According to feng shui, the kitchen connects with the owner’s health and financial money. Kitchen feng shui is considered one of the important areas that cannot be ignored, when building and arranging a kitchen, homeowners in addition to paying attention to house feng shui should pay attention to kitchen feng shui.
Follow along with the article below to answer all your questions in kitchen feng shui right:
Table of Contents
- 1. Why should you build a feng shui kitchen?
- 2. Things to note when arranging the kitchen according to feng shui.
- 2.1. Taboo in the layout of feng shui kitchen and toilet.
- 2.2. In kitchen feng shui, it is not advisable to temporarily use rooms that have not yet been built to make a kitchen.
- 2.3. Do not place the kitchen “Lo Apple”
- 2.4. Feng shui kitchen should not face the bedroom door.
- 2.5. Do not place the kitchen floor higher than other rooms in the house.
- 2.6. The kitchen should not be built under the crossbar.
- 2.7. Do not place the head of the bed near the kitchen.
- 2.8. Do not use the balcony as a kitchen.
- 2.9. The kitchen SHOULD NOT be placed next to the refrigerator or sink.
- 2.10. The space behind the kitchen should be avoided.
1. Why should you build a feng shui kitchen?
How important is the kitchen in your life?
Life just needs a simple thing: to gather around a family meal and tell each other interesting things that every day you have experienced. It can be said that the kitchen is the “heart” of the house.
Feng shui in house, the kitchen keeps an important role:
- A kitchen is a place for a family reunion after tired from working hours
- The kitchen lets us feel the love and care of our loved ones.
- The kitchen is the place where we enjoy delicious food, work together, and unleash creativity in cooking
- A neat and clean kitchen is indispensable for a woman’s hand. They take care of the kitchen to be neat.
Just the reasons above are enough to see how important the role of the kitchen is. Whether it is a small or large kitchen, you must know how to create a really comfortable space to cook
And not only design a beautiful kitchen, but you can also apply feng shui to determine a good direction. Why do we mention feng shui?
Because the kitchen is the place that brings fortune and prosperity to the owner. But, the kitchen also has a lot of bad luck. If it is placed in a bad direction, it will also affect the fortune and expense of the owner.
So, the kitchen is beautiful, luxurious, neat, and must have a beautiful location. How to determine a good direction for the kitchen. Don’t miss the most important part of this article!
2. Things to note when arranging the kitchen according to feng shui.
2.1. Taboo in the layout of feng shui kitchen and toilet.
Today, when designing homes, people often make the most of the usable area, but accidentally designing the kitchen and toilet is not suitable. In the feng shui kitchen layout, many families will design the kitchen opposite the toilet or place the kitchen and toilet in the center of the house.
The kitchen is opposite the toilet: First of all, the kitchen is the place to cook delicious and healthy meals for the whole family, so it needs to be clean and tidy. A toilet is a place for bacteria. Family members will be susceptible to intestinal diseases if these two rooms are opposite each other.
In addition, the kitchen belongs to Fire, the toilet belongs to Thuy. Therefore, when two rooms are arranged opposite each other. It will cause conflicts, affecting the luck and money of the owner.
Kitchen and toilet in the center of the house: According to feng shui, the central location is a prime location, and prosperity is concentrated here. In order not to be affected by all lines of health, luck, money, fame, etc. of all family members.
This location needs to be designed in an airy, quiet, clean, and with the layout of the kitchen and toilet. Being born in this central place is extremely taboo in kitchen feng shui.
Often the center of the house is the best location to design and build as a living room. Thus, will increase the source of luck for everyone in the family.
2.2. In kitchen feng shui, it is not advisable to temporarily use rooms that have not yet been built to make a kitchen.
As mentioned above, the kitchen is a place that symbolizes money, fortune, health, and happiness, … of everyone in the family. So the kitchen should not be temporary. According to kitchen feng shui, these rooms should only be used as old storage rooms to avoid affecting people’s health and money.
According to the five elements of the opposite birth. Fire and Water are two conflicting fortunes, so when arranging these two rooms. Homeowners need to pay special attention to the direction of these two rooms. (Good direction for the kitchen: Northeast, South, and main West). Here are some feng shui kitchen layouts:
2.3. Do not place the kitchen “Lo Apple”
The kitchen is the place to cook delicious food to nourish people, so the air should not be allowed to flow directly in. If the area of the house is limited, it is possible to place a screen or a curtain to separate it.
The most important thing is DO NOT let the kitchen “reveal Apples”. According to folklore, there is a saying: “Opening the Apple ant gate, rich in wealth”. The saying means that by placing the kitchen in the direction of the front door. The homeowner will lose a lot of fortune.
To Vietnamese people, Tao Quan, or Mr. Tao, is transformed by Vietnamese people into a legend of “two men and one woman”. Who are the Gods of Earth, the God of House, and the God of Kitchen? These gods have a very important meaning.
You should avoid placing the kitchen too revealing, especially in the direction of the main door. If placed in this direction, homeowners will tend to like to go out more, prone to many evils, affecting family happiness.
2.4. Feng shui kitchen should not face the bedroom door.
The kitchen represents fire, the bedroom needs to be cool, quiet, and comfortable. When the bedroom door and the kitchen door are opposite each other. It will cause discomfort, frustration, and a bad influence on the environment. psychology of people in the room.
In addition, kitchen smoke, the smell of food in the kitchen overflowing will not be good for bedroom feng shui. That makes the room owner easily fall into a state of dizziness, agitation, and frequent anger.
2.5. Do not place the kitchen floor higher than other rooms in the house.
Many people think that the kitchen floor is higher than the living room floor and is designed with three steps. That will create a highlight for the house. But in fact, this is a mistake that few people know about.
According to kitchen feng shui, this is cooking space, so the kitchen will inevitably be damp and smelly.
Most importantly, during the cooking process, unexpected incidents can occur. Such as: Pouring water or fish sauce, soy sauce on the floor, leading to dirty water easily flowing down the living room floor causing unsanitary.
The kitchen represents the fire par, and if the floor is higher than the living room. The fire in the house will spread to all other spaces, thus losing the yin and yang balance as well as the air balance in the house.
In kitchen feng shui, the floor should be flat between the two rooms, everything in the house will be in balance. The role of every space is the same and the air flows in the house. It will be evenly distributed among the spaces, without creating an overrun and imbalance between the air flows.
– In terms of aesthetics: The design of the floor of the rooms with different heights. That will easily make the house cluttered, making the house area narrow, without ventilation. Especially for rooms that need spacious and airy spaces such as the kitchen and living room.
In terms of feng shui: When the kitchen is placed in the wrong direction and the kitchen layout is wrong, it affects health and affects fortune.
2.6. The kitchen should not be built under the crossbar.
Having a crossbar placed above the ceiling can be frustrating at times. In feng shui, this should be limited because placing the stove under the beam will easily cause the homeowner to waste money. Therefore, you should choose kitchen models, so you should limit choosing models with crossbars on the kitchen.
2.7. Do not place the head of the bed near the kitchen.
The kitchen is a place to cook, the noise and fire will make you feel uncomfortable, or fall into a state of headache. Therefore, you should not let that disturb your sleep. Place the head of the bed in a different direction from the kitchen.
2.8. Do not use the balcony as a kitchen.
This is impossible, the balcony is a place that can bring fortune to the family. Which is a side work of a house or an apartment, is also a part of bringing beauty to your residence. If the kitchen is placed on the balcony, it will affect the family’s luck.
2.9. The kitchen SHOULD NOT be placed next to the refrigerator or sink.
The kitchen belongs to Fire, the refrigerator and the sink belong to Thuy. These two elements conflict with each other. Thuy Khac Hoa, so when you arrange kitchen furniture, you should limit placing the stove next to the refrigerator and sink because this can damage your health.
2.10. The space behind the kitchen should be avoided.
The kitchen needs to have solid support, there should be no space behind the stove. Moreover, behind the kitchen should not be the main door because too much light is not good for the homeowner. So pay attention to this.
Above are some taboos in kitchen feng shui that everyone should pay attention to to avoid bringing bad luck to themselves and those around them. Hopefully, with the above sharing, you will have more experience to arrange and arrange furniture and rooms in the house properly according to feng shui.
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