A kitchen is usually the central room within any home, as it is a place where the whole family eats together and it is a space where you may choose to entertain guests. For this reason, it is essential that any kitchen looks presentable and has the right equipment for it to function properly as it should.
One of the main components of a kitchen is the cooker. Range cookers are hugely popular and a great investment, but as with any purchase, it’s important that you take your time to make the right decision and choose a suitable range cooker that will suit the needs of your family.
Here are three of the most common mistakes to avoid when buying a range cooker.
Spend time measuring up
When choosing a range cooker, make sure you accurately measure the space you have available. What you think might be a couple of centimetres, may turn out to be a much larger gap, and you wouldn’t want your range cooker to look out of place would you? Taking the appropriate time to measure this space will ensure that you are happy with the overall fit of your chosen range cooker.
Also, take the depth of the space into consideration as a cooker that is sticking out from the rest of the units may look unsightly in your kitchen.
Check the colour before purchasing
The actual colour of your chosen range cooker may look an awful lot different when it’s standing straight in front of you, so try to get hold of colour swatches to ensure that the cooker matches your kitchen walls and the rest of your home interiors.
Ask others for advice
A range cooker is a large, electrical item that is essential in your home, so make sure you receive plenty of advice before you buy. Asking your family, friends and kitchen appliance experts will help you to find any faults in different models, and ensure that you make the right decision.
Have you bought a range cooker but suffered a horrible mistake? Let us know below by sharing your tips – hopefully you can help another consumer avoid the same oversight.
***This guest article was provided by Britannia Living, specialists in range cookers and many other high-quality kitchen appliances.