Kitchen Renovation: where to start and how to finish?
- Two paths start renovation
- Choose your style
- The choice of finishing materials
- His or by proxy
Watching the now popular programs of repairand interior design, we lose the peace. And we is worried: as everything was in our home as we would have liked? And now, we meticulously inspect the walls and ceilings in their apartment and begin to nurture and "spud" originated in our agitated minds the idea of TV repair.
And it happens in a different way. We get, for example, we present some newfangled kitchen device. Or we do not get, and buy themselves, because "well, it is very necessary!" And suddenly find out that underneath it categorically does not fit our old kitchen cabinets or even kitchen interior. And what to do? The culprit had already taken its place of honor on hopelessly outdated kitchen. And then, I took a deep breath, we give out his household labored and suffered the news: "We will make repairs in the kitchen." Letting out a wounded roar boar or hopelessly scratched his head, our better half starts to frantically look for means to suddenly become necessary to repair, but we ... And we surrender to the sweet reflection, to begin renovation of the kitchen.
Two paths start renovation
Swinging for repairs in the kitchen, you can gotwo ways. The first way is promoted in nearly all thematic shows and advertises the services of interior designers. That is, first drawn up kitchen design project, selected materials of the designer's intention, and only then is count the cost of the planned transformation of your kitchen. There are good and bad points for you.
Plus, such a start - a professional design,to create a unique interior, decorated in a trendy style. Another plus - embodied in the design project of your most daring ideas, and the most absurd wishes. Less, perhaps, only one - the unpredictable cost of such design refinements, plus high enough payment of services of designers and builders, that this project will be put into practice.
Alternatively this way is called "selfdesigner himself. " In this case, your own design you are developing yourself, personally draw sketches, pick up materials and calculates the cost of the upcoming repairs. By the way, as a team of repairmen in this case acts as your whole family.
The second way - on the contrary. That is, first you select the kitchen furniture and the materials that would decorate the kitchen or you are simply unaffordable. And after that start to think how it all fit in your kitchen. Most often it is a kitchen set becomes a kind of precise reference. Choosing a classic model or set of furniture in the Art Nouveau style, you set the tone for the interior concept of your future kitchen. And finishing materials will have to choose it based on the characteristics of a particular style. Let's look a little more detail the possible beginning of the transformation of your kitchen.
Choose your style
Or are you originally plan kitchen in a certaininterior style, or first select you like kitchen set. In both cases you will need to deal with interior styles. Classical models assume traditional interior styles and fashionable today kitchen furniture in a modern style sets the tone for the modern stylistic solutions of a kitchen.
Traditional style kitchen is:
- classic style,
In addition to the traditional cuisine of the interiorIt fits almost all ethnic styles. In this case, you choose good-quality furniture and practical finishing materials. The main idea of this design - the functionality, ergonomics and comfort. Such dishes especially cozy, home to a sit-round gathering and culinary experimentation.
Modern styles for the kitchen:
- high tech,
- Art Deco,
All of these styles require setting modern lookfurniture, use of a large number of household appliances and fashionable decorative materials. This modern kitchens claim to exclusivity and variety of different designs. However, it is not necessary to stop at any particular style: a mixture of styles is also quite acceptable, and the case of a kitchen interior and inevitable. For example, you can start from the kitchen and color solutions to choose furniture and decoration materials in accordance with it.
The choice of finishing materials
Often it is practical considerationsguide us in the choice of finishing materials for repair in the kitchen. Therefore, before starting repairs Take a tour of the shops and markets of building materials: there is a lot to see and plenty to choose from.
Floor coverings - a very important element of kitchen finishes. What you should pay attention when choosing flooring for the kitchen?
- Ceramic tile or mosaic.
- Laminate or parquet.
The last option - the best place forself-repair. This material is strong enough, but not very durable. But it is easy to lay, and it is relatively cheap. If you have sufficient funds, then it is better to stay on the tile or laminate. You will have to spend more, but also serve a floor for much longer. What does not need to choose for the kitchen, so this carpet.
Grand repairs aligned walls,subsequent plastering and painting will turn your kitchen into a stylish and thoroughly modern interior. However, modern wallpaper manufacturers offer such a variety of color, texture, strength and moisture resistance of the materials, as here you will be plenty to choose from. This is especially significant for decoration. And, of course, wall panels, which you will align and the walls, and the desired color (texture or pattern) they give.
Finally, the ceiling. The cheapest option is a light ceiling tiles. By the way, with its styling, you can handle yourself well. Podshivnoy multilevel plasterboard ceilings today is also very fashionable, and therefore popular. But you have to fit them to invite artists. And if your wealth allows you to mount the tension in the kitchen or ceiling, then choose one of these options. However, in this case it will be necessary to equip the kitchen is very powerful extractor.
His or by proxy
It is impossible to give an unambiguous Board. If repairs are not major and minor, if you have limited linoleum, wallpaper and ceiling tiles, then splurge on a special invitation to a team is not necessary. However, only in the event that a successful repair experience you already have. For major repairs it is better to invite experts: they will do everything quickly and professionally. Just do not ask in the first that came to the firm, and invite artists with good recommendations.
In any case, since the repair in the kitchen, havean accurate representation of what you want in the end to get the necessary buy decoration materials and be patient. Repair - troublesome, but holding the plow, do not say that a pound. All in your hands. Be of good cheer! And all you get.</ P>