4th April 2022

Creating an Open Plan Kitchen

At Haydown Kitchens, we have been working with clients to create their perfect open plan kitchen. Open plan kitchens are rising in popularity and it's no wonder; not only do they offer plenty of space-saving opportunities but they can also add plenty of diversity and target your specific needs and individual requirements. Haydown Kitchens understand how challenging it can be to optimise space and with the price increase of properties, space can add a significant mark up on the overall value of your home. With many years of experience, we can help to plan and design a stunning open plan kitchen that combines style, storage and ultimate practicality,
3rd June 2020

A Guide to Choosing Worktops

So, you are planning your new kitchen, and have been busy making decisions.  You know what appliances you want.  You have chosen the style and colour of your kitchen cabinets.   You have even picked out tester pots for the colour of the walls!  But what about your worktops?   With so many different materials and styles available for worktops, how do you choose what's right for you and your kitchen?   Not only do your worktops need to be hard-wearing and practical, they also need to suit your personal taste and lifestyle, plus fit in with your budget.
18th January 2019

Why Choose a German Kitchen?

There are many good reasons to opt for a German kitchen – from the quality and durability right through to the innovative features and the wide range of style options. Here are our top 5 (in no particular order!) 1.   QUALITY:    Germany has a fabulous reputation worldwide for the quality of its manufacturing. Think of cars and names like BMW, Audi and Mercedes spring to mind.  Think of kitchen appliances and  you come up with names like Neff, Siemens and Miele.  German manufactured kitchens are […]
17th October 2018

Let There Be Light!

In the late 1970’s my mother, a Cordon Bleu trained cook, said goodbye to the dreary kitchen that had come with our sixties-built house and had the kitchen of her dreams installed.  With heaps of storage for her culinary gadgets, a glass fronted cabinet to house her treasured cookery books and plenty of worktop space, it was perfect for her.  However, as this was the 1970s, not much thought was given to the lighting and so her dream kitchen had a few little lights under the wall […]
14th September 2017

5 Ways To Make The Most Of A Small Kitchen Space

You want a new kitchen and are looking for inspiration.  There are plenty of great photos on-line and in magazines and brochures; kitchens with island units, kitchens with shiny range cookers and huge American-style fridge freezers, kitchens with heaps of working space and storage.  They all look fantastic but they all have something that you don’t ……. plenty of space!  There are however many ways in which you can make the most of your small kitchen, ensuring that it is both stylish and practical.  Here are just […]
14th August 2017

How Bold Are You With Colour?

When it comes to the colour of kitchen furniture, neutral and muted shades are very popular.   Just take a look in a kitchen brochure or showroom and you will see displays in shades of white, cream and grey, as well as in soft greens and blues. They are easy on the eye, stand the test of time and of course work well with many other colours. There is however a world of colour out there.  We were recently asked to refurbish the cabinet doors in a kitchen […]
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