Advantages to Using Stainless Steel for Commercial and Home Kitchens

Posted on October 17, 2012 by Reda Abouleish
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Find out about the many benefits to using stainless steel for commercial and home kitchens.

Have you ever observed media coverage on infamous international hotels and restaurants?  I am referring to the type of coverage that gives you a tour of the beautifully designed facilities and shows why specific materials are chosen.  It provides the audience with an inside glimpse of the workings behind these successful, masterful businesses.  They discuss hygienic and cost-effective decisions being the driving force behind why particular metals are used, especially stainless steel.  Today I am going to share with you a brief summary of this coverage as it relates to the advantages of using stainless steel for commercial and home usage.

Stainless steel is a resilient, 100% recyclable, hygienic material making it a popular choice for commercial and home kitchens alike.  It has a universal appeal that works with modern, sleek-looking kitchens while providing a non-contamination working zone.  Utensils, appliances, flat surfaces and backsplashes ensuring longevity and corrosion-resistant traits are produced from stainless steel.  This prevents food contamination from occurring while keeping everything aesthetically appealing.  It is easy to clean and requires little to no maintenance and/or upkeep costs.  These advantages alone make it an ideal choice for commercial and home kitchens.  It is why these benefits are frequently mentioned in hotel and restaurant media coverage today.

To find out more about the benefits of using stainless steel and nickel alloys, call National Specialty Alloys today!

Why Home Makeovers are Not Declining in this Troubled Economy

Posted on October 1, 2012 by Reda Abouleish

home-appliance-kitchen-makeover-stainless-steelMoney is tough and the most hit by this decreasing downfall are homeowners and the real estate business.  Homes are going into foreclosure and many homeowners are filing for bankruptcy but there is a resurgence occurring amongst home remodels; these remodels improve the value of a home, make you stand out over the “for sale” competition, save you money on utility bills and decrease upkeep and replacement costs.  Let me explain.

Many homeowners are examining their living spaces and bank accounts.  Some are coming to the conclusion that the home has to go to stay financially afloat but how can they compete with other homes on the market?  By taking an objective look at the home, it is easy to find what would bring you the most return and distinguish itself from the rivalry.  The only problem for some homeowners is that they become too emotionally attached to the home making them oblivious to the problematic areas.  Instead of doing this first task alone, recruit some friends and/or a professional who can honestly evaluate your home against the completion while providing you with constructive criticism. Once this is achieved listen to the feedback and unveil what can be done to receive the most return on your investment.  Generally, this involves two rooms in the house, the kitchen and the bathroom.

To keep your bathroom and kitchen hygienic there is one material that works for both areas, stainless steel. It is durable, long-lasting, simple to clean and provides a fresh aesthetic appeal.  The advantages to working with this material are it also decreases any upkeep and replacement costs due to its longevity and corrosion-resistant traits.  Furthermore, it is a cost-effective material that is customizable to order.  The sizes, dimensions, brush finishes can be produced to your desire.

To find out more about the advantages to working with nickel alloys and stainless steel for your next home or commercial makeover project, call National Specialty Alloys today!

Cookware Industry Take Note – An Outline of Stainless Steel Benefits!

Posted on September 25, 2012 by Reda Abouleish
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Kitchen consumer products answer consumer needs by offering stainless steel products.

Manufacturers of stainless steel cutlery understand the numerous benefits to using this material.  It is the reason why they utilize this metal and by passing on the advantages to consumers in this form it is a win-win situation. Here is a breakdown of how stainless steel is the smart choice for your cookware and cutlery making business.

Longevity

Stainless steel is a durable, corrosion-resistant, long-lasting metal.  It is able to maintain its effectiveness and form under an abundant number of extreme temperatures and harsh conditions.  For this reason, it lasts longer and protects food from contamination. There is no threat of rust eroding away at your cookware.  The food remains safe while cooking meals for the family is underway and that is what consumers are looking for.

How does this relate to the longevity value of this product?

Consumers desire a long-lasting, highly germ-free product that is worth the price.  They are looking for exceptional quality for the money.  The stainless steel traits combined together fulfill these consumer needs.

Consumers flock to rust-resistant, continual performing, 100% recyclable products that keep replacement and maintenance costs to a minimum.

Find out more about how stainless steel and nickel alloys are the answers to your business consumer product needs.

Why You Should Use Stainless Steel Sinks in Your House

Posted on May 18, 2012 by Reda Abouleish
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Stainless steel sinks work in medical labs and in your home kitchen.

We can all learn something from university science departments and the medical field regarding hygiene and cleanliness.  Both continue to master the ability of maintaining clean, medically safe environments in a simple, easy manner by placing stainless steel sinks throughout.

By having these sinks in accessible areas, companies are stopping the spread of toxic chemicals and germs.  It is effortless to carry germs from your work to home but with stainless steel sinks the flow of spreading negative harmful substances is reduced significantly.  So why wouldn’t you adapt the same philosophy to your own home by using these sinks in your kitchen design?

When cooking in a kitchen, you have similar concerns as many pharmaceutical, science and health departments.  You need to prohibit the spread of food contamination of any sort.  Preserving your family’s health is a priority that is not taken lightly.  Resolve this issue with these sinks.  They are rust resistant, durable and are easy to clean.  If any leftover food items spread then you can stop contamination simply by wiping down the sink.  This also saves you time from having to spend on cleaning the sink and kitchen and more time to spend with the family, especially after serving a large family dinner.  The last thing you want to do after cooking, serving and eating is spend further exhausting energy cleaning up.

To find out more about stainless steel and nickel alloy bars give us a call today!

How to Transform Your Kitchen with Stainless Steel

Posted on March 29, 2012 by Reda Abouleish
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A stainless steel kitchen island is just one way you could use this metal to enhance your kitchen look and value.

Have you ever toured a home that was at the top of your buying list until you walked into the kitchen?  What a deflated feeling that is.  Many times this happens to buyers and the homes with the least impressive kitchens tend to be the ones crossed off their potential new home list.

Pay Attention to Your Kitchen

Does your kitchen stand out?  It should be the best looking room in the entire house.  It is one of the most important rooms so the attention and money spent in it needs to be substantial.  It truly is the heart of the home that brings in the most monetary value.  It can transform an old, dingy looking 1980s kitchen into a modern era just by updating the hardware and cabinets.  Using stainless steel is one way to do this.

By changing cabinets from wood to steel you update the home instantly and buyers notice.  It emits an impression of elegance, sleekness and richness while remaining cost effective, easy to clean and environmentally friendly.  It is a metal that is 100% recyclable making it appealing to home buyers, builders and contractors.  It also does not rot or fade away like wood.  The replacement and maintenance costs are low saving you money.

This material does not have to solely be preserved for the indoors.  It works great for outside living spaces too.

To find out more about the benefits of using stainless steel and nickel alloy bars, call National Specialty Alloys today.

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas – Think Outside the Box

Posted on January 10, 2012 by Reda Abouleish

Think outside the box this Valentine's Day and buy that special someone new stainless steel appliances.

Every year people rush around last minute to get their significant other Valentine’s Day gifts.  Chocolates and flowers seem to be the most common gift choice.  But why not stand out from years past?  Make this year special by thinking outside of the box.  Here are two Valentine’s Day gift ideas that he/she will appreciate.

Give Brand New Stainless Steel Appliances

Proceed with caution when selecting this gift item because not all women and men will interpret receiving stainless steel appliances as romantic.  But if your spouse has been complaining about the kitchen appliances for years and if he/she believes the kitchen is the heart of the home then this is an ideal gift. It is something that shall last for many years to come.  And who knows?  Maybe your significant other will use the new equipment to cook you a Valentine’s Day dinner.  Just don’t mention it first.  It could be taken the wrong way and then you will be spending Valentine’s Day alone.

Book a Spa or Golf Day

Some people never have enough time to get away from the nuisances of the daily rut so why not book a spa or golf day.  Check out the local spas and golf resorts in your area.  Choose one that has the amenities, packages and promotions you desire.  Spas and a round of golf are a great way for a person to relax and return rejuvenated.

There are a number of unique ways to express how much you appreciate and adore someone.  Make this Valentine’s Day extra special.

To find out about the benefits of using stainless steel and nickel alloy for your business or home call National Alloy Specialists today. We are able to deliver customized orders that meet your specific needs.  It does not matter if you are in the Oil and Gas industry or the Aerospace industry.  Just call one of our specialists today.

How to Clean a Stainless Steel Sink

Posted on January 4, 2012 by Reda Abouleish

Adding a stainless steel sink is a stylish choice for your home kitchen.   It always makes me feel like I’m in a top-notch chef’s kitchen when I see one in someone’s home.  It looks great, won’t crack and is durable.  But how do you keep it looking fresh and new after years of use?  Here are some tips on how to clean a stainless steel sink.

Use Mild Products

Skip the toxic cleaning products.  Switch to baking soda or white vinegar.   Baking soda eliminates odors and removes any stuck on grime.  White vinegar removes stains while polishing the stainless steel at the same time.  These two are household items you may already own. It is a no fuss, cost-effective, hassle free way to keep your sink looking pristine.

Implement Preventive Measures

The key to keeping your new kitchen sink clean is to employ preventive measures into the mix.   For instance, do not leave any metal canned products or cast iron for long periods of time in the sink.  This leads to staining.  Remember to never cut directly on a stainless steel surface.  If you are going to clean it then go with the grain.  This makes the material shine like new.  If you live in an area where hard water is a problem then wipe the sink dry after each use.

Stainless steel is not just used for kitchen sinks.  It is also an ideal material choice for processing plants, high pressure machinery, condensers, heat exchanger tubes and more.

To find out more about customized stainless steel and nickel alloy bars for your next home or commercial project call one of our experts today.

 

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