Published at Thursday, December 21st 2017, 23:50:51 PM by Carol Agustiana. Appliances. Over the last few years, designers are becoming increasingly creative and are using heavy-duty structural materials for countertops. So add concrete, brick, tile, to your list, too.
Published at Friday, December 15th 2017, 23:39:16 PM by Paula Rahayu. Appliances. Dishwasher: Similarly to your refrigerator, your family’s lifestyle will largely dictate what type of dishwasher will be ideal for your home. Lower end models tend to have simplified controls, while more elaborate ones will have energy efficiency qualities, hidden controls, and noise reduction qualities – especially helpful in small homes or open floor plans. Dishwasher drawers are also available for smaller amounts of dishware and can save water usage when you don’t have large loads to clean.
Published at Thursday, December 14th 2017, 23:40:09 PM. Appliances By Lisa Gracia. These materials will last longer as well as boost the value of your home. In recent years, ceramic tile that mimics the look of hardwood has become popular, as well as travertine and slate.
Published at Thursday, December 14th 2017, 23:40:08 PM. Appliances By Brenda Eda. We’re all trying to lessen our carbon footprint, and your outdated kitchen appliances are a great place to start. If an appliance upgrade is in your future, be sure to make it ! You’ll get a modern look while saving water and energy — good for the earth and your bills.
Published at Thursday, December 14th 2017, 23:40:08 PM. Appliances By Dorothy Shabrina. The attic is a prime source for heat and cold air exchange. Consider adding more insulation if you live in a home that heat or cools quickly depending on the temperature outside. This could be a sign that you need additional insulation. When buying a furnace, ensure you buy the correct unit for your home. The square footage, orientation to the sun, and quantity of windows and doors can be evaluated by a professional home energy analyst. The right energy efficient furnace can bring your home years of lower energy bills and saving of the Earth’s resources.
Published at Thursday, December 14th 2017, 23:40:07 PM. Appliances By Carol Agustiana. While your kitchen could look fabulous as-is, what would it look like without that bothersome wall? If you’re unsure if this is possible – consult a structural engineer or architect to see what possibilities there are for your kitchen.
Published at Thursday, December 14th 2017, 23:40:07 PM. Appliances By Lisa Gracia. Remove the doors: For many kitchens, especially in older homes, a swinging door to a pantry can be the culprit of unusable space. Especially doors that are inward swinging, getting behind the door with full hands may be a hassle and storage becomes cumbersome. Consider removing the doors, or if pocket doors or accordion doors are an option, install these. If you are a person who keeps a tidy pantry, a well organized pantry, can be beautiful décor in a kitchen!
Published at Thursday, December 14th 2017, 23:40:06 PM. Appliances By Mary Hardianti. Ventilation system: One area of your kitchen that is forgotten when considering appliances is the ventilation system. Range hoods overhead, or down draft systems that are integral into the countertop or cooktop are great for unobstructed overhead views. Depending on the size of your stove/cooktop and if you have an integral grill, griddle, burners, and other heating elements may increase the need for higher ventilation systems overhead. Research your favored appliance manufacturer too see what type of ventilation system is recommended for your kitchen.
Published at Thursday, December 14th 2017, 23:40:05 PM. Appliances By Paula Rahayu. Image: