If we want to change the appearance of our kitchen without having to do works, we only need paint and a brush.
It does not matter what your favorite color is, or if you have preference for one or the other. We will help you decide what is the best color for your kitchen.
Navy blue: gives a feeling of open space in the kitchen. It works very well with the color orange, which can be used to decorate interior cabinets.
Coral: combining pink, coral with bamboo elements brings joy, freshness and an optimistic touch.
Matte black: matte black color with gold-colored door knobs
Pale yellow: painting the kitchen with a subtly sunny tone, combined with a coral carpet and some golden touch offers a bold and fresh feeling.
Cream: if the white is too pure, opt for a cream color. Warm tone, brings lightness and freshness.
Soft pink: clear and delicate. It combines very well with geometrical and aerodynamic pieces.
Red wine: Color reminiscent of wine. Sensation of intense glamor. Add personality to the furniture in your kitchen.
Gold: combine gold finish with earth and metallic colors.
Bright blue: paints the lower grinding wheels of a brilliant blue and softens the rest of the kitchen with pistachio tiles.
Beige sand: neutral color, combines very well with light gray and wood dyed black.
Tin: contemporary classic that ages with grace. Get a balanced space with dark navy blue and soft cream colored ceilings.
Green gray: works like a neutral and combines perfectly with wooden beams and stools. Sensation of soft light and cozy place.
Bright white: typical color of most kitchens. Current trend, bright white, feeling clean and clear.
Midnight blue: intense color, it combines well with wooden beams, stone, brass fittings and brass kitchen utensils.
Oat color: light brown and earthy walls, combined with a blue-gray kitchen island, marble surfaces and bronze fittings.
Pistachio: pistachio green, combines perfectly with white and black, giving it a minimalist style.
Classic blue: to achieve a truly calm and timeless atmosphere, nothing better than a classic blue tone. Able to complement with a variety of colors and materials while remaining unexpected and refreshing.
Pink chewing gum: striking, cheerful and optimistic. Very fun color for a kitchen.
The needs of people change and that is why the parameters related to housing must adapt to these needs.
The world is moving very fast and what seemed a few years ago was modern, today it is obsolete. One example is the domotica, a revolution that in the beginning was within the reach of a few and today seems to have been overcome.
The evolution in this field has given way to MIT, internet of things, term was born in the Institute of Technology of Massachusetts.
What is home automation?
According to the Royal Spanish Academy the domotica is: "Set of systems that automate the different facilities of a house", summarizing, an intelligent housing that knows the needs of its inhabitants and tries to give them an answer.
Some examples of it:
- Turn on the heating with a simple phone call
- Turning the lights on and off without needing to touch the switch
- Warnings of incidents inside the home such as a water leak
- Up and down of the blinds depending on the light coming through the window
- and many more
- Efficient consumption
MIT and the internet of things
But if there's one thing that's going to revolutionize the world, it's the so-called Internet of Things, a term that was born at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It is not difficult to imagine that this will be the case, if we think about the possibility that the objects that we have around us are connected to each other. The electronic and technological companies are aware of this and have been working on developing new prototypes for years, so that when the time comes they will not be left behind.
The manufacturers of household appliances are an example. There are already in the market intelligent washing machines that dose the detergent according to the dirt and the amount of clothes or smart refrigerators that warn you when you are staying at the minimum.
Connected and plugged into the cloud. That is the future, even the present, of our homes thanks to the Internet of Things, big data and all the technology aimed at improving the comfort and efficiency of our homes.
Samsung has taken Houseinhand KNX, perfect for domotic elements such as lighting or blinds depending on what you see on TV or your music player.
Clocks that act as control multitasking, refrigerators that order the purchase alone, toilets that self-manage, dryers that are activated after the washing machine, surveillance cameras, alarms, locks, kitchen utensils ... among many others.
The intelligent speakers - Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri - represent today the perfect starting point to start on the Internet of Things. Although they are the gadget of the moment, the amount of affordable devices with which to generate sufficient domotics is much wider: smart plugs, smart switch, refrigerators with camera, kitchen from the mobile, print from any device, scales, teles with artificial intelligence , new lighting, sheets, mattresses, wc and even smart clothes. There are even beds that regulate the temperature of the feet and mirrors that analyze the state of the skin.
These new appliances act as sensors, collect data and, through big data, offer adapted services.
Smart homes to provide us with comfort at home.
Summer is approaching and it is at this time when we have to work on prevention to guarantee, to the extent of our possibilities, to avoid being victims of criminal acts related to our homes..
The improvement of security at this time of year, is to encourage broad collaboration among citizens, who, if they detect a possible risk situation, should alert with a simple call to 112.
The town halls of the different neighborhoods and towns remind us of a series of security measures and tips to prevent thefts during absences in our homes during vacations.
Often applying common sense and making it difficult for criminals to enter the home means that they have to assume a higher risk to commit the theft.
Better locks, effective alarms, active detectors, security doors, attentive neighbors, cameras recording ... are difficulties that criminals have to face and win to commit the crime.
- If you hear a strange noise or notice the presence of people with a suspicious attitude near your home, call the police or Mossos.
- If you observe broken or forced doors or windows, signs that a theft could have occurred, do not touch anything and call the police.
When you go on vacation:
- Keep valuables in a safe place.
- Check that the doors and windows are properly closed.
- Ask someone you trust to pick up your mail and check your address from time to time.
- Be discreet to whom you comment your absence and avoid giving details of your vacations in social networks or comment with unknown people.
- Do not close the blinds completely and do not leave visible signs that make you think you are out of the house.
- Do not leave any message on the answering machine that makes you think you are out of the house. You can activate the deviation, in this way you can always respond.
- It is recommended that you have an inventory of objects with the serial number, brand and model to facilitate the identification of objects in case of theft.
- Do not hide the keys in outdoor spaces of the house.