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How to Measure

How to make sure you accurately measure your kitchen.

How to measure your own kitchen

In order to get your free, no obligation quote, we’ll require some measurements from you.

Our designers have put together this easy to follow guide that will help you to get the correct infromation over to us.

A guide to measuring Kitchen worktops

Measuring your own kitchen worktops accurately is essential for ensuring that you purchase the right amount of material and avoid unnecessary expenses or shortages. Here are some tips to help you measure your kitchen worktops effectively:

  1. Use a Measuring Tape: Ensure you have a good quality measuring tape. It should be rigid enough to hold its shape for accurate measurements.

  2. Measure Twice: Double-check all your measurements to ensure accuracy. Even a small discrepancy can lead to significant issues later on.

  3. Start with the Length: Measure the length of each section of the worktop that you need. Run the tape measure along the edge of the worktop from end to end.

  4. Measure the Depth: Measure the depth or width of the worktop from the front edge to the back edge. This measurement is crucial for ensuring the worktop fits correctly.

  5. Account for Overhangs: If your worktop will have overhangs, such as for seating or appliances, be sure to measure the overhang length accurately.

  6. Consider Corners and Angles: If your kitchen has corners or angles, measure these carefully to ensure your worktops fit snugly.

  7. Note Cutouts: If you have areas where the worktop will need to fit around appliances, sinks, or other fixtures, measure these cutout areas carefully.

  8. Sketch a Diagram: Draw a rough sketch of your kitchen layout and mark the measurements on it. This can help you visualize the space and ensure you haven’t missed any areas.

  9. Consult with Professionals: If you’re unsure about any aspect of measuring your worktops, don’t hesitate to consult with professionals. Many kitchen supply stores offer measuring services or can provide guidance on how to measure accurately.

  10. Allow for Tolerances: When ordering materials, it’s wise to allow for some tolerance or extra material. This ensures you have enough material to work with and can accommodate any unforeseen issues during installation.

  11. Check for Level: Use a level to ensure your countertops are even and level. Uneven countertops can cause issues with installation and may need additional adjustments.

  12. Keep Records: Keep a record of all your measurements, including the sketch of your kitchen layout. This will be helpful when ordering materials and during the installation process.

By following these tips and taking accurate measurements, you can ensure that your kitchen worktops fit perfectly and enhance the overall look and functionality of your kitchen space.

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