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Kitchen Cabinets – Pull Out Storage Solutions

Kitchen Cabinets-Pull Out Storage Solutions Pull Out Pantry Storage Solutions These days, kitchen cabinetry innovations include the cabinets’ interior storage capacity too. For example, if you do not have the space for a walk-in pantry, we now have ways for you to simulate a pantry by putting its contents in pull out racks. In fact, in a way, you get a better result. They certainly make better and more accessible use of the cabinet space than traditional shelves. You can work with your kitchen designer to determine placement for pull out pantry shelving inserts. Usually,… 

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Appliance Garages – Clearing Kitchen Counter Clutter

Appliance Garages-Clearing Kitchen Clutter What is an Appliance Garage? An appliance garage is a customized countertop compartment within the kitchen cabinetry design that can come in many different configurations. Its purpose is to contain and conceal large kitchen appliances. Typically kitchens would feature a battery of appliances competing for counter space near an electrical outlet. Keeping your coffee maker, tea maker, microwave, toaster, mixer, or food processor behind closed doors reduces visual clutter in your kitchen. Nowadays, we are designing cabinetry and countertop compartments to provide permanent storage for frequently used appliances. These match the… 

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Kitchen Cabinets – New Solutions for Blind Corners

Kitchen Cabinets – New Solutions for Blind Corners    What Can You Do with a Blind Corner Cabinet?  You have two main options to efficiently utilize the otherwise dead space created by a blind corner cabinet. You can choose a Lazy Susan insert or specialized blind corner organizers. A Lazy Susan comes in several configurations but is mainly characterized by its circular or semi-circular shape. The only disadvantage of using a Lazy Susan is that you don’t get to use the corners of your cabinets for storage. One advantage of using a Lazy Susan insert is… 

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Kitchen Charging Stations

Kitchen Charging Stations Create a Clutter Free Kitchen with a Charging Station An appliance garage is a customized countertop compartment within the kitchen cabinetry design that can come in many different configurations. Its purpose is to contain and conceal large kitchen appliances. Typically kitchens would feature a battery of appliances competing for counter space near an electrical outlet. Keeping your coffee maker, tea maker, microwave, toaster, mixer, or food processor behind closed doors reduces visual clutter in your kitchen. Nowadays, we are designing cabinetry and countertop compartments to provide permanent storage for frequently used appliances.… 

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Kitchen Storage: 3 Smart Ideas

The featured photo above highlights the kitchen storage display at our showroom. We recently remodeled to install dozens of storage options for you to see and try. Every open door and drawer above contains a storage discovery. Come by and give them all a try. Consider our line-up of kitchen storage solutions below as a starting point. Spice Things Up Small items like individual spice jars are often the hardest to organize in a kitchen. Also, spices last longer when stored away from light in airtight containers. Traditionally, a counter spice rack, or a lazy… 

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A Microbrewery in Your Kitchen? Perfect for an Appliance Garage

We recently posted on appliance garages: https://www.cabinetsofthedesert.com/appliance-garages-clearing-kitchen-counter-clutter/. And we have just come across a perfect candidate for this application. If you like gadgets and beer, the Pico from PicoBrew could be just right for you. It is new on the scene and we have only just come across it. So we can’t speak from experience but you will see it has excellent ratings on Amazon. The Pico offers a Keurig coffee cartridge approach to brewing. It uses “PicoPaks.” These bring beers from microbreweries all over the world right to your kitchen. You put the PicoPak into… 

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Kitchen Cabinets – Aging-in-Place

We have covered Aging-in-Place generally elsewhere on this site. Please see https://www.cabinetsofthedesert.com/aging-in-place/ This blog addresses how the principles of Universal Design, which make kitchens “age-friendly,” specifically apply to the design and accessorizing of cabinetry. We start with the sink, which is where a great deal of kitchen work happens. Here cabinetry is designed to leave a space below the sink to allow a wheel chair to approach closely. If desired, doors can be attached to the front to improve the look of this arrangement. The sink itself can be fixed or motorized to make it adjustable.… 

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Elkay’s Quartz Luxe Collection of Sinks

When choosing your kitchen cabinetry and counter top material, be mindful of the type of sink you will install. Elkay’s Luxe sink is a lighter weight alternative to the standard enameled cast iron. It comes in a variety of configurations and is made from a stain and scratch resistant blend of stone and acrylic resin all reinforced with fiberglass. The micro-fine quartz material used is smooth and non-porous. It will repel dirt, food, liquid and stains and will prevent the spread of bacteria. This sink comes in a number of different configurations and a variety… 

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Trends in Kitchen Sinks

The kitchen sink is the hardest worked feature in any kitchen. It needs to be functional and durable, while being at the same time a stylish addition to your kitchen design. Today’s sinks come in a wide variety shapes, sizes and materials and can include accessories such as cutting boards, utensil trays, drying racks and colanders. In the slideshow above you will see: 1. Twin sinks The primary sink is accompanied by a prep sink. This is by Kohler: http://www.us.kohler.com/us 2.  Seamless Integrated Quartz Sink: Seamless Design Many quartz composite countertop manufacturers offer integrated kitchen… 

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French Door Ovens

French door wall ovens are trending. They are stylish and also practical. They are great if you have limited space because you don’t have to allow room for a conventional fold down door.  Plus it is much easier on the cook not having to lift a heavy roasted turkey over a fold down door. American Range started the trend. And now French door ovens are also offered by Viking and GE. The image is of a new GE Monogram® model. It is equipped with Bluetooth, so you can preheat the oven remotely, even if you…