Question 01: What is a Modular kitchen?
Answer 01: A modular kitchen is a new and innovative step over traditional kitchen. Modular kitchen makes everyday kitchen task easy with its functionality and durability. Modular Kitchen means that your kitchen is made up of several modules or units. And if there is any damage then only that one unit has to be repaired or replaced. In simple words, it's a readymade kitchen which has set designs and can be implemented easily. These sets come with different styles, shapes & sizes depending on customer requirements. Modular kitchen focuses on convenience, space utilization, and utility value.
Question 02: What benefits will I get if I install a modular kitchen?
Answer 02: A modular kitchen is one of the most sought after items today. In fact, it has now become a necessity to have a modular kitchen that is well planned for efficient space utilization and yet manages to look modern and chic. Besides having a completely modular setup, the efficient modular kitchen will have many advantages. A modular kitchen has a sleek, clean and trendy look. Usually, it involves the use of straight line cuts and designs with a variety of modern contemporary finishes. A well designed and planned kitchen will give a lot of storage space even in the smallest of kitchen areas.
Question 03: What is the designing process to make a modular kitchen?
Answer 03: The designing process of a modular kitchen involves a lot of questions, which is later translated into a pragmatic and functional kitchen of lasting quality, suitable to the needs of the clients as well as depicting their lifestyle perfectly and fitting in their budget. Some initial questions can be: how much space is available, what kind of lifestyle statement does the kitchen wants to portray and how to use the space? Another key for designing the kitchen is the functionality of it. To make a kitchen functional the working triangle should be placed well, i.e. the sink (wash unit), hob for cooking and the storage units to have minimum movement.
Question 04: Is branded companies better or carpenter made kitchen?
Answer 04: Branded companies are equipped with German technology machines like CNC machine, Multi boring Machine, Edge bending, Power press, etc to provide a modern kitchen that fulfils quality functionality and design of highest standard. They also provide options for smart and effective usage of your kitchen space. Most of the work happens off site & various components are simply company fitted ready made kitchens, only installation is done on site. So there is no inconvenience and disturbances caused to customer. Carpenter made kitchens are fully handmade and done on site. The customers have full control over it and can change the design or fitting whenever they want.
Question 05: Will the Investment in modular kitchen, match my budget?
Answer 05: Costing of the modular kitchen depends upon the size of the kitchen and the choice of the materials. Small Budget kitchens usually start from Rs 50000 to 60000. A range up which is more decorative, these kitchens start from Rs 100000/- and the advanced German style kitchens usually land in lakhs. But these are not the only options available as said before they vary according to the taste and preference of the customers. There is a variety of specifications to choose from and you can mix and match according to your needs, kitchen size and budget.
Question 06: How much time would it take to get my kitchen ready once I place the order?
Answer 06: There is a set of processes involved in the making of a modular kitchen, which consists of the site visit, physical measurements, designing, and discussion, finalization, ordering for manufacturing, dispatch and then finally installation at the clients place. The time taken is also depended upon the size of the kitchen that you have. The installation of the kitchen takes nearly about three to four weeks. The time taken can be more like 6 weeks if any problem occurs during the designing and approval process. The final execution and installation on the site takes around 2 to 3 days.
Question 07: How to maintain a modular kitchen on a regular basis?
Answer 07: Modular kitchens are very easy to maintain. Although some necessary care needs to be taken and few common practices will ensure the long life and beauty of the modular kitchen. Shutters should be wiped with a soft dry cloth, where as moisten cloth should be used while cleaning the worktop and tiles. The drawers and shutter movement should be checked regularly, if any problem occurs the company should be reported. Branded kitchen companies usually charge a nominal fee per annum to maintain the kitchen.
Question: 08: What is the importance of hob, chimney, sink and other appliances in the modular kitchen?
Answer 08: The hobs are where the heating units are concealed beneath ceramic, metal or granite surface. They come in different shapes and sizes, with two, three or more burners as an option. The chimney is no longer seen as a lifestyle product but now it has become a utility. A chimney makes the kitchen smoke free. With proper ventilation it does not make the kitchen claustrophobic place for cooking. They come in various colors, shapes and features like air purifier, built in pest repellent, exhaust and recirculation mode. More and more people are installing stainless steel sinks as they are easy to clean and look neat. They come readymade and can be easily removed and replaced incase of any problems.