Skip to main content

8 Things You Can Add to Your Kitchen for a Better Space

Are you a little bored of your current kitchen set up? Do you wish it was a space you could do more with, or maybe you wish it simply looked better. Whatever your reasons for wanting an upgrade, this post can help. The following 8 things will make your kitchen look and perform better. You should even find that you add value onto your home!

A Kitchen Island

Kitchen islands are becoming more and more popular these days. They add an extra space to help prepare food and even a space for you to work. They are very social additions to the kitchen; you are free to continue talking and entertaining your guests while you get work done. If you have the space, it could be a very good addition to your kitchen.

Heated Flooring

Having heated flooring in the kitchen is a real luxury. Many of us know there isn’t much worse than a freezing cold kitchen floor. You don’t always have a pair of socks or slippers at hand, and you have no choice but to walk through the kitchen. This can be very uncomfortable. Although not a serious problem, you can make your kitchen a bit more luxurious with heated flooring.

Lights Inside Cupboards

Having lights inside your cupboards can show off your favourite plates and cups. It can even show off any collections you’ve chosen to display in the kitchen. Even if you haven’t got much to display, having these lights on can make your kitchen look really pretty when you have guests over.

6824583574_167107d214_z.jpg

A Feature Splashback

Having a feature splashback can add a pretty element to your kitchen. You can use it to incorporate pattern and colour, or simply to create a practical point to easily wipe away food and splashes.

A Breakfast Bar

Breakfast bars pretty much do what they say on the tin. Sitting down at a breakfast bar to eat your first meal of the day is a great way to start it off, so it can be a great idea to add one to your kitchen.

Task Lighting

All kitchens need proper task lighting. If you haven’t got proper lighting, it could be a good idea to install some. How else will you properly serve food to your guests?

New Appliances

New appliances might cost more at first, but they can help you to save money in the long run on your bills. They often look much better too! There’s a knack to knowing when to repair your appliance and when to replace. Make sure you do your research.

New Fittings

Having new fittings can give your kitchen a completely new look too. By simply replacing the faucets and any light fittings, you can make your kitchen look brand spanking new!

Which of these 8 things will you add to your kitchen for a better space? Do you already have any of them? Hopefully they’ve inspired you to design an all round better kitchen. Make sure you leave a comment below. Come back soon!

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Polar FA20 Activity Watch Review and Giveaway

Hi Neighbors, Well, I am out of the hospital, but I am not allowed to be very active yet, so I asked my daughter to test out this new item. It is an Activity Watch. What a great item for Get Out Get Active! The Polar FA20 counts your daily physical activity. First you need to set the basic information. The date, units (metric or imperial), your weight, height, birth date, and male or female. Place the FA20 on your wrist to measure your physical activity 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This watch monitors your activity and gives you feedback about how you are doing. Everyone should be physically active at least 30 minutes each day, and the FA20 helps you achieve this. Throughout your day you can check and see if you are having a Lazy Day (active less than 30 minutes), Easy Day (active 30 to 60 minutes), Active Day (active 60 to 75 minutes) or an Intensive Day (active more than 75 minutes). You can also record your training sessions to learn more about how your body respon

Prilosec OTC $25 Rebate plus a $100 AMEX Giveaway

Hey Neighbors! Do you suffer from heartburn? I do sometimes. I personally can not eat really spicy foods. Problem? I LOVE MEXICAN! So does my whole family. My husband enjoys really spicy foods and sometimes suffers from it. Solution? Have you heard about Prilosec OTC? If not perhaps you would like to try it. Prilosec OTC has a special offer going on right now through February 15th. Buy 2 Prilosec OTC and get $25 back. Now, I personally have not tried Prilosec OTC yet. But according to the site: "How and Why Prilosec OTC® Works Prilosec OTC Blocks Heartburn When you eat, millions of tiny pumps in your stomach lining create acid to break down food. Normally your lower esophageal sphincter (LES) works as a door, opening and closing to let food pass from your esophagus HEARTBURN GLOSSARY Esophagus: Tube connecting the mouth to the stomach; a passageway for food; part of the digestive

Omron Heart Rate Monitor Review and Giveaway

Hey Neighbors, Another great product for the Get Out and Get Active! An Omron Heart Rate Monitor ($59.99)! Once again due to my disc problem my daughter was the one to try this out. This is seriously not fair! Anyway, one of the great things about a heart rate monitor is that you can make sure you are exercising in your zone. You can monitor your heart rate and then adjust your pace for either a slower workout or a more intensive workout. This monitor comes witha high and low alert so you can make sure you stay right where you are supposed to. Not overdoing it, yet not taking it too easy! You can wear the wrist receiver on your wrist, or you can mount it on your bike or treadmill so it is easy for you to read. This Omron Heart Rate Monitor comes with: 1-Wrist Receiver Watch 1-Transmitter 1-Transmitter Strap (Chest size 29" to 55") 1-Receiver Mounting Bracket 1-Storage Case 2-"Lithium" Batteries (installed) 1-Instruction Manual (Above nice carry cas