Published at Friday, December 15th 2017. by Allete Bouchard in Kitchen.
Types of Tiles. There are various types of flooring that can fit into everybody's needs according to kitchen designs and need of the homeowner. Natural slate stone tiles are durable, stain resistant and non-slip surface due to their textures; designed for the busy kitchen. Saltillo tiles are for Mediterranean designed kitchens that must be sealed and cleaned with wet cloth without chemicals. Granite kitchen tiles on the other hand, are durable but sensitive to liquid stains and scratches and rough objects exposed to them. This type of kitchen flooring must be cleaned often. Porcelain tiles are more durable and expensive than ceramics and they come in assorted colors. Ceramics kitchen tiles come in matte or glossy types in many colors. Travertine is a porous limestone that is usually sealed to prevent liquid and dirt absorption. It becomes slippery with drops of water or juice.
Include a ventilation hood overhead to eliminate smoke, steam and cooking odors if your kitchen island is going to have a cooktop. The range hood should extend beyond the cooking area by 3 inches or more on the sides for proper ventilation. Using the correct fan size will ensure that removal happens as intended. Have a fan capacity of about 50 cubic feet per minute (cfm) for each square foot of cooktop area.
Select the material with care. The resurgence of tile has brought many different types to the market like ceramic, stone, metal, and glass. In fact, the variety of tile can be quite overwhelming. Take some extra time to choose your backsplash material. As mentioned, you want something durable and beautiful. More importantly, you want a tile design the reflects your sense of style since you are probably going to have this tile for some time.
The kitchen island as a stand-alone platform in the middle of the kitchen provides convenience and efficiency by creating more workspace. When the island is located in the center of the kitchen more space in automatically created. In most situations a kitchen island is the ideal way to separate the kitchen from the living room. If the kitchen island has cook top, sinks or pull-out drawer refrigerators then this accommodates greater convenience and socializing since one can do dishes and preparation while conversing with guests in the living room. There are endless uses for kitchen islands.
Remodeling: If you wish to sell your house in the coming months and you want to get the best price for your house then remodeling is the best option. It can improve the market value of your property. If your house will be according to the latest trends then it's obvious the buyers will be willing to pay a good price for it. Kitchen will be the first place from where most of the home remodeling projects begins. Changing the cabinets will be a good idea to change the look of your kitchen. This investment will give you return when your house will be sold.
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