Measuring up your kitchen


Measuring up is the perfect starting point when planning your new kitchen.

measuring up a kitchenTaking some time to create an accurate plan will make the rest of your project run smoothly. Ensure you double check your dimensions at a couple of heights around your walls, if in doubt always plan your kitchen around the smallest dimension. Check ceiling heights and how level walls and floors are. Make a note of the location of your gas, electricity and water supplies and remember to use a qualified tradesmen if you intend to move or alter these.

Don’t forget, if you have a problem area to plan around, all of our cabinets can be ordered dry assembled in needed, and put together on site!


What you’ll need:

  • Tape measure
  • Spirit level
  • Notepad & pen

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Looking for some kitchen inspiration? Take a look at some of our real customer kitchens, video reviews as well as advice in our mobile app. We’ll also keep you up to date with any new ranges and offers that we have available.

Up to 50% off competitor kitchen prices

At DIY Kitchens, not only do you get a quality rigid built kitchen but you also get it at a fabulous price too! Price your kitchen up on our site and you could see savings  of up to 50% off other kitchen quotes that you’ve had.

Take a look at our kitchen price comparison page here.

Real customer kitchens

Get some inspiration for designing your own new kitchen with over 2,000 pictures of our customers’ kitchens that they ordered from us.


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