Steps to Plan a Good Kitchen

Phase One: Planning & Budgeting of Kitchen Renovation

  • Determine a budget (in Malaysia Ringgit);
    • Simple RM 4,000 – RM 8,000
    • Moderate RM 6,000 – RM 12,000
    • High End  RM 10,000 – RM 20,000
    • High Quality and Stylist - > RM 20,000
  • Determine a time frame.
  • Contact a kitchen designer.

Phase Two: Design

  • Measure of your kitchen space (with help of kitchen designer).
  • Design a perfect and functional kitchen layout.
  • Determine your kitchen styles (contemporary, modern, country).   
  • Determine number of workstation & appliances.
  • Finalize kitchen design.
  • Hire contactor such as plumber, electrician & carpenter.

Phase Three: Shopping

  • Appliances such as range (electric, gas, high oven), dishwasher, microwave oven, refrigerator, exhaust fan etc.
  • Countertops – Laminate, Ceramic Tile, Wood/Butcherblock or Granite.
  • Sink – Enamel steel or Enamel cast iron (porcelain).

Phase Four: Demolition

  • Do it yourself or hire demolition team.

Phase Five: Electrical, Plumbing, Walls and Flooring Work

Phase Six:  Kitchen Cabinet Installation and Other Carpentry

  • Installation of all kitchen cabinets according to the layout and design. 

Phase Seven: Paint/Wallpaper/Finishwork

Phase Eight: Appliance Installation

  • Installation of kitchen appliances such as range (electric, gas, high oven), dishwasher, microwave oven, refrigerator, exhaust fan etc.






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