The very first thing to do is find your kitchen installer, he can save you time, stress and recommend the right kitchen supplier for you style and budget. A good joiner is booked at least 3 months in advance.

Recommendations from friends and family who have already gone through the process. Google reviews and comments are an excellent way to get a feel for a good fit installer. A good installer will be happy to give you past clients to call for references and experience. They will be proud of any industry affiliations. Check out our listing on

Consider doing your flooring prep before delivery of your kitchen, then have the kitchen installed and finish laying the flooring afterwards. This will save you the risk of damaging your new floor.