The silly season is over, the new year has begun and with it comes your newly hashed “to do” list for the year ahead. Along with the typical responses of “get healthy” and “spend more time with the family”, there might also be some more specific goals that you’ve been dabbling with the thought of for sometime. Like finally pushing the button on a well deserved and much needed new kitchen perhaps.

If you love the idea in theory but you’re still a little hesitant to jump on in, here’s some food for thought that just might help to seal the deal.

Create a kitchen space that you love

In time, even the most well-loved kitchen can become tired and worn. As one of the most frequented rooms in your home it’s important that the kitchen is a space that you enjoy being in. If you find that you have begun to resent the time that you are spending in your kitchen then it is definitely worth considering the all-round positive impact that a new kitchen can have.

Not only will you be more likely to enjoy spending time in there for the usual kitchen activities such as cooking but also consider the new opportunities for entertaining family and friends, afternoon homework sessions with the kids and coffee catch-ups with loved ones.

Perfect opportunity for a clean out

If you’ve got a well-seasoned kitchen, chances are that you have collected a treasure trove of bits and pieces over the years. When was the last time that you had a serious clean out? It can be hard to find the motivation for a good old-fashioned clean out when you know that at the end of it you will still be left with the same uninspiring kitchen. Committing to a new kitchen is the perfect opportunity for a forced clean out. Keep only those things that you really need and use regularly and make the most of a fresh start.

Do your bit for the environment

Building a new kitchen allows for the consideration of many new and different ideas and concepts. Some options to look at include bench tops and flooring crafted from natural and sustainable materials to low-energy, eco-friendly appliances. Not only are these choices better for the environment, but you will no doubt enjoy the savings on your household bills.

Add overall value to your home

The kitchen is usually the main room that prospective buyers focus their attention on so a well-designed modern kitchen can make all the difference when it comes to securing a buyer or a getting a great sale price. You might not be thinking about selling anytime soon, but it is still definitely worth considering the increased value that a new kitchen can bring to your home.


There are plenty of goods reasons to get a new kitchen, these are just a few of them. The expert team of kitchen designers at Harrington Kitchens can help make your dream of a new kitchen in 2019 come true. Contact our team on 1300 662 112, submit an online enquiry or visit us at our Narellan or Bowral showrooms.