A safe kitchen

10 Mar 2019
by Mariusz Ozog

A safe kitchen: 6 things that each parent should take care of

Kitchen is a particularly interesting place for young ones. However, there are quite many potential threats. Hot dishes, sharp tools, electrical equipment – how to secure them from a child? We will tell you!

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Surprisingly, majority of accidents with children happen at home. As a parent you surely teach your child that he cannot touch hot kitchen plate or play with sharp tools. Yet, sometimes it is not enough to protect him against threats. Below it is a list of 6 things that you should take care of if there are young ones living in your house.

1. Hide sharp tools

You will surely agree that knives and other sharp tools should be far away from little hands. Pretty looking wooden blocks with knives should disappear from child’s field of view, or they should be left in a place where a child cannot reach, e.g. on a shelf. Magnetic railings also will not be a good place for keeping knives. The safest way is to put them deep in a drawer or find an appropriate place for them in hanging cupboards. Sharp tools can be also kept in a drawer (preferably under the countertop) equipped in special locks which fit majority of drawers and protect them against the children.

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2. Close spices in cupboards and drawers

Spices are very interesting to children as they smell nicely and have different colours. Additionally, they are usually kept in colourful packages or jars. From child’s perspective they are ideal to play with!

Surely nothing serious would happen if a child eats a spoon of marjoram. Unfortunately, it will be worse with cinnamon, salt or pepper. Therefore, for child’s safety, keep the spices on shelves in closed and protected cupboards or if you have space – in one of the drawers.

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Flexible lock for cabinets

The good idea for protecting cupboards from child is assembly of special locks, which have different shapes and are customized to different kind of handles.

3. Close the fridge… with a lock

Probably majority of products in a fridge are safe to eat for your child. The exception is alcohol and hot sauces like tabasco. We often have many glass jars and heavy pots, e.g. with soup, in the fridge. The ideal solution for securing the fridge is a special lock. Put it high so the child cannot reach it (even from the chair).

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A lock securing the fridge   

4. Secure the oven and cooker

„Stay away, it’s hot!” – you must have said these words to your child. When you are not around, make sure that the kitchen spots are equipped with accessories preventing from burns, like plugs for gas cocks or covers for the tips of saucepans and pans.

Except for the use of gadgets, it’s worth to have a habit of reversing the protruding handles of dishes so they are not visible from the level of floor. Try not to leave pots on the gas or turned on oven when there is no adult around – even for a minute. If you buy a cooker, pay attention so it is equipped in lockers preventing children from switching them on.

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5. Pay attention to where you keep the household chemicals

Dishwasher tablets and salt, cleaning agents or washing liquid should be also kept beyond children’s reach, preferably in an inaccessible cabinet. Additionally, it is worth to transfer the supplies to tightly closed plastic boxes.

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          plastic box Top Store                                        container for washing powder

6. Secure windows and doors

Access to windows in the kitchen is usually easy. A wide countertop replacing the windowsill can encourage to experiments with opening the window. Hence, it is crucial to protect it against opening.  

 

 

Surrounded by greenery. The interior inspired by nature.

15 May 2018
by Mariusz Ozog

Green is the color of nature, therefore it fits perfectly in a place where we want to find peace and regain balance. Not without reason, the color of 2017 by Pantone has been  15-0343 Greenery: this fresh, natural shade of green is a symbol of new beginnings and renewal - both external as well as spiritual.

The environment that is filled with soothing green calms the senses and brings harmony, so that we can fully relax. The dark shade of green is characterized by almost royal dignity - the same as you can feel during a walk in the woods.

Black Red White: tv cabinet Cannet, glass fronted cabinet Cannet

What to set up green with?

Greenery can be used in many color compositions, thanks to which it looks good in stylistically diverse interiors. Fans of modern classics will certainly appreciate the subdued elegance that distinguishes bottle green combined with dark colors.   

 

Black Red White, chest of drawers MODAI

Shades of green blend perfectly with colors such as burgundy, graphite and anthracite. Green accents will be the perfect complement to the chest of drawers Modai in black anthracite color, which was mounted on a sturdy metal base.

 

A fashionable choice will be also a combination of green accessories with a Moko chest of drawers in a shade of intense burgundy.

Black Red White,  chest of drawers  MOKO

 

 

Insertion of natural, spreading potted plants, fill up the arrangement complements and highlight its best qualities.

Black Red White, glass fronted cabinet REG2D2W3S CANNET, glass fronted cabinet REG2D1W2S CANNET

 

Rest

A set of lounge furniture in shades of green is a bold choice that will give tone to the whole apartment. However, do not be afraid that they will become overwhelming: used in moderation, well-chosen colors of nature bring order and harmony. Spacious sofa Kera, reminiscent of forest moss, simply invites you to blissfully do nothing. Additional advantage? The whole family will fit on it.

Black Red White, sofa KERA

 

Instant change

 Black Red White, chest of drawer POSSI AIR

Intense green should be used in moderation: one element of the decor is enough to change the character of the whole apartment.  

 

Armchair Stravinsky in pair with a matching pouf is an intriguing addition that will not escape anyone's attention. Such a combination will quickly get the attention of all guests!

Black Red White, armchair Stravinsky, pouf Strawinsky

If we want only a subtle revival of the interior, it is worth choosing a few small elements in a shade of green. Accessories in this color will immediately bring a breath of fresh air and will not overwhelm the surroundings. Perhaps a fashionable accent in the form of a picture showing lush vegetation turns out to be a hit?

Black Red White, cabinet HAGA

Why to choose a stainless-steel sink for your kitchen?

24 Feb 2018
by Θωμάς Πουρνάρας

The steel differs from any other material because it can fit in almost every environment.

Significant advantages :

  • timeless aesthetics
  • does not rust
  • totally resistant in the heat
  • stainless steel and resistant to acid
  • does not fade
  • easy to care

Which Absorber is Sufficient for your Kitchen?

17 Feb 2018
by Αλέξανδρος Ανδρούτσος

Output

The output or better the absorption of the absorber depends on the dimensions of the room and also on the route that the air follows until its exit .
The absorber must be able to refresh the air at least 10 times per hour.
Furthermore it depends on the length of the flue and its diameter and also the number of the angles until the exit of the air.

Ideas for a small bedroom

15 Feb 2018
by Θωμάς Πουρνάρας

Ideas for a small bedroom

Small is not only pretty but also functional. If you don't have a big bedroom, you can decorate it stylishly and comfortably. Check out our ideas for bedroom arrangement. 
How to arrange a small bedroom? Should one decide to have only a bed and a wardrobe? What colours to choose? The modern collections of Black Red White furniture allow everyone to choose right equipment for the bedroom. No matter whether you have much space or the contrary, you can easily, and most important - fashionably, arrange your bedroom. Here are a few tips.