A great cook’s kitchen can often sell a house. But not everyone needs a chef’s kitchen.
In fact, these days many families dine out, or order in. So I’ve seen houses with small kitchens, but this can limit future buyers, perhaps excluding some.
Kitchens are expensive, and changing the layout and fixtures later will be costly so carefully consider the design layout. Ensure you get it right. Kitchen suppliers can create 3-D graphical designs of your kitchen which will help you visualise the finished kitchen, ensuring that the layout suits you and your lifestyle and that everything fits together.
A good kitchen is one that’s functional while also being aesthetically pleasing. It should be practical, easy to clean with a great use of space. It’s a place to cook, often a place to eat, and of course it can be a place to impress friends.
Considerations for kitchens include:
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I’m a construction professional, author of several successful construction management books, and a home owner. I’ve made mistakes in construction management, I’ve seen others make mistakes, but importantly I’ve had multiple successful construction projects and I’ve learned from the mistakes. I want to share these lessons and my knowledge with you.
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