Do you dream of a brand new kitchen but wonder how you’ll ever afford it? You’re not the only one. After all, even the multimillionaire superstar Ed Sheeran was quoted as saying he couldn’t believe how expensive kitchens were, after purchasing one for his mum and dad. However, a new kitchen doesn’t have to break the bank – you just have to shop a little bit smarter.
If you would like a different kitchen but it doesn’t necessarily have to be brand new, consider buying it second-hand. Companies such as Used Kitchen Exchange specialise in re-selling kitchens, some of which have been barely used by their previous owners. Whatever your style, you can find it on their website – from traditional wooden shaker kitchens all the way through to glossy German kitchens for a contemporary look. When you buy from a trusted reseller, you can guarantee that they have assessed the kitchen for quality, and you can even view it for yourself. You’ll be able to see all of the vital information such as the measurements and what is included at a glance. If you’re extra thrifty, you might be able to find a kitchen which has appliances included, to save you even more money. Used Kitchen Exchange allows you to make an offer on the kitchen that you like, so if you’ve got your heart set on one, get your name in early!
Any kitchen you buy used from Used Kitchen Exchange is professionally removed and can be delivered/stored at an additional cost. You can even take advantage of their buy now, pay later scheme to spread the cost.
Revamp Your Kitchen
So you can’t quite afford a new kitchen, but you’d still love to give it a makeover? You can do this for less than you think. Let’s start by looking at your cupboards – if you have a wooden style kitchen, you can paint the units and give them different handles for a unique look. If you’re craving a Scandi-style kitchen, take the doors off the cupboards for minimalistic exposed storage. Next, never underestimate the impact of good lighting – by installing new fixtures (and opting for LED to save money on future bills!) your kitchen can look like a whole new room – try undercabinet lighting for a contemporary look that will provide valuable task lighting when you’re cooking.
Glossy showroom kitchens straight from a catalogue certainly look great, but they can cost a pretty penny. However, they don’t have to if you buy them as ex-display. Buying an ex-display kitchen simply means that it used to be displayed in a showroom but needs to be sold to make room for new stock, and they are often sold for a cut price! Once again, this is where a reputable seller such as Used Kitchen Exchange comes in. You could find yourself making a saving of over 60% on branded kitchens. If you’ve dreamed of a showroom kitchen but you’re not sure how it would work in your humble home, Used Kitchen Exchange offer a visualisation service, where a design team will show you how the kitchen could work in your home – you just need to give them a floor plan.
Sell Your Current Kitchen
If you are getting a new kitchen, you can make money from selling your current one. With a company like Used Kitchen Exchange, you can get a free kitchen valuation to see how much you could potentially earn. Their team of specialists handle the whole process for you – from advertising to removal – so you can relax and wait for the rewards! They’ll even send a professional photographer to take beautiful photos of your kitchen. Not only are you making money, you’re also recycling to help the environment.
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