May 2015 - Rod's Kitchens

Monthly Archives: May 2015

How to Tell The Difference Between a Good & Bad Kitchen

The first thing I would like to say is it is sometimes very hard to tell the difference between a good and bad kitchen as it can take time for faults to appear.  Popular products that sell in volume can often be copied and produced cheaper, so it can be very hard to tell the [...]

By |May 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Advantages & Disadvantages of Laminate Bench Tops

LAMINATE: Laminate is the most versatile material invented. It is made up of approximately 10 layers of paper impregnated with resins, then pressed together. The last layer, or face, is like a photograph and is textured to the required finish. The advantages for laminate are as follows: Impervious to water, it does not soak up [...]

By |May 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Colour or Finish Do I Choose

Choosing the finishes and colours for your new kitchen can be quite bewildering. You have to consider colours and finishes for benchtops, doors, drawers, kickboards, and splashbacks. All the while you also have to consider your paint colour choice in the kitchen and adjacent rooms. Then, last but not least, is your flooring choices. Wow, [...]

By |May 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bench Space vs. Cupboard Space

Don’t get me wrong. Both the bench space and cupboard space are very important.  When I am with the clients designing their kitchen, they often focus on cupboard space. They always want plenty of cupboard space to load up on all the gears and nic nacs that are sold to us as a ‘must-have’ to [...]

By |May 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I Want My Kitchen to be Perfect

After designing approximately 20,000 plus kitchens, I can put my hand on my heart and say there is no such thing as a perfect kitchen. No matter how large your budget is, or how big your area is, where your new kitchen design is going, there is always one or two compromises that a client [...]

By |May 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments