What is the best type of kitchen for rental properties? – Kitchen Blog | Kitchen Design, Style Tips & Ideas

If you are a property owner and landlord looking to find tenants, there is a balance to be struck. You want the property to entice potential renters and look great, obviously. However, you also need to be mindful that any improvements you might make may not add substantially to either the rental value – or the future sell-on value of the property. There’s also another very important factor to consider. In an ideal world, every tenant would treat their rented home as if it their own, with all due love, care, and respect. In reality, this is not always the case. Some tenants do not care for the property they are renting. In the worst cases, damage and disrepair can occur. So, what is the best type of kitchen for rental properties?

The best kitchen for rental properties? Look at it with a business eye

If you are considering purchasing

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Things to remember when designing your kitchen – Kitchen Blog | Kitchen Design, Style Tips & Ideas

Designing your kitchen from scratch is an exciting prospect. A genuine blank canvas, you can really do anything you want. You are constrained only by the size and shape of the space you have. However, exhilarating as it can be, designing your kitchen can also be a bit daunting too. After all, it isn’t necessarily a simple and straightforward process.

The reason designing your kitchen can be tricky is the need to strike a balance. You need to weigh up functionality and aesthetics carefully. Naturally, you want the space to be visually appealing and attractive. But you need to remember that you don’t live in a show home. Far from it. In fact, you probably live in a busy, hectic family home. Practicality and functionality are vital. Every design decision you make needs to ensure that the result is conducive to the working life of a kitchen: cooking and food

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What is the best kind of dog-friendly kitchen? – Kitchen Blog | Kitchen Design, Style Tips & Ideas

Britain has long been known as a nation of dog lovers. The most recent survey suggests that 27% of UK adults have a dog. The estimated dog population of the UK is a whopping 10.2 million. Research also shows that more households took on a four-legged family members during covid lockdown. Therefore, it should come as no surprise to learn that more of us are searching for ways to design pet-friendly homes, and in particular – kitchens.

And searching we most definitely are! Th term ‘Dog Friendly Kitchens’ saw a 118% rise in Google searches over the last 18 months. Meanwhile, ‘Dog Bed in Kitchen’ saw a 200% increase. In fact, ‘Dog Bed Ideas for Kitchen’ saw an absolutely massive increase in searches – up by an incredible 2700%! ‘Dog Bed Under Kitchen Worktop’ also rose by 490%.

We could go on, but we think you will have caught the

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Black Kitchen Cabinets Offer Elegance And Style

Black kitchen cabinets are the latest interior design trend. Many homeowners feel black is the new white, at least in kitchen spaces. 

Black Kitchen Cabinets

If you’re thinking about installing new kitchen cabinets, make sure you plan ahead.

According to the National Kitchen Bath Association (NKBA), cabinets are the top category being substituted for each of kitchen and bath’s four industry segments: manufacturing, building and construction, retail sales and design. As one designer put it

“It’s taking upwards of 20 weeks to get cabinets in.”

Black Color Essentials

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Black is one of the basic colors that are important to the interior design and overall palette. It’s neutral, the same as white and gray.

These nuances are highly versatile and used in many different ways. Black in particular, is a powerful color that can be subtle when needed and can also make a statement.

Known for elegance and sophistication,

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Quartz Countertop Colors For Your Next Kitchen Remodel

Quartz countertop colors have entered the interior design narrative. Decades ago, there weren’t many quartz colors to choose from for a kitchen remodel project. Today, there are more countertop colors than a large box of crayons. 

Quartz Countertop Colors

According to the International Surface Fabricators Association (ISFA), quartz is the strongest, most durable, and non-porous material. Demand for quartz products is increasing in residence a commercial applications owing to its non-porous nature.

What Is A Quartz Countertop?

Quartz countertops aren’t solid quartz. The countertops consist of ground-up particles made from engineered stone and glued together with plastic resins.

About 90 percent of the countertops are made from a mixture of crushed granite, marble, ceramic, or glass. The remaining 10 percent is the adhesive binding it together. 

Is Quartz A Stone?

Quartz is found in crystals or small sand-like particles in its natural state. It is not stone until engineered with stone

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