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Our Process

Your Path to a Stunning New Kitchen 

At Kitchen Express you can leave everything to us  

From Inspiration to Installation!

We provide an easy, straightforward service making the process as stress free as possible.

All of our kitchens are manufactured here in Christchurch so you're supporting local

Our Process makes the path to your new kitchen simple 

Ideas...The Path starts here

Step One

Kitchen Express is a leader in the way we begin to create your kitchen & you have many options in how we get Our Process started

  • Visiting our website to gain ideas, check us out & read our testimonials is a great start... you also might like to follow our social links on Facebook, Houzz, Pinterest & Instagram
  • Call in to our Christchurch or Ashburton Showrooms... we are committed to having up to date ideas, great advice & can discuss your planned renovation.
  • With the largest showroom in Christchurch - over 15 Kitchen & Laundry displays to browse through & for our clients our exclusive colour room, we can offer you a world of ideas


Measure up or plan consult

Step Two

Kitchen Express provides a prompt FREE measure & quote for kitchen renovators & new home builders. We can come to you - or give us a call and we can then make an appointment for you to bring your plans into our showroom to discuss with one of our experienced consultants.

  • Free In Home measure - We will come to you, chat through what you'd like for your New Kitchen & measure the area ready for the design process to start
  • Detailed written quotation for your kitchen or laundry. We can include the full package, or just the basics for the kiwi DIY'er
  • Computer floor plans, elevations and 3D images to showcase how your kitchen will look, available to view in our showroom
  • We can also design & manufacture your new laundry, check out our laundry range here



Your Kitchen Design & Pricing

Step Three

We will get to work with your pricing & kitchen or laundry design .... we aim to have this completed & emailed out to you promptly. Accept our quote & we can then start deciding on final touches & finishes (the fun part !) Going over your plans in our extensive showroom makes seeing exactly what you're getting for your investment a breeze. You can see, touch, open & close & experience exactly what your new kitchen could be.

  • We'll get your design completed & pricing emailed out to you
  • Accept our quote & make a time to come in to our showroom & go over your plans in detail 
  • We can discuss & complete any changes required to the plans / pricing
  • At the showroom visit we can explain all the finish/door/bench options we may have priced up 
  • At this stage we can begin to choose colours / handles/ sinks /bins/storage solutions...this really is the FUN part
  • Our Clients only exclusive colour room is available so you can take your time selecting from the colours & finishes



Step Four

Once you have decided on all the final finishes, appliances & we've completed our detailed specification sheets... You can sit back and we'll get on with building your new kitchen in our local Christchurch factory ! 

  • We keep in touch with any questions our factory may have along the way, 
  • Send you any updated plans & pictures 
  • Our tradies will be visiting at this stage to quote for services such as plumbing / electrical work / gas fitting  etc...
  • We get the kitchen built  (usually within 6 weeks depending on products chosen) & ready to be delivered by our team the day before installation is scheduled.  Keeping in touch along the way is our way of doing things
  • We do many kitchens for property investors in rentals - we can deal directly with the tenants in rental properties keeping them informed of our delivery process and keep disruption to a minimum for them



Step 5

Using a top quality experienced Installer is vital to completing your new kitchen to the highest standard.....for every kitchen we install our Installer visits your home or site to complete a final site measure this ensures a custom fit - 'One size fits All'  just doesn't cut it ! We can arrange as much or as little as you'd like us too. Our entire installation process is backed by our full 10 year warranty  .... so you have peace of mind.

  • Final site measure completed ... these crucial measurements are what our factory will use to custom build your kitchen or laundry. The Installation date is booked in at this measure
  • If you'd like to take advantage of our qualified tradies for your plumbing, electrical, building work etc ... we will arrange for them to come and quote for you
  • Delivery is arranged & in the week prior we phone to finalise all the details
  • Our Installer & our tradespeople will turn up on the day & on time to start the installation process, we coordinate everyone from our end, so your installation is stress free
  • Installation is usually completed with 1 - 2 days .... we arrange any templating for any solid surface or stone bench tops if required & we keep in touch throughout the process
  • For self installation all of our cabinets come fully assembled (with the exception of large oversize pantry units) with the handles fitted - The hard work is all done for you.


Follow up Service

Step Six

Last but certainly not least is the follow up service Kitchen Express is committed to providing to you. Our valued clients are the reason Kitchen Express has continued in Christchurch for over 30 years - Happy Clients are what we strive for & the amount of repeat business & referrals we carry out lets us know we are right on track

  • 10 year peace of mind warranty - The Kitchen Express 10 year warranty is your guarantee that we've got it covered - we supply all written manufacturers warranties after installation & we stand by our products
  • Minor adjustments & follow up service is simple, we've been right here in Christchurch for 30 years, so you know we'll be here if you need us
  • Sit back & enjoy your new kitchen! Your can now get on with living life in your new Kitchen Express kitchen, time with family & friends over food are what your kitchen was made for - Enjoy !

Visit Us:


7E Mandeville Street

Christchurch 8011

New Zealand

Mon – Fri – 9am – 5.30pm

Saturday – 10am - 4pm

Sundays – CLOSED



Phone: (03) 343 4005


Appointments outside office hours by prior arrangement


606 East Street

Ashburton 7700

New Zealand

Mon – Fri – 9am – 5pm

Saturday – 9.30am – 12.30pm

Sundays – CLOSED


Phone: (03) 307 7131


Appointments outside office hours by prior arrangement