Planning

By the Riverside…

Hugh's kitchen

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Hugh visited us at our stand at Grand Designs in April 2010. He had seen Aventos Servodrive previously and had come to the stand in the hope it was now available. Hugh had undergone a total refurbishment of his apartment and the kitchen was the last room to transform…

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Age Explorer in da kitchen!

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Buying a new kitchen today is usually a big purchase that is often very difficult to change later on. A kitchen lasts, on average, around 20 years and you have to remember that your requirements will change over that period. That’s where Age Explorer comes in…

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6 tips for an ergonomic kitchen

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1. Plan full extensions in base cabinets…retrieving objects from a shelf in the base cabinet is a difficult task for all kitchen users. Low bending is often required, the overview of items is poor and you often have to remove part of the cabinet contents to get to items that you want at the back.

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Never get backed into a corner in your kitchen

Space corner drawer

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The corner areas of any kitchen are notoriously difficult areas to design and work in – especially the storage area under the worktop. It’s a zone where a big dark recess ends up being crammed with forgotten “use only occasionally” implements and devices.

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The working triangle – time for new geometry!

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Your Mum may have told you about the working triangle when she press-ganged you into helping prepare a meal. That’s in the days when the kitchen was a place to prepare and cook a meal while the rest of the family played around the house…

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10 kitchen planning tips

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It’s surprising to find that 66% of new kitchen buyers are dissatisfied with the amount of storage they had after installing a new kitchen. The same goes for positioning of units and services. The key is to assess your lifestyle and needs and start planning from there…

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