Picture this: a big Italian meal, made from scratch in a dreamy kitchen with everything needed to keep the whole family together while the pasta is cooking. Seems like a movie scene, right? But it could be your kitchen! Keep reading to learn how to get amazing italian-style kitchen cabinets in Kitsilano.
Italy is here
When you choose Siema to make your kitchen cabinets renovation, you are also choosing the quality and design of a Italian kitchen. That happens because Siema brought Scavolini to Kitsilano. Since 1984, Scavolini gives clients the opportunity to have the best materials with the durability that they deserve and with all the glamour that the Italian style brings.
Design and durability
Good design is part of the Italian DNA, and that translates in Scavolini’s kitchen cabinets. To keep the tradition, the brand is always making partnerships with well-known designers. To insure that all this great work will last for years, all the material is made and tested to have the best durability possible.
All the help you need
With the Siema’s project specialists, your only work is to dream. We have a team of people that love to find solutions to their ideas go from paper to reality, giving you the best tips to choose the perfect kitchen cabinets, to add luxury to your project and much more. You can have modern Milano-style kitchen cabinets, or a traditional Sicily kitchen – all in Kitsilano. With all this help, you’ll be able to enjoy this renovation with the “dolce far niente” way of life.
Contact usto get in touch with our experts, learn more about the products we offer, and begin your journey to the kitchen of your dreams!
Last week, our beautiful city hosted the Vancouver Home + Design Show. An event that helps shaping the home and design industry in the city. Obviously, Siema, the trusted kitchen and bath specialist in Vancouver, was one of the exhibitors. It was great, it was fun, and it was informative. In this post, we want to tell you a little more about what happened there and how it was for us.
Vancouver Home + Design Show
This edition of the event featured many different exhibitors showing off a variety of products and projects. The show also had the presence of a few celebrities from home and design TV shows and had talks and workshops designed to entertain and inform the public about the subject. There was also a booth prepared to answer questions about home and design. It was certainly an event that the whole family could enjoy!
Like previously stated, Siema was there. We had a lot of fun at our booth, as we had the opportunity to show off some of our bathroom products, like vanities and LED mirrors. We could interact with friends, customers and people that stopped to admire our products. Opportunities like this are always unique for us, since it is a healthy way to talk to our public and answer their questions, and give out some advice. We would like to thank every single person that stopped at our booth and talked to us!
The Vancouver Home + Design Show was a huge success for us, as we are sure that it was for the attendees. We are looking forward to new opportunities to share some insights with our customers, as well to showcase our products for people that have not heard of us before. Don’t forget that beyond bathroom, we also offer a big variety of kitchen products and renovation services. You can be sure that your satisfaction is our top priority. Contact us now for more information. See you next time!
Although not the first thing you notice when you walk into a bathroom, the bathroom mirrors are amongst the most important. You want a shape that will go with the style, size and if the mirror is framed, the colour theme of your bathroom. Choosing the wrong mirror can throw off the balance of your entire space – so let’s look at some options that may be suitable for your own home!
An oval shaped mirror is classic and will bring your bathroom a sense of continuity and elegance. With everyone opting for the full wall large mirrors, a medium sized oval mirror would bring a unique energy to your space. It would also be an ideal option to show off decorative wallpaper or painted murals on the same wall as the mirror.
The most modern option – rectangular mirrors can be easily adapted to the size of your bathroom, especially if you get them custom made or custom cut. They can easily be made to fit an entire wall in your bathroom, bedroom or any room in the home. They are sleek, minimal and simple. Siema carries rectangular bathroom mirrors with LED lights to vamp up your space and give you the perfect lighting in the morning.
For the bathroom with amped up style and unique interiors, a framed mirror would be the perfect fit. You can go for an intricately carved frame to go with an eclectic design style. In this type of bathroom, the mirror becomes the centrepiece and definitely the first thing you notice when you walk inside.
LED mirrors might be the best option for the tech savvy and lovers of sleek design. They will add value to your property and convenience to your mornings. In addition, they save energy – which guarantees you a lower electric bill if you use your main bathroom lights minimally throughout the daytime.
Feel free to contact Siema should you have any questions or inquiries about our products or bathroom mirrors. Our experienced and friendly team would be happy to help you on the journey to your next project! You can visit us on 1854 West 4th Ave in Vancouver, write an email to email@example.com or call us at 604-569-1530.Ba
Bathrooms can be a tricky place to organize, especially when you have a lot of products and limited space to store them. There are so many ways to use old furniture, or repurpose old materials into a brand new organizational piece – for any room. Because the it is such a small area, you can use all the tiny nooks and crannies to your advantage by building custom pieces to fit perfectly – even in the oddest of places like above the door! Using your imagination to create unique storage units maximizes space, saves you money and keeps things out of eye view. Keeping items out of plain sight can make a space look less cluttered and it can also be much easier to clean.
The bathroom is a place that will never have enough space for storage, no matter how big it is. It almost seems as though the larger it is, the more things you acquire. For these hacks, you don’t need a ton of floor space or money. Whether you need to organize your towels, makeup, shampoos or toiletries, these ideas are sure to spark an interest.
To save money, you can visit stores like the Home Depot, or Ikea and use scrap pieces of wood to build yourself a custom unit or case. You can also visit us at siema.ca, where you are sure to find a piece that fits your needs perfectly.
Let’s look at 10 bathroom storage hacks that will change the way you organize one of the most important rooms in the house!
1. Hot Tool Bathroom Storage
This is an extremely easy, cheap way to store your hot hair tools while they’re heating up, cooling down or not in use.
2. Rustic Towel Ladder
Don’t have a fancy towel rack/warmer? No problem. Repurpose an old ladder to use as a part of your bathroom storage as a rustic way to hang or air-dry your towels.
3. Fancy Bathroom Storage
If you’re looking for a fancier option, Siema offers this frameless, wall mounted mirrored medicine cabinet – great for small bathrooms to create an illusion of spaciousness.
4. CD Rack Shelf
A great way to use an old cd shelf is to flip it, and screw it to the wall above your sink. This is an great DIY, especially if your sink is tiny like this one and has no countertop.
5. Wall Basket Storage
You can find baskets like these for under $10 each, even less. Simply screw in hooks and hang the baskets. You can also label them with numbers or letters to add extra decoration.
6. Mason Jar Shelf
This DIY mason jar shelving unit is current, and adorable! You can even use these in your kitchen to grow your own cooking herbs.
7. Mirror Storage Case
This amazing mirror bathroom storage case by Shanty-2-Chic is practical, functional and saves space in your bathroom.
8. Above-Door Shelf
All you need is a wooden board, or scrap piece of wood and two brackets. It’s simple, easy to DIY and allows you to store extras like toilet paper or tissue boxes out of sight.
9. Additional Shower Rod
Adding a second shower rod with S hooks to your shower will give you lots of space to hand loofas, sponges, or baskets.
10. Clever Ikea Spice Rack Hack
You can use these Ikea BEKVÄM Spice Racks pretty much anywhere in your house. You can paint them and adapt them to any room. Use them to store nail polish or rolled towels in the bathroom, or cups in the kitchen!
Siema is proud to offer a wide variety of high end, stylish storage options for your kitchen and bathroom. Feel free to visit us – our friendly and experienced team would be more than happy to help you make your kitchen and bathroom, your favourite rooms in the house.
Small bathrooms may seem like challenging design assignment to accomplish; however, these spaces may open up a brilliant design solution to add to your unique home style. Creating a functional and storage-friendly bathroom may be what your cozy home requires.
The main idea of all design components in a small bathroom is functionality for creating a space-saving place. If you are looking for space-saving furniture ideas, be sure to check out our bathroom vanities options and storage units.
1. Think out your color palette
Make sure you have thought out your color palette, when it’s time to start painting. Use neutral colors to add personality to your small bathroom and create a calming atmosphere.
- Choose a neutral color palette to form the primary theme of your bathroom.
- Go bold with splashes of rich neutral when choosing vanity or storage unit to achieve a gorgeous look
- Utilize patterns and texture in neutral tones to make your bathroom stand out..
- Add the right lighting to give dimension to the neutral hues.
2. Add Storage Space
Rather than stuffing things in large cabinets, demonstrate your colorful, textured towels in open shelving. This move will add warmth and playful atmosphere to your comfy space and exclude nonessential large furniture pieces.
- Storage unit with open shelves can be drilled into the wall or placed on the floor for comfortable accessibility.
3. Make it Functional
The key point for a small bathroom is functionality. Keep in mind small spaces can simply go to unwanted mess, so all the design elements should be functional and serve a purpose.
- Eliminate counter space by storing personal products.
4. Add Splashes of Color
Another possible way to create your own atmosphere and one-of-a-kind allure in your small bathroom is to add splashes of color by utilizing vibrant towels, rugs or robes.
Kitchen remodelling can be a challenging, daunting and sometimes a costly project. By applying useful tips for remodelling your kitchen, you can have an enriching and enjoying process in the creation of an amazing kitchen that adds value to your property without the additional cost and stress.
Before you begin your kitchen remodelling project, you will need to determine your objectives and purpose. Is the remodelling of kitchen for your enjoyment or are you looking to update the look of the kitchen so that you can add value to your property before putting it on the market for sale? Explore the reasons on why you wanted to begin on this project so that you can develop a kitchen design that best address the needs that you have.
If you are remodelling the kitchen for property resale purposes, it would be advisable to decide on a kitchen design that appeals to the largest number of homebuyers and you need to get the highest return on investment possible for the project. You may want to consider using kitchen features that are timeless and continue remain in trend. Homebuyers in the resale market have a fondness for kitchen design such as white painted kitchen.
The kitchen remodelling project is going to end up costing more if you decide to refresh the look of the kitchen again after a few years because you feel that the kitchen design is dated. Therefore, it is essential to consider using kitchen features and design elements that will stand the test of time, even if you are doing the kitchen modelling project for yourself.
Here are some kitchen features that you can consider for your kitchen remodelling project.
Include more counter space as homeowners prefer to display their kitchen appliances on the counter instead of keeping them in the cabinet.
Install pull-out drawers which are perfect to store kitchen appliances such as blenders and mixers.
Instead of installing a desk in your kitchen, you can allocate a drawer to store items such as charging devices for electronic products, notepads and pens.
Free up more counter space by setting aside space for your kitchen to having under-counter drawers for your microwave. The latest microwave drawers are ergonomically designed and equipped with safety locks for homes with toddlers. It is recommended to install at an accessible height for children.
Have kitchen backsplash that start from the counter to the bottom of the upper kitchen cabinets. It is not only practical and also ensures a longer shelf life for your kitchen. Material options include ceramic, glass tile and porcelain.
Siema Kitchen and Bath offers a nice selection of high quality and affordably priced Italian designed kitchen from Scavolini which you can use in your kitchen remodelling project. Our friendly and experienced team will be delighted to assist and provide you with more useful tips for remodelling your kitchen in Vancouver.
The use of colors for kitchen design in Vancouver continues to evolve and it is essential to know the design ideas and elements that are in trend. As kitchen is one of the most important rooms in the house and it is essential to pick a design that is trendy, comfortable and timeless that will continue to evolve style and add on to your home’s personality.
Kitchen design trends are constantly changing, just like the trends for the fashion scene. Here are tips for using of colors in kitchen design that are popular in 2015.
The kitchen design trend is gradually shifting away from the elements of using stark bright white to the more subtle white tones for the finishes. Meanwhile, the trend of incorporating shades of grey into the color tone for the kitchen continue to be very popular for ongoing kitchen renovation projects.
Another continuing trend for is the use of more than one color for kitchen cabinets. For a more daring design for your kitchen, you can consider using up to three different colour palettes. Decide on a focal point for your kitchen. Many people like to use the islands at the focal point where they can feature the accent color for their kitchen design. However, you can also use other parts of your kitchen as the focal point such buffets, decorative hood fans, or other areas of interest. Designers have used bold colors such as intense greens and bright reds in their kitchen design to create a contemporary and stylish kitchen Regardless of the colors in trend for kitchen design, it is important not to blindly follow the trends and choose the colors which you like as home is your private paradise.
Do note that the colors scheme for your kitchen design also needs to blend in well with other rooms of the house so that each room comes together as one to form a character home that reflects your personality.
Our friendly and experience team can assist to create your desired kitchen based on the smart use of colors for kitchen design in Vancouver. Feel free to visit our store where you can check out the beautiful and high quality Kitchen from Scavolini. Siema Kitchen and Bath is proud to be the sole distributor for Scavolini’s kitchen range in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
The bathroom is one of the most important rooms in the house as everyone will probably spend a fair amount of time here each day. Therefore it is essential to ensure that the bathroom is kept clean and tidy. Maintenance of your bathroom in Vancouver can be quick and easy if you implement a regular cleaning routine as part of the household chores.
Mildew will form on the shower curtains, doors, bathroom and bathtub or shower if you do not clean your bathroom regularly. Bathtub or shower can easily gather soap scums and which are reddish-pink residue forming. Therefore it is essential to limit the amount of residue by wiping down the bathroom surface with a dry towel after each use. Deep cleaning for the bathroom should be done, preferably at least once a month. It is best to incorporate both daily light cleaning tasks and proper deep cleaning routine to ensure the best results.
In order to select the most appropriate cleaning product for your bathroom, it would be great to check that the product is suitable to be used on the material of your bathroom vanities and bathtub or shower. It would be ideal to check the manufacturer’s recommendations that is listed on the packaging of the cleaning products.
Here are some general tips about cleaning products:
- Nonabrasive liquid cleaning solution that does not contain acetate can be used along with a soft cloth and hot water to clean most surfaces.
- Abrasive cleaning product should be used on doors which require thorough cleaning.
Cleaning is not the only element for bathroom maintenance. Inspections of the bathroom should also be carried out to complement the cleaning routine. Areas which are prone to water infiltration should be regularly inspected and repaired as necessary. It is strongly recommended that you conduct a yearly check for loose and/or damaged tile and missing and/or cracked grout. You need to fix the bathroom if you find any issues as you can prevent issues such as water infiltrating behind finishes and into the wall cavity.
By implementing a regular routine for the maintenance of your bathroom in Vancouver, you can be sure to enjoy long lasting results for a clean and tidy bathroom. If you would like to replace any product in your bathroom as part of the maintenance routine, you can rely on our skilled and professional team to assist you.
Vessel sinks are known for being both classic and contemporary. Besides functioning as a bathroom sinks, it makes a great showpiece for the bathroom as it sit above the counter surface, unlike standard bathroom sinks. In this article, we will explore benefits of vessel sinks in Vancouver which will be useful for you when it comes to designing the amazing bathroom for your dream house.
A variety of options for vessel sinks are available and they come in different designs and materials. Some materials used to make vessel sinks include ceramic, concrete, copper, enamel over steel or cast iron, glass, granite, marble, stainless steel, stone, wood and polyester. Therefore vessel sink makes a stylish element for your bathroom which you can use to highlight the theme of your bathroom design.
Ceramic is an ideal and suitable material for your vessel sink compared with other materials which make them a great choice.
Some of the advantages of ceramic include:
- Easy to clean
- Resist discoloration, stains and rust when cleaned regularly
Now that we have explore the options of materials available for vessel sinks, we shall dig deeper into the benefits of vessel sinks in Vancouver.
If you are looking to design a bathroom that will satisfy all users in your dream house, vessel sink is an element that will create a great impact in your final bathroom design. Almost all models of vessel sinks free up some counter space which create more space that allows you to maximize your imagination and creativity to create endless options for opportunities in the near future to update the look of the bathroom with minor changes such as color of walls or a new vessel sink.
A vessel sink is easy to install and therefore it is more changeable than an under mount sink, which is attached to the countertop, resting below the countertop itself. A small hole needs to be cut to make room for the vessel sink drain instead of having difficult countertop cut-outs. That means if you have a vessel sink and would like to update the look of your bathroom by replacing the sink, it is easier for the contractor or plumber to swap it out.
As mentioned earlier, a vessel sink sit above the counter surface. This allows it to be installed at two to six inches above the countertop which increase the comfort level of users of different heights. To get the height of the sink for you, it is strongly recommended to hire an interior designer to assist you with the design of bathroom vanity and engage a professional contractor or plumber for proper installation of the vessel sink.
At Siema, we offer a wide selection of vessel sinks and other bathroom accessories that you can use to create the ideal bathroom. You can trust our skilled and professional team with years of experience as well as expertise to assist you in creating your dream home in Vancouver.
A sink is perhaps one of the main features of a bathroom, after a shower or bathtub and a toilet. The type of sink that you choose depends on what kind of design tone you’re trying to set for your bathroom. We’d like to tell you the benefits of having Undermount Bathroom Sinks in Vancouver.
Maybe you’re wondering, what exactly is an Undermount Bathroom Sink?
It’s a sink that’s attached to the countertop, resting below the countertop itself. Because of where it’s installed, the installation of the sink must be done correctly. And this sink also should be attached to stone countertops, such as granite, for example.
What are the benefits?
As stated by an experienced builder, this type of sink can be free of leak for a very long time. This is as long as the installation of the sink was done correctly. Though having Undermount Bathroom Sinks in Vancouver that will be leak-free for your lifetime is not only an investment, but something that will save you from the headache of a leaking sink.
Compared to rimmed sinks, they’re far easier to clean up, which means that you’ll save time when it comes to cleaning your bathroom. This also means that in terms of making sure your sink and countertop is sanitary, Undermount Bathroom Sinks can do this far more easily than that of rimmed sinks.
The finish for this type of sink is usually far smoother than other types.
In term of aesthetics, these sinks are more pleasing to the eye.
The fact that the sink is under the counter means that you will have more countertop space that you can use to place accessories that will enhance the look of your bathroom.
If you are interested, you can browse our selection of Undermount Bathroom Sinks in Vancouver. When you’ve picked the sink of your choice, you should check out our selection of faucets to go with your new Undermount Bathroom Sink.