For the sake of helping people, we will first explain what a "Modular Kitchen" means. after that, we will take you through some of the details regarding the kitchens as well as share some more information related to the various finishes. The approximate cost for each finish is being mentioned alongside.
A Modular Kitchen is basically a term used for a kitchen which is made in modules. These individual modules are then screwed together to make the whole kitchen. Each module is made as per standard depending on the purpose it is supposed to fulfill. For this reason, a Modular Kitchen is functionally very strong.
Mostly, yes but it is wrong to assume that a Modular Kitchen has to be made in a factory. As long as it is made using the concept of modularity, it can be made even on site. In fact, in a lot of places, modular kitchens are even made using DIY techniques. Please note that if made properly in a factory, the kitchen has to be modular. Please check out this video to understand what we mean.
There are several advantages to a modular kitchen. Some of these are assembly, construction, cleanliness as well as time of execution due to factory execution. It’s easy to simply replace a module instead of changing the whole kitchen if a small part has been damaged. Assume that there has been a plumbing leakage which has destroyed the area near the sink. In a traditional kitchen, that will mean changing the whole area since removing one side will mean removing the whole woodwork. In a modular framework, only the modules which have been destroyed can be taken out and replaced.
Apart from these, there are several other advantages and disadvantages of a modular kitchen. All these have been discussed in much greater detail in this article on Modular Kitchen.
Briefly, any finish is possible in a modular kitchen. But many of them require special machines or training and hence companies do not do thise. A small list is given here:
Apart from the finishes described above, the following are the things on which the cost of modular kitchen (or any kitchen) depends:
Prices can vary dramatically based on the selection of the above items. We will be considering what we consider as the basic essential things for this article. You can always Contact Us for your specific requirements and we will be happy to help you with your interiors.
For our sake, we will consider the following specifications of the kitchen:
Once you have these things set, you need to go about measuring the square feet of the woodwork needed. Take a measuring tape or check your floor plan and calculate the square feet. If confused, please check this article to understand how to calculate square feet of a unit. Please keep in mind not to take the whole area but only spaces where woodwork will come. e.g. remove space for refrigerator from your calculations. Keep in mind that this is where a lot of interior designers or contractors fool you while sharing the initial quotes. To know more about this, please read this Modular Kitchen article.
Now all you need to do is multiple the measurements you calculated with the rates below* to find the cost of woodwork and then add the cost of Other Fittings to get the total cost of Modular Kitchen.
|Area||Rupees per Square Feet|
|Cabinets above counter||Rs.1600|
* Rates are indicative based on general prevalent prices across India. For exact prices in the cities where we work, please contact us.
Other fittings that can go into a kitchen (Modular or otherwise) are huge in quantity. That is the reason we have taken a basic cost of Rs.18,000/- based on the baskets mentioned above. This can go down or up (into lakhs as well) depending on what kind of kitchen, you are looking for.
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