Aug
20
Kitchen Benchtops

Laminate Benchtops Everybody is familiar with the laminate kitchen benchtop. It is the most common benchtop material. Some people refer to high pressure laminate as Formica, which was the original brand back in the 1950’s. Laminate has come a long way since then with a huge choice of. brands colours and qualities. It is much … <p class="link-more"><a href="https://kitchenideas.co.nz/kitchen-benchtops/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Kitchen Benchtops"</span></a></p>

Aug
19
Stone Benchtop Cleaner

Stone Benchtop Care Before considering a stone benchtop cleaner or how to care for your kitchen stone benchtop it’s important to distinguish between the various types of stone.  In particular the natural stones versus the engineered types. Engineered Stone Engineered stones such as Caesarstone, Silestone, Eurstone, , Quantum Quartz, Dekton and the like, are easier … <p class="link-more"><a href="https://kitchenideas.co.nz/stone-benchtop-cleaner/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Stone Benchtop Cleaner"</span></a></p>

Aug
17
Rangehood Ducting Kits

If you have a rangehood installed in your kitchen, you’ll likely prefer to vent it to the outside.  Many rangehoods do an air re-circulation option but this is always less than satisfactory.  Carbon filters will remove some of the grease and odours but not all, and the steam from cooking will be pushed back into … <p class="link-more"><a href="https://kitchenideas.co.nz/rangehood-ducting-kits/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Rangehood Ducting Kits"</span></a></p>

Aug
15
Kitchen Sinks

Which Kitchen Sink? No kitchen is without a kitchen sink, it is an absolute necessity.  It’s where you’ll spend most time in your kitchen. For this reason the kitchen sink market is highly competitive with an absolutely enormous choice for the customer. Most of your time in the kitchen is spent at the sink. You … <p class="link-more"><a href="https://kitchenideas.co.nz/kitchen-sinks/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Kitchen Sinks"</span></a></p>

Aug
14
Kitchen Appliances

Choosing Your Kitchen Appliances When planning a the kitchen it is a good idea to choose your kitchen appliances first.  Otherwise it’s like getting house insurance before you get a house!  So why exactly do I advise choosing your kitchen appliances first? 1. Because it is the appliances such as cooker, hob, oven, refrigerator, microwave … <p class="link-more"><a href="https://kitchenideas.co.nz/kitchen-appliances/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Kitchen Appliances"</span></a></p>

Aug
12
DIY Kitchens NZ

Do It Yourself Kitchens There is a great choice of flat pack DIY kitchens at the big sheds now, which the reasonably competent handy-person can use to make a very respectable kitchen. This is proving to be an increasingly popular way of going about a kitchen renovation for those with the practical skills and the … <p class="link-more"><a href="https://kitchenideas.co.nz/diy-kitchens-nz/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "DIY Kitchens NZ"</span></a></p>

Jul
27
Kitchen Layout

Kitchen Layouts The most common kitchen layouts are the Galley, the U, the Island and the G, as illustrated below.  Each layout suits particular kitchen spaces depending on space available, the style of the house or the preferences of the cook.  Each has its advantages and disadvantages but all can provide that important working triangle … <p class="link-more"><a href="https://kitchenideas.co.nz/kitchen-layout/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Kitchen Layout"</span></a></p>

Jul
25
Kitchen Design Tips

Kitchen design is always constrained by the space that is available. It’s not always possible to squeeze everything in that you might wish and usually, compromises have to be made. Unless you have an unlimited budget your choice will also be constrained by the costs of the various materials. However, careful thought and inside knowledge … <p class="link-more"><a href="https://kitchenideas.co.nz/kitchen-design-tips/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Kitchen Design Tips"</span></a></p>