A kitchen refurbishment is both a daunting and exciting project. As deciding what you want for your home’s main gathering place isn’t easy. Making achievable plans for a kitchen is a must, as its not cheap to install a kitchen, especially if you are on a tight budget.
Each decision you make has to be very mindful, since every pound has to count. There are lots of things to consider when planning a kitchen refurbishment to keep to your budget (whatever your budget may be).
it is a good idea to have a general idea of how much you want to spend before you get started on your kitchen refurbishment. Even simple refurbishment projects such as repainting your kitchens cabinet faces, can get out of hand really quickly!
If you have no idea how much your kitchen refurbishment will cost, you could plan the financial aspect of it backwards, by making your grand plans first, then trimming them down into more manageable price ranges. Start by choosing your kitchen design idea, look around in magazines, Pinterest and all over the web. This will help to build a specific kitchen dream idea.
Key elements that could easily incorporate into your kitchen refurbishment budget is any drastic changes to the architecture of space and expensive kitchen accessories. On the other hand things that wont move your budget to the sky are things like specific textures, color schemes, inexpensive materials like paneling, and visual aspects like open shelving.
Kitchen Installation and Fitting
Be creative and experiment with different layouts, combinations, finishes and colours before you make your mind up about your new kitchen. There are several options to consider for your kitchen design and look.
Island units: Island kitchen units can become the focal point in your kitchen. Giving you an extra work surface or can house a cooker, gas/electric hob or even a sink and any other ideas you may have.
Combination Units: They come in a wide range of styles and dimensions and you can combine them in any number of different configurations. Always remember that the use of space it key here.
Kitchen Refurbishment Ideas
Idea 1: Side-by-side fridge freezer, visible storage space and can give you a ready supply of cool water and crushed or cubed ice although they need a water supply.
Idea 2: Wine cabinets provide the perfect storage conditions for wines.
Idea 3: Rotating corner carousel is a great way to make the best possible use of your available space especially in corners.
Kitchen Refurbishment Cost
The average amount that people in the UK spend on a kitchen refurbishment is astonishing, as You will be amazed when you go into a local kitchen retailer and find how quickly they will add up your bill to over £15k but you can get a perfectly good kitchen for £7k – £10k. A kitchen can start from as little £800-£1000, we are talking here about Ikea kitchens, and of-course Kitchens can go way over the £10k mark depending on their brand.