Kitchen Fitters Reading Berkshire (RG1): It's fairly possible that, as for many others in Reading, your favourite room in the house is the kitchen. Let's be honest, it's the area where you and your loved ones most frequently gather together and interact with each other. Throughout the years many brilliant memories will be made in the kitchen, therefore it is important that it's a place where everybody feels at ease. Updating your kitchen into a room that everybody enjoys and wants to be in can improve your day-to-day family life and create a meeting place for both friends and loved ones.
Fitting a newis not a project you will have to undertake on a regular basis, so when the time eventually comes to upgrade your weary old kitchen you will want to employ a qualified Reading to ensure your new units look perfect and are put in properly.
If, like many people in Reading, you are intending to buy your new kitchen from a large chain such as Homebase, Wickes or B&Q, you'll discover that they offer a kitchen fitting service as well. This is obviously an additional cost that will be tagged onto the price for the kitchen. If you already had a price in mind, you may find that the price they give you is roughly twice as much as you estimated. This is because they will give approximately fifty percent of this to the installers and keep the other half as profit for themselves.
Now, there are certain benefits from using these installation services, the primary one being there are some guarantees included, and you can go back to the original company for reimbursement if there are problems. On the other hand, you can reduce your installation bill by fifty per cent by booking those services yourself, and you may even wind up using the exact same installation service because a company like Magnet typically use local fitters from the Reading area anyway. Additionally, any genuine Reading kitchen fitter will provide some sort of aftercare service should any problems crop up, and they're likely to be easier to deal with than trudging through a large company's complaints procedure which can be infamously sluggish and "clunky".
You should also keep in mind that when purchasing new kitchens from some of these large DIY companies, issues are known to occur. Things such as having parts, fixtures and fittings missing from individual packs, delivering the wrong products and not delivering everything in your order, are what they are most renowned for. In just about all kitchens bought from DIY companies, the cabinets will be delivered in flat pack form, so they will have to be assembled in-situ, it's vital that all the packages are carefully checked on delivery, because any missing items can lead to significant delays to the installation process.
Because of all of these issues, and others I won't mention here, a lot of kitchen fitters in Reading won't work for such companies, and are not even that keen to fit kitchens that have been supplied by them. So, ask around first and get some feedback. With that said, if fitted properly, some of the kitchens from such suppliers should last for a number of years, and are excellent value and of reasonable quality.
The most dependable recommendation for kitchen fitters in Reading may come from friends and family who've used a particular provider or person in the past. Word of mouth is usually regarded as much better than commercial advertising and reviews, as it gives a better idea of quality, and comes straight from the mouth of a person who you trust. To be on the safe side you will want to obtain at least two or three quotes from your list of possible companies.
An experienced Reading kitchen fitter will draft a plan of your kitchen after doing a home survey and precisely measuring the available space. They'll discuss materials, cabinet designs, layouts and colour schemes, in order to prepare the most detailed plan possible. From this diligently crafted plan, they'll be able to give you an itemised price quote, in line with your choice of kitchen. You could of course sketch out a rough plan of your own, if you're comfortable with doing the measurements yourself, then take it to Wickes or B&Q, where their purpose built software program will calculate the layout and tell you where all the cabinets will fit.
With an abundance of joinery and carpentry know-how and experience to rely on, most professional kitchen fitters in Reading will have completed some type of apprenticeship scheme through their employers, to provide them with the essential skills for this work. Proficient in the use of both hand and electric tools, they are able to take down your existing kitchen in Reading and replace it with your new design professionally, skillfully and swiftly.
When your existing kitchen cabinets are being taken out there's a pretty good likelihood that some additional work will be highlighted that wasn't noticed during the planning stage. Forgotten walls and floors behind and under the old kitchen cabinets will have been concealed for quite a few years on account of the time that's passed since they were put in. There could be areas which your kitchen fitter really should straighten out to make sure your new kitchen will survive for as long as you like the design.
If your lovely new kitchen layout has a gas appliance included you will need to ensure that either your kitchen installer is Gas Safe registered or can call in someone who is, for this work. It is extremely likely that you'll also be upgrading the flooring when you get your new kitchen fitted. Whether the new floor covering is going to be natural stone, solid wood, engineered wood, laminated, vinyl or ceramic tiles, your Reading kitchen fitter should be able to also do that task for you, however you may opt to use a flooring specialist.
It's usually recommended that you use an experienced and fully qualified electrician for all your electrical tasks in a new kitchen, and it's almost certain that some form of electrical work will be necessary, unless you are simply replacing "like-for-like" cupboards. From time to time you'll come across a kitchen fitter in Reading who's Part-P qualified, mostly they'll "take a shot" at elementary electrical work, which should certainly set the alarm bells ringing.
Nearly all kitchen installers in Reading have a background in carpentry and joinery, and some of them may have dabbled in basic electrics and plumbing to get them by, however even if they're incapable of doing this work, they'll probably have an electrican on standby who they bring in when this work is required.
Ask about this during the quote stage, since you might have to set aside additional cash for the electrical work, and "sparkys" certainly don't come cheap!
Dependant upon the design and layout of your new kitchen you could need a heck of a lot of electrical work doing, and this is now covered by part P of the building regs. Necessary electrical tasks might include things like isolation switches, extra power outlets, underfloor heating, light switches and lights.
By using a fully qualified and experienced kitchen installer in Reading you will be sure to get all the relevant help and advice regarding how best to use your space that's available, and the varied ways to rework the look of your existing kitchen by making use of the latest kitchen innovations. Even if your current kitchen is drab and outdated a skilled installer will make sure that you wind up with an ultra-modern, space-saving kitchen that is sure to make your neighbours and friends green with envy. In actual fact, they will find it difficult to believe that it is the same room you began with.
Kitchen installation projects can be carried out in Reading and also in: Emmer Green, Whitley, Woodley, Pangbourne, Norcot, Shinfield, Dunsden Green, Chazey Heath, Lower Earley, Earley, Tidmarsh, Caversham Heights, Englefield, West Reading, Sonning, Sulham, Caversham, Theale, Mapledurham, Southcote, Purley on Thames, Pingewood, Tilehurst, Play Hatch, Calcot, and in these postcodes RG1 1AF, RG1 1NP, RG1 2BU, RG1 1NB, RG1 2BB, RG1 1BU, RG1 2PU, RG1 1NS, RG1 2FB, RG1 2PN.
Hinge Adjustments to Cabinet Doors
Cupboard doors getting loose or going out of alignment is one of the most widespread problems with existing kitchens in Reading. With constant use, the hinges will move around, get sloppy, or even get completely detached, irrespective of how effectively the kitchen was fitted originally. To save you needing to bring in a carpenter or kitchen fitter to do this for you, it would be beneficial to figure out how to adjust these hinges yourself. As soon as you know which of the screws to turn and which way to turn them, the procedure is in fact quite easy. And you will be able make a significant improvement to the appearance of you kitchen once all of the doors have been correctly adjusted. You'll be able to get perfect spacings on your doors and make sure that all the unit doors close properly and do not bang into and damaging the adjoining doors, once you have the hang of it. The YouTube video to the right plainly explains the procedure and in a far clearer way that I could express it with text. So, please spend a few minutes viewing the video and you will shortly be altering your own cabinet hinges and making your kitchen look fantastic.
Floor Levelling Reading
With lots of new kitchen installations it might be necessary to get the floor level before installing any cabinets, especially if you're removing any walls to expand the available area (larder or broom cupboard for example). Some work on your kitchen floor will likely also be required if you're putting in underfloor heating, less so with electric than water. In most instances a floor levelling compound will be satisfactory for this job, and if the requirement for this was obvious from the start, the kitchen fitter will include this in the quote, and either do the work himself or bring in a flooring specialist for the project. (Tags: Floor Levelling Reading, Self-Levelling Screed Reading, Floor Levelling Compound Reading).
Kitchen Worktops Reading
One of the things that certainly gives your kitchen that wow factor are the worktops. It really is essential that your worktops are cut and fitted in the correct way if your kitchen is to look perfect and give good service for a fair few years. While installing kitchen worktops is definitely not the simplest job in the world, it is absolutely essential that this procedure is done correctly in order for your fitted kitchen to last and function as it should.
So that you are certain that your kitchen countertops are going to be fitted correctly it might be a wise idea to ask to see a few images of previous installation jobs so you can confirm that your chosen kitchen specialist is up to the task. Kitchen countertops are available in a huge choice of colours and designs and are also made from an array of different materials including quartz, granite, solid wood, laminates, resin, marble and stainless steel. (Tags: Worktop Installation Reading, Worktop Cutting Reading, Kitchen Worktops Reading, Kitchen Worktop Fitters Reading)
Kitchen Door Replacement Reading
A kitchen update in Reading doesn't mean having to replace your cupboards or units. Exchanging your current kitchen cabinet doors can have a massive effect on the appearance of your kitchen, and avoid the need for a costly rebuild. If you'd just like to refresh your current doors you can hire a company to recondition and repaint them, giving a big change in the look of your kitchen.
DIY solutions are quite possible for replacement kitchen doors, however hiring the services of a professional company will guarantee the whole thing runs smoothly from start to finish, and that you have recourse in the unlikely event that anything should go awry. They will be glad to offer advice on the styles of replacement doors, accurately measure them so there aren't any mistakes, and make sure all fittings and hinge holes are in the right place prior to installation.
Pricewise, the additional outlay for using a reputable replacement door company over a DIY job is worth it for the extra peace of mind. (Tags: Replacement Kitchen Doors Reading, Kitchen Door Replacement Reading, Kitchen Replacement Doors Reading).
Kitchen Disposal Reading
It is advisable to ask whether or not disposal of your existing kitchen cabinets will come as part of the price during your initial discussions. Nearly all municipal garbage tips have implemented policies in regards to the quantity and type of rubbish which can be dumped on a single visit. The vast majority of kitchen fitters in Reading will be quite prepared to remove and ethically get rid of the waste from your old kitchen and at the same time conform to the current restrictions that relate to this type of waste. You can then de-stress knowing that the whole thing has been carried out properly. (Tags: Kitchen Removal Reading, Kitchen Dismantling Reading, Kitchen Disposal Reading, Kitchen Rubbish Removal Reading).
Local Reading kitchen fitters should be able to help to with professional kitchen installation, kitchen floor levelling, professional kitchen planning and design, wooden kitchen worktops cut and installed, kitchen extractor fan installation, modern kitchens, replacement kitchen doors, kitchen makeovers, Magnet kitchen installation, plumbing in kitchens Reading, kitchen fitting insurance quotations, handleless kitchens, the tiling of kitchen walls, stainless steel worktops fitted, kitchen floors fitted, the extension of existing kitchens Reading, kitchen lights fitted, kitchen appliance installation, B&Q kitchen installation in Reading, oak kitchens in Reading, professional installation of kitchens, design of kitchens, all wood kitchens, kitchen electrical wiring, laminate kitchens, shaker style kitchens Reading, kitchen gas services in Reading, and lots of other kitchen related tasks in Reading. Local Reading kitchen fitters will most likely have the postcode RG1 and the telephone code 0118.
Berkshire Kitchen Fitters
Around Berkshire you can additionally get: Compton kitchen fitters, Bradfield kitchen installers, Chieveley kitchen fitters, Stratfield Mortimer kitchen installation, Beenham kitchen fitters, Speen kitchen installers, Wraysbury kitchen installers, Arborfield Garrison kitchen fitters, Sunninghill kitchen fitters, Burghfield Common kitchen installation specialists, Cox Green kitchen installation, Winnersh kitchen installation specialists, Cold Ash fitted kitchens, Warfield kitchen installation specialists, Lambourn kitchen fitters, Wargrave kitchen installation, Greenham kitchen installation, Speen kitchen installation specialists, Finchampstead kitchen installation specialists, Waltham St Lawrence kitchen fitters, Woolhampton kitchen installation, Wraysbury kitchen installation, Wargrave kitchen installers, Charvil kitchen installation specialists, Binfield kitchen installation, Swallowfield kitchen installation specialists, Sulhamstead fitted kitchens, Sunningdale kitchen installation specialists, Hungerford kitchen fitters, Woolhampton kitchen fitters. Throughout the Berkshire region you'll be able to track down kitchen fitters who'll provide you with quality services for all your kitchen installation requirements. If you're unable to find the rightin Reading itself then you should not have any problems finding a decent one near at hand.
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Kitchen Fitters Around Reading: Kitchen installation quotations were recently requested by property owners in the following Reading streets: Barefoot Close, Springfield End, Chazey Close, Somerset Walk, The Horse Close, Chestnut Avenue, School Road, Blackberry Close, Downshire Square, Abbey Street, Calbourne Drive, Carrick Gardens, Cambrian Way, Thornton Road, Beech Hill Road, Shaw Road, Driftway Close, Sandpit Lane, The Courtyard, Alpine Street, The Meadway, Blyth Walk, Chittering Close, Boldrewood, Caversham Park Drive, Chudleigh Gardens, Thornbers Way, Almshouses, Torrington Road, Chelford Way, as well as in these postcodes: RG1 1AF, RG1 1NP, RG1 2BU, RG1 1NB, RG1 2BB, RG1 1BU, RG1 2PU, RG1 1NS, RG1 2FB, RG1 2PN.
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