How To Measure a Kitchen
How to measure a kitchen
So that we can get started and provide you with an initial estimate, We’ll need some measurements of your space. If you’ve got an architect or a designer on the project, that’s great! Please ask them for a .PDF and a .DWG file of your project and we’ll take all the measurements we need from there.
If you’re looking to replace an existing kitchen or don’t have any design plans, we’ll need some initial measurements from you. At this point, you might be wondering “How to measure my kitchen?”
Don’t worry, we’ve put together this handy guide to show you how to measure a kitchen.
What you’ll need to measure for a new kitchen
Tape measure – Camera – Paper – Pencil – Ruler
You can download some graph paper for printing here.
How to measure your kitchen
Step 1 – measuring your kitchen
Start by taking a few photos of the space.
Tips: We’d advise taking a photo from each corner of the room.
Step 2 – measuring your kitchen
Make a rough outline of your kitchen shape. Include doors, windows and fixtures, I.e. Pillars etc.
Tips: Use graph paper.
Step 3 – measuring your kitchen
Using your tape measure, make notes of all of your kitchen’s dimensions. Start with the walls (A,B,C), then measure windows (D) and doors (E).
Tips: Make sure you record all of your measurements in millimetres (mm) and work your way around the room in one direction.
Step 4 – measuring your kitchen
Mark on the drawing any existing service points such as gas and water. Add electrical sockets (F) and finally light switches (G). Be sure to include any other essential details such as boilers (H) or meters.
Tips: Keep measurements simple W x D x H (width x depth x height).
Step 5 – measuring your kitchen
Finally, measure the height of your ceiling and make any notes regarding overhead beams or sloping roofs!