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Kitchen Clinic Cheat Sheet by

www.theschoolofrenovating.com

Budget

As little as possible
Investment Property .5 – 1.5%
Buy, Renovate, Sell 1.5- 2.5%
Family Home 2- 4 %

Position and Outlook

Central hub
Visibility to family areas
Does it lend itself to our casual lifestyle?

Colour

Neutral
Doesn’t have to be beige, try contem­porary greys , woodgrain or black
White has the broadest appeal

Layout

Galley
L Shape
Straight

* Add an island unit for more bench space and appeal
* Pendants over the island add drama

Style

Cont­emp­orary sells
Keep it simple
Bring your theme into things that can be easily changed
*Light fittings
*Window dressing
*Styling

Applia­nces- Where to buy

Appliances Online
Seconds World- Runout models
Harvey Norman Commercial
Grays Online
Ebay
Watch the sales: JB Hifi, Good Guys, Bing Lee
 

Joinery

Go directly to cabinet maker
Have design done indepe­ndently
Ikea
Kaboodle ( Bunnings)
Custom Flat pack

Joinery Tips

Take overheads to the ceiling
Bulkheads
Add a pantry for super storage
Kicker drawers
Soft-close mandatory

Adding The Wow

Designer Tap ware
Accent lighting
Wine fridge

Flooring

Tailor to your budget
Solid timber
Tiles
Engineered flooring
Laminate floor
Vinyl tiles

Low Budget Makeover

Replace or paint doors and side panels
Replace or paint appliances
Replace or paint handles

Check out Rust-oleum products

Renovate Benchtops

Granite Transf­orm­ations
Rust-oleum countertop tranfo­rma­tions

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