Interior Decor Glossary

Lazy Susan
Interior Decor Glossary

Lazy Susan

Lazy Susan or previously called the ‘Dumbwaiter’, unlike what the name suggests, is actually one of the most hard working piece of appliance in the kitchen. A rotating tray that is circular, it was originally designed to be placed on a table or countertop.

Kitchen Sink
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Kitchen Sink

A Kitchen Sink, also called a wash bowl or basin, is a bowl shaped plumbing fixture used for washing hands, dishes and other purposes. They are a standard feature in all kitchens. Sinks have a faucet or tap that supplies water for washing and rinsing, while a drain in the […]

Kitchen Countertops
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Kitchen Countertops

Kitchen Countertops are horizontal flat surfaces, used for food preparations (cutting/washing/storing), installed on or supported by lower cabinets in a kitchen. The countertop surface is positioned at an ergonomic height for ease of use, without putting the user under any discomfort. Kitchen countertops are constructed from various materials, depending on specific attributes […]

Granite Countertop
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Granite Countertop

Granite Countertops are easily the most sought after countertop materials by homeowners. The reasons for this range from them being versatile to suit any kitchen scheme, to their ability to hide stains, splashes and general rough use.

Corian Countertops
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Corian Countertops

Corian Countertops are glamorous and look deceivingly similar to marble and granite, but these are the only attributes that they share. The look and finish of this material makes it a very sought after option for designing kitchen countertops. Also called ‘Solid surface countertops’, corian is a blend of acrylic […]

Kitchen Laminates
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Kitchen Laminates

Laminates are a very popular cabinet surface solution in modern kitchens. Laminates are durable, stylish, high performance surfacing solution that are commonly heat pressed on to wood sheets. Kitchen cabinets are storage spaces that not just hold a great amount of food, utensils and appliances, but also enhance the look of the […]

Water Resistant Plywood
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Water Resistant Plywood

  Water Resistant Plywood offers a high degree of resistance to water, in comparison to solid wood or regular plywood. They are great for furniture that is in constant contact with water. Kitchens in homes by their very nature and use, are the most prone to prolonged water damage. Water […]

Parallel or Galley Kitchen Layout
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Parallel or Galley Kitchen Layout

Parallel Modular Kitchens or Galley Kitchens are a relatively newer concept, where two kitchen platforms along with their cabinets run parallel to each other. Compact and yet convenient, these kitchens are a favorite with small apartment dwellers or those who have a space constraint.