The average height of a woman in India is 5 ft whereas, the average height of a man is 5.7 ft. So, how does a designer plan out the interiors of a kitchen to accommodate every member’s height for an ergonomic cooking experience? Moreover, what happens when elderly parents come into the picture? All your answers lie within a particular system of modern kitchen cabinets.
Residing in this Hyderabad home are Lohit and his parents who wanted a brand new, easy to use kitchen along with their full home design. Assigned to this project, our designer Kalyaani A knew exactly what this family required! In order to maintain standard ergonomics, she opted for the SERVO-DRIVE for Aventos wall cabinets by Blum® to help make the cooking experience convenient for Lohit’s mother who found it difficult to reach the wall cabinets. Read on to get the complete lowdown on servomechanisms for cabinets.
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What is SERVO-DRIVE for Aventos?
In simple terms, servomechanism is a battery-operated, touch sensor amplifier that does the work for you. With a slight tap and a touch of a button, these wall cabinets open and close smoothly, making this system extra silent and super effortless.
Where can you install this?
Here, Lohit has opted for SERVO-DRIVE wall cabinets because his mother has trouble reaching the higher cabinets. However, this mechanism can be retrofitted into handle and handless base cabinets and tandem drawers by a professional.
Who can benefit the most from SERVO-DRIVE cabinets?
These modern kitchen cabinets are your kitchen’s best friend. Whether you are elderly, find it difficult to reach wall cabinets or simply want to store expensive dinnerware in a safe place, this system makes life easier. A low input such as, a simple touch on the front of the door will result in a high output with the door lifting up. Consequently, closing the cabinet happens at the press of a button on the side. Moreover, these cabinets can be operated manually as well.
How do you get these cabinets for the kitchen & how expensive is it?
Blum’s high-tech kitchen cabinets are easily available in a majority of metropolitan cities through their local partner Hafele India Pvt. Ltd. These practical and safe cabinets are considered a long-term investment. They are valued at a higher price range than standard cabinets at ₹20,000-25,000 approx.
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