The kitchen that is just right for you.
Who wouldn’t want one: a kitchen that makes the daily work routine as comfortable as possible and which uses the latest state-of-the-art technology? Here you will find everything you need to simplify your work in the kitchen while taking it easy on your back. Important here: This kitchen was essentially designed in accordance with ergonomic principles. Among these are: minimising legwork and adapting the working heights to the kitchen users as well as the installation of household appliances at accessible heights. Your speciality retailer would be glad to advise you.
The working height that is just right for you
In determining the correct working height for the individual kitchen activities, it is the placement of the elbow – not the physical height of the person – that is decisive.
The standard carcase height of 720mm is mainly intended for kitchen prepping. This active height corresponds – depending on plinth height – to the normal posture of average size people during kitchen prep activities.
Active Height for Cooking
The actual active height for cooking the top edge of an average size cooking pot on the hot plate.optimally, the carcase in mini height lies approx. 25cm below elbow height. This guarantees relaxed cooking, when shoulder and arm are relieved.
Wall units with flaps or folding/lifting doors offer a great overview of contents and are freely accessible since no open doors are in the way. The new generation of cooker hoods also guarantees an optimum headroom, even for taller people, due to the slanted extraction surface of the hood.
German House Modern kitchens, California
German House specialises in the design, supply & installation of top quality luxury kitchens and cabinetry to suit every budget.
We offer a full design package and can either work from your architect's plans or you can take advantage of our hassle-free home survey and design service. At German House we offer the complete package from the initial design to the complete installation, including all building, plumbing & electrical work that may be needed.