Finishing touches are everything in a new kitchen. The wrong choices will stand out, for the wrong reasons. However, if you get it right – these small details can turn a great kitchen into a really beautiful one.
Here are the 7 finishing touches that could make or break your kitchen, so make sure you get them right!
The handles on your doors and drawers not only need to look good, setting off the style and finish of the cabinets, but they need to function properly too. It’s a good idea to put some thought into how easy you’ll find it to use the handles, asking yourself important questions such as - will you be constantly catching your clothing on them, or will they be hazardous for children?
If you get it right, your kitchen tap can be a style statement in itself. The tap needs to be in proportion to the scale of the sink in terms of size and height, and match the finish of other elements in the room (such as handles).
3. Waste storage
So you’ve designed a stunning, flawlessly finished kitchen – then you suddenly realise you haven’t planned anywhere for your waste and recycling bins to go. You’ll either need an ingenious solution like an under-counter bin system, or you’ll need to splash out on designer bin which will be on display.
Ideally, lighting should be built into the masterplan along with other major elements of your kitchen such as the layout, cabinets and worktop. If you’ve got your task lighting sorted, don’t forget about overhead lights. A beautiful pendant light or directional spotlights can really make your kitchen shine.
Chosen to have a breakfast bar in your new kitchen? Make sure you choose stylish seating that fits with the look of your kitchen. You can even use your bar stools to make a statement, as a little pop of colour or a dramatic design feature in an otherwise minimalist space.
6. Tea towels
Yes, even tea towels can make a big difference to the look of your kitchen. After all, you don’t want to let your glamorous kitchen design down with tatty, dowdy old cloths. Splash out a few pounds on some lovely new tea towels and other accessories which match your design scheme.
The quality of the finish is a crucial detail in any kitchen project, so make sure you get the professionals in for tricky jobs like grouting and sealing.
Call A&J Kitchens on 01942 873781 for expert assistance with any and all parts of your kitchen renovation project. We can help with everything from design and planning to fitting and installation.