Design Guide


If you’re ready to get started so are we

GTA Cabinets does everything possible to make buying your dream kitchen as easy and trouble free as possible. So that you can buy at a pace that suits you, we offer you the ‘quick start’ option of simply bringing along your measurements for an instant quote.

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!

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Your Kitchen Floor Plan

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.


How to Measure Your Kitchen

Using a tape measure and our Measuring Grid, 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

  1. Measure from floor to window sill.
  2. Measure from window sill to top of window.
  3. Measure from top of window to ceiling.
  4. Measure from floor to ceiling – Compare to sum of #7, #8 and #9.