Other layout issues include not including large drawers or spaces for pots and pans, not leaving space for non-essential appliances like toasters, coffee machines and air fryers, and not having a space for a bin.
Jane added: “One of the biggest red flags in any kitchen is the layout. Make sure your kitchen is fit for purpose and designed well. If you’re doing something unconventional, is it necessary?
“Does it help you use the kitchen? If the answer is no, then maybe consider a different option.”
Key signs of a bad-quality kitchen are cheap sinks, poor-quality worktops and low-quality doors.