When you are planning to remodel your kitchen, there are a few different routes that you can take. There is always the option of simply replacing the individual parts that you need or replacing the floor and wallpaper. If you need new appliances or new wallpaper, you can replace each of the necessary items while leaving the rest of the kitchen intact. While that is plenty for many people, there is also the option of replacing the entire kitchen with a brand new one.
Fitted kitchens are predesigned kitchen layouts that are done up in static formations that are intended to be installed in their entirely in the existing kitchen space. Existing equipment and fixtures are removed and the new ones are installed instead. The primary benefit to fitted kitchens is that they are already done and set up. This gives you the opportunity to walk around in a completed mock up of the kitchen so you can get a feel for it ahead of time.
There are vendors and showrooms all over the country, as well as online and catalog sources for fitted kitchens. Though the catalog and online options will provide you with a greater selection of kitchens that you can browse, you are going to want to visit a showroom and actually walk around the intended kitchen before you commit to buying it. A kitchen remodel is a major investment, and you are going to need to be absolutely sure that you are satisfied and that you have made the right choice before you spend the money.