There is a lot of information out there that seeks to advise how to design the perfect kitchen, and you may even become spoilt for choice or even get confused. Sometimes the advice will differ depending on different experiences and exposure from people who seem to be the market leaders. One of the biggest mistakes that people make is to follow fashion which fades with time. You may thus have to remodel your kitchen often as it will appear outdated when you follow fashion instead of compact design. The following are some of the don’ts when you are designing your kitchen
Ignore your space needs
The amount of space you have in your kitchen will determine the type and design of appliances that you need to install. If you have a small kitchen, then you should go for compact appliances so that you make the best out of this kitchen and its space. It even gets better if you acquire some appliances that can perform multiple functions as this will save on space. You should give every appliance in your home enough space for it to function optimally. If there are some that you do not use quite often, you can store them in another room to reduce congestion at the heart of the house.
The kitchen produces foods that we all love, but it can also be a source of suffering if you use it in the wrong way. Your stove produces flames and fire damage is possible if you do not take good care of it. Ensure that there are no leakages from the gas stove or even your sink because water damage may also lead to losses. Check the users’ manual if you are not sure how to use a certain appliance in your home. Remember to consult the manufacturer in case one of your appliances becomes faulty.
Ignore the design of your appliances
Some kitchens look great with double sinks while others will only work with singles. There are also many options when it comes to kitchen faucets depending on your needs and the design of your kitchen. You must figure out which one works for you best or even consult an expert on this field. You can start with the basics and then upgrade as time goes by. Take your time and check the reviews based on make, design, and even longevity of the appliance in question.