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Before & After Kitchen Renovations

4 Amazing Kitchen Makeovers to Inspire Yours

Transforming kitchens from the ordinary to the extraordinary! Welcome to KCA’s latest blog, where we unveil four remarkable kitchen renovations.

If you’ve ever wondered about the incredible impact a well-designed kitchen can have, you’re in for a treat. In this blog, our team bring you a visual feast of kitchen transformations, complete with stunning before-and-after photos that showcase the astonishing potential hidden within every kitchen space.

From dated designs to modern masterpieces, each transformation shows the power of design and the joy that a functional, well-crafted kitchen can bring. If you’re wondering what’s possible for your home and whether to renovate or extend, these kitchen remodel ideas are bound to spark your creativity. 

Let the unveiling begin…

Kitchen Makeover 1: Transformed From Cramped and Dated to Space for the Whole Family

Our first kitchen transformation was for a family in Berkshire who had refurbished their kitchen many years earlier, but found that the layout wasn’t working well for their lifestyle now. They longed for a spacious kitchen where the family could comfortably spend time together, so they carried out a single-storey extension to create a larger, open-plan kitchen.

The new space made way for breakfast bar seating on a generous central island, as well as a separate formal dining table and lounge area, offering plenty of space for the family to cohabit the space with ease.

Would you like to learn more about this project? Click to read all about this amazing kitchen renovation.

Kitchen Transformation 2: Transformed From Dark and Disconnected to the Heart of the Home

Our second kitchen renovation in Windlesham proves you don’t have to extend to achieve an incredible transformation.

The kitchen was located within a darker area of the room, away from the bountiful sunlight that cascaded through the glazed roof. This made it a less inspiring place to be, and the family wanted a redesign to turn this into the uplifting and sociable heart of the home.

Our design team completely reconfigured the layout, moving the kitchen into the centre of the space to benefit from the abundant natural light and garden views. This made designing a generous island with sociable seating possible, working with the existing structural pillar. The old kitchen area was repurposed into a cosy living room, the perfect use for a room with less natural light.

Click to discover more photos of this incredible kitchen transformation.

Kitchen Remodel 3: Transformed From Functional but Cluttered to Sleek and Effortless

This kitchen renovation in Surrey demonstrates that it’s possible to totally transform your kitchen without adding any extra space or even changing the layout.

Our clients came to KCA because they found their kitchen to be cramped. In particular, they struggled with worktop space as much of it was taken up by appliances and when family visited, it became a tight squeeze navigating around the table.

We reworked the design, giving the space a fresh, modern look while carefully planning every inch to make using their kitchen as effortless as possible. Some of the subtle but impactful changes were replacing the range cooker with eye-level ovens and a combi-microwave. We also installed a Quooker tap as the main sink tap, removing the need for a kettle on the worktop. The new design keeps the dining table in its original position, but a long bench seat along the wall creates additional storage space and allows the table to sit closer to the wall to create a better flow. 

Click here to find many more projects in our kitchen gallery.

Kitchen Renovation 4: Transformed From Under Utilised to Maximised Country Views

In our 4th kitchen transformation in Henley-on-Thames, at first glance, this kitchen appeared relatively functional and up-to-date. However, the layout didn’t make the most of the space for the family living there.

Without knocking down any walls or extending, our team created a new design to modernise the design and maximise the space available. Rotating the island 90 degrees allowed for a larger island and a new soft bench seat with drawer storage, which offers the casual place to perch that our clients wanted.

One of the outstanding features of this home was the beautiful rural views. However, the old hob was positioned against a wall, so the family spent most of their time cooking with their backs to the view. By moving the hob to the island, the family can now cook whilst admiring the views that they fell in love with when buying the property.

Click to see more of this kitchen with country views.

Wondering how your kitchen could be transformed?

Our kitchen designers are transforming people’s kitchens every day. Whatever the size, style or budget, they know how to get the most from the space and fix all of your kitchen struggles.

So why not contact the KCA design team in Berkshire to get their expert advice? We’re offering free design consultations for people living in London and the Home Counties.

There’s no obligation and no sales gimmicks—just good, honest and friendly expert advice.

Arrange your design consultation today and see what’s possible for your space.

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