Question 01: What is a Modular Kitchen?
Answer 01: A modular kitchen refers to a modernized version of conventional kitchen layout comprising of various cabinets and modules that are fitted for facilitating effective space management in kitchen. These cabinets are made up of different materials that are strong and durable enough for holding accessories inside it. The cabinet units that are placed on the floor are known as "floor cabinets" or "floor units". These units form the base of laying a kitchen worktop over it. The kitchen worktop is made up of wood, marble, granite or synthetic material. However, the units that are installed on the walls are known as "wall cabinets" or "wall units". These wall cabinets are a great aid for storage.
Question 02: Why should I opt for a Modular Kitchen?
Answer 02: A modular kitchen opens doors for synchronization, compact, system, elegance and luxury. Kitchen is the most special place in the heart of a person. There is a desire to work and maintain the kitchen extensively. Traditional kitchen often face the issue of space and storage. But, modular kitchen helps in storing and managing space. It gives a systematic look to the viewers. There is an appropriate placement of cabinets and appliances in right manner. This enables the user to work efficiently and effectively. It gives a neat and clean look to the viewers. It creates a wonderful experience for the viewers.
Question 03: How can I design the kitchen, matching with my requirements?
Answer 03: Designing a modular kitchen requires a great amount of clarity, planning and an expert guidance. Firstly, it is essential to understand what one requires in a kitchen. Prior to starting up with kitchen, the flooring and the plastering work needs to be complete. Then the process will head in two phases: firstly finalizing upon the design of kitchen and secondly the installation of modular kitchen. The designing part needs to be finalized before the electrical and civil work starts up. People can take the help of a kitchen designer or an expert in this area for guiding in the complete end to end process.
Question 04: Which one should I choose: Branded Kitchen or a carpenter made kitchen?
Answer 04: A branded as well as a carpenter made kitchen have their edge for modular kitchen. A branded kitchen provider ensures all the quality and safety points pre and post installation. The branded kitchen is planned and design under the supervision of experts in this industry. There is a variety in the finishes and materials utilized. The shutters, cabinets, fittings, hardware and accessories provided by a branded manufacturer are of supreme and finish quality. The products ensure ease in space management and storage. A carpenter made kitchen can also ensure a great modular kitchen. However, in this, the carpenter himself creates the shutter, fittings and other accessories. He might not be aware of the latest trends but he can duplicate the latest designs.
Question 05: How much investment is required for making a modular kitchen?
Answer 05: Costing or investing in a modular kitchen cannot be simply stated or determined. It is based on different factors like quality of material, type of material, types of cabinets, number of cabinets, accessories, etc... The pricing can only be furnished after every single cost is known and added up. The branded manufacturers of Modular kitchen possess teams of expert professionals who provide information with respect to budget, requirement, etc... They have the capability of designing the kitchen as per taste and affordable budget.
Question 06: Within how much time can I get my Modular Kitchen set up done?
Answer 06: The time frame for setting up a modular kitchen ranges from a minimum of ten to fifteen days to a maximum of one to two months time (depending upon the needs, space and specifications). There is a step wise process for doing so. Initially experts from the company come for site visit. In site visit, the professionals register the measurements and requirements of clients. Post this discussion, the client along with the expert professional finalizes upon the product. The kitchen is then manufactured and dispatched to the respective place within a period of one to one and a half month. The time differs for Indian as well as European kitchens. An Indian kitchen is developed in two to three weeks while it takes 10 - 11 weeks time for European Kitchens.
Question 07: How can I maintain the beauty and look of my Modular Kitchen?
Answer 07: Modular kitchen asks for a basic maintenance regularly. The process is very simple and easy to follow. However, the user needs to follow few tips.
1. Firstly the shutter needs to be cleaned with dry and soft cloth. Then moisten the cloth and clean the tiles and cook top.
2. The shutters should be cleaned on a daily basis.
3. The movement of drawer and shutter should be checked regularly.
4. The sink area should be kept clean and dry. In case of any oil spillage, it should be cleaned with the help of a luke warm water and mild detergent.
Question: 08: What is the need for Hob, Chimney, Sink and other appliances?
Answer 08: Apart from cabinets, shutters and accessories, the appliances, hob, chimney and sink also play a vital role in enhancing the look of the kitchen. A kitchen is incomplete without a sink. Hence, sink is placed with great care and fitment. However, kitchen manufacturers do not provide hob, chimney, sink and other appliances but they supply these from other distributors. One can buy any accessory like hob or chimney from any reputed brand but it is essential to inform the designer about it. The set up of the modular kitchen largely depends upon the measurements. In case of a single mistake, the modular kitchen needs to be set up again.