Whether you are looking to move into a new home or you wish to renovate your existing one, the kitchen is an area of your home to which you should pay close attention. You will want to create the perfect environment in your kitchen that not only looks splendid but is also practical, and following the tips below can help make your dream kitchen a reality.
A Practical Floor
The kitchen is a part of your home, which sees a lot of foot traffic, especially if it is an area that the family eats in, so choosing solid flooring material is vital. The most common material used in homes in Thailand is flooring tiles that are easy to clean, and also lovely and cool during the hot summer months. Due to the heat and amount of rain received in Thailand, floor tiles are the most practical solution, and you should avoid incorporating carpets and other flooring surfaces popular in the West for this area of your home.
Your Kitchen Furniture
When it comes to kitchen furniture design, Thailand has many companies that specialise in this area, which means there are a lot of choices available when looking to furnish your kitchen. You will want to choose hard-wearing materials for your kitchen furniture that are going to last the test of time and the abuse they will receive from your family. Try and avoid furniture made from fibreboard and choose a hardwood that termites and other pests will not attack.
The Kitchen Surfaces
You will also want to ensure that you choose a suitable material for the countertops of your kitchen that is easy to clean and will not get damaged easily. There are many different options available to you, such as;
- Solid Wood
- Polished Concrete
The best choice for your kitchen will depend on your taste and also your budget, but if you can afford a granite worktop for your kitchen, it is one of the most hardwearing materials that you can choose, as well as being easy to clean.
With modern kitchens, there are many appliances that you can have built-in, which helps to save on space and also looks aesthetically pleasing. If you have a utility room, you will not need to have your washing machine in our kitchen, but there are other essential items you may wish to include. You may want to include an oven and gas hob in your kitchen, and if you hate washing up, you can also consider adding a dishwasher. A fridge and freezer are also essential unless you have space in another area of your home, and you may also wish to consider adding a water cooler if you have space. With careful planning and some shopping around for materials, you can plan and build your dream kitchen and turn your house into a home.