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Accurate measurement are essential to planning your new kitchen. With these measurements your designer will be able to help you create your dream kitchen.


Using the measurement procedure illustrated, carefully prepare a simple floor plan of your existing kitchen. Your completed floor plan should resemble the diagram shown. Make sure you show the exact locations of doors, windows, range hood vents, water lines, drains, switches, outlets, light fixtures, and vents. Double-check all measurements.


Using a tape measure and graph paper, measure as outlined.  

Horizontal Measurement

1. Measure from wall to wall at 36 degree height. 2. Measure from corner to window or door opening. 3. Measure across opening from trim edge to trim edge. 4. Measure from edge of trim to far wall. Compare sum of #2, #3 and #4 measurements to step #1. 5. Mark exact locations of water line, drain, gas line and electrical outlets/ switches on drawing. 6. Measure from wall to wall above window and compare to #1.  

Vertical Measurement

7. Measure from floor to window sill 8. Measure from window sill to top of windows 9 Measure from top of window to ceiling 10. Measure from floor to ceiling - compare to sum of #7, #8, and #9.

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