Kitchen Fitters Waltham Cross Hertfordshire (EN8): For a lot of families in Waltham Cross the most obvious place in which they can interact and gather together is the kitchen. Through the years many glorious memories are going to be associated with the kitchen, therefore it's essential that it is a place where everybody can feel comfortable and relaxed. Although, obviously it depends on how much space you have available, changing your kitchen into a place that everyone loves and wants to hang out in can actually dramatically improve your day-to-day life.
Putting in a newisn't a task that you need to perform all that frequently, therefore when the time eventually comes to restore your tired old kitchen you will want to employ a qualified Waltham Cross to make sure your new kitchen units look perfect and are correctly put in.
If, like many people in Waltham Cross, you are planning to buy your new kitchen from a superstore chain such as Wickes, Homebase or B&Q, you'll find that they offer a kitchen fitting service. This is obviously an extra cost which is added to the price for the kitchen cabinets and appliances. If you previously have a price in mind for installation, you might find that the charges they provide you with is close to twice as much as you estimated. The installers will only receive around fifty percent of this money and the rest will be added to the profits of the company in question.
Now, there are a couple of benefits to be gained from using these (contracted out) fitting services, the main one being there are some guarantees included, and you are able to contact the company for reimbursement if there are any serious issues. Nevertheless, you can cut your bill in half by booking these services yourself, and there is a good chance that you may even end up using the exact same installation service because a company like Wickes normally use local fitters from the Waltham Cross area anyway. Furthermore, should any problems arise during or after the installation process, any genuine Waltham Cross kitchen fitter will provide some form of aftercare service, and they'll likely be a lot more approachable than trying to deal with the painfuly "clunky" and snail-paced complaints procedure of a large national company.
It also pays to take into account that when purchasing kitchens from some of these big chains, problems are likely to crop up. Things like having fittings, fixtures and parts missing from individual packs, delivering the wrong packages and not including everything listed in your order, are what they're most renowned for. In nearly all kitchens bought from DIY companies, the cupboards will come in flat pack format, so they have to be assembled in-situ, it's important that all the boxes are checked on delivery, as missing items can result in big delays to the installation process.
Some kitchen fitters in Waltham Cross do not really like to work for such chains, or even get involved with installing their kitchens, on account of these sorts of problems, therefore it's wise to check first. While acknowledging that, some of the kitchen units from such suppliers are of decent quality and usually extremely good value, and when they are fitted professionally will last for a good many years.
The most trustworthy recommendation for kitchen fitters in Waltham Cross will come from neighbours and friends who've used a certain provider or individual in the past. Studies have confirmed that roughly eighty per cent of homeowners in Waltham Cross who are on the lookout for a tradesman, favour a word of mouth recommendation above any sort of endorsement. You should get a shortlist of at least 2 or 3 contractors and obtain a quote from each of them.
A free on-site survey will be offered by most kitchen fitters in Waltham Cross, during the course of which they will accurately measure the available space, explain colour schemes, layouts, cabinet designs and materials. They will then draw up a plan of your kitchen, in line with what was agreed. By working from this plan and in keeping with choices you have made, they'll be in a position to give you an itemised quote for your new kitchen, and a time scale for the work to be done. If you prefer to take the DIY store route, you can shoot down to Magnet or Wickes with your dimensions and measurements, and they will enter them into a software package, which will work out a layout and design.
To give them the essential skills for this sort of work, most competent kitchen installers in Waltham Cross will have completed some form of apprenticeship program with their employers, and will usually have years of carpentry experience and know-how to help them. Proficient in in the use of both hand and power tools, they will be able to dismantle your old kitchen in Waltham Cross and exchange it with your new layout correctly, quickly and professionally.
Your selected kitchen fitter could easily uncover sections which require more work during the removal of your old kitchen cabinets. Long neglected floors and walls under and behind the existing kitchen units will have been concealed for a number of years because of the time that's gone by since they were first put in. There are almost certain to be problems which have to be fixed and sections that need particular attention if your kitchen is to last for as long as you would like it to.
If your brand new fitted kitchen has a gas appliance integrated you will need to ensure that either your kitchen fitter is Gas Safe registered or can bring along somebody who is, for this work. When a new fitted kitchen is being installed it's also quite common to swap all the flooring, since in most cases the old flooring will be unsuitable or damaged. This will be a project that a proficient kitchen installer in Waltham Cross can take on easily and should also be able to work with whatever materials you would like; ceramic tiles, engineered wood, stone, laminate, timber or vinyl plank.
It is always recommended that you use an experienced and fully qualified electrician for all your electrical installations in a new kitchen, and it's unusual if some form of electrical work isn't required, unless you are merely upgrading like-for-like units. Occasionally you will come across a kitchen installer in Waltham Cross who's Part-P qualified for electrics, more often still they'll "have a bash" at basic electrical tasks, which ought to set the alarm bells ringing.
Almost all kitchen installers in Waltham Cross have a history in carpentry & joinery, while some may have dabbled in plumbing and electrics to help them get by, but even if they are incapable of doing this electrical work, they will most likely have an electrican handy that they use for the majority of this work.
You'll want to ask potential kitchen fitters about the electrical side of things at the beginning, ideally when you're getting quotations and choosing the perfect installer. Extra cash could be needed for the electrical work, if this is not included in the estimate, and one thing is certain - "sparkys" do not come cheap, so anticipate a pretty big bill.
You could need a substantial amount of electrical work doing, subject to the design and layout of your kitchen and this is now covered by part P of the building regs, and has to be done by an ELECSA or NICEIC authorised contractor. Things like light fittings, in-plinth heating, light switches, new power outlets and isolation switches, might be the kind of electrical installations that you'll need.
By using a properly trained and competent kitchen installer in Waltham Cross you will be certain to receive all the appropriate guidance and advice with regards to how to make the best use of your available space, and the various ways to rework the look of your existing kitchen by making use of the latest kitchen innovations. Even if your current kitchen is outdated and dull a talented installer will make sure that you finish up with an ultra-modern, space-saving kitchen that is going to make your friends and neighbours jealous. In actual fact, they're going to find it difficult to believe that it is the same room that you started with.
Kitchen fitting can be carried out in Waltham Cross and also in: Holdbrook North, Cheshunt, Churchgate, Broxbourne, Freezy Water, Wormley, Waltham Abbey, Sewardstone, Enfield, Enfield Wash, Holdbrook South, Bury Green, Enfield Lock, Bullsmoor, and in these postcodes EN8 7NX, EN8 7JB, EN8 7HX, EN8 1NJ, EN8 7HE, EN8 7HR, EN8 7NL, EN8 1NY, EN8 7BQ, EN8 7JA. Checking this can ensure you access locally based kitchen fitters. Waltham Cross home and business owners can utilise these and countless other comparable services.
Floor Levelling Waltham Cross
If you're demolishing walls to increase the size of your kitchen area (you could be getting rid of a larder or broom cupboard for example), it may be required to make the floors level before fitting any units. The kitchen floor will also need a bit of supplementary work if you're thinking about installing either water or electric underfloor heating. A self-levelling screed will be sufficient for this job in most cases, and the kitchen fitter will have included this in the original quote (if the need for it was obvious from the outset), and when appropriate he will bring in a flooring specialist, or complete the task himself.
Kitchen Appliance Installation Waltham Cross
Whatever happens you will have a range of kitchen appliances that have to be installed, whether you're having a new kitchen fitted in Waltham Cross or a tatty old one exchanged. This could include things like refridgerators, microwave ovens, electric & gas cookers, washing machines/tumble dryers, dishwashers, integrated heaters and extractor fans. Fully qualified kitchen fitters in Waltham Cross should be able to install all or some of these without too much problem. Gas appliances must however be installed by a Gas Safe engineer, and a fully qualified electrician might need to sign off certain electrical appliances.
If you happen to be having kitchen appliances that are integrated, your kitchen fitter will need to be involved in the installation, because allowances will have to be made in the kitchen units, and some final adjustments will be required.
Kitchen Makeovers Waltham Cross
Kitchen makeovers are just the thing for householders in Waltham Cross who have dreary old kitchens, but haven't really got the funds to have a new one installed. Jazzing up your existing kitchen in Waltham Cross without making a huge dent in your bank account is entirely possible by using any one of the amazing kitchen makeover ideas that are currently circulating. Here are just some of the ways that you can make your outdated kitchen look much better:
- Vinyl Wrap Kitchen Makeovers - To give your kitchen a great new look on a budget, get a vinyl wrap makeover.
- Retiling the Walls and Floor - Sticking new tiles on the floor, walls or both can really perk up a tired old kitchen.
- Fitting New Worktops - Merely installing a new worktop can make your kitchen almost look like new again. It can be fairly costly, but is definitely more affordable than a whole new kitchen.
- Have Your Kitchen Deep Cleaned - Getting your kitchen professionally deep cleaned can go a long way to making it look newer.
- Painting the Kitchen Cabinets - This is a quick and simple way to both enliven and change the colour scheme of your kitchen.
- Adding New Doors - You can give your kitchen a complete new look without breaking the bank, by fitting new doors.
Kitchen Tiling Waltham Cross
Kitchen tiling looks awesome in any size of room and the tiles also provide a hard wearing, easily cleanable finish which adds a vital layer of protection to your walls. There are tiles to match any taste and budget and they can be found in a wide range of sizes, colours and shapes to produce almost any design that you need. Mosaic patterns, using really small tiles, can produce a sensational backdrop effect, or large format tiles can be employed to give a contemporary, spacious feeling.
A skilled tiler in Waltham Cross will be able to offer an end to end service. They'll carry out a survey of the kitchen area and offer guidance on the most suitable tiles, along with surface preparation, tiling, clearing up any mess and providing an aftercare service when required. A wall tiling service will be provided by most kitchen fitters in Waltham Cross, and if this is not the case then they will be happy to organise this for you. You can get a quote for kitchen tiling in Waltham Cross - HERE.
Cabinet Door Hinge Adjustments
Cabinet doors getting wobbly or becoming misaligned is one of the most commonplace problems with existing kitchens in Waltham Cross. It does not matter who originally fitted the kitchen, or how expertly it was done, with frequent use, the door hinges will move around, get rocky, or even become detached altogether. When something like this happens, your first instinct will be to call in your local carpenter or kitchen fitter, however you could figure out how to do this yourself. When you know which of the adjustment screws to turn and in which direction to rotate them, the process is in fact fairly simple. When the hinges and doors have all been carefully adjusted, you'll be astonished at the improvement in the overall appearance of your kitchen. You'll be able to perfectly space out your doors and ensure that all of the unit doors close correctly and without bashing into one another, once you have the knack of it. The method is not that easy to describe in writing, and a great description is provided in the YouTube video shown on this page. So, please spend a few minutes viewing the video and you'll soon be altering your own hinges and making your kitchen look perfect.
Local Waltham Cross kitchen fitters should be able to help you out with stone kitchen worktops cut and fitted, stainless steel kitchen worktops cut and installed, handleless kitchens in Waltham Cross, plumbing of kitchens, wooden worktops cut and fitted Waltham Cross, kitchen floors installed, cabinet hinge adjustments Waltham Cross, professional kitchen designing in Waltham Cross, granite worktops cut and installed, kitchen restoration, Magnet kitchen installations Waltham Cross, Ikea kitchen installations, kitchen electrics, kitchen wall tiling, all wood kitchens, vinyl wrap kitchen makeovers, in frame kitchens, contemporary kitchens, kitchen taps & sinks in Waltham Cross, laminate worktops cut and fitted Waltham Cross, walnut kitchens, painted kitchens, installation of kitchen worktops, kitchen storage solutions, Wickes kitchen installation, shaker style kitchens in Waltham Cross, kitchen extractor fan installation, metal worktops cut and fitted, kitchen makeovers, kitchen appliance installation and replacement, and numerous other kitchen related tasks in Waltham Cross. Local Waltham Cross kitchen fitters will probably have the postcode EN8 and the phone code 020, 01992. Listed are just a handful of the activities that are accomplished by nearby kitchen fitters. Waltham Cross specialists will keep you informed about their entire range of services.
Hertfordshire Kitchen Fitters
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Kitchen Fitters Around Waltham Cross: People living in these Waltham Cross roads recently enquired about a kitchen fitter: Swan Road, Railway Road, York Road, Station Approach, Sturlas Way, Fowley Close, Eleanor Cross Road, Park Lane, Eleanor Road, Berkley Avenue, New Ford Road, Bruce Way, Leven Drive, Great Cambridge Road, Long Croft Drive, Parkside, Pauls Green, Seaforth Drive, Dumbarton Avenue, Kenworth Close, Monarch's Way, Eastern Avenue, Station Road, Queens Way, Barbel Close, and also in these nearby postcodes EN8 7NX, EN8 7JB, EN8 7HX, EN8 1NJ, EN8 7HE, EN8 7HR, EN8 7NL, EN8 1NY, EN8 7BQ, EN8 7JA. These locations recently saw activity by specialist kitchen fitters. Waltham Cross residents received dependable and top quality kitchen fitting services in every case.
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