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Kitchen Cabinet Measurement Guide

If you are designing a new kitchen, or completely remodeling an existing one, we offer some tips and ideas on our Kitchen Planning page.

Accurate measurements as indicated in the measuring procedure are the key elements we will need to plan your new kitchen. With this information, our kitchen specialists will be able to help design the kitchen of your dreams!


Before any planning can start we must know the exact dimensions available to work with. Using the measuring procedure illustrated, carefully prepare a simple floor plan of your existing kitchen.

Your completed floor plan should resemble the diagram shown below. Make sure you show exact locations of doors, windows, hood vents, exhaust, gas line, water line, drains, switches, outlets, light fixtures, and heat vents. Double check all measurements.
Using a tape measure and graph paper, measure as outlined below.
Horizontal Measurement

1 Measure from wall to wall at 36" 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 location of water, drain, gas lines and electrical outlets and 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 window.
9 Measure from top of window to ceiling.
10 Measure from floor to ceiling � Compare to sum of #7, #8 and #9.

Includes ready-to-print graph paper, appliance checklist and fax cover sheet. See how easy it is to plan, design and complete your dream kitchen, it's fast and easy - You'll quickly see how you truly can have a $65,000.00 kitchen for just pennies on the Dollars. As always, we're here to help and we're ready to answer your call Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm at 908-587-9577. Or, use our Contact Form and leave your email address or phone number, and we will get back to you ASAP.