Which Kitchen Countertop Materials Require The Least Maintenance?

There are many types of kitchen worktop materials to choose from, but what if you’re after something that requires little maintenance?. When making the decision on which material to use, it’s important to consider how easy or difficult that material will be to take care of. In this article, we’re going to cover some of […]

14 Clever Tricks & Ideas To Give Your Small Bathroom A Luxurious Feel

1. Use Subtle Patterns  To create a sense of luxury in a small bathroom,, patterns should be subtle and ideally have an earthly aesthetic – such as marble. If patterns are too bold, this can risk making the bathroom feel cramped and claustrophobic. Patterns that display natural elements can ensure the  room doesn’t  become too […]

Here are 5 Popular Kitchen Layouts (Plus Their Pros & Cons)

Cabinets, colour schemes & worktops can be changed, often with minimal fuss–that is if you compare it to the effort required when changing a whole kitchen layout.  So as you’d imagine, it pays to get it right first time.  In this article, we’re going to explore 5 of the most popular kitchen layouts, as well […]

Considering a Handleless Kitchen? Wait Till You Read These Pros & Cons

Are you stuck on deciding whether to go for a handleless kitchen or not? Handleless kitchens were once seen as a niche option, yet the style eventually became mainstream. With that being said, they might not be to everyone’s taste – and if you’re on the fence about whether to go handleless or not, we’re […]

16 Minimalist Bathroom Design Tips & Ideas To Enhance Space

A minimalist bathroom can provide you with the ultimate environment to unwind in and de-stress (assuming it’s designed well). First, let’s be honest here, if clutter can build up, it usually will. So one of the best ways to ensure it doesn’t build up is to simply design your bathroom so that it cannot accumulate […]

Is Speaking With a Designer Necessary When Remodelling Your Kitchen?

Ambitious homeowners like to think they can tackle most home renovation tasks themselves. While it’s true that some things are manageable (and quite fun) like simple painting and decorating projects, taking on the whole kitchen remodelling process might prove a little tricky. Multiple trade skills must come together like design, carpentry, handyman work, plumbing & […]

Planning To Renovate Your Bathroom? Here are 8 Things To Consider

A bathroom renovation task is no easy feat, but with enough preparation & planning, there are certainly things you can do to ensure the process goes smoothly.  Here at Zen Kuchen, we’ve created this guide to help you plan before renovating your bathroom. This guide is ideal if you’re only just thinking about renovating your […]

How Long Does It Take To Remodel a Kitchen? DIY Vs Hiring a Professional

Every kitchen is unique, and this can make determining a remodelling project’s true length a bit more challenging. There are, however, some estimates that can be given about the average time required for kitchen and bathroom remodelling projects. Approximate timeline for Kitchen Remodeling:  Remodelling a kitchen can take anywhere from 4-6 weeks depending on the […]

How Often Should You Remodel Your Kitchen?

10 to 15 years: that’s often the general figure given on how frequently a kitchen should be remodelled.  Now just to clarify – remodelling means to build something new, whereas to renovate means to restore items to their original condition.  If you were to purely focus on renovating, that means you could stick with the same design indefinitely. That being […]

Should You Put an Island in Your Small Kitchen? Here are Some Examples

Most properties in London tend to be quite compact. Installing a kitchen island in the middle of a small kitchen may seem impractical but it all depends on how the island is going to be used and how busy your kitchen gets. A kitchen island can serve multiple purposes, such as seating guests – but […]