Low Pressure Laminates, such as Melteca, provide a tough, stain resistant finish that is virtually maintenance free. Available in a wide array of colours and surface finishes, Melteca is a cost-effective way of getting a modern, durable finish on your doors.
Don't forget about the small appliances - function must come first so choose the appliances that will make mealtimes easier. Think about storage - will you keep everything tucked out of sight, or in pride of place on the benchtop? For visible or everyday appliances consider choosing ones that match the overall decor of your kitchen.
Built-in wall ovens are elevated above the floor and are usually positioned at a convenient height to eliminate the need for bending. Both single- and double-oven configurations are available. Two ovens can cook independently of each other, with many people opting for a main oven and companion product. Modern built-in ovens offer multiple cooking modes, including fan-forced heating.
Laminate is the most popular choice of benchtops in New Zealand and is one of the most cost-effective options, available in a large range of colours and patterns. Formica 180fx acieves an unprecedented large scale design, replicating the beauty and magnitude of natural stone at a fraction of the cost. It captures every little nuance and detail of a stone slab, giving it a truly authentic look.
Choosing your paint colour is also an important decision - and don't forget the ceiling. Lighter colours can make a space feel bigger, where as bright feature walls can change the mood of a room instantly. If you're building or renovating to suit your own taste, choose a shade you're happy with that expresses the style and personality of your family, but if you're redecorating for resale stick with a neutral shade that has universal appeal.
When planning for your dream kitchen it’s a good idea to consider: