Integration is where you attach a panel to the front of your appliance so that it matches in with the rest of your kitchen cupboards. You are able to integrate dishwashers and refrigerators. Some appliances can be fully integrated where no portion of the appliance is showing and others may expose a control panel or a kick panel. Most integrated appliances will come with the front face panel missing so that you can attach your own panel using the kitchen cupboard materials you have selected. Let's take a look at some of the pros and cons surrounding appliance integration.
Why do I need a SPLASHBACK?
You may be asking why you even need a splashback in your kitchen. Well the purpose of a splashback is to protect your kitchen walls from steam, grease, oil, water and other cooking liquids and food that often 'splash' up onto the kitchen wall directly behind your cook top. If you didn't include a splashback in your kitchen design you would risk damage to your wall.
Three main options
If you are designing a new kitchen you will want to maximise your pantry space. Before you can design your pantry you need to decide:
What is best for you
If you are looking to upgrade, renovate, build new or replace your existing kitchen you have no doubt been browsing luxury kitchen pictures on line and in home improvement magazines. What you may have noticed and fallen in love with is all the open display shelving being incorporated into the latest kitchen designs. Now you are left with the question - open or closed?