5 Tips to Cut Costs
for Your New Kitchen

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Planning a new kitchen is an exciting journey that can breathe new life into your home. However, let’s be real – it’s not always easy on the wallet. Fear not! We’re here to guide you through six clever strategies to trim expenses without compromising your dream kitchen. Ready to cook up some savings? Let’s dive in!

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Achieving your dream kitchen is not magic, it's clever budgeting!

1. Shop Smart for Appliances

Appliances can devour a significant portion of your new kitchen budget. Instead of going for the latest models with all the bells and whistles, consider energy-efficient and slightly older models. Shop during sales, compare prices, and don’t overlook refurbished appliances, which often come with warranties but carry a much lower price tag.

2. Strategic Planning for Maximum Impact

Work closely with an experienced designer to strategically plan your kitchen transformation. If a new kitchen is not within your budget, consider resurfacing existing benchtops with our exclusive stone material for a refreshing upgrade. You can even explore options to extend or change the shape of your benchtop before the resurfacing process. Our goal is to maximise the impact of your renovation while staying within your budget.

You could also transform your kitchen by replacing old doors with new ones featuring updated handles and hinges. Our skilled trasdesmen can seamlessly execute this change, giving your kitchen the appearance of an entirely new space while keeping the internal cabinets intact. Consider the option to switch doors to drawers for added functionality and aesthetic appeal.

3. Keep New Kitchen Plumbing Intact

When renovating your kitchen, you can cut costs significantly by keeping the main plumbing services in their current positions. While upgrading fixtures like sinks and taps is on the table, consider maintaining their original locations. If the thought of moving them crosses your mind, remember: the smaller the adjustment, the lighter it is on your budget.

Before contemplating a major shift, seek the right advice and give your budget a thoughtful look. It’s a smart strategy to achieve a stylish kitchen upgrade without overspending.

4. Budget-Friendly Material Alternatives

Your dream kitchen doesn’t have to be synonymous with high-end materials. Explore cost-effective alternatives that mimic the look of pricier options. While we advise against compromising on the appeal and value of stone for your benchtop, the choice between our Stone Range and Marble Collection does impact costs without compromising quality. Both options have identical properties, ensuring heat, stain, and scratch resistance.

Opting for new kitchen doors from a more budget-friendly range can also enhance the affordability of your renovation. Choosing Melamine Doors over Polyurethane can trim costs by almost 30%, making it a budget-smart decision for a chic and cost-effective upgrade.

When it comes to flooring, consider choices like hybrid or vinyl flooring to achieve a hardwood look without the hefty price tag. Discover a world of flooring possibilities with our esteemed partners at Mint Floors & Shutters. Conveniently located just around the corner from us, they boast a diverse range of flooring options tailored to fit every budget.

By making strategic material choices, you can effortlessly achieve a stylish kitchen makeover without stretching your budget.

5. Timing Is Everything

Timing your renovation strategically can lead to significant savings. Consider tackling your project during the off-season when contractors might offer discounted rates due to lower demand. Additionally, being flexible with your timeline allows you to take advantage of sales on materials and appliances, helping you stretch your budget further.

Step into the future of kitchen design with Granite Transformations, where our exquisite stone and door selections align seamlessly with the Kitchen Colour Trends of 2024. Whether you’re planning a new kitchen, a new laundry, or a stylish makeover for your kitchen or laundry, we’re here to turn your current space into one you’ll truly love.

Both the Stone Range and Marble Range stand out for their remarkable durability, resilience against stains, scratches, and heat. With a solid 10-year warranty, these options effortlessly marry beauty with toughness, ensuring your surfaces not only look stunning but also withstand the rigours of daily use.

Revitalise your kitchen or laundry with the dynamic fusion of quality and style at Granite Transformations. Unleash a burst of energy, and create a space that pulsates with your vibrant vision!

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Our designer will come to your home for a free measure and quote with no obligation to commit. During the consultation, we’ll chat about your renovation goals and offer innovative kitchen design solutions and recommendations.


We prioritise a stress-free experience and avoid pushy sales tactics, preferring to provide helpful recommendations to assist with your decision-making.

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