To get the most out of any room in your house, keeping it tidy is a must. It can be very easy for your kitchen to become cluttered, and as a result the design and feel that you have worked hard to create can become hidden amongst the mess. In this article you will find some tips on how to accentuate your worktops by simply keeping your kitchen clean and tidy.
Over the years, the kitchen has changed from a room that is solely used to prepare food, to a secondary living room. Modern kitchens have taken a new role as another room for socialising, meaning that there can now be many more people in a room that would normally be the domain of the person preparing the food. A great place for people to eat and chat, whether it’s a family dinner or a party for your friends, making sure your kitchen is tidy will ensure you reap the rewards and the compliments!
Choosing your worktop is very important, as it combines with the cabinetry in your kitchen to create the look and feel that your room gives off. If your worktop clashes with your cabinetry, it can throw off the entire atmosphere of the room. Similarly, if you have your worktop covered with utensils, appliances and clutter, it can negate the look of your surfaces, meaning that you are left with a kitchen that looks cluttered, messy and cramped.
There are many appliances that are key to the kitchen; microwaves, kettles and toasters are commonplace in kitchens across the country. However, spacing them apart correctly can ensure you maximise the space and beauty that your worktop offers, finding the perfect balance between looks and functionality that is vital to every kitchen. The same is true for any accessories such as knife holders, salt and pepper grinders, etc. While they don’t take up a lot of space individually, if they are scattered across the kitchen worktop then it can make it look messy and it can be also difficult for you to find those accessories when you need them most!
Here at Touchstone Worktops we have a range of beautiful quartz, granite and natural stone surfaces that will compliment any kitchen. Ranging from subtle greys to more vibrant colours, our catalogue of worktops can provide your kitchen with that extra character it needs to really stand out in your home. We pride ourselves on our beautiful range of materials and brands, including Silestone, CaesarStone, Arenastone, Zodiaq and Quartz Compac. Each of these brands has their own unique take on the quartz worktop, but each one brings excellent quality and craftsmanship with it. If you would like to find out more about our range of worktops, simply visit our website today and have a browse through our catalogue to see which style is right for you.
For some Kitchen inspiration take a look at our list of Kitchen trends of 2013