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Hamptons kitchen renovation project

Nham
Junior Contributor

Hamptons kitchen renovation project

2020-08-08 09.10.31.jpgWe did a full kitchen reno and just wanted to share our experience with this community. I did a ton of research before going ahead comparing the flat-pack models or the custom design. We were surprised that the custom-built kitchen was similar in cost to the flat-pack found in Ikea or Bunnings. We decided on a custom-built Hamptons look, and we went with Caesarstone benchtops. Before you choose, go to the showrooms and get some ideas, its a significant investment, and you want to do it right.

 

We kept the cost down by 1) selling the old kitchen on eBay and 2) doing the demo and preparing the area. As the kitchen was 20 years old, taking off the tiles was the most challenging part and then repairing the walls.

 

Preparing the area save us quite a bit and all the materials we got from our neighbourhood Bunnings store. Once that was done, the contractor fitted all the cabinets, and the plumbing and electrical were last to follow. Let me know if anyone wants info on repairing the walls.

 

We love the new kitchen and spend a lot of time on the island bench just talking and eating:-)

 

Take care.

 

Our old rose wood kitchen was sold and install into a good home:-)Our old rose wood kitchen was sold and install into a good home:-)Removing the tile splash backRemoving the tile splash backMore tiles to remove which left a "small hole" to repairMore tiles to remove which left a "small hole" to repair709E61A2-7CFA-4B17-9F2A-5D17FD81193A_1_105_c.jpegRepairs done...ready to installRepairs done...ready to installCabinets went inCabinets went inAll done!All done!2020-08-08 09.07.01.jpg2020-08-08 09.06.02.jpg

MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
Bunnings Team Member

Re: Hamptons Kitchen

Absolutely stunning work @Nham! I bet you couldn't be happier with how it turned out.

 

Well done repairing that "small hole" in your wall. I like the idea of selling your old kitchen cabinetry. Was this a worthwhile exercise, and would you recommend others do the same?

 

Many thanks for sharing your experience, and congratulations on a spectacular job.

 

Mitchell

 

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redracer01
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Re: Hamptons Kitchen

Hello @Nham 

 

This is a beautiful make over. Excellent choice on door color and profile. Really gives it that nice hampton feel.

 

Red


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Chaks_DIY
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Re: Hamptons kitchen renovation project

Great work with this ! So fresh and contemporary. Really lovely renovation.

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gizzygal
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Re: Hamptons kitchen renovation project

Lovely kitchen! It's a great idea to do the demo and then get someone else installing it - might take that one myself when I do mine properly!

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Caron
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Re: Hamptons kitchen renovation project

Oh wow - looks sensational! Well done.

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