It is said route to heart goes through
tongue. Kitchen is the focal point of every home where family spends maximum
quality time. It is the place to share, celebrate and enjoy the best moments of
life. Route to heart hence really goes through the kitchen.
Beautiful and well equipped, ultra-modern
kitchen is a dream of every housewife.
It's her domain reflecting her unique
personality. Therefore selecting right kitchen has now got importance as that
system may serve the buyer for forthcoming years.
In the crowded market many kitchen agencies
are providing services but where to buy ‘Merawala Kitchen’ is really very confusing as
there are many types of kitchen system available in Indian Kitchen market.
We would like to focus on Selection Of House Hold Kitchen System in this blog post.
The varieties of kitchen system available are:
2. Prefab Indian kitchens
4. Hardware shops kitchen
Let us know more about it.
BEHIND MODULAR KITCHENS
kitchen can be installed when civil platform (Kitchen platform provided by builders)
does not exist. It is a set of wooden boxes or carcasses
made up of particleboard, arranged
in series either straight, "L" shape
or "C" shape with granite or marble as a top.
Accessories made in fixed dimensions can only be fitted inside the carcasses. The
behind this type of kitchen system is that cabinets are below & above
with shelf & accessories. These kitchens are very easy to
install and takes little time.
This concept is popular in western countries
where kitchen activity mainly consists of less cooking and more of warming the
ready food. In Indian conditions where cooking involves lot of preparation and
where use of water for preparation and cleaning the kitchen top is very common,
modular kitchens face some limitations as the base raw material is particle
board. In few families where life style has changed like western, modular
kitchens are preferred for their beautiful looks.
Modular kitchens are considered as an
expensive kitchen as the basic range starts from Rs 2,00,000 and above. These
kitchens are available in various door finishes like Post Form Doors, Membrane
Doors, and Poly-urethane Doors. Accessories are available in stainless steel
and PVC coated types. Kitchen agencies offer design for your kitchen at nominal
cost. If you are planning for Modular Kitchen, you must not construct the civil
2.“PREFAB- INDIAN KITCHEN” SYSTEM-
As the name suggests these kitchens are invented in India considering Indian cooking
habits - style and their origin is Pune. All finishes that modular kitchens agencies provide
are available with these kitchens too. The pre-fabricated Indian kitchen system consists of
drawer, baskets, trolleys, pullouts,
different accessories & overhead cabinets tailor-made as
per the requirement,
as per the dimensions available between the two supports below
civil kitchen platform designed according to the family size and life
style. Long life tubular
structure replaces particleboard carcass.
It can be installed, as a ready kitchen when civil
platform does not exist. Granite or marble top is mounted on pre fabricated
square pipe structure of basic kitchen system. It can be made when civil
platform does not exist and it's tailor-made. Sometimes customer may prefer
ready kitchen as an extension to existing civil platform. This platform can be
taken out & shifted to a desired place if required. It looks like any
international kitchen system. These custom made kitchens are more users
friendly and durable than any other kitchen system. These kitchens are more
popular and the basic range starts from Rs. 50,000/-.. Indian Prefab Kitchen
agencies also offer design for your kitchen at nominal cost. If you are planning for Modern Indian
Kitchen, you must plan before construction of the civil kitchen platform.
kitchens are manufactured in factories and the installation can be made in little time
at site. Many times people call it as a modular
of their looks but remember,
these kitchens are different from modular kitchens
and are in budgets of everyone
Applying traditional carpentry techniques
using plywood or block board for frame below civil kitchen platform makes these
kitchens. Accessories available in hardware shops can be put inside and looks
are fare traditional. In these kitchens selection of raw material and workmanship is very important, as an after sale service is main issue.
Deformation due to weather may occur due to
use of substandard material. These kitchens are considered as a cheaper option
but it is seen, after completion of job it costs same as that of Prefab Indian
kitchens. The limitation of these kitchens face is its manufacturing at site
takes too much of time, professional services, after sales services are not
These kitchens preferred when carpentry of
entire house is planned. Now a days many carpenters get the basic frame and
kitchen system done by prefab kitchen agency as it reduces the time and provide
their expert carpentry service for kitchen doors. Surprisingly percentage of
getting kitchen done from carpenters is also high.
Hardware shops kitchen-
Again considered as a cheaper option for
kitchen. Ready made kitchen systems with frame and accessories are available in
many hardware shop. Carpentry work is done on contract basis if required.
Although its not their specialization, shopkeepers are happy to operate side
business as it is in demand and they can sale other fittings as well. These
kitchens are available on per Kg basis. Since these kitchens are manufactured
in unorganized sector while purchasing these kitchens make sure about quality
of raw material, grades of stainless steel, quantity and weights, warranty and
after sales service. Since manufactured in unorganized sector the professional
services, after sales services are not available.
All together one has to make survey for their
dream kitchen and select right and suitable one for you; otherwise
unfortunately you may
bought mental harassment after spending so much.