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Creating your Dream Kitchen

Creating your Dream Kitchen

Designing your new kitchen can be an exciting but daunting task. Many people have an idea in mind for their kitchen and do plenty of research, but still aren’t completely in love with the finished product. Here are some tips to avoid disappointment and get your dream kitchen!

Your first task is to sit down and write a list of your expectations of both the contractor building the kitchen, and the kitchen design it self. Disappointment occurs when expectations aren’t met, so by writing a list you are making your expectations clear to yourself and anyone else involved in the kitchen, so they can be better met.

The next thing you have to do is understand your style. It is so easy to research photo galleries of kitchens on the Internet. Compile a scrapbook either an electronic or printed version, and narrow down the choices to your favourites. You could even categorise them so when you show the contractor you can say ‘I like the layout of these kitchens, but I like the cabinet style of these kitchens’.

Remember, it’s okay to push the boundaries, dare to be different! If you want something that’s a bit bold go for it. At Harrington Kitchens we have designers who can work with you and give you assistance and guidance for a wide range of styles, which is especially helpful if you are undecided on something!

Make sure you select durable materials for your kitchen that need little maintenance; you want this kitchen to last. You also don’t want to spend all your time polishing and cleaning your kitchen, you want to enjoy it.

Another factor to consider when designing your kitchen are your storage options. There are so many great features that you can get, which save space and look great. One of our newest systems is the Blum Aventos lift up cabinet door system. This is a great system to save space in the kitchen and is an easy to use alternative to traditional opening cabinet doors.

One of the last things you have to think of is your appliances. Appliances can be costly and take up a fair chunk of your budget but you have to remember that they are going to be used everyday, and you’re better off spending a bit more to get quality products that will last. This is also something that you will be able to ask your contractor or kitchen designer for suggestions.

That is why Harrington Kitchens is the kitchen manufacturer to call when you want a quality kitchen with superior workmanship. With Harrington Kitchens, you can be confident that the kitchen of your dreams will be delivered.

Harrington Kitchens offers a wide variety of kitchen designs and styles including:

For more information on our various kitchen designs, please visit our Gallery. Our Gallery brings together a selection of our custom kitchen designs ranging from traditional to contemporary kitchens. Each kitchen style has the flexibility to work in any home environment and can be designed to suit all tastes and budgets.

The entire Harrington Kitchens team is focused on designing kitchens that utilise premium materials and offer each and every customer the highest level of service. Harrington Kitchens partners with the best quality kitchen suppliers within the kitchen manufacturing industry and employs experienced and professional tradesmen to ensure the longevity of your custom designed kitchen.

For a free quote and free design consultation please contact us at Harrington Kitchens on (02) 4647 4474 or submit an online enquiry, alternatively you are welcome to visit the Harrington Kitchens Showroom at 12 Graham Hill Road Narellan NSW or 5 Old Hume Highway, Mittagong NSW.

See more great kitchen ideas in our Online Gallery.

21 Comments
  • Ronald Cugley
    Posted at 17:49h, 23 January

    Very informative and useful post. The kitchen is the most important room of your home, so its design must match your taste and your family lifestyle.

  • Harrison Simpsons
    Posted at 15:48h, 31 January

    Yes, designing a kitchen can be very challenging. You can also hire a professional kitchen designer to make the process easier and design your kitchen beautifully.

  • Philip Wallice
    Posted at 15:51h, 31 January

    Hiring a kitchen design company can be a nice idea to design a kitchen in an efficient way.

  • Adkins Bryant
    Posted at 15:30h, 01 February

    Designing a kitchen is a quite challenging, so you can get the help of kitchen designer to make this process simple.

  • feriioza
    Posted at 14:51h, 05 February

    Kitchen is an important place where we cook and eat, so it is vital for us to keep it clean, functional and beautiful.

  • Jacob Honeywells
    Posted at 14:52h, 05 February

    Nice Post. I really enjoyed reading this post.

  • Edward Gordy
    Posted at 15:01h, 05 February

    Great post. There are many thing that we should keep in mind when renovating a kitchen.

  • Austin Ajason
    Posted at 15:04h, 05 February

    I agree with all your points.

  • Franks kirby
    Posted at 15:09h, 05 February

    Designing a kitchen is not as easy as we think and a professional kitchen design company can do it in a proper way.

  • Ryaan Jason
    Posted at 15:11h, 05 February

    The kitchen is the heart of your home, so you should renovate or design your kitchen in the most effective way.

  • Beatrix Tuffy
    Posted at 15:16h, 05 February

    Your tips are great. There are many kitchen ideas, you should choose the one that suits you the best.

  • Thomes Tayler
    Posted at 15:18h, 05 February

    Good ideas. Your flooring choice is also quite important.

  • Cameron Bedle
    Posted at 15:22h, 05 February

    Very useful. If you really want to design your kitchen in the most effective way, then you should follow above all tips.

  • Ellis Clarck
    Posted at 15:30h, 05 February

    When it comes to designing a kitchen, one of the most essential things that you have to keep in mind is making a kitchen design or renovation budget.

  • Michel Steedman
    Posted at 15:35h, 05 February

    Brilliant ideas. You should take your time to discuss design and select design for your kitchen that will best suit to your kitchen.

  • Harrison Norgrove
    Posted at 15:40h, 05 February

    Glad to read this post. You should also purchase the best cabinets for your kitchen, because cabinets are very important element of your kitchen.

  • Jacob [email protected]
    Posted at 15:43h, 05 February

    Kitchen designing is an existing project. It is an excellent way to provide your kitchen new and stylish look.

  • Morton Halden
    Posted at 16:00h, 05 February

    Thanks for sharing these useful tips with us. I am going to design my new kitchen, so all these tips can be very helpful to me.

  • Foyej Stuart
    Posted at 16:05h, 05 February

    Innovative ideas. According to me, first and the most important thing is to set a budget. You must decide how much money you can spend on your kitchen design project.

  • Reynold Beckers
    Posted at 16:17h, 05 February

    Nice guidelines. Designing a new kitchen is quite important project, because there are many important decisions you have to make when designing your new kitchen.

  • Devid Bailee
    Posted at 16:21h, 05 February

    Nice information. Above all tips and ideas should be considered when designing a new kitchen.