So, you are planning a brand new kitchen, and you’re starting from scratch. It’s a scary mountain in front of you, waiting to be climbed, but provided you take the time you need, you plan it carefully, and you seek advice from reputable sources, it’s a mountain with a wonderful view from the top
Obviously, you can do a lot of it yourself, but you also need to hire professionals for certain parts of your design work, such as anything relating to gas or electric, as well as plumping. Unless you are certified yourself for your job in these areas, stick to the professionals.
Obviously, another tip is to plan extremely carefully, and that is going to mean writing lists and drawing up plans! First things first, you should always measure everything, from windows, doors, cabinet spaces, walls, floor to ceilings, and also check that the floor is straight, using a spirit level. Once all of that is done, you then need to think about what you want your space to look like, how you want it to function, and you need to think about your current lifestyle and the ergonomics of the space that you’re trying to achieve. Continue reading