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12 Kitchen Countertops design and materials

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Kitchen countertops is the center point of attraction in kitchen, it impact the overall look and function of kitchen since where all the actions taken place. It can be made from a wide range of materials available in market, it is very tricky to choose the right materials for your countertops. Some of the most used materials are,

  • Quartz
  • Granite
  • Laminate
  • Marble
  • Concrete
  • Soapstone
  • Wood
  • Glass
  • Stainless steel
  • Ceramic tiles
  • Travertine

Quartz also called as (Engineered Stone) Countertop. Image : Blogsweeten

Granite Countertops. Image : Colonialmarble

 

Laminate Countertops – Image : Bathroomsfirst

Marble Countertops – Image : Coastalshows

Concrete Countertops Image : Domino

Soapstone Countertops – Image : Hgtv

 

Wood Countertop – Image : Freshome

Glass Countertops – Image : Innovatebuildingsolutions

Stainless Steel Countertops – Image : Freshome

Ceramic tiles Countertops – Image : Istockphoto

Travertine Countertops – Image : Roombay

Stainless Steel Countertops – Image : Domino

 

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Sliding Door Designs

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In our homes, doors provide privacy, reduce noise and act as a sectional barrier but allow us to move from one room to another. A default problem in conventional door is it takes up more space for opening and closing but unlike conventional, Sliding Doors takes less space. For smaller room sliding doors are more efficient by giving an illusion of large space and more comfort. Sliding doors can have 1 or 2 parts based on the size of the pathway, it may be in solid wood or metal or glass. Sliding door produce more noise then the conventional one.

In studio and micro apartment sliding doors plays a major role in saving a space and to give a modern look, it act as a divider too. Sliding door provides a barrier free movement since they do not require any strips or elements in the floor which may cause injuries especially for children. Sliding doors are wider then classic doors, at least 5 cm wider on both sides with respect to aperture.

Sliding doors can be placed in every room of your home, We are featuring 10 sliding door designs.. Check out..!!!

Wooden sliding door. Image : Hometoz

Glass (Mirror) sliding door. Image : Theskunkpot

Metal sliding door, may be stainless steel or aluminium. Image : Showyourvote

Partition between a living space and pool. Image : Gettyimages

As a divider between kitchen and living room. Image : Showyourvote

Glass sliding door. Image : Showyourvote

Partition for a bedroom and living space. Image : Rains

Image : Feddoor

Image : Made-in-china

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What are the standard dimensions for kitchen and dining?

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If you are in the process of planning out new kitchen and dining spaces, you may be searching what are the standard height of your tables, chairs, shelves, counters etc. These dimensions will impact your daily life, an inch can make a huge difference in sitting or working so, it’s good to have a basic understanding how measurement will make your space more comfortable and always remember comfort is new king.

Kitchen countertop

Standard height of Kitchen counters are around 36 inches including the countertop material. The height for a bar or dual-level island is typically 42 to 43 inches. 15 inches above countertop level is a good microwave height.

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Counter stools & chairs

A standard height of counter stool is 24 inches from the floor to the seat. A counter chair may measure from 24 to 26 inches as standard height, counter chair might have a seat back and arm rest. Swivels are also available. Bar stools measure between 28 to 30 inches height.

Dining tables

Dining tables are standard at 30 inches, bar height tables are generally around 42 inches. Some older vintage, antique tables are 28.5 to 29.5 inches. Round table with 50 inches or less diameter are best for navigation and conversation.

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Dining room chair

Dining chair heights are typically 17 to 19 inches from floor to seat. If you would like armchairs, its height may vary by style so, ensure the armchairs fit comfortably under the table. Allow atleast 30 inches of space for chair extension.

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Some of other useful dimensions for kitchen

  • 15 inches above countertop level is a good microwave height.
  • 15 inches of countertop on each side of a cooktop and refrigerator.
  • 24 inches is the the average base cabinet depth
  • 25 inches is the average countertop depth
  • 36 inches is the ideal prep area next to your cooktop
  • 12 inches is the standard depth for upper cabinet
  • 15 – 18 inches is the standard distance between countertop and wall mount cabinet
  • The standard hood height is 30 to 33 inches.

The kitchen is one of the best home improvements to invest in, as it will increase the overall value of your space dramatically so, every details must to be perfect. For more comfort and relaxed lifestyle keep dimensions standard.

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