern and paint your kitchen ceiling black, too? This is The Real Shaker Kitchen with Bella Brass handles and Staved Iroko worktops.
Published at Sunday, September 29th 2019, 18:38:37 PM by Frediana Arcuri. Kitchen Cabinets. While modular kitchen cabinets are a great resource for budget-conscious renovators, the pre-fabricated modular design can also be a negative if you are working with a kitchen with an unusual layout or space. Modular cabinets are available in standard sizes that may not exactly fit the blueprint of your kitchen, and thus some creative configurations must be considered in order to use these cabinets in a custom design.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 11:30:21 AM. contemporary kitchen By Beatrice Ferri. You can add wooden inserts to your cabinets to optimize their organization and storage potential. This will help you to organize everything in your kitchen from pots and pans to mixers and measuring cups.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 11:23:20 AM. kitchen remodel By Violetta Ferri. Oak wood cabinetry is starting to creep back into the kitchen and bathroom marketplace with Cerused and driftwood finishes. In the 1970`s well into the early 90`s, they were the cabinet of choice. Usually seen in a honey spice stain, a version of a raised panel cathedral door with wild grain patterns became the mainstay in many homes at that time. After a much-needed departure, the popularity of maple, cherry and a rise of engineered wood alternatives reduced the use of oak cabinet constructions. Materials like wood veneer and painted MDF are now more common in cabinet door construction than ever. But as with other parts of the house, many homeowners are seeking connections to their past and a renewed attention to vintage, with kitchens being no different.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 11:17:43 AM. kitchen countertops By Selene Napolitani. When your wood is chosen, you`ll need to decide if a fully unfinished look is right for your kitchen, or, alternatively, if you want to paint or stain your new kitchen cabinets. Generally, a fully unfinished look can pair well with a country or rustic kitchen style, but it can also feature well in a range of traditional kitchen styles. If you do choose to finish your kitchen cabinets yourself, you`ll want to keep in mind that certain woods accept stain and paint better than others. If it is your plan to stain your unfinished kitchen cabinets, do some research beforehand to ensure that your wood choice will accept the stain and preserve its natural beauty at the same time.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 11:12:10 AM. kitchen photos By Selene Napolitani. Laminate: Laminate is relatively inexpensive and very easy to install. It is also stain-resistant and cleans in no time. However, it is vulnerable to water damage in the kitchen because moisture can swell the edges of the flooring planks, which cannot be repaired.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 10:50:29 AM. kitchen planner By Rachele Siciliano. Bamboo: Bamboo has a distinctive look and good overall durability, similar to hardwood. It is also subject to the same types of damage as hardwood.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 10:32:39 AM. kitchen countertops By Frediana Arcuri. If your cabinets are still in really good condition, a new coat of paint or stain and new hardware, like funky, eclectic knobs and hinges, can do the trick for a fresh new look at a nominal cost. You can also get a brand new look by refacing your cabinets for half the cost of a complete replacement. For a complete replacement though, and if you have the time and patience for it, you can scour thrift stores, cabinetry shops and home improvement stores often for deals on discounted and clearance cabinets. Just be patient until you find what you want.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 10:12:50 AM. kitchen refinishing By Quintilia Panicucci. The difference made by updating the kitchen cabinets will set the tone for the entire home, as the kitchen becomes the favorite gathering place for the whole family.