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4 Small Ways to Kickstart Your Kitchen Renovation

There are many reasons you might want to do a kitchen renovation. Maybe you’re sick of the old one and need an improved space for cooking and socialising. Or maybe you want to renovate your kitchen to increase the value of your home before sale.

Whatever your reasons, a kitchen renovation can be overwhelming. In this article, we’ll show you 4 ways that you can simplify the process and reduce your costs by doing small jobs yourself.


1.    Plan 

One of the hardest things about a kitchen renovation is making choices. You might worry about whether you’re making the right choice, which can be mentally taxing. 

Planning is an important step to minimise stress and make sure you get the perfect kitchen for your tastes and your lifestyle. Ask yourself why you are renovating and consider these things: 

  • Features that you want and need
  • How to make best use of space
  • How to stay within budget


2. Research

While planning your kitchen renovation, you need tips and inspiration. This will help you work out which kitchen layout will best suit your needs and which features you should include. It also gives you inspiration for kitchen design.

Our blog is a good place to start. You’ll find design inspiration on subjects like trends, colours and themes. We also offer practical advice on DIY renovating, choosing materials and maximising storage.


3. Prepare 

Preparing your home and your schedule will also help reduce stress during your kitchen renovation. This means moving everything out of your kitchen into temporary storage or other parts of the house. Try to keep everything in order by labelling boxes and using quality storage containers.

You also want to ensure your schedule is flexible enough to accommodate your kitchen renovation. You might need to take some time off work or reduce your hours to make sure the process goes smoothly.


4. Book a consultation

Whether you’re doing your kitchen renovation yourself or you’re working with a professional, a consultation will go a long way. Visit a kitchen showroom and chat to a professional who can advise you on kitchen designs and layouts you had not previously considered. They can also give you expert tips on reducing costs, maximising space and building the right kitchen for your lifestyle.


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