Kitchen Renovations - Stylehouse Kitchens top ten tips
by stylehouse - Stylehouse Kitchens
Planning a kitchen renovation can be a daunting and time
consuming process. There are so many things and trades to bring together. Getting
the right company can be crucial to achieving your dream kitchen.
your research. Ask around your friends, get some recommendations. Have a
think about what you ‘need’ and what you would ‘like’. Maybe jot down a
few rough floor plans.
Think about having a raised oven. Under bench dish drawers can be much
easier to access than standard dishwashers. An appliance cabinet with a
roller or bi-fold door can hide away toasters etc while not in use.
this opportunity to move and increase the number of power points in your
kitchen. You never seem to have them in the right place or have quite
enough do you…? Maybe you need a spot to recharge phones.
your kitchen company to project manage for you. Here at Stylehouse
Kitchens we have a host of tried and trusted tradesmen available for you
to utilize. We can coordinate the plumbers, builders, electricians etc so
the job runs as smoothly as possible.
are many options available for corner cabinets. A pull out system can save
a lot of clambering around in the dark looking for your favorite flan dish!
a pull out bin under the bench. I find having a bin drawer next to the
sink to be very handy indeed.
set of drawers in the base of your pantry can provide very useful storage.
Organizing your ingredients will be so easy!
the workmen at your house be clean and tidy? Ask if they will take away
all the rubbish at the end of the job and if they will clean up at the end
of each day.
stone or stainless steel benchtop will last a lifetime and is worth the
extra investment. Granite or a similar composite is hard wearing and
heat/water proof so is ideal for use around the sink and hob areas. Often
a template will have to be made once your kitchen units have been
installed. This can lead to a wait of a few weeks until your kitchen is
finished. Ask if you can have temporary tops installed and possibly a sink
plumbed in for your connivance.
for your cabinets to be fitted to the ceiling. This costs a little extra
but eliminates the need to clean that nasty little dust trap between the
top of the units and the ceiling.
I hope that these few tips have been of some use to you! If you require further info then please have a look at our website www.stylehousekitchens.co.nz.