The kitchen, which is identical room into a place to move the housewife. In this place, the mother provides food for her husband and children. The kitchen in the past imagined as place is dirty and smells. What about your kitchen?

Healthy kitchen?

The notion that the kitchen as a place that is dirty is not excessive. Because to make a meal, there are many foods to be prepared with a variety of scents in the kitchen. Not to mention the waste that is produced so that the kitchen can be one of the rooms where the development of germs in your home. Even the kitchen is dirty and damp can provoke the arrival of insects such as cockroaches and flies and rodents in your home. This can be a source of disease spread for your family. So, to create a healthy kitchen, you may notice the following.

Light in Kitchen

Light is one of the important things that must be considered as to be able to cook would need adequate lighting. The light itself can be derived from two sources, namely the sun and light.


Sunlight is very useful for killing germs in the kitchen. Since the kitchen garbage so often produced germ often appears in this room. In order to obtain sufficient sunlight, while trying to make the kitchen notice the number and size of the window or open space so that it can get enough sunlight. With sufficient sunlight, meaning no need to turn on the lights in daylight saving electricity usage.


Because sunlight is not available all the time, then the light is also needed as a replacement light. There are 3 types of lights that can be used in the kitchen, namely:

Light Commercial

Used to illuminate the kitchen, especially when there is no sunlight. The lights should not be too dim or too bright so it can be unsightly.

Special light

Usually using a halogen lamp and placed under the kitchen set. Used to illuminate specific areas, for example in a place normally used for cutting food with a lamp so it can be seen more clearly the color of food and food conditions are still good or not.

Light Accents

Lighting is used to beautify the appearance of the kitchen. Generally placed in the cabinet at the glass door that contains the display. With the presence of these lights will reinforce the beauty of the kitchen.

Air Circulation in the Kitchen

In the process of cooking, the smoke that is produced as a waste product. Of uncomfortable, if smoke can not be removed from the kitchen. Air exchange with fresh air can occur if there is a window or a hole that connects with the open space. However, if your kitchen does not have it, you can use the cooker hood which will suck the smoke of the cooking process so that the air in the kitchen to be more fresh.

kitchen Cleanliness

The kitchen is the largest producer of household waste at home. In order for waste generated does not cause disease and odor, then you have to keep the kitchen stays clean. The trick is to clean the kitchen is finished cooking. Oil splashes, spills or splashing gravy should be cleaned up immediately. In addition, you are also required to dispose of garbage in the kitchen every day because waste is stored more than one day will be the growth of bacteria and fungi.

Therefore, having regard to the lighting in the kitchen, your kitchen will not be a dark and dirty place. In addition to keeping the air circulation in the kitchen, you will also have a kitchen that is not damp and does not smell. And kitchen hygiene is also important to maintain a healthy kitchen. Of course you will make the best for your family’s health is not it? Therefore from now on, keep your kitchen hygiene and health. Happy cooking!