Modern kitchens have become a central hub for any home and need to accommodate a wide range of functions. From storage to cooking, entertaining, laundry facilities, recycling, waste management and energy efficient appliances. All this will need to tie in with the home owners design ideas. With such a wide range of factors to consider when remodelling a kitchen and with inevitable budget constraints you may wish to list your priorities and note where you might be prepared to make compromises. When considering your options of materials, style and design consider whether your choice represents value for money and will it last in terms of durability and taste.