Kitchen Renovation

Country kitchens are beautiful, but sometimes that old world look just doesn't quite fit into the overall style of our house. A popular theme is to create a modern country kitchen. By selecting the right cabinets doors, benchtops, appliances, sinks and lighting, you can get the country style kitchen you want with some modern touches to create a beautiful kitchen in any home.

Cabinetry is an essential part of any kitchen and is used frequently, so you want to make sure that your cabinet doors and drawers are easy to use and can handle the frequent use. Two great ways to achieve this is by installing lift-up and soft-close fittings, we particularly like the Aventos range for lift-up doors and the Hettich Innotech System for soft close drawers.

Adding stools to your Kitchen Island or bench has become extremely popular. It is a great idea for extra seating in a house where the dining table is situated away from the kitchen, and it is also a good space saver for small houses or apartments where a dining table can’t fit. The traditional island bench base where the bench is supported by cabinets, doesn’t allow for much leg room, but we have some tips and ideas for some smart base alternatives which are a much better use of space.

The kitchen is where we need the smartest storage solutions, having a place for everything is the key to organisation and efficiency. When designing your new kitchen, it is a good idea to list down all the things that you plan to store in your kitchen, and think about those things while making the design plan. If you are not building your kitchen from scratch there are still many ways you can increase your storage space. Here are some of the best storage ideas.