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How Do I Choose the Best Kitchen Wall Clocks?

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  • Written By: G. Wiesen
  • Edited By: Heather Bailey
  • Last Modified Date: 07 October 2018
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To choose the best kitchen wall clocks, you should consider where you want to place the clock and the overall aesthetic of your kitchen. You should choose a clock you can use effectively, which means it needs to be large enough for you to quickly and easily read it. While a digital clock can be easier to read, you might consider an analog clock that is easier to clean, in case grease or other dirt builds up on the clock. Any kitchen wall clocks you choose should also work well with the rest of the d├ęcor in your kitchen.

Kitchen wall clocks are typically clocks designed for use in a kitchen, by mounting the clock onto a wall. One of the first things you should consider for this type of clock is how well you can actually read the face of the clock. If you are going to use the clock for timing cooking or for quick reference as you plan out a meal, then it should be easy to read. You should avoid kitchen wall clocks that require excessive amounts of time for you to read as you are trying to focus on cooking.

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Any kitchen wall clocks you choose should also be easy to clean and keep sanitary. If you plan on mounting the clock near a stove or other area where food is prepared, then it may end up splattered by boiling sauce. Cooking can also frequently vaporize grease during frying, which then forms a film on other objects within the kitchen, such as a wall clock. This means that while digital kitchen wall clocks may be easy to read, you might choose an analog clock that you can more safely clean with hot water and soap.

As you consider different kitchen wall clocks, you should also keep in mind the space in which you wish to use one. This means you should choose a clock that can easily fit within the space you want to place it in, so measure the space before choosing a clock. You should also choose kitchen wall clocks that work well with the overall aesthetic of your kitchen. If you have a red and black color scheme, for example, then you should choose a clock that matches this scheme, though you might choose one with white hands or numbers for contrast that is easier to read.

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