Kitchen

This is for everything kitchen related from appliances to cabinets & countertops and even the kitchen sink!

Kitchens That Stand the Test of Time

A modern-retro kitchen

We often take modern kitchen appliances for granted; Britannia Living takes a look at the evolution of the kitchen essentials that have changed the way we cook.

Over time appliances have entered our kitchens and made our lives, and food preparation, a little easier. The best appliances are those that will take a lot of hard work out of every day jobs, and the strain out of the less than enjoyable household chores.

Range Hood Questions Answered by Vince Nguyen

range hood

As regular readers will know, lately I've been looking into what can be done about the ugly kitchen in my the guest apartment, I'm still in the research phase and a couple of weeks ago I started looking into Range Hoods.

Kitchen Backsplash & Floor Tile Ideas?

old lino floor

My house has a guest apartment, which I admit has been neglected for some time, and it's badly in need of work done on the kitchen.

As you can see in the picture on the left, it has an old lino floor designed to look like floor tiles.

It also has some kind of creamy off-white tiles for the backsplash (pictured below) which seem to have been chosen on the basis that they achieve the maximum level of clash with the floor! It's not my fault - it was the original owner who did it.

Fresh Ideas For Your Spring Kitchen Makeover

With Spring in full bloom now is the time to turn your attention to a spot of kitchen remodeling particularly if you're planning to be putting your house on the market in the near future, or if you've been putting off the task of giving your kitchen a makeover for the past decade!

As a whole there seems to be a general shift away from the timeless white kitchen design with a move towards brass accessories, patterned backsplashes and natural materials. Here's a look at some of the strongest trends which you might want to incorporate into your kitchen design:

Popular Trends in Kitchen Worktops

stainless steel kitchen worktop

Are you planning to renovate your kitchen?

Have you decided upon the worktop material and design?

Choosing the right kitchen worktop is very important as it will determine the overall look and feel of your kitchen. Given that you'll be using your worktop to chop, cut, cook, and just about everything else you need to do in your kitchen, you must invest in the worktop that is both good looking and durable and long lasting.

How To Add Splashbacks That Spice Up Your Kitchen

Kitchen splashback

Splashbacks have been used for years to brighten up often redesigned kitchens in old homes and apartments. Many of the splashbacks available today in Melbourne tend to sport real eye catching designs and styles. The right installation can give your kitchen and overall room the splash of color it deserves to stand out. However, when you are looking around for splashbacks you aren’t restricted to simply the colors in your home, there are an array of colors, designs and textures from which to choose from.

Kitchen Design Around The World

The truth is no two kitchens are the same. Want to know how different they can be? Then let us take a short journey across the globe and delve into the world of kitchens, looking at both décor and functional design differences…

Three Contemporary Kitchen Design Ideas

stainless steel kitchen

Remodeling your kitchen can be a confusing and frustrating task.

With so many ideas, designs, colors, stores, and prices to choose from, the brainstorming process can be long and painstaking; however, all hope is not lost.

The following three kitchen design ideas are here to assist and guide you through the process of choosing the perfect modern look for your new kitchen.

Design Ideas For Galley Kitchens

Example of a Galley Kitchen

The kitchen is the one room in the home where having space is a godsend.

With appliances, gadgets, cooking paraphernalia and utensils all competing for essential space, a kitchen can soon become cluttered and untidy if not kept in check. Having a galley kitchen in your home provides an extra challenge, because of the shape and size, with space being at a premium. But that's not to say you can't create inspirational design ideas for a galley kitchen; it just takes extra consideration. Here are some tips how.

Add Wood Flooring To Your Kitchen As A Unique Option

Kitchen with wood flooring

While recent remodeling trends for kitchen flooring have concentrated on ceramic and porcelain tiles, some homeowners are breaking out of the mold and instead choosing a type of wood flooring for their kitchens. Wood floors add warmth and personality to a room. Based on the type of material you use, it can be durable as it requires low maintenance to clean.

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