Tuesday, 19 August 2014

The latest trends in kitchen and bathroom designs.

When you are interested in building your first kitchen or bathroom, one of the first things you need to take note of is how to ensure that you end up with a design that will turn out to work well for you. This is an important consideration you will need to make since it will determine many things including how satisfied you are with the work you end up doing. In order to do this, you might need to understand a few of the new trends in kitchen and bathroom design you can use. These include:

Color Schemes
There are a number of color schemes that have proven to be very popular in the past year or so, and which are becoming even more popular by the day. These include beige, gray and bone. One of the best ways of getting the most out of these colors is making sure that you match them well with all the other accessories you have in the bathroom to end up with a look that will make the bathroom or kitchen more appealing.

Universal Design
In addition, an increasing number of people who are doing Nottingham Kitchens  renovations or bathroom redesigns are also specifying that they should get a universal design for them. This usually entails making sure that they are easily accessible even to people who might be in wheelchairs.

Stainless Steel Is Becoming More Popular
One other trend that is becoming more popular is the use of stainless steel for the fittings in both kitchens and bathrooms. These are not only more aesthetically pleasing, but also turn out to be very long lasting in both situations as well.

If you are interested in remodeling your kitchen or Nottingham Bathroom  contractors will find it easier to serve you well if you have definite information of what you need. Making sure that all above tips are covered is one of the best ways of ensuring that you get this done.

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Energy Awareness, How to Reduce Your Carbon Foot Print In Your Kitchen And Bathroom



Did you know that you can reduce your carbon footprint in kitchens and bathrooms in Nottingham? Many people in the area are striving to recycle, use renewable power and so on but what they don’t know is that there are simple ways to reduce their carbon footprint in these two rooms. Here are some things that you can do:

Don’t take a bath; take a shower instead
A bath, as relaxing as it may be, uses up about 5 times the amount of water that a shower does. In addition to that, use lukewarm water rather than hot water so that you don’t consume a lot of power.

Stop using black trash bags
We are all so used to black trash bags that we use them without a second thought. Black trash bags are made of a material that is impossible to biodegrade. The next time you buy trash bags buy white instead of black.

Use the top oven rack
This is another one we never think about but using the top oven rack is actually more efficient when it comes to conserving power and cooking faster. The bottom is closer to the heat source but heat rises so you will cook faster if you use the top rack while at the same time contributing to energy savings.

Turn off the tap as you brush your teeth
We never think about it; we turn on the tap to wet our toothbrushes and then let it run for the entire period we are brushing. This is wasteful when you think about all the energy required to supply the water. Turn it on, wet your toothbrush and then turn it off until you need to rinse.
These are just a few ways that you can reduce your carbon footprint in kitchens and bathrooms in Nottingham.

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Kitchen manufacturing, how was your kitchen made ...

While you may not want to know every detail about how kitchens in Nottingham are made, it is important that you understand some basics if you want your kitchen remodeling project is going to be a success. The first thing you want to take care of is the quality of cabinets that you will be installing. Most cabinets are made of solid wood, particle board (most common for Nottingham kitchens), medium density fiberboard or plywood. The best quality is of course solid wood but the others also give pretty strong cabinets. You may want to think about the kind of finish before you settle on a material.

You may want to look at appliances next. Today, there are appliances in the market for all kinds of
kitchen designs. Whatever yours is, you will be dictated by the kind of look that you want your kitchen to have and also your budget. Fortunately, there are very affordable appliances that will give many Nottingham kitchens look great.

Are you happy with your kitchen island? This is one of the most important things in your kitchen and it can get quite worn. If yours needs to be replaced, there are many DIY videos and information on the internet that you can use as a guide. If you decide to have someone build it for you make sure that they understand your requirements clearly.

If your cooker, refrigerator and dishwasher are a little old this is a great time to replace them. Although it may cost you a bit of money, you are investing in new kitchen equipment that uses up less energy; in the long run, you will save a lot of money on utility bills.

Lastly, because every kitchen is different, your kitchen may need touches that are not included here; since you know your kitchen best, go ahead and do whatever is needed.

Design Time Nottingham, the specialist for fitting Nottingham Kitchens

Please come and visit our wonderful showroom and discover how our Nottingham Kitchens can transform your home.

You can contact us on 01159 81 89 81.