FAQ’S – Homm Accents

Frequently Asked Questions

  • The first step to buying a modular kitchen is to have a complete understanding of the available space.
  • Remember the kitchen triangle concept to consider movement between the stove, sink and refrigerator for a smooth flow.
  • It is important to plan your electrical fixtures smartly, depending on the appliances you will need.
  • Lastly, make the best use of available space with organisers for your household items.

The best modular kitchen designs are L-shaped and parallel kitchens.

  1. L-shaped kitchens are one of the best-selling kitchen layouts. This design offers an easy and efficient workspace. It allows appliances and cabinets to be installed along right-angled walls with an open area in the centre. This makes it a great choice for small kitchens or open-plan spaces where you wish to add an island.
  2. Parallel (Galley) layout works well in small spaces as they only require one to two metres between each side and provide ample storage. It is also easy to create a working triangle in this layout, where your sink, refrigeration and oven are within easy reach, making a busy kitchen easier to navigate.

There are plenty of ways to accessorize your kitchen to increase storage:

  1. Use the wall tiling space to add midway accessories that can stack your spices, cutlery, paper napkin & foil dispenser.
  2. Move your non-essential vessels to the loft space.
  3. Add drawers for easy access and organising. Oil pull-outs, corner accessories such as carousel, magic corner, lemans corner utilise kitchen spaces optimally.
  4. Install tall units with basket storage to allow the organization of essentials like cereals, pulses etc.

The best material for a modular kitchen is BWR(boiling water resistant) / BWP (boiling water proof) ply. The other recommended materials include particle board and high-density-high-moisture resistant board, commonly known as HDHMR. These are core materials for carcass/internal boxes.

The best material for a modular kitchen is BWR(boiling water resistant) / BWP (boiling water proof) ply. The other recommended materials include particle board and high-density-high-moisture resistant board, commonly known as HDHMR. These are core materials for carcass/internal boxes.

The best material for a modular kitchen is BWR(boiling water resistant) / BWP (boiling water proof) ply. The other recommended materials include particle board and high-density-high-moisture resistant board, commonly known as HDHMR. These are core materials for carcass/internal boxes.

 
A modular kitchen should have the following accessories:
  1. Drawers – wire baskets, cutlery organisers, tandem drawers
  2. Oil pull-outs
  3. Corner units – carousel, magic corner, lemans corner
  4. Tall units with basket storage to help organise essentials like cereals, pulses etc

The units of a modular kitchen are:

  1. Kitchen base units – below the counter
  2. Kitchen wall units – overhead storage
  3. Tall units – groceries, syrups etc
  4. Kitchen sink units – detergent holder, dustbins
  5. Tall units – built-in appliances
  6. Hob units

Modular kitchens can be designed within a budget of less than Rs 1.5 lakhs. The minimum price for a kitchen with accessories such as tandem drawers, a cutlery drawer, storage for utensils/Thali, a place for oil bottle/spice rack in a pre laminated ply/laminate suede finish starts at Rs. 1.2L. This kitchen covers all the essential storage required for a kitchen.

A modular kitchen typically costs anywhere from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 5 lakhs, depending on your choices. The price depends on certain factors such as:

  1. Size of the kitchen
  2. Cabinet material and finish
  3. Accessories
  4. Appliances

The appliances of a modular kitchen include

  1. Sink
  2. Hob or cooktop for cooking
  3. Chimney (advisable to control kitchen smoke)
  4. other appliances such as oven, microwave, dishwasher, fryer – depending on what you need.
A modular kitchen typically costs anywhere from Rs 1 lakh to 5 lakhs, depending on your choices. The price depends on certain factors such as size of the kitchen, cabinet material and finish, accessories, appliances.
Non-Standard Modules (cost may be substantially higher compared to modular/standard solutions).
  1. Size of the kitchen
  2. Cabinet material and finish
  3. Accessories
  4. Appliances
 There are several types of space-saving furniture such as Coffee cum study table, Folding study table, Sofa cum bed, Nested stools, Beds with storage, Foldable beds with storage and integrated room combo. Wall-mounted dining table
For a murphy bed, you require a minimum of 8×9 sq.ft for a queen size, while single murphy beds can fit in smaller spaces.
The average cost of a Murphy bed (single horizontal bed) is about Rs 54.000. It depends on the material and type of bed.
Yes, wall (murphy) beds are great for small spaces. In the bedroom, it doubles up as furniture that can be used for sleep and for study/work; it converts your bedroom to a multi-functional room.

The price of a wardrobe ranges from Rs 30,000 to Rs 1.5L. The cost depends on certain factors such as size, material, finish, site condition and internal configuration. A wardrobe of about 5′ width, with the internals of drawers/hanger rod and a couple of shelves, costs approximately Rs. 50,000 with core materials of ply & laminate shutter finish. The price can go up or down depending on your modifications.

 

The types of wardrobe are hinged, sliding and armadio wardrobes.

  1. Hinged wardrobe – These are widely used, cost-effective and fit corners well.
  2. Sliding wardrobe – modern, space-saving as the doors don’t wing out
  3. Floor to ceiling sliding wardrobe (armadio) – This is a premium finish if you do not like separate loft shutters

The best material for wardrobes is HDHMR (high-density-high-moisture resistant) due to its water resistance and termite-free nature.

In order to pick the right wardrobe material, you must keep the following tips in mind :

  1. PLPB – Eco-friendly & pocket-friendly
  2. HDHMR – Eco-friendly & termite-free
  3. Plywood – Sturdy & long-lasting,  These are some of the best-selling materials for wardrobes in the modular industry.

The best finish options for wardrobes are high-gloss laminate and acrylic as they are easy to clean and maintain.

The best wardrobe designs are hinged, sliding and armadio wardrobes.

  1. Hinged wardrobe – These are widely used, cost-effective and fit corners well.
  2. Sliding wardrobe – Modern, space-saving as the doors don’t wing out
  3. Floor to ceiling sliding wardrobe (Armadio) – This is a premium finish if you do not like separate loft shutters

Yes, MDF is one of the best materials for wardrobes. It is cost-effective and eco-friendly as it involves a recycling process.

The best TV unit design is built on the following 3 premises:

  1. The entertainment unit is the focal point of the living room
  2. Clutter such as wires, setup boxes and other accessories, is hidden
  3. Decor is placed and highlighted well with open shelves
Yes, wall (murphy) beds are great for small spaces. In the bedroom, it doubles up as furniture that can be used for sleep and for study/work; it converts your bedroom to a multi-functional room.

Add storage to your TV unit with drawers. If there is no space available, then it is recommended to have wall-mounted cabinets and shelves.

The types of material used in TV units are:

  1. PLPB – is pocket friendly
  2. HDHMR – is eco-friendly & termite-free
  3. Plywood – known for sturdiness
 

The average size TV for a living room ranges from 3ft to 8ft in width. Height varies as per the chosen design chosen – floor mounted or wall mounted (suspended). Other factors include storage capacity and the size of the TV.

It is better to mount your TV because it can be fixed at eye level and won’t fall off, therefore kid-friendly too.

A good puja unit design is one that facilitates storage of puja essentials like incense sticks, utensils, flowers, fruits, kumkum, bells, diyas. It should have sufficient space for idols, photos of other decors. It is best to use bright and warm colours, rich ornaments and good lighting to enhance the look and feel.

The cost of puja units depends on the size – It could be a small and basic unit or a grand set-up, which would be the highlight of the house. Puja units start from Rs.12,000. This would cover a minimalist puja design with drawers and a jaali as the back panel. The material here is PLPB for the drawers and MDF for the jaali. The price will vary as per the design/finish chosen.

Here are the best material options for puja units, depending on your preference and style:

  1. Traditional puja unit with jaali – These jaalis are usually made of MDF and come in various patterns. It allows both transparency & closure at the same time. This unit is available in a combination of materials like commercial ply, PLPB etc. Our laminates follow a desi brown/earthy colour scheme.
  2. Modern puja unit – Use wooden shutters with a white jaali and white laminate. These laminates are also available in bright and trendy colours. The wooden finish is considered to be the go-to-material for puja unit as they are quite easy to maintain.

Here are some tips to choose the best home office furniture:

  1. A dining table is ideal for people who use crafts, samples etc for work, as space is bigger and doesn’t take up additional space.
  2. If you want an office set up, invest in a good study table (depending on your height) that has cabinet/shelf storage. You will, more importantly, need a comfortable chair that provides lumbar support and armrest to prevent back and neck pain.
  3. Folding tables are quite functional for those who like to move around the house and work in different rooms.

Here is how to design an effective study unit:

  1.  Keep the desk clutter-free to keep it distraction-free
  2.  Make it accessible with built-in storage and space for your books, documents, pen stands, art supplies etc.
  3. Get a comfortable chair with lumbar support and a table, depending on your child’s height.
  4. Natural lighting from a window or a study table lamp are great ways to brighten up the space.
  5. For a dose of motivation, have a writing wall (marker board), inspiring posters and quirky organisers.
 

A home office typically costs Rs. 25,000, including loose furniture like a study table and a couple of storage units like shutters/open units/flap units. The price usually depends on factors such as style, storage and material.

 

A small-budget home office typically costs Rs 25,000, including loose furniture like a study table and a couple of storage units like shutters/open units/flap units. The price usually depends on factors such as style, storage and material.

 

The best material for a study unit is BWR(boiling water resistant) / BWP (boiling water proof) ply. The other recommended materials include particle board and high-density-high-moisture resistant board, commonly known as HDHMR. These are core materials for carcass/internal boxes.

 

There are several types of study unit finishes. The best-sellers are laminates, acrylic and pre-laminated boards. Laminates are moisture and scratch-resistant and retain their look for years. Acrylics have an ultra-glossy look, are easy to clean, and are scratch & moisture-resistant. They are also shutter-resistant and do not chip or crack easily. Pre-laminated boards are moisture-resistant and are known for their consistency and stability.

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Add storage to your study unit with wall-mounted shelves and cabinets. This space allows for better accessibility and organisation while keeping the desk clutter-free.

 

The best interior design for a living room follows certain rules:

  1. Choose loose furniture that is proportionate to the room size – sofa, chairs, etc.
  2. Good lighting (natural or ambient) can either visually enlarge your room or make it dark as per your preference.
  3. Add mirrors in your decor to create an illusion of bigger space.
  4. Free up enough space for air circulation and smooth flow.
  5. Allocate your budget between must-haves and wants. Remember the 80/20 rule on interiors vs. design.
  6. Decide on a theme first, then choose an appropriate colour palette and other elements such as material, finish, decor.
 

The average size of a bedroom ranges from 10×10 to 12×16 sq.ft.

 

A queen-sized bed fits well in a 10×10 room.

Here are some tips for the best interior design for your kid’s bedroom:
  1. The vibe must be playful, creative, interactive and yet calm.
  2. Choose furniture such as a study unit, bedside table etc that fits the age and the number of kids in the room.
  3. It is important to create an energetic atmosphere for your kids, so pick bright and warm colours such as blue, green and yellow.
  4. Consider your child’s safety – avoid sharp corners, pick child-friendly flooring and add latches on the top of the door. Install child-proofing safety guards and electrical outlet covers to prevent accidents.
  5. Pick out bright and quirky decor such as comic wallpapers, fun bedsheets etc.

Hommaccents Care is our Post-installation Service and Warranty Program. This covers all products manufactured, supplied and installed by HomeLane.

Please visit Hommaccents.com/care and submit your details with a brief description of your problem. Our executive will give you a call back within 24 working hours and schedule a visit if required.

Once you contact our Care Cell with your issue, depending upon the nature of service and the applicable warranty, our care representative will advise you on whether it is covered under warranty or chargeable.

  • Hommaccents warrants to you that all Products will be free from any manufacturing defect and fault in installation workmanship. The warranty only applies if the Products are properly maintained and used for normal domestic use. Warranty details for various products are given below:


    1. Wear and tear suffered through normal use (including scratches, dents and cuts) or damage caused by impacts or accidents or mishandling.
    2. Rusting of channels, hinges and other metallic parts. These could be damaged due to household chemicals and sprays or due to humidity or moisture or leakage of water on the material, hence care to be taken while using such products around hardware and accessories.
    3. Water leakage and seepage within the building structure and continuous dampness of the surface beyond:
      1. (seventy two) hours for BWP grade plywood (IS710);
      2. (forty eight) hours for BWR grade plywood (IS303); and
      3. (twenty four) hours for exterior grade PB and HDHMR materials.
    4. Degradation, discolouration, damage, fading, etc. in colour, grain, or texture of natural wood materials, laminates and other materials due to exposure to intensive or excessive light, sunlight, moisture or heat or other environmental factors.
    5. Use of inappropriate chemicals, detergents, abrasives or other inappropriate cleaning agents that can damage the wooden surface of the Products or rust accessories.
    6. Mistreatment, negligent use, misuse, insufficient, or improper care (including but not limited to exposure to harsh weather conditions).
    7. Alterations, modifications or use of products which are beyond or inconsistent with supplied Product instructions and / or not been authorized by Hommaccents.
    8. Damage or stains due to water leakage and/or seepage.
    9. Damage caused by any force majeure event (such as flooding, hurricane, earthquake, lightning, etc.), environmental condition (such as air pollution, solvent exposure, mold, mildew etc.), or staining from foreign substances (such as dirt, grease, oils, sprays etc).
  • Hommaccents does not warrant against and is not responsible for: (a) any condition of the Product attributable to; or (b) any damage to Products caused by any of the following:

    Product

    Warranty Period

    Remarks

    Exceptions

    Cabinet, Carcass

    10 Years

    Covers BWP Plywood, BWR Plywood and Commercial Plywood, HDHMR; Covers against de-lamination and edgeband peeling.

    Does NOT cover damage caused by misuse, negligence, normal wear and tear; Only bends that are >3mm will be attended by Hommaccents.

    Cabinet, Carcass

    5 Years

    Covers all other finishes and all other core materials (MDF, Particle Board); Covers against delamination and edgeband peeling.

    Does NOT cover damage caused by misuse, negligence, normal wear and tear; Only bends that are >3mm will be attended by Hommaccents.

    Shutter

    5 Years

    Covers all finishes and all core materials (BWP Plywood, BWR Plywood, Commercial Plywood, HDHMR, MDF, Particle Board, Armadio, Profi, Aluminium Shutter Frame; Covers against delamination and edgeband peeling.

    Does NOT cover damage caused by misuse, negligence, normal wear and tear; Only bends that are >3mm will be attended by Hommaccents.

    Hardware, Accessory

    Manufacturer’s Warranty

    N/A

    Rusting is NOT covered under warranty. Customers are advised to not use household cleaning agents, chemical sprays, etc; Does NOT cover damage caused by misuse, negligence, normal wear and tear.

    Appliances

    Manufacturer’s Warranty

    N/A

    Labour, Cleaning Charges (for Chimney) will be charged extra.

    Sink, Tap, Other Plumbing Installation

    Manufacturer’s Warranty

    No warranty for installation services and leakage post-handover.

    Inspection to be done by customer during handover and issues, if any, will be rectified.

    Switches, Lights, Other Electrical Installation

    Manufacturer’s Warranty

    Labour Charges of Rs. 500 will be charged for any replacement.

    Wiring inspection to be done by customer during handover and issues, if any, will be rectified.

    Countertop

    No Warranty

    N/A

    1 Year Warranty for Silicone Sealants;

    Any leakage due to sealant in 1st year will be attended to by HomeLane;

    Granite and quartz are stones which are made of natural materials. They are susceptible to staining

    Gas Piping, Tiling, Other Civil Work (False Ceiling, Painting etc)

    No Warranty

    N/A

    Inspection to be done by customer during handover and issues, if any, will be rectified

    Mirror, Glass, Other Fragile Item

    No Warranty

    N/A

    N/A

 

A queen-sized bed fits well in a 10×10 room.

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