Four Smart Ideas for Your New Kitchen
Whether you have just moved into a new home or wish to completely overhaul your existing kitchen, there is a lot that must be considered. From new floors and ceilings to a variety of appliances that can get the job done more effectively, you may require professional assistance in order to plan all of this in a way that fits together. Once you have taken care of any remodelling or structural changes to the room, you can then focus more on aesthetics and functionality; namely, which appliances and devices to include in a new kitchen. Below, we will discuss four smart ideas for any new kitchen that you can use to get the most out of your cooking and dining experiences.
We all love the summer months and the opportunities it presents to get outdoors and enjoy life. Grilling on the patio is something that anybody can appreciate, but we often have to do so because of the smoke and heat that is generated from the grill. A variety of smokeless grills are now available for indoor use, many of which can be less than £50. Family-sized portions of food can be grilled in one go, without the need to fire up the outdoor grill in inclement or cold weather. Most smokeless grills have a very low profile and can be stored away easily until they are needed once again. The use of these for home-cooked dinners can save you energy when compared to an oven or stove, and make your life more convenient than traditional grills.
Regardless of the form of heating you currently use, the kitchen is one place where many do not consider the need for it. After all, it’s easy to work up a sweat in the kitchen, right? For those with open or larger kitchens, however, a powerful heating solution can be found with designer chrome radiators. These sleek units can be mounted virtually anywhere and provide heat in the cooler months to provide a more evenly-balanced temperature throughout the home. In many houses, ventilation systems are not designed to heat the kitchen: with a form of direct heating such as a chrome designer radiator in the room, however, you can be sure that no chills will ever enter your cooking quarters!
Unlike traditional paper towel holders that you see in many kitchens, the new wave of towel dispensers look more like the solutions you are used to in public facilities. When you wash dishes or have to use your countertops, standalone paper towel dispensers can easily be knocked off or the paper towels can become wet. With an automated paper towel dispenser, you can mount the machine to any wall, load it with paper, and wave your hands in front of its sensor any time you need to dry your hands. This not only keeps the towels from being damaged, but also encourages less waste.
When cooking or handling meats, you want to be sure that everything is prepared properly. Thanks to a wave of smart thermometers that have recently hit the market, now you can! These devices can be inserted into most meats and vegetables, and will beam back to your mobile device the current internal temperature of the product. Some models even allow for the monitoring of two temperatures at once. When the product is fully cooked, you’ll be alerted via phone – which makes it a lot easier to avoid burning food and spend more time with family (outside of the kitchen).
With so many smart appliances and accessories to consider for your kitchen, it’s hard to narrow it down to just four. Still, we believe the mentions above are great additions to any kitchen – whether you are remodelling, redesigning or simply looking to inject new life into the room!
Known throughout interior design and home remodelling circles, Vinnie Ozer has spent years of his life helping home owners transform their living spaces and import a variety of new and exciting elements into the home. He now manages his own firm, Towel Radiator, which provides home owners with portable and mounted heating options for the bathroom and more.