A new report by lifestyle website Houzz.co.uk has found we update our kitchens, on average, every 13 years.  The research, which included a survey of more than 2,800 homeowners from across the UK and Ireland, also found that people planning to redesign their kitchens in 2015 are making significant investments:

And it’s no surprise that we’re so keen to invest, with most of us spending around 12% of our lives in our kitchens.

Creating space is also high on homeowners’ agenda, with the majority looking for an open plan design, and over a fifth, of those surveyed, plan to add an extension.

To read the full UK and Ireland Kitchen Trends Report visit http://info.houzz.com/rs/houzz/images/UK Kitchen Trends 2015 Report.pdf