Seven Tips for Easy to Clean Modern Kitchen Design is a guest post by Alex Farley.
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Renovating a part of your home is a wonderful idea. If you’ve already decided to do it, and if you chose your kitchen, there is a variety of different styles to stick to and many interesting things you can do! Perhaps, you are worried that you might have a hard time when you have to clean everything thoroughly?
We are here to give you some helpful tips on how to maintain your new modern kitchen perfectly clean without engaging your whole free time in cleaning procedures!
The first tip we have for you is to be careful and thoughtful when you choose the parts for your kitchen. They should be put together with taste, but, also – should be functional!
Try to find the best pieces to end up with perfect matches and most importantly – comfort! We are talking about technology of the different appliances, fabrics of the softer components, materials of the hard surfaces, they should be easy to clean, because you are the one who will be cleaning them from now on, and you don’t want a time-consuming cleaning procedure!
Choose flat surfaces for your kitchen cupboards. The more carvings they have – the harder your cleaning job will be. Flat surfaces, on the other hand, are easy and fast to clean, plus they look very elegant in a modern kitchen! A good choice for the material of your kitchen cupboards is granite – easy and simple to maintain.
One of the most important things in a kitchen is the sink! The market offers a lot of varieties in terms of design, but you can choose whatever fits in your needs and looks good in the whole puzzle. Probably, the best material for a sink is the stainless steel. It is durable in time, resistant and absolutely easy when it comes time to clean it! Every store will offer you a choice for the sink, and you will also be able to create the look you pictured in your head!
Another important thing in a kitchen, is the cabinet for the cleaning products. All of the cupboards will be used to hold dishes, cups and glasses, pans and pots, cutlery and every necessary kitchen tool, and cooking products, but it’s good to have a separate place to keep your cleaning products. You can add a built-in cupboard for those helpers, perhaps under the sink to keep them handy all the time!
A dishwasher is a useful machine, which helps you reduce your cleaning time in the kitchen. Different models are available on the market, and you can safely get a built-in one. This appliance helps with the dish-washing and we all know how nasty and tedious this can be! If you choose this option, you will definitely save time when you have to clean after a dinner or any type of gathering, and the dishes will not be piled up in the sink, waiting for you!
Another useful appliance is a microwave. Almost every household nowadays has one, and it doesn’t hurt if you get one in your modern kitchen, too! For its cleaning, you have to put half a lemon in some water and boil it for a few minutes, then just wipe the interior surface and you are good to go! Easy as child’s play!
The easiest part to clean in a kitchen, is the floor.
The easiest part to clean in a kitchen, is the floor. If you have children or pets, you might want to avoid carpeting or hardwood floors. If something is spilled over on a wood floor it should be wiped immediately, or it can leave stains on the carpet. The best choices for a kitchen floor are large tiles, laminated floors or vinyl-sheet flooring tiles. They are easy to clean and you can safely leave your child to play with the dog on the kitchen floor without worrying how to clean a little bit of spilled liquid later on.
We hope our advice and tips will be useful for your kitchen make over and you will win a lot of extra time, instead of spending the whole day in cleaning chores in the kitchen! The market offers hundreds of kitchen interior components, but think more smart not artsy!
Alex Farley is a mother of two beautiful girls. They are my world, really! 🙂 We live in London and together with my husband we own a small local cleaning agency. Alex says she doesn’t have much free time, but loves to write, and sharing her experience with bloggers is great way to develop my passion.
“Let us not grow weary or become discouraged in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap if we do not give in.” Galatians 6:9
I have to have a dishwasher in my kitchen. It saves me so much time! Great ideas, thanks for sharing at the #HomeMattersParty this week.
Lorelai @ Life With Lorelai says
We always start our makeover/remodel projects with planning. Looks are great, but it MUST be functional and practical. Thanks for sharing at #HomeMattersParty
Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom says
Love this post! We are actually in the works of getting our kitchen remodeled and I can’t wait!!! I am really going for a cleaner design and I do want to organize our cabinet space better.
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