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Planning the perfect kitchen

To help you make the best use of your space, here are some helpful tips when planning your kitchen.

  • Your kitchen should be designed to make everyday activities as easy possible, no matter the size or shape.

  • Know your budget before you start planning.

  • Put your plans onto paper. Use your planning grid to record your existing kitchen measurements.

  • Measure your kitchen accurately with a laser measure. Here is a planning grid to help you with this. If you have existing appliances, consider the dimensions when you design your kitchen.

  • Consider extra’s such as a pull out pantry and other handy storage ideas

  • Get inspired and create a mood board of what you like. You can cut and paste pictures from the internet or magazines of everything you like from the flooring through to your cabinetry. 

  • Have your kitchen designed by one of our kitchen consultants so you can achieve your desired look and view your new kitchen in a realistic 3D image. When you go and visit our in-store consultant, take your mood board/s, your budget and your measurements with you.

Consider the working triangle

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If you’ve got the space, a u-shape kitchen will do the trick. It’s the largest of the kitchen styles and provides you with the most bench and storage space.

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For a social and interactive kitchen, an island layout is the popular choice. It works well in open plan areas as It creates a natural division between spaces.

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A galley is often the best choice for smaller spaces or apartments. It is highly functional. streamlined and make fantastic use of vertical space.

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An L-shape kitchen is the ideal layout to incorporate your kitchen and dining spaces in an open plan space. It’s an informal, European inspired design with a focus on communal use of space.

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