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Basic Kitchen Layout Shapes

What’s determines your kitchen layout? You’ve heard of the phrase “form follows function”. This is true when it comes to the layout of a kitchen. There are, however, some basic kitchen layout shapes i.e. Straight, Galley, L, U, and G that are based on the work triangle.

The work triangle is formed by tracing an invisible line between the sink, range, and refrigerator. No leg of the triangle is shorter than 4 feet nor longer than 9 feet. With the total of all legs not being greater than 26 feet.

No obstructions in the triangle.

STRAIGHT | ONE WALL

The one wall kitchen layout is the smallest of all kitchen design layouts. There really is not work triangle as such for obvious reasons. This kitchen layout is ideal for smaller homes or as a secondary kitchen in a larger homes. This type of kitchen plan is best suited for an

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7 Fatal Kitchen Tools

1. Hand towels

Hand towels are the most common kitchen item used everywhere. But did you ever give it a thought that the hand towels can be the dirtiest thing in the entire kitchen! This is because we often tend to use the same towel before washing our hands, after washing our hands, for wiping the utensils or for holding the hot utensils. Just read it again and think that the same towel being used for every purpose! In order to avoid, keep at least 3 towels for different purpose and make a regular habit of washing them in every 2 weeks in warm water. This will keep them clean and free of germs.

2. Plastic containers

Plastic containers are commonly used in kitchens but in order to retain their quality of preservative and freshness, they include huge amount of toxic chemicals. Avoid keeping fresh vegetables in plastic containers as

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What Do You Need To Install An Ice Machine?

  Commercial ice machines are invaluable to the restaurant industry. Every bar that serves a variety of drinks must have an ice machine to keep up with the demand. Customers enjoy ice in their drinks and if the bar is unable to accommodate this need then the customer will simply go to another bar. Once you’ve decided on an ice machine, the next step will be to prepare your kitchen for the installation of this catering equipment.

Installing one of these machines is not too complicated but it is advisable to get someone who knows what they’re doing to install it for you. Perhaps you have an employee who is handy and familiar with electronic catering equipment who could do this for you.

Firstly, allocate an area and clear the space for the unit. Ensure that you measure the unit and clear sufficient space for a perfect fit. Read all installation

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Converting From Electric To LPG

You have just moved into a new property and have only just noticed that there is no mains gas, everything works by electric, but you have always been used to gas.

So what are your options?

You could contact the local gas supply company to see if mains gas is in the area if not there is another option, It’s called LPG, or liquid petroleum gas.

So how do you go about converting from electric to LPG?

You need to get in touch with a Gas Safe Registered company who can work on LPG.

This is very important, this type of work can only be carried out by a registered LPG qualified person or company.

The best way to find a company who is qualified is to contact the Gas Safe Register, you will find their details online.

The Gas safe register will be able to give you details of

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Catering Equipment That Can Help The Home Chef

It’s not only restaurants that have chefs, many people are their own chefs at home. They take care of their family and ensure that food is on the table at supper time, lunch is prepared, and breakfast is ready in the mornings. As a home chef you need to prepare three meals every day while also juggling your other household and work tasks. To make life in the kitchen a bit easier, there are a few catering equipment items that can help the home chef.

  • Utensils. The correct utensils will really help you in the kitchen. An egg lifter, serving spoons, soup spoon, carving knife, and cheese knife, are utensils that will make food preparation and serving a delightful task. Make sure that you have all the necessary utensils to complete your cooking tasks.
  • Frying Pan. The right frying pan will help you when it comes to frying and cleaning.

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Latest Trend in Kitchen Backsplash

Installing a wall of tile in a kitchen is here!

It’s 2019 and that means it’s time to talk about this years design trends. There are so many great trends that I’m looking forward to using on my designs but the one that interests me the most is the wall of tile in a kitchen. Thats right we are talking about the latest concept in backsplash design. Going up, tiling everything and framing in windows.

I have been saying for years that an easy pathway to high design is through the use of tile. I love tile and use it in almost every design to create one of a kind looks personalized for each of my clients.

This years trend is to ditch the concept that back splash in a kitchen is installed only under the cabinets. Instead we are taking tile above the cabinets and going bold by covering

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6 Tips to Choose the Best Kitchen Cabinets

It may not be easy for you to choose the best kitchen cabinets. Whether you want to upgrade a few things or work on a complete remodeling project, the tips we are going to share with you will be quite useful for you to get started. Without further ado, given below are the tips you can follow.

1. Opt for a Cabinet Door Profile

In any kitchen, cabinet doors are the most important elements. Therefore make sure you consider some important things when deciding on the door style. If you want to narrow down your options, you may think about your profile first.

Based on your personal preferences, you may consider a cabinet door that gives a traditional feel. Alternatively, you can go for modern options as well.

2. Narrow Down Choices

Your next step is to consider your style. Based on your budget, you can easily narrow down your

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Outdoor Kitchen Designs

I know what you are thinking, an outdoor kitchen? My exact thoughts when asked to write this article. However, the more I think about it, the more I see the benefits and the need to have an outdoor kitchen. It just makes sense when you think about it. Consider this if you will, you are having a big party, all of your friends, family, and neighbors are visiting, relaxing by the pool, and it is time to start preparing your food. Well generally, that means you have to leave the party, walk into your house, and start preparations within the kitchen. This means you are inside slaving away, while everyone else is enjoying themselves, you are secluded. I can see the resentment swelling up already.

Now consider this scenario. The same party, the same day, the same guests, only now you have an outdoor kitchen with everything you need readily

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5 Tips to Help You Buy Kitchen Essentials

If you want to renovate or build your kitchen, keep in mind that it is going to be a serious undertaking. Before you choose new appliances, don’t forget to do your homework and find out exactly what you need. In this article, we are going to share with you a few tips that will help you purchase kitchen essentials. Read on to find out more.

1. Plan your Menu

First of all, make sure you create a list of items that you really need. In other words, you may want to create your menu to get started. This will help you know what type of essential items you need to invest in. This will include all of the items that you cannot manage without.

2. Set your Budget

Without any doubt, you are going to pay a lot of money for new commercial equipment. If you are going to renovate

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Copper Sink

If you are considering a new sink within your kitchen or bathroom, a copper sink may be the way for you to go. Many people are choosing copper sinks over other traditional styles such as porcelain. The reason the popularity of copper sinks has grown so drastically is because not only does it have a simplistic beauty unmatched by any other style, it is also extremely functional within the kitchen. The great thing about copper sinks is that they are virtually maintenance free, if it needs cleaned water and soap will do the trick.

Chemical cleaners are a thing of the past when it comes to copper sinks, they do not require harsh cleaning and with care its beauty will last a lifetime. Another positive aspect of copper sinks is that unlike many other types of sinks, these tend to grow in beauty over time. With age, the copper sink

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