7 Things to Know Before Installing a Modular Kitchen

7 Things to Know Before Installing a Modular Kitchen


Updated on 2018-11-24

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We have all given up on the ideas of the regular designing of the kitchen spaces. Since the technology and modern ways of living in the smaller restricted spaces and areas kicked in, so did the idea of space management. The modular kitchen comprises of multiple units including floor units, overhead cabinets, and other storages. Here is a list of things you should know before installing a modular kitchen.

KITCHEN MATERIALS AND FINISHES

The choice of the type of storages and a wide variety of the same should be taken into consideration Along with the storages, the unique kitchen materials and finishes should be considered, for instance, ranging from DUCO, veneer, laminates and other colorful surfaces. Even the kitchen countertop material should be considered as well so that the entire finishing of the kitchen comes out to be durable and easy to maintain.

Expert Advice: Choose the materials that are low maintenance and durable.

Kitchen Materials And Finishes

KITCHEN STORAGE IDEAS - TYPE OF STORAGES

The modular kitchen provides with a variety of storage from drawers to tall storage units. One should take into the consideration the type of storage required and consider the different storage type according to the convenience and utility. As storage plays a vital role while designing a kitchen and helps in maintaining a clutter-free kitchen.

Bonus Tip: Maximise the use of the storage by creating compartments within one unit. Also, create differently sized units for different types of things, utensils or food items.

Kitchen Storage Ideas

KITCHEN APPLIANCES AND MODERN UTILITIES

The modular kitchen design gives proper space for the installation of all the modern utilities like a dish dryer, dishwasher, oven etc. The concept of modular kitchen is to make accessibility easy for you, hence the arrangement and provision for the appliances takes away the brownie points in this concept.

Here is a design inspiration for creating The perfect kitchen design one would dream about.

Kitchen Design -  Appliances And Modern Utilities

PANTRY IN KITCHEN DESIGN

A pantry is a small stock of your daily food items and cutlery. And this pantry in kitchen cabinets can stock your necessities neatly inside the kitchen cabinets that can be pulled out for access, only when required.

Bonus Tip: Make sure the racks are long and wide enough to stock your items.

Modular Kitchen Pantry

A MUST HAVE - KITCHEN TRIANGLE

One must adhere to the golden triangle rule while considering the installation of the modular kitchen. It is the philosophy of placing your cooking station, wash basin (sink) and your refrigerator at a proper distance forming a triangle at these three focal points. This concept has been followed for decades as it is considered to increase efficiency in the kitchen. so make sure to avoid the kitchen layout mistakes

Kitchen Triangle

Image credit: Wikimedia Commons

KITCHEN ELECTRICAL DESIGN

The provision for the kitchen electric fixtures is provided for the placement and usage of the basic appliances. Therefore, pay attention to the kitchen electrical points that have to be placed during the installation of the cabinets and storages.

Modular White Kitchen

KITCHEN VENTILATION DESIGN

Let your kitchen breathe as well! You must have ample ventilation for the food smell to not overpower your beautiful kitchen. Installation of a chimney right above the gas stove would provide lungs to the kitchen. Natural ventilation along with the mechanical one should be an important point of the modular kitchen.

Here is a must-read design inspiration to give you an insight into the  Kitchen's amazing design and decor ideas.

Modular Kitchens

Also, take a read to the most important 2017 Hot Trend Kitchen Interior Ideas

And an example of one such video uploaded on our Youtube channel



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