3 Tips for Getting the Kitchen of your Dreams

DreamKitchen1-300x235No one ever said that dreams were realistic (and in fact, the very point of them is that they exceed reality)!. But, every now and then you can find that glorious balance between the visions within your dreams and the materials at hand.Here are 3 tips to help you bring that kitchen from your dreams into your everyday life.


Make sure you take time to enjoy the ‘shopping around’ process.

This is your chance to look, touch, and ask questions about the sorts of kitchens that are available to you. This is also the most enjoyable part of the entire process: getting to know what you personally want and becoming better acquainted with your own tastes.

What do you want your kitchen to look like? (And what style is suited to your home?)

What functionalities do you need it to perform? (And what is available in the market to meet these needs?)

Chances are that the options available have come a long way since you had your last kitchen update, so take the time to check out what is available now and explore different options.


Once you have a fair idea of what options are available to you, it’s time to see who can help to make that a reality.

This is the part where you get to find out the details, on exactly what the specialists can do for you, and how they can make it work within your budget. Definitely do not be afraid to be inquisitive (and a little demanding in your quest for information. This is after all, a big investment for most people.

As well as the thoughts you have already had by the time you consult a professional, there will no doubt be dozens of things that can be brought to your attention which you had not considered.

These might be finer details such as:

  • Ways to approach those difficult corners in your kitchen!
  • The best ways to add lasting value to your home
  • Little tips to make your kitchen more user friendly
  • Ways to better match your kitchen to the rest of your home

ears of experience in the industry mean that these specialists are able to identify the best ways to optimise the design of your kitchen: both for beauty and to avoid any functional disasters. It also means that they know the questions to ask to guide you through the process of determining exactly what ‘the perfect kitchen means to you.


When it comes to something as important as a new kitchen, you want a serious amount of trust for the company you assign the task.

For your personal peace of mind, here are five things you can do to ensure your kitchen company are trustworthy and will deliver an amazing finished product:

  • Ensure the company is licensed
  • Request a VMIA Certificate
  • Get a detailed quote
  • Find out how long it will take
  • Call a couple of past customers for references

For more details on these steps, see our recent blog: “Five Questions to Ask Before Engaging Your Kitchen Company.”We really hope these tips can help you can turn that dream kitchen into a reality: especially if you’re as passionate about kitchens as we are! If there is anything that Select Kitchens can do to help you achieve this, please contact us at