Feb 20th, 2011 by admin
Talk about going back to the future in kitchen design: the Stone Age has been effectively replaced by the Steel Age. First kitchen countertops, now kitchen cabinets.
There is no need to remember the 50s or 60s, just take a look around you today; stainless steel is everywhere. In your homes, at the grocery store, at your favorite restaurants; stainless steel has been the first choice among chefs and food lovers everywhere. In fact, more and more home owners prefer to have stainless steel in their kitchen design than any other material. But have you thought about stainless steel kitchen cabinets?
Many of you already know the amazing properties of stainless steel. Stainless steel has a natural corrosive resistance “built-in.” It is strong and durable as it is not a single alloy but a composite alloy. Its properties make it the ideal choice for hygiene since it cleans thoroughly and easily. Stainless steel is heat and cold resistant maintaining its strength at both temperatures. Its easy fabrication makes it the best choice in creating an aesthetic appeal in any environment, especially in kitchen design. Its appearance can be enhanced by texturing, brushing, or polishing, making stainless steel the perfect material for kitchen cabinets, kitchen countertops, and appliances.
And most importantly, stainless steel is GREEN! It is made from 75-85% recycled material and the production of today’s stainless steel is 100% recyclable. Unlike other recyclable materials, 80% – 90% of stainless steel does wind up being recycled – very little winds up in landfills. The more that is recycled reduces the number of elements that need to be mined; in turn, this means less environmental damage associated with mining operations, not to mention the energy savings in recycling. The challenge is that because stainless steel is so durable, it sometimes takes decades before it is recycled.
Stainless steel has been a mainstay in your kitchen for years. Just think of those small appliances first: the shiny toaster, the microwave. Or the BIG 3: the range, the refrigerator, the dishwasher. Have you thought about adding a stainless steel backsplash into your kitchen design or a countertop? Better yet, is it time to consider stainless steel kitchen cabinets? Stainless steel kitchen cabinets offer the same durability, resistance, and cleanliness as all stainless steel products. And the kitchen designs that we can create are limitless.
Whether you want to add a new shine to your kitchen design or want to remodel you entire kitchen with new stainless steel kitchen cabinets, Cucina Design has all the answers. Just give us a call and together we can create a kitchen design for your budget.
Cucina design is located in Branford CT, and has been creating high quality kitchen designs for residents along the Connecticut shoreline since 2004.