Kitchens

How does a dishwasher work?

How does a dishwasher work?

/ November 14, 2012 11:23 am

One of the mysteries of the kitchen is the dish washer. How does it manage to clean your dishes when, if you open it during a cleaning cycle, no water rushes out? This blog will explain… The dishwasher is an ingenius kitchen appliance. It saves the effort of having to scrub your dirty dishes by automatically cleaning them – it’s basically a plate and cutlery cleaning robot! It works by [...]

Will smart fridges take off?

Will smart fridges take off?

/ June 15, 2012 11:37 am

If you want the answer straight away – No, they won’t. Kitchen technology has come a fair way over the past few years. The introduction of induction cookers is a prime example of this. However, there is one technology that has never really seemed to take off yet. The Smart Fridge. Smart fridges are aimed atĀ frivolous spenders who reckon they have a need for an interactive fridge. The main purpose [...]

Innovative kitchen bins

Innovative kitchen bins

/ April 2, 2012 1:00 pm

Kitchen bins are vital to any kitchen, obviously. However, a lot of people often have to opt for a smaller sized bin purely down to space limitations within the kitchen. Sometimes the staple floor standing 30litre bin is simply too big to fit in – so what can you do? The answer lies in more innovative bin solutions, the most popular being under counter bins. An under counter bin is [...]

Kitchen Hobs – Whats the Best?

Kitchen Hobs – Whats the Best?

/ January 5, 2012 1:11 pm

Deciding on what type of kitchen hob is suitable for your property is normally based upon what fuels are readily available or what is cheapest to run. However, this article overlooks the technicalities of your fuel supply to compare actually how good each type of hob is. There are five main types of kitchen hobs available. They are: Gas Hobs Gas Glass Hobs Ceramic Hobs Induction Hobs Electric Hobs Out [...]

How to reduce limescale

How to reduce limescale

/ December 12, 2011 2:31 pm

Over 60% of the properties in the UK are supplied with hard water. Hard water is rich in minerals, more so than average water, and is a result of it running through softer rock such as limestone or chalk when absorbed into the ground. An average family living in an area with hard water will accumulate approximately 70kg of limescale An annoying side effect of hard water is the limescale [...]

How to choose a kitchen

How to choose a kitchen

/ November 30, 2011 3:11 pm

The kitchen can be a home’s centre point, with the family using it to not only cook but to socialise and dine. It really makes a large difference when a kitchen is fitted properly and looks nice. As a result, I’ve decided to write a short guide on how to choose a new kitchen as there are a few things you need to in take account when choosing your work [...]

Boiling water taps

Boiling water taps

/ June 20, 2011 8:54 am

The latest kitchen trend to be sweeping across europe are boiling water taps. These taps provide instant boiling water, straight from the tap – bypassing the need for a kettle. As demonstrated in the picture above, the hot water literally comes straight out of the tap. Water is stored and heated inside a tank underneath the sink, giving immediate hot water on demand. The advantage to this system is that [...]