Roof rails are a system of crossbars on which various hooks for towels, potholders and other kitchen utensils are placed, all kinds of holders and stands. It can be purchased separately or as a set with various parts..
The most common material for roof rails is metal, mainly steel or aluminum. However, there are also structures made of plastic and wood..
The advantages of roof railing systems:
- moisture resistance – roof rails are not afraid of water splashes, as well as cleaning agents;
- these are durable items – once you buy high-quality kitchen accessories, you will no longer think about them for many years;
- structural reliability – roof rails are able to withstand a fairly large weight.
- Horizontal. This is the most common option. This is a tube that attaches to brackets. Hooks for all kinds of objects are hung on this crossbar. Sometimes some additional accessories are included. A similar railing structure is mounted in the immediate vicinity of the working area below the level of kitchen cabinets or, if the interior of the kitchen allows, between them..
Some manufacturers offer backlit roof rails. This adds aesthetics to the kitchen. Rails for bulky items such as mugs or plates are best placed where they will not get in the way. Small pots, for example, are best hung in the corner of the kitchen.
- Vertical. This option for placing kitchen accessories is less common, but it also takes place. The bar, which serves as the basis for the entire structure, is fixed between the wall cabinet and the worktop. And sometimes there are vertical rails in the entire height of the room. Such systems look especially impressive in bar counters..
- Suspended. This type of roof rails is most often installed in large kitchens with island design furniture. Such a structure is attached to the ceiling or to the upper bar of the kitchen set.
- Hidden. Such designs are often chosen if none of the above types are suitable. Hiding roof rails are attached to the inner surface of the wall-mounted and floor-standing cabinets. Ladles, skimmers and other utensils are most often hidden there..
- Mesh baskets of various shapes – they often contain jars of spices, soap, a dish sponge and cleaning products, as well as bread, vegetables or fruits.
- Drying racks – for plates, cups, forks, legs and spoons
- Stands – for wine and other bottles, as well as pot lids.
- Hooks – for shovels, cutting boards and other utensils.
- Holders – for rolls of paper towels or foil. They are often made with a serrated edge for greater functionality..
- Shelves – for decorative accessories and souvenirs that add personality to the home and make it more comfortable.
Recommendations for registration
A kitchen with a small area should not be cluttered with many large items. Leave in sight only a small number of items that you use every day – a spatula, a ladle, a knife. For everything else, find space in the closets.
If the work wall is short, place several shelves on it at different levels.
If there are no large cabinets on the working wall, full-length roof rails can be installed. So everything you need will always be at hand and in sight.
Among the huge number of companies involved in the supply of roof rails to the market, an Italian company is in special demand. Metalinea, which constantly pleases its fans with new collections.
For the manufacture of roof rails Chiara “Modern” use solid steel sheets. The accessories of the collection have a strict design and a timelessly fashionable metallic sheen. This allows them to be used in any interior. The entire collection is so versatile that it will easily fit into any style of headset. The collection contains a huge number of elements of the most diverse functionality, which makes it self-sufficient and eliminates the need to buy something from other manufacturers. Four different lengths of the support bar make it possible to mount this system absolutely in any kitchen.
Chiara collection. Modern classics are also versatile and will adorn any kitchen. Three different bar lengths allow the creation of sets with hanging shelves at different levels.
All parts of both collections have a protective powder coating, which makes them more reliable and of high quality. Accessories come in four unusual colors.
Roof rails of color “chocolate” look especially elegant in combination with a light wall and a light set. Noble shine is very effective against a glossy surface.
Snow white roof rails are very elegant, sophisticated and at the same time versatile. Accessories of this collection will be equally appropriate for the cold High Tech, calm classicism and light Provence. Crystal clear powder coating will not rub off even after repeated cleaning.
The name of the Venezia classic collection speaks for itself. It is inspired by the motives of narrow Venetian canals and the flavor of small Italian towns on the Mediterranean coast. The glass from which the spice shelves are made has a screen-printed layer, which makes it tempered, and the pattern on the glass is resistant to abrasion. The collection is made in an antique color called “Antique Brass”. Thanks to this color scheme, the kitchen interior looks homely and cozy..
The shade of the Ivory roof rails is very beautiful and very practical, despite the fact that it is light. On it will not be so noticeable drops of fat, which are inevitable in every kitchen, besides, it washes perfectly. The shade with the mysterious name “Ivory” will organically look both in a classic kitchen and in a modern or Provence style headset..
The perfect color scheme for the kitchen is the shade of Golden Sand. It is best combined with the yellow metal elements that are characteristic of the classic style. Emitting a soft mysterious glow, elements of this shade contribute to the visual expansion of the boundaries of space. In addition, they are able to smooth out some of the roughness and harshness of the interior..
Rails collection Titan owned by another Italian company – Friulana Accsessori. A distinctive feature of this collection is that it is made of aluminum. This type of performance is typical for the High Tech style. The collection also comes in 4 colors and several different sizes..