Hi ann, glad to hear that...but this fat chimney hood initially cost me some problem in my cabinet design. Cos the chimney is too thick, end up my top cabinet has to do a bit out on top, but heng the last cabinet also have to stick out due to piping box...was glad the design turns out alrite....*phew*
Hi Ribbon, think this colour combi quite popular now...my ideal one was aluminium frame with frosted glass, but a bit exp...so i juzz stick wif normal ones....
The smaller one was meant to be a small compartment - it was devised impromptu when my ID made a mistake and thought I wanted a built in oven, when actually, I just wanted a built in space for my microwave.
The bigger one was meant to be a dishdrainer compartment. But due to the microwave/oven mistake, it was built too high for my height. As it was not possible for him to change the entire set of kitchen cabinets by the time we found out the miscommunication, he converted that compartment to shelves as well and bought me a separate dish drainer.
The entire view of my kitchen looks something like this:
I like the colour theme of your kitchen, nice! Earth tone.
By the way, may i know is there any difficulties when u colloect / dry your laundry?because i can see the gap is quite narrow, i mean the width of the space to dry the laundry.
Actually I haven't tried leh. But my FH says our bamboo sticks isn't going to be that long so should be ok. Anyway we are most likely going to hang at the ceilings instead of hanging it outside the windows. I'm too clumsy.
I am looking for tiles that u use for ur cooking area (look like mosiac). can I know where you got them and how much are they? Thanks
I went to nam tat and the sales lady very nice, she say can dont do wall tiles in kitchen except for cabinet n cooking area. she say the trend in overseas now are no tiles but painting... anyone doing it?
also i find white work top is very nice n classy, but are you concern its tough to maintain? like dark soya sauce, oil etc etc? or mayb these work top materials will repel liquid?
i recently got a very old resale 4rm, kitchen is big, can put dinner set in it kind. m new to reno so need alot of advice. also i m into lowest cost material, laminate n postfoam work top coz i seldom cook. look good can already ha.
and also how do the carpenter charge for kitchen cabinet? thanks
my current home is using stainless steel too, n yes its easy to maintain. do u know how much it cost for that "small" pc? me on a tight budget. i want to work within 10k for my reno for the resale 4rm. so my strategy is "no need very durable, look good can liao" haa. coz we expect this place will SERS nx 5yrs.
ya i know wat u mean the white sponge
... ya i m thinking white is really nice but must b careful...i m those want everything convenient..think i will be "tired" of being careful with my work top to keep it clean ... then i better choose darker col
ya tt's my headache now. my place has sers potential. so i dont want to spend so much $ reno. but still need to make it clean n nice enough to live in for the nx few yrs.
think my major spending wil b kitchen area. the rest of the hse is ok, juz need painting n polish the flr (parquet in bedrms n terrazo in living). i hv existing furniture which are only 2yrs old, so no need spend $.
my budget is 10k. i cant stand the kitchen wall tiles, wah super obiang, its really 30yr old kind, the seller is 2nd owner and they did some reno when they moved in 4 yrs back, however wall tiles untouched. i hv to do kitchen cabinet too. so i wan go for nice no need very good quality.
i hv a relative who is a carpenter. he did our current hse reno, he gave us direct price for false ceiling etc coz he subcon to others. but coz he is a relative and already help us save $ on non-carpentry stuff, we paiseh to bargain with him on carpentry. this time round, we will ask him to do as well...but i dont know mkt, and abit paiseh to bargain with him ... do u know the mkt rate for kitchen cabinet, m looking at laminate n post foam top. also bedroom buildin wardrobe, if i want just laminate, u know the mkt rate? thanks!