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3 Things To Contemplate When Remodelling Your Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the modern family home.  So, when you’re thinking of renovating, you want to get it right.  Good planning is the key to avoiding costly mistakes and delays.  Today, I’d like to share a few tips with you so that you can start planning your new kitchen and create that dream space.


  1. Considering your units
When you’re starting to think about remodelling your kitchen, the units are going to be top of your list.  The number of units you’ll need will depend on the size of your kitchen, and whether you go for base and wall units, or a combination of base units and open shelves. But before you start spending all of your budget on the units, you’ll need to work out your new kitchen fitting costs.  It’s easy to forget about the extras, such as appliances, tiles and, of course, the worktops.
  1. Choosing the right worktop
The units you’ve chosen are only going to look great if they’re finished off with the right worktop.  There’s no point buying expensive units to top them off with a cheap-looking worktop.  There are plenty of options you could go for, with wood, granite, laminate, and even polished concrete to choose from.  Some materials will be more hard-wearing, and others will need care to keep them in tip-top condition.  For instance, wood will need oiling from time to time, and granite can stain if it’s not treated properly.  Make sure you pick the right worktop to suit your lifestyle.
  1. Picking the appliances
Buying the right appliances for your needs is often overlooked.  Not factoring these into your kitchen budget could mean you end up having to settle for cheap appliances.  Put money aside for quality appliances, and these will last you for many happy years.   Remember to buy the appliances to suit your lifestyle.  If you’re a keen baker, make sure you have enough oven space.  If you like your gadgets, make sure you’ve worked out where they will all fit into your kitchen layout. If you don’t want them taking up all the worktop space, integrate them. Perhaps think about adapting a cupboard to hide smaller appliances out of sight.

I hope these tips have given you a good place to start your kitchen remodel. 

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