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Save Time and Money on Your Remodel by Choosing the Right Kitchen Units Choosing the right kitchen cabinets for your home isnt as easy as you might think, but with so many options to choose from youre guaranteed to have fun. Before you start looking for kitchen units, its best to know exactly what youre getting into, and to understand the different styles and solutions available. Almost immediately, youll notice that theres a dizzying array of materials to choose from when selecting the right kitchen unit for you. There are veneers, hardwoods, laminated finishes, lacquered finishes, and many more in addition to a nearly unlimited price range. There are styles to suit any home and taste, whether you have a minimalist contemporary home or if you have a home that was built centuries ago. You may be able to find matching kitchen base units and kitchen wall units for your application for less than a thousand pounds, or you may be looking to spend hundreds of thousands on rare, exotic, custom-built solutions. Most companies offer many different lines and price classes, so dont write off a manufacturer simply because one of their kitchen ranges is too much or too little. No matter where you lie on the spectrum, make sure to choose a retailer or contractor who specializes in kitchen units in your price range so you get the best selection. Some kitchen units are sold in a ready to assemble kit, so you can save money by installing them yourself instead of hiring a professional to do so. If you have better carpentry skills, you may wish to install your own kitchen units anyway either to save money, have fun, or put your own personal touch on the project. You should decide which approach you are going to take before you start shopping for kitchen units. When shopping for your kitchen, you may find it odd that many retailers and contractors carry separate doors and boxes, and very few completed kitchen units. They do this so that they can offer a broad selection without having to stock a tremendous, impossible to manage inventory. Also, you may find that completed kitchen units dont have that special spark or character that youre looking for, so you may end up being better served by having the ability to mix and match parts to your hearts content. Many kitchen units are built to a handful of popular dimensions, so its easy to create the exact look you want. If you do your research before you start seriously shopping for your kitchen, youll be able to speed up the selection and installation process considerably. Theres nothing worse than moving into a new home or remodeling your current home and not having a usable kitchen. Dont make your family survive on take-out food for weeks and months, do your preparation now. The more questions you ask beforehand and the better educated you are, the smoother the process will be, and the happier youll be with the results.
How To Buy a TV Unit Consider the height of your TV Unit; when you are sitting on your sofa, you want your eyes to line up with half to two thirds up the screen. For example, for 40"+ TVs, it is best to look for units that range in height from approximately 300 - 550mm. There are, however, exceptions to every rule; if you have a very specific space or need for your TV then there are many options for higher or very low units. > Practicality & Style You will need to decide how much storage you will need for your components and DVDs etc. Make sure you measure your components before going shopping. Also think about what kind of look you want; do you mind if your components are on show or do you want them to all be hidden behind doors or glass? If they are going to be hidden, its important to make sure that your remotes will work through the glass/ doors. Are you planning to have your TV sitting on top of a TV unit or are you going to have it mounted to the wall? These are good questions to ask yourself in order to be able to narrow down your search. This will also help you to decide on what style you are after for your space. > Space & proportion If you have a large sitting room with a large sofa, balance it out with a long, narrow TV Unit. If you have the space, a wall unit can be a great way to incorporate your TV and media equipment neatly while becoming a feature for your home. If you have a small space to fill, a simple unit with practical drawers and media storage will do the job nicely. Look for designs that are fuss-free with no handles as to allow it to blend with your room and other existing furniture. The key to displaying your TV is to either centre it on a slightly longer unit or display it off-centre and balance it out with tall accessories or a floating shelf. These two options ensure the TV will look proportionate, no matter what size you decide to go with. 42" TV 42" TVs look great centred on smaller units to balance out the proportions of the TV. With smaller TVs, you also have the option to place it off-centre on a longer unit and balance it out with floating shelves, an artwork or tall decorative items. - 1.0 - 1.8m wide units. - Compact, practical and simple style to accommodate components. - See: Small Basso, Sola, Prima 1.8, Small Padova, Astro. 46" TV 46" TVs are best suited to TV units that range from 1.8 - 2.2m. This allows enough space either side to look visually balanced in a space. Slightly larger TV units also offer more storage for media and accessories like DVDs and CDs. - - 1.8 - 2.2m wide units. - Sleek, proportionate and great storage for DVDs and extra components if required. - See: Prima 1.8, Mezzi, Quadrato, Moby, Basso 55"+ TV When you have a larger TV to accommodate and you have the space, you can choose between a long, low unit or a wall-unit. Its a great idea to balance such a large TV out with hanging cabinets or shelves. - 2.2 - 3.6m wide units - Compact, practical and simple style to accommodate components. - Wall Units that incorporate media, decorative display and practical storage. - See: Prima 2.4, Moby, Puma, Alta - Or Wall Units: Viano, Genova
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