A kitchen is the heart of a home and therefore, it is important to renovate your kitchen every one or two decades, and if you are too choosy about choosing things, then you should be making changes every two or three years. The frequency is your choice, but renovations must be planned from time to time so that you still enjoy and feel comfortable working in the kitchen while maintaining good hygiene practices at the kitchen and gaining rhythm and pace of work. That is why it is good to have all your kitchen tools and equipment handy. An ideal kitchen of standard size should be well aerated, well ventilated, should have clean floors, walls, and countertops, and should have the most updated electrical wiring, and well-maintained plumbing and drainage system with a spacious sink.
This is a huge list, and you cannot plan all of them together due to budget restrictions and other such reasons like shortage of time, and inadequate vision and planning. That is why, if you really want to plan things out, you will have to start planning early too because better planning leads to better management of a renovation project. Here is how you should think about every aspect while planning to Kitchen renovate.
#1. Electrical lines
Electrical lines are the most important element in maintaining your home kitchen. If you want to add latest appliances which are made using the latest technology and are electrically powered to the kitchen products, then your kitchen electrical lines and boards must support this. That is why you should hire a technician to know the electrical system of your home.
#2. Plumbing lines
Plumbing lines are another very important component in making a good kitchen. You cannot do anything without water when it comes to cooking. Hence, you will have to plan such that your kitchen gets a supply of hygienic and filtered potable water. Also, you have to ensure clean and hygienic drainage of the used water. Therefore, checking drain pipes and sinks are necessary.
Kitchen countertops are important in creating the right ambiance for preparing the foods. Having a broad, firm, clean and well-maintained countertop means you can do your cutting, garnishing, marinating, and food processing jobs effectively. The color of the countertop also matters as it helps create the ambiance and sense of cleanliness in the kitchen. The materials used are also highly durable hence these countertops last for long. Also, the budget is highly dependent upon the choice of material, and size. If you want more space and comfort, you must make your choice carefully.
#4. Gas ovens and stoves
The gas stove, ovens, OTGs, burners, should be in good condition at all times for maintaining the most updated, effective, and stylish kitchen. Hence you must get the old ones checked, and replaced if needed. Also, if you are looking for style and class, then you must definitely invest in the most stylish gas ovens and stoves that come with latest designs, to make the kitchen look beautiful.
#5. Floors, walls, and tiles
The floors decide safety and cleanliness, and well-maintained floors always make the kitchen a better place. Similarly, the walls and the tiles on floors, walls, or around the sink and countertop, all are important for hygiene and aesthetics. Thus, you must get old ones inspected by an expert.
After all these you should also check the kitchen doors and windows, for their shutters and blinds, and ventilation, and chimneys etc. Every part of the kitchen should be in healthy condition as to make the right set of an ideal kitchen ambiance.