Annexe Knowledgebase & FAQ's

Your Annexe questions, answered

Kitchen appliances for your annexe

Advice about buying ovens, hobs, cooker hoods, dishwashers, fridges, freezers and wine coolers for your annexe kitchen. Freestanding ovens Slot-in cookers combine the oven and hob together. They’re easy to install and can be taken with you if you move. Before you buy, measure up the space to see whether you need a 55cm, 60cm, […]

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A big kitchen diner in your annexe?

Support the new opening Depending on whether the wall you want to knock down is load-bearing, you may need to support the new opening by inserting a rolled steel joist (RSJ). If this is the case, consult a structural engineer for advice and allow at least &pound2,000 for the work, although the cost will depend […]

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Annexe Kitchen shelving ideas

Looking for kitchen shelving ideas for your annexe? Kitchen storage can come in many forms other than traditional wall cupboards. Open shelving is a great option if you are the proud owner of an impressive crockery collection, or are a keen cook who appreciates having ingredients close at hand. Having everything on display, however, is […]

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How to paint annexe kitchen cabinets

Refitting a kitchen can be costly and stressful, but if you’re happy with the layout and your cabinets are sound, why not consider painting what you’ve got? If you do the work yourself, there may even be money spare to splash out on new handles or worktops. How to paint kitchen cabinets You’re less prone […]

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Bespoke kitchen design for your annexe

If you’re after a unique kitchen for you annexe, then going bespoke is the perfect solution, designed specifically with you and your space in mind. What is a bespoke kitchen and where do I start? A bespoke kitchen means that it will be built around how you want it to work rather than you having […]

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Common kitchen mistakes to avoid in your annexe

A new kitchen is a huge but worthwhile investment for any annexe. Looks and functionality wise, it will always add value to your property. But one thing you don’t want to do is forget the finer details. It’s quite often the most obvious things that we simply forget when designing a kitchen. Forget counter space […]

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Best ways to arrange your kitchen appliances in your annexe

When it comes to positioning your appliances indoor annexe, there are plenty of potential pitfalls. Always burning yourself when getting things out of the oven or not able to open your fridge door properly? With all those nightmare scenarios in mind, here are some ideas that will make you kitchen easier to use and help […]

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Annexe Kitchen design ideas

When you design a kitchen in your annexe there are a few questions that need answering that will impact the design. Is the kitchen to be just a food preparation area, or more of a living eating space? Will the area be used as an entertaining space? Are you keen cooks, or do you do […]

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Annexe Kitchen Worktop Options

Buying the best kitchen worktop for your annexe can be a daunting task. With so many to choose from, it’s easy to settle for something that turns out not to be the right fit for your kitchen or lifestyle. Firstly, you need to ask yourself some questions. What is your budget? Kitchen worktops can fit […]

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