As a kitchen is one of the busiest rooms in a house, there is no wonder why so many people want there’s to be absolutely perfect. But, even so, they can be one of the most difficult rooms to get right from a design perspective. That’s because they need to be both stylish and practical. Thankfully, though, there are a few things that interior designers know that can help you get your kitchen spot on. Here are some of their best secrets.
Get Rid Of Infestations By Fixing Plumbing
Many people think a messy kitchen and unsuitable surfaces encourage pests and insects coming into our kitchens. However, there are some better ways to prevent an infestation. The best way to do this is to fix all your kitchen plumbing. If you have a leaky pipe, it might be attracting pests because it is providing them a source of water. So nip this in the bud by getting a plumber to fix all your pipes and drains.
Go For Open Shelving
If you do your open shelving correctly, it can provide useful storage and a fashionable decor for your kitchen. It also makes grabbing dishes in the middle of cooking much easier. You will be able to see where everything is without rummaging through cupboards! Match your open shelving to the style of your kitchen. If you have decorated it in a vintage or boho style, use wooden shelves. Alternatively, use metal shelving for a contemporary look.
Add Brass Accents
Add brass accents to your furnishings. This can add a very sophisticated touch to your kitchen and help it to look very high-end. The brass will look particularly good on white cupboards and units. Door handles are the easiest places to add brass, though you could also use a metallic paint to add some colorful touches.
Blue is a big color trend for 2016, especially in kitchens. If you think your kitchen is currently looking a bit on the dull side, you should add a touch of light blue to help lighten things up. Even if you don’t want to get the paint out, there are still easy ways to add blue to your kitchen. Think about buying some baby blue chairs to go around your dining table. Or start a collection of dark blue crockery.
Add An Island
Kitchen islands are extremely popular this year. They are a work top that stands independently in the middle of your kitchen. Sometimes, people move their hob onto the island. There are many benefits of adding this unit to your kitchen. Including extra counter space, you will also increase your storage space if you add some cupboards into the island. Some people install a kitchen island themselves. But if that sounds a bit too complicated, then you can always get a handyman to do the hard work for you.
So there you have it, some of the interior designing industry’s best kept secrets! Follow these for a super fashionable and practical kitchen!