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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Creating a family friendly kitchen

We all feel protective of the special little people in our lives. So when statistics show that the kitchen is the room where children are most likely to suffer a serious injury, it can feel tempting to keep them out completely. This is one approach, but keeping young children out of the kitchen has its downsides.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

‘Schwarz’ kitchen furniture vs ‘Schwarz+’ kitchen furniture

What’s the difference? How much extra does Schwarz+ cost? Why would I choose one over the other?? Let’s see if we can fill in the gaps about our two amazing German kitchen brands, and help you to make the decision about which is right for you.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Does a new kitchen add value to my property?

If you are looking for a return on investment on your home improvements, having a new kitchen fitted is one of the best projects to choose. A study by Which? found that a new kitchen would typically add around 6% to the value of a property. With the average house price in the UK now over £308k, that works out at an average increased value of around £18.5k.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

The best gadgets for the cook in your life

Gadgets tend to fall into one of three categories – time-saving, specialist, and fun. Some of the specialist gadgets may also save you time, but the fun ones are more likely to have the opposite effect, enticing you to spend more time in the kitchen. Take pasta makers, for example – if you want a quick meal you’ll opt for ready-made pasta.

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