Know Your Kitchen
Modular Kitchens are factory-made modules that can be designed, customized and set up in multiple ways to suit your needs and requirements. Been crafted with smart functionalities, these have become a popular choice among homeowners all over the globe. Modular kitchens are built with specific materials and finishes to make them last long and thus are easier to maintain.
Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) is built with a single board produced by binding together multiple wood fibres. It is a common type of engineered wood, has a smooth texture to it and offers an excellent finish when paired with a suitable laminate.
Plywood/Commercial Plywood is produced from a specific type of wood panel that is manufactured after being processed. Its surface is laminated and polished that gives it an excellent finish.
Particle board, also known as chipboard, is an engineered wood product manufactured from wood chips or jute-stick chips and a synthetic resin or other suitable binder, which is pressed and extruded.
Made of thin films of real wood, Veneer is commonly used in modular kitchens to give it a natural look and feel. It is typically used on cabinets, tops, and doors. A modular kitchen with Veneer offers both, wood grains from real wood and the modular functionality of a modern kitchen.
Laminates are the most commonly used finish in any modular kitchen and offers a great deal of durability for the price. It is usually made of plastic, an excellent substitute for natural wood that comes in a wide variety of patterns, colours and designs. Few forms include – textured, high-gloss, soft and matte.
When it comes to maintenance, Acrylics are used as a more affordable alternative in kitchens to give it the high gloss look of lacquered glass. Acrylics are prone to scratching and are durable too.
Lacquer/Lacquered Glass is commonly used in kitchens due to its high resistance to staining and ease of maintenance. It is made of high-quality glass and comes in a variety of colours. Lacquer is extremely durable as it does not fade or lose its luster over time.
Granite has a rich beauty that few other countertop materials can match. It is a natural product with a timeless aura and appeal. Granite countertops take a high-quality kitchen to the next level visually and often become the centerpiece of the room.
Marble, a richly veined natural stone, has the power to turn an ordinary kitchen into an extraordinary one. A marble finished countertop can elevate the interiors of a kitchen giving it a clean, lustrous look. This material is available in many colours including shades of grey, taupe, brown etc..
Quartz is an engineered product while the other two are solid, naturally occurring stones. As an engineered product, the variants produced are endless. Quartz can replicate the textured finish of granite for gloss or that of a highly polished stone. It is one of the most robust materials available and lasts for decades without losing its natural beauty.
4. Kitchen Units
D-carousel or D-Tray is a rotating carousel in the shape of a disc to store your everyday cookware. This is one of the effective ways to use corners of the kitchen for storage purpose. Usually, the racks are made of stainless steel to hold heavy utensils.
S-carousel or S-Tray swivel out of the corner space as you open the shutter. They also make more efficient use of the space and hence the shape of the tray is the form of an S. The racks are made of stainless steel to hold heavy utensils over the top.
MAGIC CORNER UNIT
A magic corner is a smartly engineered kitchen corner storage solution designed with a slide-out mechanism that allows easy access to stuff your kitchen ware in that blind corner under the kitchen counter. The best way to use your corner space is magic corner units which utilise every inch of the available space.
DRAWERS & PULL-OUT
Base units like drawers and oil/spice pull-out are designed to store oil bottles, sauces, spices & condiments or containers that are tall and are likely to tip over and break. A pull out is typically installed beside your hob unit for a hassle-free cooking experience.