Generally we want kitchen very modular for our convenience and aesthetic. For example; in a normal kitchen we keep things where the space is available but in a modular kitchen we can allot a space as per our convenience. Like convenience we have to give priority for look and style. While planning for a modular kitchen we have to consider things like material, quality and finish. Also there is a rule while designing for modular kitchen “Golden triangle”. The kitchen work triangle or a golden triangle determines the perfect location of Hobbs, refrigerator and sink.
We have different kinds of materials to make our kitchen very modular. Materials like wood, steel, glass, PVC etc., can be used. Also I will share you the positives and negatives of these materials.
The quality and durability of wood cannot be replaced by other materials. Also it act as a noise absorber and insulator. The types of wood used for modular kitchenare teakwood, rosewood, rubber wood, Oakwood, cidarwood, etc. These woods can be used after seasoning will last long and that type of finish is called factory made. Also this will be done without seasoning by local carpenters and that may not last long compared to factory made. Plywood’s, Mdf is also a type of wood with a less lifespan and it will be suitable for a peoples who wants to do their kitchen in a small budget. A compressed wood powder is called MDF(medium density fibre).
Steel can afford more heat but compare to other material steel has more flaws. Rusting, corrosion, paint will peeled off, are all the negatives of steel. It is mainly used for commercial kitchen only.
It is used in kitchen cabinets like shutters, crockery shelves, crockery doors, etc. Also no carvings can be done in glass. Clear glass can be used for transparent look and can arrange things for our display. Frosted glass can give a sense of privacy and looks stylish.
Poly vinyl chloride is also called PVC. Its flexible nature suits for industrial, construction and kitchen cabinets. Also it is used for cabinet legs in interiors for its durability, moisture and water resistance. Also pvc cannot sustain heat for a long time and like plywood people who are budget constraints, Pvc is suitable.