Standard measurements to consider when planning your next kitchen renovation

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ARTICLE Nicole James PLANS Thomas Keeler

In order to properly utilise the space available, measurements of kitchen appliances and units are very important.

The measurements below allow for three different types of kitchen renovation styles: U-shaped, Gallery Kitchen and Island Kitchen.

Ovens: 595mm (h) x 595mm (w)

Microwave: Standard Opening 600 x 400 or trim kit version 600mm x 475

Fridges: 1750mm (h) x 720mm (w)

Sink Unit: Between 600-800mm

Benchtop: 30-40mm (w) x 900mm (h)

Dishwasher Space: 860mm (h) x 600/605mm (w)

Concept plan of a kitchen with standard appliance and unit measurements
Please note: These measurements are a guide only. It is best to contact a professional for exact dimensions for your home.

Thinking of also renovating your bathroom? Read, “Standard measurements to consider when planning your bathroom renovation”.

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This article by Nicole James featured on page 78 in Issue 013 of New Zealand Renovate Magazine. New Zealand's first and only magazine solely dedicated to home renovations.

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