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5 Ways To Create A Low Maintenance Kitchen

Maintaining a kitchen requires considerable effort as you may find yourself cleaning and tidying the space most days. From countertops and shelves to cabinets and cookware, all elements of your kitchen need to be taken care of and cleaned regularly to keep them functional and looking good for a longer period of time.

With this in mind, using materials and kitchen elements that do not require a lot of maintenance and are relatively easy to clean will help you save time, while also being efficient.

At Saturn Interiors, we’ve put together a list through which you can create a low maintenance kitchen that doesn’t require too much upkeep.

Let’s take a look!

1. Easy-To-Clean Countertops

Countertops are one of the most noticeable features of our kitchens that require a considerable amount of time for maintenance. However, by using materials that are easy to clean, your countertops won’t require much cleaning time at all.

With this in mind, consider moving away from conventional countertops by opting for materials like quartz or stainless steel. These materials don’t require much scrubbing and are relatively easy to tidy up. Furthermore, with a simple wipe of a cloth, these countertops look as good as new.

If you want to go for a fancier option, granite delivers on both aesthetic and functionality and makes the kitchen cleanup process much easier. By using maintenance-free materials like granite, quartz or stainless steel, you can create a low maintenance kitchen that requires next to no upkeep.

2. Smart Flooring Options

Kitchen areas are prone to spills, dirt and grease stains which often sully your floors, especially the tiny spaces and nooks in our flooring. Cleaning these stains is a task that often leaves us frustrated. With this in mind, switching over to better flooring options can greatly reduce the amount of time required to clean these stains.

On open plan white kitchen with grey tiles and contrasting brown countertops

Choose smart flooring options like linoleum, ceramic tiles or hardwood for guaranteed efficiency in cleanliness and maintenance. With these flooring solutions, you can free up your time to focus on other household chores and tasks. A simple mop will easily remove the stains and spills ensuring a clean and tidy kitchen floor in no time.

Furthermore, prioritising durability along with low maintenance will help you select a robust kitchen flooring solution that will last for a longer period.

3. Open Space Layout

A good layout is crucial in creating a low maintenance kitchen. As the layout is the heart of every kitchen design, being smart while selecting your layout can be incredibly beneficial to your home’s look and feel.

With this in mind, opting for an open layout will make your kitchen look spacious while also making it easier for you to clean. With fewer walls, maintenance becomes much easier as you can focus on the few existing elements and wrap up the kitchen cleanup much faster.

Additionally, an open layout kitchen allows natural light to filter in and make your kitchen look spacious while also increasing the style and appeal of the design. With this, you could also consider incorporating a small dining area to your kitchen to utilise the available space.

4.  Full-Length Cabinets

A smart kitchen element that requires next to no maintenance are ceiling to floor length cabinets. These full length cabinets give you more storage space and cleaning them is comparatively easy.

Since the length of these cabinets extends from the floor to the ceiling, there are less surfaces to clean. 

Moreover, these full length cabinets enhance the aesthetic appeal of your kitchen and have become a popular trend amongst homeowners and kitchen designers. What’s more, customising these cabinets according to your kitchen style will definitely enhance the appeal of your kitchen.

By using full length cabinets, you can create a low maintenance kitchen that requires less cleaning while also delivering on aesthetics and practicality.

5. Stainless Steel Appliances

Stainless steel appliances have beautiful finishing, not to mention they are easy to maintain. Choosing these will ensure next to no maintenance and great efficiency for your kitchen area.

A great advantage that stainless steel appliances have is that they look great with almost every kitchen design. While initially, fingerprints were obvious on stainless steel, with development of the material, there are many companies that produce fingerprint-resistant stainless steel products.

Additionally, their edgy and classic design is sure to elevate your kitchen aesthetic greatly.

Contact Saturn Interiors To Create A Low Maintenance Kitchen

While creating a low maintenance kitchen may seem daunting at first, it is a relatively simple and easy process. Picking out the right materials and implementing ideas that work in favour of your kitchen design will help you achieve your goal.

With this in mind, at Saturn Interiors, our kitchen specialists work hard to ensure that we create your dream kitchen just as you imagined it. 

The different projects we have worked on make us experts in the field; we understand your requirements and make sure we deliver a bespoke kitchen design for your home.

To find out more, contact us today!