Modular Kitchen’ a term used for the modern kitchen layout, which consists of number of cabinets to hold different things in different sections. There are two sections namely floor section and wall section, floor section is one having cabinets attached to the floor and wall section having cabinets attached to the wall and basically near to the rooftop. As we all know that we have space limitations in the apartment and houses, modular kitchens help us in saving space and giving out the best in limited space.
Not only spaces, modular kitchen also help in saving time. Modular kitchens can also help you in giving creativity to your kitchen by using different combinations of sizes and styles. So, why not try it once instead of going for the old style of custom kitchen.
Let’s discuss one of the most important parts of this article which can help you choose the modular style for your kitchen i.e. Advantages and Disadvantages of modular kitchen.
The construction of a modular kitchen is very sleek, clean and trendy. The best part of these kitchens is that they have a contemporary look and gives the cooking area a well defined look.
Modular kitchen are made with the help of sheets that come in different designs and colours. So, chances of duplication of your kitchen style, is very less, if you opt for a modular kitchen.
It is very easy to assemble a modular kitchen and it is movable too. If in case, you choose to move from one place to another, you can carry your old kitchens parts and get the same assembled at new place.
Modular kitchen is easily repairable, so, if any part is damaged, it can easily be replaced and re-installed.
Cleaning a modular kitchen is very easy because of its designing and a mere cloth wipe will keep your kitchen dust-free.
This type of kitchen set-up is durable in nature and if once installed, you need not to look into it for years.
Traditional Kitchen is a kitchen that was in existence before this modular kitchen came into picture. So, basically the types of kitchens that were prevalent in 20th Century can be categorized as a Traditional Kitchen.
Contemporary Kitchens is the most modern kitchen and are combined with geometric and asymmetric look. A Contemporary Kitchen will cost you a lot.
A Transitional Kitchen gives a vintage look but is actually a Contemporary Kitchen only. It has all the stuffs present in a Contemporary Kitchen and just has a vintage look.
A Straight Kitchen is the most basic kitchen style. In a Straight Kitchen, the whole kitchen is set in a straight wall and all the stuffs like sink, stove, fridge, etc, are in a straight wall.
Island Kitchen is the most popular and most fashionable in today’s era. An Island Kitchen has a breakfast table in the kitchen itself and placed in the centre due to which it is called an Island Kitchen.
U Shaped Kitchen uses three walls of the kitchen for the set-up. Under this type of kitchen usually the smallest wall carries the stove, which in most of the cases is the wall between two parallel walls. You get a plenty of storage space in this type of kitchen style.
This is the most commonly used layout in kitchen and it suits best for small homes. Under this layout, the kitchen is in L shape, which means that the kitchen set-up is on two walls of a kitchen and usually the stove is placed on either of the walls.
A Dining Kitchen is same as an Island Kitchen. The basic difference between these two is that an Island Kitchen has a small breakfast table in the middle of the Kitchen whereas a Dining Kitchen has a Dining Table in the kitchen itself not necessarily in the middle of the kitchen.
One-wall Kitchen is a concept developed for small homes where there is less space. This kitchen is set on a single wall and can be a part of living room too.
A Gallery Kitchen which is also known as Parallel Kitchen is a type where there are two long working areas set-up on two parallel walls. This type of kitchen can be divided into wet and dry zone areas and can be managed accordingly.
A Work Triangle type of kitchen is same as L Shaped Kitchen, just the basic difference between a Work Triangle Kitchen and L Shaped Kitchen is that in the L shaped Kitchen the stove is placed on either of the wall. However, in a Work Triangle Kitchen, the stove is placed in the adjoining corner of both the walls which creates a work triangle.
Open Plan Kitchen are set-ups which are used now-a-days in big bungalows. These kitchens are a part of living room itself and accompanied with a dining table too.