Refreshing your kitchen, whether for better functionality or pure aesthetic reasons, is often a pricey project. But not all kitchen renovations need to be expensive… which is where a cost-saving DIY kitchen comes into consideration.
Instead of splashing out on designers or contractors, there’s a variety of ways you can tackle your kitchen renovation on your own. From fresh benchtops to new cabinetry, glammed-up tapware or a new lick of paint – DIY jobs can make a big difference to the look and feel of the heart of your home.
Here, we unpack the ins and outs of DIY kitchens to help you discover whether it’s the simple solution you’ve been looking for. Dream kitchen, incoming!
What exactly is a DIY kitchen?
Unsurprisingly, a DIY kitchen refers to a kitchen renovation that is designed and assembled from start to finish without the help of professional interior designers or contractors (aside from plumbers and electricians if required).
One of the drawcards of doing it yourself is the cost savings. By taking on each project, be it painting cabinetry doors or installing new hardware, you avoid paying for professional services.
Plus, this means you can enjoy curating ‘dream kitchen’ boards on Pinterest and personally select everything yourself – from in-built appliances to materials – without compromising on your overall vision (or budget).
How can I kickstart my kitchen project?
Whether it’s a complete kitchen overhaul or some minor aesthetic updates, there are a few steps involved in renovating your kitchen — starting with the planning phase.
Before you begin, you need to think about the practicality of your layout and design aspects such as your appliances, surface materials and hardware. Once your plan is thoroughly mapped out, it’s time to start purchasing products (the fun part!).
Kaboodle is known for its flat pack kitchens and DIY-friendly designer-look products, making it the perfect place to start your shopping spree.
The stylish range of cabinetry, doors, benchtops, hardware and storage accessories are available in a variety of colours, materials and finishes to suit every interior scheme — and selected products can be customised to achieve the perfect fit.
What skills do I need to create a DIY kitchen?
For the most cost-effective DIY kitchen, it (literally) pays to assemble and install everything yourself, from the cabinets to the countertops.
The beautiful range at kaboodle encourages customers to design and install their own kitchens, too. But, if you’ve never picked up a toolkit, the installation process can be a little daunting.
If you need some advice or hands-on help, book a design consultation with a Bunnings Kitchen Expert and they’ll organise it all for you.
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