Now’s the time to figure out your essentials. You might not have all the answers regarding how it will look and work, details can come later, you just need some broad ideas. Things to consider include:
■ What kind of worktops do you want?
■ Is your existing space enough or do you need more?
■ How much storage space do you need?
■ Would more stove or sink space make your kitchen easier to use?
■ Will you replace your appliances?
■ Do you have initial layout ideas?
■ How about style and design preferences?
■ Does your family eat at a dining table or could a breakfast bar be an alternative?
■ What bin system would best suit your family?