411homerepair.com

Latest Articles

Building an Indoor Pool: What You Need To Know

Are you considering having an indoor pool? I bet you have some questions you want to know including the cost, construction as well as advantages of...

on Mar 29, 2017

Trash Compactor Troubleshooting, Repair Tips and Parts

Online troubleshooting, maintenance tips and expert DIY trash compactor troubleshooting advice from the experts.What is wrong with my trash...

on Mar 29, 2017

Water Filter Troubleshooting, Repair Tips and Parts

Most residential under-the-counter or ice maker water filters are pretty simple. We discuss, here, a few of the most common problems you may have...

on Mar 29, 2017

Range Vent Hood Parts and Repair Troubleshooting Advice

What is Wrong with Your Range Vent Hood? Check out this article to troubleshoot your vent including if the fan doesn't work, the light isn't...

on Mar 29, 2017

What Can Red Colours Do for the Look of Your Kitchen?

by Jolie Fulton on Apr 12, 2013

A kitchen should be the heart of the home, so why do so many of us have ones that are lacklustre and uninspiring? Whether you use yours to prepare simple meals or ambitious three-course dinners, your kitchen should be a place that you look forward to spending time in. Adding some colour can make a huge difference to both the look and feel of this important room.

A Colour with Many Meanings

Red is becoming increasingly popular with those looking to break away from traditional kitchens and embrace something more unusual. But why choose red rather than another colour? Red is generally used to signify strong passions and emotions. It is a colour that evokes a response and that we are drawn too. It is not a coincidence that many restaurants and fast-food companies use red in their branding and logos. As well as looking good, it makes us want to eat.

 red kitchens

How to Use Red in Your Kitchen

There are many different options available to those looking to create red kitchens. Whether you're intending the replace your existing kitchen or looking to update it and give it more character, red can be incorporated in a number of different ways.

Red units give your kitchen a contemporary feel. Choose bright red for a look that is all about modernity or a darker burgundy for a more classic feel. Contrast your units with white walls and stainless-steel accessories for a minimalist look. If your kitchen is small then contrast red units with white ones to create a more spacious and light feel.

Alternatively, you could choose to use red on your kitchen tiles or walls, particularly if you are looking to give your existing space a lift. Square, mosaic, diamond and brick-shaped tiles are all available so you will be able to choose ones that complement your kitchen, whether it is modern or more traditional. Red walls can also help to create the right atmosphere. Use a dark red as a feature on a wall near your table and create a cosy, intimate atmosphere. Or paint all of the walls red to balance white units and kitchen furniture.

If you're on a budget or your units and walls are not yet in need of updating you can still embrace a red theme by accessorising your kitchen. Using items such as a red washing-up bowl, toaster, kettle, tea and coffee jars and oven gloves will give your kitchen a contemporary feel and make it look balanced, well thought out and full of character.red-kitchen-furniture

Incorporating red in your decor can help you to fall in love with your kitchen again. As well as providing a feeling of warmth, it can be used to create both modern and traditional spaces. If your kitchen is tired or uninspiring then use red to make it the heart of the home again.

 

Katie Smith writes about interior design for a range of websites and blogs. She prefers rooms with strong colours and an individual feel, which is why she is an advocate of red kitchens.

Kitchen / Bathrooms 1170 Views

Author

Random Articles

Choosing the Right Window Blinds for Your Home

In choosing window blinds for your home, you need to consider a lot of things like type, style and its cost. Not only that, you need to know to...

Windows / Siding

Cutting the Confusion on Setting Bandsaw Blade Tension

Every woodworker will have their own unique method for determining the correct blade tension on a bandsaw.  Some may rely on sight or even sound to...

Tools / Woodworking

Prioritizing your Home Improvement To-Do List

If you are like many homeowners, you have a seemingly endless list of home improvement projects – remodel the kitchen, paint the house,...

Improvements / Remodeling

I Would Like to Do a Loft Conversion. What Do I Need to Know?

You have probably heard so much about the different benefits that loft conversion has to offer, which includes the increase in your living space,...

Construction / Materials

Maintaining the Shine of Your Stainless Steel Sink

Although stainless steel is durable and can endure the test of time, it does not necessarily mean that is maintenance free. You have to remember...

Kitchen / Bathrooms

Actions

Contact Us | Submit Article | RSS | 411homerepair © 2017