Kitchens, Kitchen, Kitchen Planning, Worktops, Kitchen Appliances, Cabinets, Furniture, UK Suppliers

Kitchen Buyers Guide

Quality Kitchens Supplied in your Local Area!

Kitchen Brochure Request   Kitchen Quotation Request   Make an Appointment
Home
Questions
Contact us
Kitchens Guide
Home
How We Work
Brochure Request
Quotation Request
Free Zero Stress Guide
Gallery
Book a Home Visit-NEW
Kitchen Planning
Kitchen Basics
Kitchen Shapes
Kitchen Layout
Storage
Example Project
Top Planning Tips
Kitchen Design
Design
Cabinets
Worktops
Walls
Top Design Tips
Bespoke Kitchens-NEW
Kitchen Flooring
Panel Heaters
Kitchen Discussion
Before You Buy
Top Tips
Research before buying
Kitchen Book Store
Kitchen Shop - NEW
Newsletter
DIY Kitchens
Preparation
Wall Units
Base Units
Worktops
Choice of Worktops
Appliances
Local Supplier
Find a Supplier
South East
South West
East Anglia
Midlands
North East
North West
Scotland
Wales
Ireland
DIY Suppliers
Submit your website
Sponsor Info
USA Visitors
Introduction
USA Tips
Kitchen Suppliers
Service
Ask an Expert
Feedback
About Us
Contact Us
Links
Link To Us
Download Area

Sponsors - Click for more information
 

**ATTENTION**

Submit your website

 

Interested in a book on Kitchen design?

 

Top Planning Tips

Image courtesy of Appletree Kitchens, South WalesPlan your kitchen according to your lifestyle. A family will have different expectations from a kitchen than a young couple. Keep this also in mind when planning your storage.

Keep the existing service points in mind when planning the kitchen as rewiring and re-plumbing takes a lot of time and money.

Think about the ventilation points when planning your kitchen. Don't plan cupboards over them.

Decide where your sink, drainer and dishwasher need to go first as this will be the biggest unit to fit in.

Plan the main areas (sink, food preparation and hob) close together. This will make your kitchen more efficient.

When measuring the size of the kitchen, make sure that the exact shape of the walls is known. If there is an inwards corner in the room it will influence the shape of the worktop and the place of the wall-cupboards.

If you decide for a two-way galley kitchen, leave enough walking space between the two galleys.

If choosing a U-shaped kitchen, consider the floor space you will have left and maybe decide to use one of the legs of the U as a breakfast bar.

If you like to cook with a lot of fresh vegetables or you need a big freezer, consider a big fridge/freezer at the end of your worktop for loads of storage and easy access.

In a small and narrow kitchen you can create more space by making the wall-cupboards taller rather than having them protruding outwards. You will create more headspace and the kitchen will look wider.

Store heavy items in the cupboards underneath the worktop.

Store rarely used items on the highest shelves of your cupboard to keep easy accessible space free for daily use.

Kitchens will always have drawers with all sorts of goods in it, like pens, buttons, matches and sandwich bags. To create more order, use little plastic boxes or special drawer organisers. You will find what you need much quicker.

Store your utensils near to where you are most likely to use them. This will make your kitchen more efficient.

Keep your worktop clutter free for a tidy look.

To disguise a boiler you can build a spice rack in front of it. This will not take a lot of space and will be an attractive display for all your spices.

Think about where you want your main bin to be situated. Try to integrate it in the area below the worktop to keep outlook of the kitchen clean and clutter-free.

Don't forget to give your cookery books a place in your kitchen!


 

Please support our featured sponsors

 ConservatoriesOnline ~ WindowsToday ~ Dial a Conservatory ~ PVC Online
 

Click here for a Kitchen Quote

Kitchens

investor relations ~ disclaimer

privacy notice

attention all editors and journalists - click here

Please call us on 0845 603 6078

Copyright 1999 - 2011 Quotatis Ltd. All rights reserved.

Copyright Notice.
This web site including its source code is subject to the protection of the copyright laws of the United Kingdom and other countries. Copyright in the whole and every part of this Service belongs to Quotatis Ltd and may not be used, sold, licensed, transferred, copied or reproduced in whole or in part in any manner or form or in or on any media to any person other than in accordance with the terms of the Owner's agreement or otherwise without the prior written consent of the Owner. Please note: Some of the images on this site do not belong to us. We are using them with permission. You must not copy or link directly to them without permission.

Click the links below to visit some of our recommended home improvement websites

Quotatis Ltd - specialists in providing web design and marketing advice for companies supplying home improvements.

In particular we work with companies who are suppliers of conservatories, conservatory blinds, conservatory roof systems, swimming pool enclosures, double-glazing, diy plastics, replacement windows and sunrooms.

Contact us today for help with your web design and promotion - Tel: 08448 044 344 (International: +44 1603 899919).

We work with companies in the UK, (England, Scotland, Wales, N Ireland) Eire, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

KitchenBuyersGuide.com - Providing you with information, advice and kitchen quote requests.

Please note: All calls may be recorded or monitored for quality and training purposes.

Quotatis Ltd
Suite 1, Joseph King House, Abbey Farm Commercial Park, Horsham St Faith, Norwich, NR10 3JU
Tel: 08448 044 344 - International: +44 1603 899910 - Fax: 01603 899919
Registered in England 05643725
Please Click Here To Contact Us


Replacement Windows, Conservatories, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Home Improvements