Tips for Planning the Perfect Kitchen
9th November 2014
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No matter what the size or shape of your kitchen, it is the heart and soul of your home and the design needs to be right from the start. 

Here are some top tips to consider when planning your perfect kitchen: 

When planning a new kitchen, talk to friends and neighbours.  If they have had a new kitchen, they may be able to recommended local kitchen installers and tradesmen.  The Best of Telford and Wrekin only features recommended businesses and tradesmen and QA Kitchens in Newport comes highly recommended by local people with over 200 positive reviews. 

Identify what annoys you most about your current kitchen and what you could do to put that right in your new kitchen. 

Consider whether you need a new kitchen or whether you could save money and just purchase new cupboard doors - a cheaper way of transforming your existing space. 

Invite a friend around who enjoys cooking to offer a fresh pair of eyes on the good and bad things about your existing set up.  

When you employ a kitchen installation team to design and install a new kitchen, take advantage of their 3D computer generated planning service - this will allow you to make amendments and alterations before installation takes place.  The expert design team at QA Newport use state of the art computer aided design software to ensure the highest possible standards of accuracy, care and attention to detail. QA Kitchens pride themselves on giving their customers an outstanding level of service, from concept through to completion. 

Decide on seating space - where will you eat for breakfast?  Do you want a breakfast bar or an Island? 

Ask your kitchen fitter about the ever-popular kitchen triangle whereby efficiency experts tracked the average woman's steps in the kitchen and found there is a natural pathway between the fridge, cooker and sink, hence the work triangle.  

What colour would you like your kitchen units - keeping it neutral gives you the opportunity to make more dramatic colour changes to your walls.  Too many textures can crowd a room.

Consider granite or marble worktops - they add to the feel of quality of a kitchen and never go out of fashion.

It is likely that you will always need more storage than you think, so do your research on the types of storage available.  You can maximise your space with efficient storage.

Installing a new kitchen can be expensive and daunting, but with the right advice and know how, it can also be fun and exciting. That's why more people trust QA to design, build and install their dream kitchen.

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