Granite is one of the most durable and elegant stone materials used for making kitchen surfaces. It is an igneous rock formed when molten rock cools, and the cooling speed, pressure and temperature of the molten rock provide a variety of appearances and determine the density of this stone. Because of its wide variety of colors, granite is able to blend in any type of kitchen décor. Granite countertops can give your kitchen an outstanding look. Its rarity, high quality and versatility make it an expensive addition to your kitchen. To get the best out of these countertops you've installed, you'll need to know a thing or two about choosing, maintaining and installing granite countertops.
Monday, July 8, 2013
The New Year brings new opportunities and the possibility to achieve things important to your life and family. One of those may be to remodel your home's kitchen for the enjoyment of everyone in your family and friends who you entertain during the year. 2013 is a great time to plan your kitchen remodeling project to complete and enjoy for next year end holiday season.
Thursday, July 4, 2013
Kitchens are often one of the most valued rooms in modern homes, and they are usually equipped with some sort of kitchen extractor fan that is installed above the stove or cooking surfaces to remove fumes. They not only serve a function, but they can also be decorative, and a lot of innovative design is being used in the manufacture, so that they can now be included as part of the decor in the kitchen. There is very little maintenance required with these fans, but understanding the operating principles, can help you make a suitable choice, as they are not all the same.
One of my favorite magazines, Cooking Light, has a very interesting article that I love this month. It's about something called "mindful eating". I agree that we, as a culture, me included, eat way too much because we don't do it mind fully. Simply put it just means that if you make yourself 100% present and focused at the task at hand (eating) during mealtime you will enjoy your food more and you won't feel the need to eat as much. I happen to believe that you can easily carry this concept over to kitchen design and remodel process. These days when we are trying to get the most out of every dollar we want to know that every aspect of the complicated process of remodeling a kitchen has been well thought out. Here are five ways you can do that.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Commercial Dough Mixers are used in the food production process for preparing dough for preparing cakes, biscuits and other pastries. Mixers can be counter top adapted which are frequent in domestic use or floor models more common in serious duty food production. Naturally, the greater floor models will mix a larger batch of dough than their counter top counterpart. The different kinds of mixers can be grouped under two broad headings. Planetary or vertical mixers and spiral mixers.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Gas-based cookers are probably a better option to their electric counterparts. For one thing, it certainly works out slightly cheaper, which, when calculated over a long span of time, is a lot cheaper to using electric stoves. Nonetheless, gas cookers include different types of tools and equipment such as cooker chains, hose fittings, gas regulators, tank regulators, and other accessories that you need to pay attention to. A gas hose adaptor is one such accessory that is very useful when using gas stoves.
Monday, July 1, 2013
The kitchen: it's the heart of the home, where meals are prepared and confidences shared. The right worktops can make a world of difference to a kitchen's look and feel, whether those worktops are laminate, quartz, granite, wood, glass, steel or composite. With so much choice at your disposal, however, just how do you decide?