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Remodeling Your Kitchen For Storage

Friday, May 17th, 2013

When you’re deciding to remodel your kitchen, to give it more style, but most of all practicability, then deep thought needs to go into layout. Most of us think about getting more out of our kitchen space, whether we have a large kitchen or small kitchen. We always seem to need more space, always.  If we look at what we current storage space we have and what really can be done, it’s actually quite surprising.

The island…

If you haven’t got a kitchen island but have the space for one, this could be a good investment. Not only is the kitchen island a stylish addition to any kitchen, but it can be modified to make the most out the space in your kitchen.  Getting a kitchen island in the middle of your kitchen means that you obviously have created more bench space, which can be both dangerous and complimenting.  If you’re desperate for space to place things, then this addition could be your answer. Although if you end up treating the space as a rubbish tip for bags, tissue boxes, or lunchboxes, it’s actually more of a burden. Most people find that once they get an island built, it looks wonderful, but they do end up abusing the space. So remember to have minimal on the island bench top itself, only place what’s needed, and with care.

With the island you can also add additional cabinets on the sides of the island, making the island hollow with plenty of storage space. It can look fantastic and act as a practical measure of storage.

kitchen island

Overhead cabinets…

Including storage space into you kitchen is very flexible, you have room to create and imagination you own designs, as long as you have the space. You also need to make sure you have right help, reliable professional help is a must. On major adjustment to your current kitchen could be the inclusion of overhead cabinets, on the walls surrounding your kitchen space, you may just have blank walls at the moment, but adding additional cupboards and cabinets will make a huge difference.

overhead cabniets

overhead cabinets

Some people might find adding too many cabinets and cupboards can ruin the design of your kitchen, but if you have the right ideas you can really make storage look fancy. If you need a kitchen that’s practical because you have a large family, then there’s no reason not to try getting creative with storage options.

 

Re-designing a new bathroom…the challenges and ideas

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Are you sick of the boring layout and functionality of your current bathroom, or are considering replacing the shower but then deciding to re-model anyway? Perhaps your looking to add a 3 in 1 bathroom light or dimmer.  Either way moving around the bathroom layout is one tricky job, it takes a lot of planning and resources.  If you bathroom is really old then this is a good chance to get some more modern, environmentally friendly features to the bathroom, as well as giving you the scope to create a more modern look. (more…)