NKBA Guidelines to know for kitchen design

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Mar 22, 2016 1:30:00 PM

Do you know enough to ensure you end up with the best kitchen possible, no matter how good your designer is? The more you know even before your designer is chosen the better it is for your final result.

If you’re getting ready to remodel your kitchen, or even move into a new home, there are several guidelines that your kitchen designer will follow when designing your kitchen.  As a homeowner, it can be useful to know some of these guidelines. These guidelines and design principles help you choose the correct appliances, lighting, have the right space planning and much more related to your final design. Knowing and understanding these guidelines will give you a better understanding as to why your kitchen designer does or does not do certain things.

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) publishes these guidelines for the betterment of the industry and to prevent issues as you go through your remodeling project.

Some examples of key guidelines are below, and a link to the entire set of NKBA guidelines is at the end.














These are just some of the many guidelines you will find to help you plan the best custom kitchen possible.

To see the full list of NKBA Guidelines click here.

At Brakur Custom Cabinetry we are well versed in all of the best solutions to make your kitchen what you dream it can be. We will help you find the right answer for all aspects of your project. Our kitchen design experts are not just familiar with these guidelines, but understand their importance.

If you’d like to speak with one of our kitchen design experts, click here to contact us.

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Topics: Custom Kitchen, Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Kitchen Design, Work Zones

Located in Shorewood, Il, Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Inc. has been providing high quality locally manufactured cabinetry since 1965. Brakur is the largest manufacturer of custom cabinetry in Northern Illinois with a 100,000 plus square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and more than 80 employees.

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