A kitchen has always been considered the heart as well as soul in any home. This space brings about a surfeit of activity, interaction and interface between members of the family. Therefore it is imperative to ensure that such a space be given a lot of thought and plan when it comes to remodeling or renovating it. Some common gripes that home owners usually complain of are the bad layout of the existing kitchen, inadequate lighting, limited space, old fixtures and cabinets. While these issues are tackled when remodeling the kitchen there are there are still some essential things that a home owner should keep in mind in order to assist the process. Renovating or remodeling kitchen spaces is carried out for a number of reasons such as limited size and impractical design of the current area. In some kitchens due to a bad layout or designing by its previous owners, space may be inadequate. This prevents movement or storage, both of which are essential in kitchen spaces. In older models most fixtures as well as appliances are obsolete, corroded or not working. This severely hampers the smooth functioning of a kitchen. Kitchens also need proficient and excellent plumbing and electrical work.