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Seminar: “10 things they don’t tell you when you buy a kitchen”

Buying a new kitchen?  Don’t know where to start?  Confused by all the choices, too much technology, and jargon!!  This hands-on practical webinar is for you.

Learn about buying a kitchen while you enjoy good company, a glass of wine and some snacks. John van Doormaal (member NKBA, National Kitchen and Bathroom Association NZ) will present an informal seminar about buying a kitchen.

The “How to buy a kitchen Seminar” is designed to help you get started on your kitchen project. Many clients tell us “We don’t know where to start – there is so much to think about!”  It’s true, today’s kitchen project is a challenge exactly because it has become so detailed and technical. And it’s a big investment. Our “How to buy a kitchen Seminar” will give you an understanding of the major elements of any kitchen project.

We cover topics such as:

  • Where to begin
  • Appliances – tips and red flags, choosing appliances and influence on kitchen design
  • Where to buy a kitchen – different suppliers and what they offer, the role of the designer
  • Basics of cabinetry and finishes – MDF, particle board, thermoform – what these terms mean
  • Bench tops – material options, sink position options
  • Delivery and Installation – issues to watch out for and timeline planning
  • Quality and pricing – factors influencing the budget and how you can manipulate the price
  • And as much as we can squeeze into 2 hours!

Bookings are essential as places are limited. 

Click the link to Home Ideas for dates and bookings

SEMINAR:  “10 Things They Don’t Tell You When You Buy a Kitchen”
Where:  Home Ideas Auckland

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We had a great experience working with Innovative Kitchens. Our designer was full of ideas but also listened very carefully to us. The final product was exactly as we had planned. It all arrived on time and was installed perfectly. We loved the finished product and we would strongly recommend Innovative Kitchens to anyone.

Sue and Phil

Our Kitchen alteration by Innovate Kitchens was finished to a high quality and the service was friendly and efficient.

Venetia, Meadowbank

Innovative Kitchens did a great job for us, it was small because we were reusing our existing kitchen carcass but they were very thorough and gave me great advice regarding other elements of our kitchen I was getting done. I never used a kitchen designer, but chose the different elements and coordinated the tradesmen myself, however if was to get an entire kitchen redone, or for any joinery required, would go straight back to them.

Shonagh, Epsom

We're super happy with our new kitchen. Our designer has been very helpful from the start, storage and workspace is utilized so efficiently that even with fewer cabinets (e.g. lower price) we have more than we expected! The cabinet installer was very punctual and has good eye for detail, he clearly cares about quality of his work. Overall, I am very impressed.

Michael, Sunnyvale

From our first contact with the team, they were attentive, listened to what we wanted and was upfront about costs. They explained how they worked, came to our house , made suggestions and was meticulous in his measurements. They were patient, pleasant and very helpful. When we finally decided on our kitchen plan they also helped us in making decisions about sinks , tap ware and colour of splash back. The team used to do the actual installation did an excellent job. I suppose there will always be some inconvenience in getting a new kitchen installed but ours was kept to a minimum. We are thrilled with the finished product and give Innovative Kitchens our highest recommendation.

David and Morietta, Blockhouse Bay

GREAT JOB!! on our beautiful kitchen….everyone important in our lives has been around just to see this masterpiece and after the initial shock of its size (it is pretty big I have to admit – but it passed the Samoan-mama’s- 2bums-wide test with room to spare!), get it and love it as much as I do. I LOOOVE being in it and cooking in it is such a breeze. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU for giving our home a beautiful new beating heart! And for putting up with me and my demands during this whole process. It truly has been a great experience and I am so glad we chose Innovative Kitchens to help make our dream real.

Stuart and Orchid, Greenlane

We are very pleased with our decision to take our kitchen renovation project to Innovative Kitchens. Our new kitchen looks amazing, everyone commented on how stunning it is and it’s delivered according to our budget. We found our designer a pleasure to work with. Although we had good ideas on what we want for our kitchen, we were given some great suggestions along the way. We are impressed with their standard of quality especially about the installation which was flawless. They also went above and beyond to fit the microwave trimkit which didn’t come from the supplier as specified. We are very happy with our new kitchen and would have no hesitation to recommend Innovative Kitchens to others.

Kit and Denis, Kohimarama

Innovative Kitchens helped us a few years ago with a telescopic towel rail. We were so impressed with the service and the layout of the showroom that we returned a few years later when we decided to build our own house. Innovative Kitchen's knowledge and experience was clear from the beginning, they listened well to what we wanted but made some excellent suggestions to get the best out of the space available. They made several drafts for us to review. Our designer made the time to sit down with us even if this meant going well over the closing time of the showroom.

Once the design was agreed on plenty of time was given to choose the different materials and colours to be used. The showroom is well set up and upstairs there is an amazing amount of materials to look at. The house was delayed a few times but our designer worked with us to get the kitchen in when the builders were ready.
The installer they used did a great job. He has excellent gear, works very tidy and wants to deliver the perfect job. We are thrilled with our new kitchen and are very pleased with the suggestions made by our designer during the design process and by the installer during the installation. We are very comfortable recommending Innovative Kitchens to anyone who is thinking about a new kitchen.

Tom and Kerry, Titirangi

The cabinetry looks better than anticipated. The installer is a highly competent and very tidy worker.

We were impressed on all counts. (Small addition to existing kitchen).

Rene, Chatswood

Innovative Kitchens did a superb job with my kitchen and laundry. I couldn't be happier with the design and quality of workmanship. Our designer took the time to listen to my requirements, had a lot of ideas and showed me different options, creating a kitchen that is everything I wanted and more. And he stuck to the budget. I was kept well informed during the installation process, and neither designernor installer were happy until everything was perfect. I happily recommend Innovative Kitchens.

Henna, Millwater, Silverdale

We had taken possession of a huge architecturally designed house and were hesitant to abuse the "bones" that had been designed in 68. Initially we had dreams of grandeur but after speaking to other outfits realised that this could not happen. Innovative Kitchens were to change this mindset and after a comprehensive series of briefing we chose to step into the void and follow their direction. They consulted us every step of the way, outlining details that we had/would never have thought of and delivered on time with precision, minimum fuss and right on budget that was set. What we found was that they were in fact the easiest and by far the most accurate trade we dealt with during the renovation process. I would happily recommend them and will use them for our next project and we are more than happy with the beautiful kitchen we now have.

Seamus and Amanda, Titirangi

Good listening skills and attention to our specific requirements were combined with some very good advice from our designer, who worked closely with us to achieve a great outcome- a kitchen both unique and convenient!

Robert and Michaela, Devonport

Our designer has exceeded his obligations and was prepared to take on a job other companies would find too demanding. A number of kitchen shops were offering product little better than flat pack options and were not prepared to think outside the square. Innovative Kitchens has delivered on time, on budget and within specification with my custom kitchen. The attention to detail in design, construction and installation is top notch. Our designer stands by his word, keeping to budget and making right any issues that come up along the way. Highly recommended.

Marcus and Kate, Sandringham

Our designer was exceptionally helpful in the design and organisation of the major renovation of our kitchen/living and laundry areas. He had so much useful advice to offer, was extremely accommodating and did not lose his patience, even when we requested, on multiple occasions, significant plan changes we knew would eventually lead to us owning our dream kitchen. We are extremely satisfied with the results. this happened due to numerous new products becoming available. We are very grateful to Innovative Kitchens, and are happy to recommend him, and Innovative Kitchens as a whole, for any kitchen or laundry build/renovation to any of our friends or family, and to the general public.

N and V. Glendowie

I was very impressed that our designer took time to understand what I wanted from a kitchen. I gave a budget and he stuck to it. He listened, and was meticulous with his attention to detail. I also appreciated that drawings were sent through quickly and timelines stuck to. I am very pleased with my kitchen, and it is very good value for money. Innovative Kitchens were very helpful, and were excellent sources of information and suggestions. The kitchen installer was excellent, it is an art form for him I am sure.

J and S. Remuera

Thank you so much for your patience with this job, we know it was not an easy one. We are delighted with the outcome. This deceptively (not so) simple alteration has made a huge difference to our kitchen / laundry area. We now have a much more suitable and usable space with larger storage. We also really appreciate when we had a problem you were quick to remedy it to our complete satisfaction. Really great customer service!

T and J. Kohimarama

We are very pleased with our new cabinetry. The results have exceeded our hopes and we are very satisfied. Your installers were really good to deal with, very efficient and very professional. Please thank your team from us and many thanks for all your help. It is a great job.

Linda and Duncan, Mt Albert

Stress free experience from start to finish.

Campbell and Maureen, Hillcrest

Had a very pleasant and informative evening on how to buy a kitchen. They are passionate about good kitchen design and very helpful.

Rob, (Seminar)

Thanks for all your help. We are very happy with our new kitchen bench and sink. We feel like we ve got a new kitchen.

Darren, Balmoral

Superb service. Excellent result.

Andrew, Grey Lynn

I have purchased many kitchens for development projects. This has been the best experience I have had with service and production times. The kitchen was of a very high standard of finish and the installers wer excellent. I have since used Innovative Kitchens for more work with the same result. I will recommend Innovative Kitchens for a quality product with excellent service.

Gary and Marion, Takapuna

We are very pleased with the outcome - the result is both stylish and functional. All our briefs were met. We apprieciate the quality of good workmanship.

Jim and Jill, Botany

Very pleased with overall result and design.

Ashley and Pamela, West Harbour

Thank you for responding so promptly and sending your technician to fix our cupboard. Very pleasant and professional. I wouldn't go anywhere else for a kitchen. You guys are the best.

Rosetta and James, Kingsland, Auckland

I am very happy with the design of my kitchen and have had many wonderful compliments. The installers and electrical and plumbing suppliers were very skilled and very pleasant to work with as well as very helpful. I would recommend them.

Lynda, Sandringham, Auckland

We are absolutely delighted to have an interesting, functional centre to our home, which retains the essential feelings of warmth that homes of the early 70's have. Right from our first contact with your designer to minor retro adjustments by your fixit man, your time has been friendly, polite, professional and more importantly to us, actually listened to our input and concerns. Thank you for a superb quality product.

Raymond and Suzanne, Blockhouse Bay, Auckland

Congratulations on the final and successful installation of our kitchen on Waiheke. From the design (you are a true professional and so patient) and through all stages of material choices, to the installation, we have been impressed with the attention to detail and the prompt follow-up of all our questions and requests by all members of the Innovative Kitchens' team. Truly a most professional approach to a successful conclusion. The kitchen is working extremely well and looks stunning. We are 100% satisfied - thank you!

Carrie and Trevor, Oneroa, Waiheke Island

Thank you for your incredible patience and extremely good nature. You were never abrupt or short tempered, always the pleasant and bright person you are. It has been a real pleasure dealing with you. Your installer was extremely competent, nothing was a problem to him and we were really pleased with the finished product. The kitchen could not have had such a stunning appeal without Lorraine's design expertise. What a real pleasure to meet her. You can imagine my relief at finally finding someone with flair for design and colour after visiting many kitchen companies. Lorraine's understanding of our needs and practical application combined to allow us to now enjoy a kitchen able to grace the very best of homes. It has been a pleasure to work with you all at Innovative Kitchens and we will certainly be happy to recommend your team.

Dave and Mary, Pakuranga, Auckland

Thank you so much for all your help in creating our dream kitchen. We're so pleased with it and it's an absolute pleasure to work in it. Please pass on our sincere thanks to our designer who was superb in her organisational skills and really got things moving - and kept them that way! Also thanks to the team who did an excellent job of installing the kitchen. He was so helpful and nothing was too much trouble. He worked in a very tidy and professional manner, yet was good company too.

Denise and Colin, Takapuna, North Shore City

When building our house, Innovative Kitchens was one of only a very few companies who returned our phone calls. They produced quality work they can be proud of. Everyone we dealt with was friendly and helpful, and I would not hesitate to recommend them.

Glen, Muriwai, Waitakere City

We are very pleased with our kitchen and the service provided by Innovative Kitchens overall.

Mr and Mrs Palmer, Hillsborough, Auckland

I wish to tell you how much I appreciate all your wonderful effort to get my kitchen and laundry just right. I realise that it was not the easiest of jobs for you. I really am very grateful for your honesty, humour and perseverance. I shall not hesitate to recommend you to my friends and acquaintances.

Liesbeth, Beachhaven, North Shore City

Using a professional kitchen designer paid handsome dividends. The price was also competitive. Grace was excellent in solving the few problems we encountered.

Neil & Sue, Northcote, Auckland

I am absolutely wrapped with my kitchen. Our designer knows her products well. She listened to my requirements and my budget. She then worked with me to achieve the look I wanted within a tight budget. She visualised what I wanted, then made suggestions to improve it, yet respected my wants! She is a great designer and went way beyond my expectations.

Paulette, Pt Chevalier, Auckland

Our designer was really great and very helpful. All staff we dealt with were great and friendly. Ian the installer was absolutely one out of the box. Very helpful and meticulous in his work. He swept up and cleaned as he worked. I will recommend Innovative Kitchens any time without hesitation.

K and D, Half Moon Bay, Auckland

We definitely would use Innovative Kitchens again and have recommended them to friends. The support of Innovative Kitchnes has been amazing and he sorted out any minor issues and queries promptly and professionally. Many thanks also to our designer who designed a fantastic looking kitchen.

Michelle and Chris, Mt Eden, Auckland

Very happy in our new kitchen. The team was great to work with.

Graham & Heather, Epsom, Auckland

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