Is the Kitchen Work Triangle Concept Outdated?

Contemporary kitchen design places less importance on the traditional kitchen work triangle concept, but the principles behind it continue to influence modern designers.

For decades, the kitchen work triangle has been a standard that designers have used to base a lot of their decision making. This concept dictates that a range or cooktop, refrigerator, and sink should be connected as points in a triangle. The distance of each individual side should be somewhere between 4 and 9 feet and the total sum of the sides shouldn’t exceed 26 feet. The kitchen work triangle, as the primary workflow of the space, should also be separated from all other major traffic flows in the area. Take a look online, however, and you’ll easily find article after article discussing how outdated this concept is. But is the kitchen work triangle really obsolete?

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How to Create More Storage Space in a Smaller Kitchen

Kitchen appliances with multiple functions, such as this refrigerator with a built-in Keurig coffeemaker, can help you squeeze more storage space out of your kitchen design!

Nearly everyone dreams of having a luxurious, massive kitchen area, full of the space they need to have dedicated storage spaces for all of their kitchen items and a walk-in pantry for their foodstuffs. While it’s true that some are living that dream in their homes, the sad truth is that most of us are stuck with a kitchen that isn’t big enough for our ambitions! Space is a premium commodity in our homes and nowhere is this truer than in our kitchens. However, there are steps you can take to create more storage space in kitchens of any size

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Everything You Need to Know About Induction Cooktops

Induction cooktops use electromagnetic energy and specialized cookware to cook food without generating heat on the actual “burner”.

If you’re looking to outfit your new kitchen design or renovation with the latest in appliance technology, an induction cooktop can be a great fit. Induction cooktops are sleek and feature a way to cook food that doesn’t emit any heat, making this one of the safest and most energy-efficient cooking methods out there. How do induction cooktops work, and what can they offer to your kitchen that other cooktop varieties can’t? Here’s what you need to know!

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Trending in Kitchen Design: Modern Glass Collection by Café

For a sleek, minimalist look to your kitchen design, the new Modern Glass collection by Cafe is a perfect choice!

Happy new year from all of us at ADU! 2020 is shaping up to be a good year if you’re planning to remodel your kitchen or designing a new one from scratch. There are many different paths that lead to a well-designed, modern-looking kitchen with great functionality. The brand Café recently debuted a new collection of kitchen appliances, the Modern Glass collection, that you should definitely check out if your preferred kitchen aesthetic is sleek, futuristic, or even minimalist! We’re keeping our eye on the ways that this collection of appliances can be used in your kitchen.

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Happy Holidays from All of Us at ADU!

From all of us in the ADU family, we’d like to wish all of our customers a safe and enjoyable holiday season and a happy new year! We sincerely hope that your holidays are filled with great company as well as great food! If you’re planning a holiday feast for your family but you’re not sure what kind of sides to prepare, we have a delicious recipe that you can try! This roasted baby potato recipe pairs particularly nicely with roast beef, prime rib, and seafood, but can go with any main dish you may have planned.

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Molekule Air Mini – Air Purifier Review

It’s no secret we were a fan of the Molekule Air Purifier when it first came out. We were one of the first publications to get a test unit, and we just loved it’s simplicity and quiet operation. We also liked the concept behind Molekule, which works differently than traditional HEPA-based air filtration units.

Instead of focusing on super fine filters in a race to capture the most air particulates,

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3 Ways to Tell If You Need a New Refrigerator

When is it time to shop for a new refrigerator? Learn some common reasons below!

The refrigerator is one of the most important components of a functional kitchen. And while they are designed to last for a long time, refrigerators definitely do not last forever. Your needs may change, your kitchen design can evolve, or the unit can flat out not operate at peak efficiency. There are many reasons why you might need a new refrigerator, but here are 3 reasons that seem to be pretty common among homeowners making the upgrade.

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Hestan NanoBond™ 8.5″ Titanium Skillet

Hestan NanoBond™ 8.5″ Titanium SkilletHestan’s 8.5″ NanoBond skillet is expertly designed with flush rivets for easy cleaning and stacking, titanium and chromium bonded stainless-steel, and a French-style handle perfect for easy gripping while cooking.

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3 Kitchen Remodeling Trends to Keep an Eye On in 2020

The popularity of dark appliance finishes is one of the kitchen remodeling trends we’re keeping our eye on in the upcoming year.

As 2019 draws nearer to a close, many home builders and renovators are turning their attention to 2020 and the various ways they can create dream spaces for homeowners. While some design cues and aesthetics are timeless, every year new kitchen remodeling trends are in vogue. By knowing what to expect when consulting with your customers, you, as a builder, will be better equipped to deliver the best building and renovation services to them! Here are 3 kitchen remodeling trends that we are definitely keeping our eye on for next year.

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ADU Wishes You and Your Family a Happy Thanksgiving Holiday!

We here at ADU would like to wish everyone a great and happy Thanksgiving holiday!

The Thanksgiving holiday is a time to gather with your family and loved ones and celebrate the many things in life that you are thankful for. And what better way to celebrate than with a delicious meal? Here at ADU, we are thankful for our customers and their continued business and we hope you all have a safe and wonderful holiday! Over the last several weeks, we’ve talked about some of the various preparations you can make to ensure your holiday gathering goes off without a hitch. Today, we wanted to highlight a very special recipe in case you still need a dessert dish to top off your Thanksgiving meal!

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