Storage

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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Never mind the look, feel the storage!

Waste bin in pull-out drawer

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It is vital to start thinking of storage in a new kitchen right from the start of the planning process. All too often kitchens are planned in terms of how they’ll fit into the room and what they will look like, with the storage aspect of planning taking second place.

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Space – the final frontier!

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‘Functional cabinets’ are the way to go. We buy a refrigerator or an oven for a specific purpose, so why shouldn’t every kitchen cabinet have a specific storage purpose? The watchwords for base units are ‘no shelves’ – all full extension drawers and pull-outs thus achieving ‘total access’…

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Dynamic Space (part 3): cleaning, preparation & cooking storage

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So what, logically, would need to be to hand and easily available when dealing with kitchen cleaning, preparation and cooking storage? Cleaning: This is the area that is most used and contains “wet” and “waste disposal” areas…

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Small kitchen? Think inside!

Space-corner draw

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When you look around a small kitchen get yourself X-Ray vision. Did you know the amount of volume inside your cabinets can often equate to the space available in the kitchen itself!?!

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