In the kitchen of the hostess most of all appreciate the practicality and functionality of the situation. In the process of cooking or cleaning it is extremely important that everything needed is at hand. Railings for the kitchen just help to organize a convenient system for the location of kitchen accessories, because they provide the necessary items for cooking at arm's length.
What is the rail for the kitchen?
A railing is a thin metal tube that is attached to a wall, ceiling or other surface. With the help of special fasteners on the tube hang hooks, shelves, holders, etc. The kitchen rails allow you to save space in the closet and place the necessary items in a convenient place for you.
Most often, the rail is a tube of metal of small diameter, which has plugs at the ends. Subjects hang in it in a certain order. Accessories on the railing can be swapped and placed in any order, this gives them mobility.
Varieties of railing for the kitchen
Reiling systems are represented by a huge variety. They can have different colors and shapes, which allows you to choose an option in almost any interior.
Depending on the location of the fastening, the railings for the kitchen are:
- Horizontal. They are more common than others. They can be placed in the form of one long line, stretching across the wall or in separate sections. They can be single-stage or multi-tiered. A system with many tiers is good for small kitchens. Most often it is fastened under hanging lockers at a distance of 7-10 cm. Using hooks on the tube, you can hang shelves in the net, containers and other elements.
- Vertical systems are attached more often between the table and the ceiling, in a corner or near the bar counter. To them fasten shelves or coasters.
- Suspended rails are usually similar to a grid and join the ceiling. Often, such systems for storing utensils and kitchen utensils are placed above the bar counter. On such a railing you can safely hang cups, glasses, glasses, without worrying about the fact that they can crash.
- Circular structures are designed mainly for towels, as well as for small kitchen accessories.
Suspended systems and elements for them are made of the following materials:
The most reliable and durable, of course, are steel products. Manufacturers try to diversify the model range of these hinged systems, so they can differ in style and color solutions. The most popular are the railings in color for gold, bronze, chrome, copper, black nickel.
How to properly fit the railing in the kitchen interior?
The variety of railing systems and their accessories allows you to choose the right option for any color and style of the kitchen, whether classic, modern or provence. For example, for a hi-tech style, a radiant chrome-plated stainless steel railing is suitable. In the interior of the classical direction with wooden furniture, a gold piece or bronze will look good. Ceiling attached systems can be decorated with a bunch of garlic or onions, a wicker basket, etc. This will give the kitchen a peculiar style similar to the style of a village hut.
It is also possible to or
ganize the lighting of the railing, this will increase its practicality and decorate the kitchen. This feature emphasizes the Art Nouveau style.
If the kitchen is made in Japanese or minimalist style, then it is better to refuse from large railing systems, as they will violate the integrity of the interior. The only thing that is permissible is the use of one discreet product. A small set of spices or other kitchen accessories can complement the stylistic orientation.
To emphasize any interior kitchen, railing can play a secondary role, the main thing is that it hangs. For example, to give the kitchen a Provencal note, on the rail system the colors of bronze hang potholders or put dishes with small flowers or in a cage. As accents for the retro style, you can use wooden mills and mortars. Style cheby-chic can be emphasized on the shelves of glass jars with decoupage. City modern is well combined with several sections of railing for placing kitchen utensils.
The rails are used not only to store traditional parts of the kitchen, but also for decor elements that emphasize a certain style. For example, they hang dried vegetables and herbs.
If you attach the railing system to the ceiling, you can hang pots with flowers, paintings or laminated photos on it.
As for the advisability of applying this or that color of this product, then under the styles of the old or the classics are often selected railing with a coating for copper, bronze or gold. In the interiors of modern or high-tech look good products under the color of chromium or nickel.
How to choose railing for kitchens of different sizes?
Another important factor that affects the choice of a hanging system is the size of the kitchen itself. In a small room, a lot of hung items will create the appearance of disorder, so in this case, the best option is to place one or two items with the most popular items: spices, spatulas, towels, drying for dishes.
If the kitchen has a sink with a corner arrangement, you can pick up special elements that will allow you to place in the corner a comfortable shelf under the detergent or to dry the dishes. For a short wall, a multi-level rail, consisting of several sections located at different heights, will be optimal. It has potholders, blades, knives, etc.
In a spacious kitchen will look good long railing. They perfectly save when there is not enough room in the kitchen cupboards and on the shelves.
Beautiful and brightly look long pieces under bronze against the back of a white kitchen wall, for example, in the Art Nouveau style.
Before buying the rails, be sure to think about what you will place there, measure the dimensions of these items and their number in order to imagine the size of the product you need and how many hooks, clothespins or other parts you will need. Shelves for railing in the kitchen should be selected based on the dimensions of kitchen accessories, which are planned to be placed there.
Where and how to hang a rail in the kitchen?
A detailed answer to the question of how to hang a rail in the kitchen can be found in the instructions for their use. This process is similar to fastening curtain rods or similar designs for the bathroom: a hole is drilled in the wall, into which a dowel with fasteners is inserted, and then a structure is put on them.
The optimal sites for placing the railing systems are the places above the sink, next to the stove or above the working area. As for the height of the installation, there is no one-sided option, but it should be noted that if the objects hang on the hooks, it is better to place the pipe higher. If you plan to use railing as a shelf, you can fix it low above the countertop.
Accessories for railing systems
Increase the efficiency and user-friendliness of the rails using additional accessories. Hanging hooks are usually used to suspend blades, sticks, pans. When choosing them, do not forget that the dimensions of these parts must correspond to the diameter of the railing pipe. All hooks must be hung before installing the structure itself. The remaining parts are purchased separately and are hung on the attached pipe.
Thanks to the additional accessories, you can place a shelf for household chemicals, dishwashing or holders for cups and glasses. Cutting boards can be put on special shelves, this will protect them from getting wet and save the workspace. Near the plate are placed cups for noise and blades, a shelf for oil and spices.
For the convenience of using paper towels, foil or film, you can buy a holder with a serrated edge, which will help you easily tear off a piece of the right size.
If you like wine, you can equip an overhead bar with bottle holders and wine glasses.
Railings for the kitchen are a great way to make the kitchen as comfortable and cozy as possible. It is necessary to correctly choose these elements for style and size of the room, and additional accessories will help to place the desired items in a convenient place for you.