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How to update your kitchen

September 8, 2017

Home is where the kitchen is and where families come together, so it’s really important to have a space where you can really enjoy cooking and experimenting. A kitchen is an investment, but also a place where you can labour for those you love. So if you’re thinking about changing or updating your kitchen, take time to think about exactly what your needs are.

How to update your kitchen

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Your kitchen designer will be able to make the most of your kitchen design and help you pick a layout which best suits your kitchen dimensions. They will even be able to show you in 3D style using computer Aided design what your kitchen will eventually look like. This will also allow you to see the different styles of kitchen cupboards and worktops which you can choose and what they will look like.


The worktop is probably the most important part of your kitchen because it’s used as a preparation area and needs to withstand a lot of hard work. Your worktop also needs to look attractive and retain its finish. So if you’re looking for a worktop it’s important to think about the type of finish you want to have as well as your budget. One of the most popular finishes for the kitchen are wooden worktops and oak worktops, in particular, provide the perfect hard wearing finish.

Oak worktops are also attractive and provide a warm finish to a kitchen which will last for years. Solid oak worktops are also resistant to bacteria and have a country kitchen charm. You can choose a worktop for your kitchen online by choosing the brand, type of finish, length, width, and colour. HCsupplies.co.uk will then deliver the worktop of your choice in under 7 days. All you have to do is look forward to seeing your finished kitchen worktop so that you can enjoy cooking and using your new worktop and breakfast bar with your loved ones!


You’ll want a space where storage is improved and where all your equipment is easily accessible. The kitchen Work triangle was created by work study engineers in the 1960’s because it created the most efficient way to move around a kitchen. It dictates that you should be no more than between 4 and 9 feet away from your cooker, fridge, and sink.

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