Kitchen Appliances Colors: New & Exciting Trends

So tired of stainless steel? The industrial finish has been a design mainstay of many American kitchens for the past 20 years. Want to see some exciting new kitchen appliance colors and trends? For those of us who survived avocado green and harvest gold kitchens of 70's, it’s no wonder neutral appliances have anchored kitchens for the past few decades. From bisque and white of the 80's and 90's to modern stainless steel, homeowners have been wary of new appliance colors for a long time. But after a long break from more vibrant appliance colors, trends are shifting back [...]

Simple Steps to Transform Your Average Kitchen

There are simple and cost-effective ways in which you can transform your average kitchen into a stunning and welcoming space. To some people, a beautiful kitchen consists of the latest cooking equipment, appliances, high-end cabinetry and upscale décor. Achieving this feat is not only time consuming, but will also make you delve deeper into your pocket to accomplish and maintain that sort of lifestyle. However, there are simple and economical ways in which you can remodel your ordinary kitchen. You can update your kitchen to look marvelous at a low cost and ensure that it maintains the same classy and [...]

Kitchen Cabinet Sizes and Specifications Guide

The kitchen is the heart of your home, so having the right balance of kitchen cabinet sizes allows you to create the perfect space. Kitchen cabinets are available in various styles, colors and sizes. You should work closely with your interior designer so that you can decide on the best kitchen cabinet sizes for your home. Factors to take into consideration before you choose kitchen cabinets include the space available and the style desired. Of course, your budget also determines the type of kitchen cabinets you will choose for your home. Always compare different top kitchen cabinet brands so [...]

How to Choose the Right Kitchen Island Lights

The kitchen island is rarely ever used for one activity only. In most homes it is a multipurpose space whose role changes depending on the occasion, time of day and changing family needs. Its various functions include being a breakfast area, a kitchen workspace, a cooking center or even a full dining space. This versatility can make it a bit challenging to choose the right kitchen island lighting. Whatever lighting you choose has to be ideal for different situations from cooking to dining to food preparation and anything else that takes place on the kitchen island. At the [...]

Appliance Maintenance & When It’s Time to Replace

More often than not, we throw our appliances away when they break down and purchase new ones to replace them. However, it’s not always necessary. While appliances are not always as long-lasting as they were several decades ago; your appliances don’t always need to be replaced, sometimes it is a lot easier to have them repaired. The Average Appliance Lifespan It is important to know roughly how long your appliances will operate for before they need to be replaced. Here is a quick list of some of the most common appliances and the average length [...]

Sleek Stainless Steel Countertop Ideas Guide

Zone 4 Architects, LLC Go to most restaurants and commercial kitchens and chances are they are using stainless steel countertops. Their harsh and busy working environment requires a surface that can take a beating and still look good. Most importantly, they need a surface that maintains the highest hygiene standards. Stainless steel provides these benefits and much more. You can also enjoy these benefits at home at roughly the same costs you would incur with a granite, marble or quartz countertop. If you are looking for a countertop that is tough, durable and looks good, try a [...]

Learn How to Match your Countertop with the Cabinets and Floor

Picking just the right color scheme for your kitchen can be a difficult task, especially if you enter the remodeling process without a particular theme in mind. A kitchen contractor can help you by providing you with information on the variety of materials to choose from, and a design consultant can offer advice about texture and color pairings. Even with this help, attempting to visualize how each piece of the room will fit together for the final product can still be confusing. Today’s article, brought to you by the official Kitchen Magic blog, will provide you with a foundation [...]

How to Build the Perfect Kitchen from the Chef’s Point Of View

Building the perfect kitchen can be a pleasant journey or difficult task depending on how you approach it. The kitchen is not only a place where you cook but also a place where you entertain your guests or have dinner with your family and friends. From the busy mornings to the lazy Sunday evenings, the kitchen is the hub of activity in your home. Whether you want to revamp your kitchen or build it from scratch, there are a few things to keep in mind. Beauty, function, and convenience are the key factors which go hand-in-hand. You should be [...]

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Use Color to Make a Small Kitchen Look Larger

If I could have my way (don't we all wish we could!), I would design my kitchen to be the size of two very large rooms. It would have lots of counter space for food prep and to hold the immense number of appliances I've accumulated. It would feature an eat-in section, a desk area, a large range hood, and even a hang-out space with comfy seating. Reality, however, is quite different. My kitchen is the size of a small box. Within that box, I've placed full-sized appliances, a small round table, a pantry, and enough counter space to [...]

The Modern Kitchen: Everything and the Kitchen Sink

The traditional kitchen: Oven, sink and fridge.  Over the years’ typical kitchens have grown to include microwaves, toaster ovens, dishwashers and many more cooking tools. We have compiled just some of the most popular and useful newer kitchen add-ons, features and special areas that you might want to include in your new kitchen design. Double Ovens Double ovens are very useful for large families or people who have parties. They come in either wall stacked or side by side format and as you may have guessed, double your oven space.  They also allow you to cook things that require [...]