Cheap ways of redirecting smoke out of your kitchen

April 29, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Kitchen Care

smoke out of your kitchenWhile cooking in kitchen, the smoke should be redirected out of the place to keep it comfortable. No proper way of redirecting the smoke out of the kitchen will make the place much more stuffy and uncomfortable. There are many ways in which you can redirect the smoke out of the kitchen. But then some of these ways are much expensive. However there are some cheap ways also by which you can provide a path out of the kitchen for the smoke.

During the construction of the kitchen have enough number of windows a little above the level of the gas oven. Since the smoke always rises up, it will escape through the windows. This doesn’t cost much. Keep in mind to have the windows above the gas oven level, or else you will face problem in lighting the gas properly.

You can also install some cheap exhaust fan in your kitchen. The exhaust fans have good capacity of redirecting the smoke out from your kitchen. If you have no brand specification, you can get an exhaust fan for a much lower price.

How to clean you granite kitchen counter tops

October 21, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Kitchen Care

Maintain counter tops, kitchen careGranite kitchen countertops can be a very strong and durable but they do need regular maintenance. When you are cleaning the granite kitchen counter tops, it is important that you make sure you are doing it in the right way. It has to be periodically polished and it should also be resealed so that it remains protected from the liquids and remains suitable for bathroom and kitchen use.

The need for re-polishing and re-sealing will be less in case of the granites of high quality. High quality granites will need a re-polishing just once a year. Water and soap will be enough for cleaning the granite. Get the soap diluted with water and then apply it on the granite with just a soft piece of cloth. The simple dishwashing soaps are perfect for this job. You should avoid those cleaners that ahs high acidity as it mat dame the surface of the countertop.

Fuel gas piping

August 07, 2010  //  Posted by: qwcdirect  //  Category: Home Care, Home Improvement, Kitchen Care

Fuel gas piping methods have been around for years. It is done in metals like aluminum or in fiberglass and redwood. The latter has been found to be perfect for this cause as it is naturally resistant to weather, leaking and fungus.

This method needs installment of a mixing drum and super-heaters. You may have liberation of harmful C4 gases that needs proper evacuation through ducts. Your temperature will be maintained at room environ.

Just ensure that the emerging gases and liquids don’t slug off. You may or may not pocket the system considering the space you place your fuel gas piping. Just ensure that your cooking fuel gets vaporized properly and doesn’t result in combustion.

Also make sure that it is kept properly distant from living areas. Velocity of the gas through these pipes should be manned regularly. Any trickle or deposits should be carefully frisked out from these pipes.

Granite Kitchen Sinks

March 17, 2010  //  Posted by: qwcdirect  //  Category: Bathroom & Fixtures, Home Design, Home Improvement, Kitchen Care, Reparis & Renovation


Sinks are almost the first thing a person’s eyes would see when he sets foot into the kitchen. A spotless and sparkling sink is what they hope to see.
To get this, it is important to invest in the best model for the sink like a granite sinks which are usually durable. Once they get this, they are then faced with the simple task of maintaining it. Daily cleaning and keeping it dry is just a first step. Some vinegar solution can help when cleaning as it gets rid of mineral substances that may be in the water. Soap and a slightly wet cloth can remove stubborn stains. In case stains accumulate beneath the bowl, get some bleach and water and soak it through the night then rinse it out when morning comes.
To keep the surface smooth, carefully place pointed kitchen ware in the sinks. Don’t drop them in. Lastly keep the sink area clear of things like scoring pads and solvents.

Countertops Enhance Kitchen Remodeling Projects

October 15, 2009  //  Posted by: CTSI Home Maker  //  Category: Kitchen Care

nullIn most homes, the kitchen is the focal point because this is one of the rooms that everybody goes into. One of the things that can make your kitchen stand out is the type of countertop that you use. Remodeling a kitchen is not cheap but with various types of materials to choose from, a countertop will provide the unique look that you want.

Countertops can enhance the kitchen because they cover a very large area and in most cases, they are the focal point. By changing your countertop, you will change the way the entire kitchen looks.

To give your kitchen a more natural look, you can choose countertops made from stone like marble and granite. Ceramic countertops are also a great idea if you are looking for something more affordable. Choose the material to suit the finish that is used on your kitchen appliances and the kitchen design.