If you’re planning to revamp your kitchen, there are a few things you need to take into consideration first. The primary focus is design, but there are a few other priorities that need addressing too. Whether you are starting from scratch, or you just fancy a change, ensuring you have every little detail right is important; this includes switches and sockets.
Believe it or not, switches and sockets can add something special to a room, and not just in terms of efficiency. Today, there are so many designs available too, meaning you can choose according to the style of your new kitchen. However, before you start installing sockets, there are a few things you need to think about. We have listed these below.
Ideally, you don’t want your socket to be tucked away behind the washing machine, nor do you want it behind the door, so consider accessibility as a factor. It may be best to make your final decision once you know where electrical goods and furniture is going to be. That way, you can choose the best location for your sockets.
The same goes for switches. Chances are; you don’t want to be reaching behind the cooker to turn the lights on every time you walk in the kitchen.So think about where everything is going to go and use this as a basis for your switch location.
Secondly, you need to think about the height of your switches and sockets. Similar to accessibility, the ideal height will allow for efficiency and ease of use. Try not to install sockets too high or near the sink; this will prevent water damage and potential injury. On the other hand, you ideally want switches at eye level, so you don’t have to fumble around at night looking for them.
As mentioned, switches and sockets come in a range of designs, and we here at SND Electrical have an impressive selection. From black nickel to satin chrome and more, we have exactly what you need. Please feel free to browse our range of switches and sockets by clicking here.
These are just a few things to bear in mind when renovating your kitchen, at least in terms of switches and sockets. If you have any queries, please get in touch today.
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