Kicthen


The Kitchen is an extremely important part of the house, wherefood is prepared for family. It is essential that the Kitchen be a compact, efficient, safe and easy place to work in. Here are some of The Hindu Facts Vastu tips for designing a Kitchen.

LOCATION OF A KITCHEN:

  • First Preference: South-East corner.
  • Second Preference: An alternative choice is the North-West corner.
  • Avoid: North-East is not preferred in most parts in India.
DOOR POSITION TO THE KITCHEN:

Preference: In the North, East or in the North-East corner of the Kitchen.
                  The door should open in a clockwise direction.

WINDOW LOCATION IN A KITCHEN:
  • The ventilators and larger Kitchen windows should be in the East direction.
  • The smaller windows can be in the South.
  • There should be adequate provision for cross ventilation.
COOKING STOVE POSITION:
  • The cooking stove is best placed in the South East.
  • One should cook facing East as much as possible.
  • The stove should not be visible from the outside.
KITCHEN SINK POSITION:
  • The ideal position for the location of the Kitchen sink is in the North East.
  • The cooking gas and the washing sink should be kept away from each other.
  • Water taps should not be in the corner.
  • There should be no leaking taps in the kitchen.

 WATER FILTER LOCATION:

  • The water filter and drinking water should be stored in the North East corner.
ELECTRIC APPLIANCES LOCATIONS:
  • The Refrigerator can be placed in the North-West or the South-West.
  • Electrical appliances like microwave can be put in the South-East corner.
  • Exhaust fans in the eastern walls in the South-East corner.
KITCHEN STORAGE:
  • No overhead storage cupboards, or shelves above the the cooking stove.
  • It is useful to have overhead storage in the rest of the areas.
EATING IN THE KITCHEN:
  • According to The hindu Facts Vastu, the Kitchen is the best place to have the daily meals.
  • If there is a dining table in the kitchen, it can be in the North West corner.
  • Avoid a dining table in the centre of the room.
COLOURS IN THE KITCHEN:

  • It is good to have a lot of green colour in the kitchen. For example green granite for flooring or green pictures, as this helps improve the appetite of the family members.
  • Other suitable colours are soft pink and orange.

POSITION OF THE KITCHEN:
DIRECTIONPOINTS

  • SOUTH-EAST      10
  • NORTH-WEST      9
  • EAST                      8
  • WEST                     7
  • SOUTH                   6
  • NORTH                  5
  • NORTH-EAST       4
  • SOUTH-WEST       3