Kitchen Fitters Chelmsford

Chelmsford Kitchen Installation and Repairs

Kitchen Fitters Chelmsford Essex (CM1): It's perfectly possible that, like for many other folks in Chelmsford, your favourite room in the house is the kitchen. When all is said and done, it's the room where you and your family gather together and interact. As your life progresses countless fabulous memories are going to be made in the kitchen, therefore it's important that it is a space where everybody feels relaxed and at ease. You could improve your daily life by opting to convert your kitchen into a space that everyone loves and wants to hang out in, while at the same time providing both friends and loved ones with an appealing meeting place.

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If you hire an experienced and trustworthy kitchen fitter in Chelmsford, you can benefit from their valuable guidance and recommendations on the ideal features, layout and materials to match your individual requirements and preferences, while also making certain that all the technical aspects, including plumbing, electrical and ventilation, are properly handled to create a kitchen that is both eye-catching and practical for everyday use.

Unless you're a carpenter and joiner, or are an above average do-it-yourselfer, it's unlikely you'll be able to fit your own kitchen. Therefore you will need to look for an experienced and skilled kitchen fitter in Chelmsford, so that you can get the kitchen of your dreams.

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If you're purchasing your fitted kitchen from a company like Homebase, B&Q or Wickes, you'll likely be offered an installation service, and obviously at an additional cost. This can often be something of a shock (particularly if you already had a price in your head), because there is a substantial mark-up on this service, and it will probably be twice as much as you were envisioning. There is a very good reason behind this, and that's because the actual fitters will receive fifty percent of this fee, whilst the company put the other 50 percent into their already overflowing bank account.

So, these sub-contracted installation services do carry some benefits, but not sufficient to justify such a hike in the price. They are big companies, so you will likely be compensated if there are any issues, and the installation does certainly come with a set of guarantees. Having said that, as someone like B&Q will likely be using local kitchen fitters from near to Chelmsford anyway, there's no real reason why you can't book these services directly, and cut the bill in half. Furthermore, in the event that any issues arise during or after the installation process, any reputable Chelmsford kitchen installer will provide an aftercare service, and they will probably be more easily approachable than having to go through the notoriously snail-paced and "clunky" complaints system of a massive company.

It also pays to keep in mind that when purchasing kitchens from some of these big chains, issues are likely to crop up. Things like not including everything you've ordered, having parts, fittings and fixtures missing from individual cartons and delivering the wrong stuff, are what they are most renowned for. Virtually all DIY store kitchens come flat-packed, so they have to be put together in-situ. You'll need to meticulously check all the packages on delivery (not as easy as it sounds), and follow up on any omissions, given that installation can be delayed for days or even weeks when items are omitted, and that could be costly and inconvenient.

It's been quite widely reported that on account of the issues with these products, a lot of kitchen fitters in Chelmsford don't even like to work for these chains. In which case have a potential kitchen fitter booked in before ordering. While acknowledging that, some of the fitted kitchens from such suppliers are of reasonable quality and usually very good value, and when fitted properly and looked after will last for a fair few years.

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There's a fair likelihood that a person you know in Chelmsford will have had a kitchen fitted recently, so you can ask friends and family for recommendations of kitchen fitters they've found to be good. Word of mouth tells if a job was done properly, and comes from the mouth of somebody you trust to be truthful and honest. From the shortlist of kitchen fitters, make an effort to obtain at least two or three quotations.

Some kitchen fitters in Chelmsford will offer a free home survey where they will precisely measure your space, discuss cabinet designs, materials, room layouts and colour schemes, and then draft a detailed plan of your new kitchen. From this carefully created plan, they will be able to supply you with you an itemised quotation, based on your choice of kitchen. If you are confident about measuring the kitchen yourself, you can draw up your own design and pop along to a nearby B&Q or Wickes, where they'll figure everything out on a software program, if you prefer to go down that route.

To furnish them with the necessary skills for this kind of work, most professional kitchen installers in Chelmsford will have done some kind of apprenticeship scheme with their employer, and will as a rule have plenty of joinery and carpentry experience and expertise to draw on. Installing your new kitchen in a professional and assured manner, they'll be adept in the safe use of both power and hand tools.

Your selected kitchen fitter could quite easily encounter spots which require additional work in the course of the removal of your old kitchen units. Long neglected walls and floors behind and under the original kitchen units will have been hidden away for a number of years because of the time that's passed since they were first fitted. There are likely to be problems which have to be rectified and sections that require particular attention if your kitchen is to last for as many years as you want it to.

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Sometimes you will be lucky and find that your kitchen fitter is Gas Safe Registered, this means he may mend or swap gas ovens and other gas cooking appliances, but if not then he should bring in a Gas Safe registered plumbing technician to do that work for you. It is extremely likely that you'll also be upgrading the flooring when you get your new kitchen put in. Whether the new floor surface is going to be engineered wood, vinyl plank, timber, natural stone, ceramic tiles or laminate, your Chelmsford kitchen installer will probably be able to also do that task for you, although you may plan to use a flooring specialist.

There are virtually no kitchen installation projects in Chelmsford that will not involve extra electrical work, and although certain kitchen fitters will "have a stab" at basic electrics, and even fewer are Part-P certified, it is probably wise to hire a professional electrician for this work.

Almost all kitchen installers in Chelmsford have experience in carpentry & joinery, and some of them might have dabbled in electrics and plumbing to get by in an emergency, however even if they're unable to do this electrical work, they will be sure to have an electrican handy who they use for the bulk of this work.

Ask about this at the quotation phase, since you will have to set aside extra cash for the electrical work, and "sparkys" don't come cheap!

Subject to the design and layout of your kitchen you could need quite a bit of electrical work doing, and this now comes under part P of the building regs. Essential electrical tasks could include things like in-plinth heating, lighting, isolation switches, light switches and extra plug sockets.

By making use of the latest kitchen innovations a professional Chelmsford kitchen installer should be able to completely reinvent the look of your current kitchen and make the most of the space that is available for the installation. Even if your existing kitchen is outdated and drab a talented installer will make certain that you end up with a space-saving, ultra modern kitchen that is sure to make your neighbours and friends green with envy. In fact, they are going to find it hard to believe that it's the same room that you started off with.

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Kitchen installation projects can be undertaken in Chelmsford and also nearby in: Broomfield, Sandon, Springfield, West Hanningfield, Chignal St James, Moulsham, Chelmer Village, Boreham, Parsonage Green, Galleyend, Great Oxney Green, and in these postcodes CM1 1LW, CM1 1HP, CM1 1PT, CM1 1EH, CM1 1AT, CM1 1AJ, CM1 1TJ, CM1 1RJ, CM1 1JP, and CM1 1GS. Checking this can confirm that you access local kitchen fitters. Chelmsford home and business owners will be able to benefit from these and countless other kitchen related services. Click the "Quote" banner to get kitchen installation estimates.

Kitchen Tiling

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Adding a tiled surface to your kitchen in Chelmsford can give it a fresh new look whilst at the same time providing an easily cleanable, hard wearing finish. Offered in a wide range of colours, styles, textures and sizes to match any budget, kitchen tiles can be used in all kinds of ways to create that perfect look. You could create a spectacular backdrop by using small mosaic tiles, or produce a spacious contemporary looking effect by using larger tiles.

Providing a complete end to end service, a reputable tiler in Chelmsford, is the best individual to call for the job. They'll conduct a survey of the kitchen and offer advice on the most appropriate tiles, along with wall preparation, tiling, post-installation cleaning and providing an aftercare service if needed. Any kitchen fitter in Chelmsford worth the name, will either be able to offer you a professional tiling service, or will put you in touch with someone who can. For kitchen tiling quotes in Chelmsford - CLICK HERE. (Tags: Tiling Specialists Chelmsford, Kitchen Tiling Chelmsford, Kitchen Wall Tiling Chelmsford, Kitchen Tilers Chelmsford).

Floor Levelling Chelmsford

With many kitchen installations it may be essential to level the floor before putting in any units, particularly if any walls have been knocked down to expand the kitchen area (broom cupboard or larder for instance). Some work on your kitchen floor will likely also be needed if you are installing underfloor heating, more so with water than electric. If the need for this is clear from the beginning, the price will be included in your quotation. Your kitchen fitter may conduct the task himself or bring in a flooring specialist to pour a layer of floor levelling screed.

Kitchen Islands

Installing a kitchen island is a trend that is gaining popularity in contemporary kitchens. A kitchen island's primary use is to provide more workspace for meal preparation and to serve as a central meeting spot for family and guests.

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By partnering with a competent kitchen installation company, homeowners can ensure that their kitchen island is designed and installed to the highest quality standards. The kitchen installer will take into consideration the layout and size of the kitchen, as well as the desired functionality and aesthetic of the island.

Among the commonly sought features of kitchen islands are built-in appliances such as a sink or cooktop, ample storage space in drawers or cabinets, and seating areas for dining or entertaining. The use of sustainable or eco-friendly materials in the construction of a kitchen island can be discussed during a consultation with the kitchen installers, ensuring that the island meets the homeowner's specific needs and preferences.

To conclude, a kitchen island can be a functional and highly beneficial element of any kitchen, with the right installation and upkeep.

Kitchen Cabinet Door Hinge Adjustments

Doors becoming misaligned or wobbly is an extremely common problem with existing kitchens in Chelmsford. In time, the hinges will move about, get rocky, or even get completely detached, irrespective of how skillfully the kitchen was installed to begin with. When something like this happens, your first instinct will be to bring in your local kitchen specialist or handyman, but you could learn how to do this yourself. When you know which of the screws to turn and which way to rotate them, the procedure is in fact fairly easy. And you will be able make a massive improvement to the look of you kitchen as soon as all the doors have been correctly adjusted. With a little bit of practice you will quickly have the ideal spacings for all your doors, and prevent them from slamming into each other and causing damage. The method isn't at all easy to describe in text, and a good explanation is provided in the YouTube video shown on this page. So, have a quick look at the video and learn the technique for adjusting your own cabinet hinges.

What About the Kitchen Sink?

As probably the most practical element of any kitchen in Chelmsford, you might imagine that the 'design' of the sink in your kitchen is basically irrelevant. Surely all that is needed is an average stainless steel sink for washing the dishes, right? Wrong! Actually, sinks come in a mind-boggling range of shapes, sizes and materials, and your choice of sink could have large practical and aesthetic ramifications for your kitchen in Chelmsford. But, what are the different kinds of kitchen sinks available, and how will they impact on the way in which you use your kitchen? The following is a rundown of the sinks on the market:

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Styles: Although one-bowl sinks are the norm in domestic kitchens in Chelmsford, there's a lot to be said for a couple of the alternatives. Two-bowl sinks, for example, provide enough space for you to do washing-up and food preparation at the same time, without any risk of dropping your potatoes into soapy water. Nonetheless, they do take up a lot of space, which means they might not be suitable for smaller kitchens in Chelmsford where space is limited.

One-and-a-half-bowl sinks offer an excellent compromise, giving you an extra area that doesn't eat up too much of your available surface space. There's still a lot to be said, though, for large one bowl sinks, particularly if you have a dishwasher. One large single sink allows you to soak bigger dishes and pans that won't fit into that appliance.

Materials: Stainless steel is the most popular sink material around and with good reason. Cost-effective, hard-wearing and easy to maintain, the sleek metallic effect fits seamlessly into virtually any kitchen. If, however, you're looking for something different for your own kitchen in Chelmsford, you may want to think about granite, which is exceptionally resistant to chipping and scuffing, and offers a contemporary aesthetic that's both imposing and understated.

If you're not able to stretch your budget to granite, though, you might be interested in composite sinks, which are made from a blend of natural materials and fillers. Available at a marginally lower price, they provide a few of the best qualities of granite, making them a good choice. On the other hand, you might go with the classic tones of ceramic sinks, which combine a brilliant white material with a high-gloss finish to produce a stunning focal point in your kitchen.

Mounting Options: In relation to mounting options, you can go with under-mount, surface or set-in sinks. Surface-mounted sinks are dropped into a pre-cut hole in the surface of the worktop, and offer a decent all-round mounting option for many different kinds of worktop material. For a subtler touch, you might think about an under-mount sink, which is fitted below the countertop and generates no rim between sink and worktop surface. This makes the area around the sink a lot easier to clean. Finally, set-in sinks are built into the worktop and are made from the same material, which offers a seamless look that works beautifully with granite.

And that's it. A more or less endless variety of available choices, meaning that you are sure to find a sink that is a good fit for your home in Chelmsford.

Kitchen Installation Articles

With the internet as a powerful resource it is surprisingly simple to uncover lots of useful ideas and inspiration regarding kitchen wall tiles, kitchen layouts, kitchen flooring, kitchen colours, kitchen shelving, narrow kitchens, kitchen countertops and kitchen lighting. For example, with a quick search we came across this compelling article on the subject of an overview of kitchen redesigning.

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