Kitchen Fitters Richmond upon Thames

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Kitchen Fitters Richmond upon Thames Greater London (KT2): Being a natural gathering area within the home, very few would dispute that for most families in Richmond upon Thames, the kitchen is one of the rooms they like the best. Because, as the years roll by, many fantastic memories are going to be created there, it's crucial that the kitchen is a place where every family member feels relaxed and at ease, as well as looking great and being practical. Updating your kitchen into a place that everyone loves and wants to hang out in can improve your day-to-day family life and provide a hangout for both friends and loved ones.

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So as to wind up with the kitchen of your dreams, and one that also appeals to the rest of your family, ensure that you use an experienced and trustworthy kitchen installer in Richmond upon Thames to undertake the project.

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When purchasing a kitchen from a big DIY chain such as Homebase, B&Q or Wickes, it is normally possible to get a price for installation directly from them. If you previously had a price in your head, you may find that the charges they give you is around double what you envisioned, and that may not even include plumbing and electrical work. There's an extremely good reason behind this, and that is because the actual installers will be given fifty percent of this money, while the company put the other fifty percent into their already overflowing bank account.

There are of course certain advantages to using these (sub-contracted) installation services. It saves you having to find your own installation specialist, there are some guarantees provided, and any issues occurring should be resolved or compensated for. Nonetheless, you can save half of the money by arranging these services yourself, and there is a fair chance that you could even wind up using the exact same installation service because someone like Magnet normally use local fitters from the Richmond upon Thames area in any case. Additionally, in the event that any problems crop up during or after the installation process, any reputable Richmond upon Thames kitchen installer will provide you with some sort of after care service, and they're likely to be much more easily approachable than trying to deal with the painfuly sluggish and "clunky" complaints procedure of a big company.

It also pays to take into account that when buying new kitchens from some of these big chains, issues are very likely to occur. Among the most common issues are delivering the wrong packages, not supplying everything you have ordered and having parts, fittings and fixtures missing from individual cartons. In virtually all kitchens bought from DIY stores, the units will be delivered in a flat-pack, so they'll need to be put together on-site, it's essential that all the boxes are meticulously checked on delivery, since any missing items can cause huge delays to the installation.

It's been quite widely reported that due to the problems with these kitchens, many kitchen fitters in Richmond upon Thames prefer not to work for such chains. In which case you should have a kitchen fitter arranged before you order. That being said, if fitted correctly and cared for, some of the fitted kitchens from these companies will last for a fair few years, and are cost-effective and of acceptable quality.

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In many circumstances, folks ask family members or friends if they have anybody they would recommend, and will typically take their word and employ the kitchen fitter that is suggested. Is this actually the best way to choose a tradesman? Possibly not, since your friend or family members' needs may have been different than yours, however it's a good starting point. Word of mouth tells if a task was done properly, and will come from someone you trust to be truthful and honest. To get an idea of prices you will need to obtain at least three or four quotations from your list of prospective tradesmen.

A competent Richmond upon Thames kitchen fitter will prepare a plan of your kitchen after doing a survey and accurately measuring the available space. They will discuss colour schemes, cabinet designs, materials and layouts, so as to come up with the most comprehensive plan feasible. In accordance with the decisions you've made, and working from this plan, they'll be in a position to give you a precise price quote for your new kitchen. If you want to take the DIY superstore route, you can head down to B&Q or Magnet with your measurements and dimensions, and they'll enter them into a specialist software program, which will work out a design and layout.

With years of joinery and carpentry experience and knowledge behind them, most professional kitchen fitters in Richmond upon Thames will have accomplished some type of apprenticeship program with their employers, to provide them with the essential capabilities for this work. Employing their expertise in the use of both electric and hand tools they will remove your existing kitchen in Richmond upon Thames and correctly, professionally and speedily install a brand new one.

Your chosen kitchen fitter could easily discover sections which require additional work in the course of the removal of your existing kitchen units. Neglected walls and floors behind and under the old kitchen units will have been hidden for many years on account of the time that has passed since they were first put in. There are almost certain to be problems which need to be fixed and sections that need particular attention if your new kitchen is to last for as many years as you want it to.

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If your brand new kitchen layout has gas appliances incorporated you will need to ensure either your kitchen fitter is Gas Safe authorised or can call on someone who is, for this work. When a new fitted kitchen is being put in it is also quite common to exchange all the flooring, because in many instances the existing flooring will be unsuitable or damaged. This should be a job which a proficient kitchen installer in Richmond upon Thames can tackle very easily and should be capable of working with whatever materials you are wanting; wood block, stone, vinyl plank, engineered wood, tiles or laminated.

It is usually recommended that you use a professional and fully qualified electrician for all electrical tasks in your new kitchen, and it's very rare if some kind of electrical work isn't needed, unless you are just changing "like-for-like" cabinets. From time to time you will find a kitchen installer in Richmond upon Thames who's Part-P qualified for electrics, more often they will "have a crack" at elementary electrical work, which should set off the alarm bells.

Nearly all kitchen installers in Richmond upon Thames have a history in carpentry & joinery, and some of them might have dabbled in basic electrics and plumbing to get by in an emergency, but even if they are incapable of doing this work, they'll probably have an electrican available that they bring in when this work is required.

You will want to ask potential kitchen fitters about the electrics at the beginning, preferably when you are getting quotes and picking out the ideal installer. Extra cash will probably be needed for the electrics, if this is not built into the quote, and one thing is for sure - electricians do not come cheap, so expect a fairly large bill.

Depending on the design and layout of your new kitchen you could very well need quite a lot of electrical work doing, and this is now covered by part P of the building regs. Things such as lighting, extra plug sockets, underfloor heating, light switches and isolation switches, might be the type of electrical installations that you'll need.

A proficient kitchen fitter in Richmond upon Thames will have an excellent understanding of how to make the best of the space that you have and should be up-to-date with all of the most current kitchen innovations to ensure you completely transform the appearance of your old kitchen, to get the best outcome. Your friends and neighbours are guaranteed to be green with envy when they realise how your formerly outdated and lusterless room has been refurbished into an ultra-modern, space-saving kitchen with all the latest gadgets. In actual fact, they'll find it hard to believe that it's the same room that you started out with.

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Kitchen fitting can be undertaken in Richmond upon Thames and also in: Hounslow, Shepherds Bush, Ham, Kingston-upon-Thames, Grove Park, Twickenham, St Margarets, Brentford, Isleworth, Wimbledon, North Sheen, East Sheen, Hampton Hill, Mortlake, Gunnersbury, and in these postcodes TW1 2DD, TW10 5AE, SW14 7BP, SW15 4NQ, TW10 5BW, TW10 5DZ, TW10 5AZ, TW10 5HY, TW10 5LZ, TW1 4SJ.

Hinge Adjustments to Cabinet Doors

If you've already got a kitchen that you are satisfied with, but the cabinet doors have got loose or gone out of alignment, you are in good company, because that is a really common issue with modern flat pack kitchens in Richmond upon Thames. With prolonged use, the hinges will get sloppy, move about, or even get detached altogether, regardless of how effectively the kitchen was installed originally. It is definitely a wise idea to learn how to adjust these door hinges yourself, as it will save you bringing in a kitchen fitter or handyman to do this for you. If you choose to start playing around with a screwdriver without knowing what you are doing, it will seem an impossible task, but as soon as you know the correct process and know which of the screws to turn and which way, it can actually be quite simple. Once all of the hinges and doors have been carefully adjusted, it can make an enormous difference to the appearance of your kitchen. You will be able to perfectly space out your doors and make certain that all the unit doors close perfectly and don't bang into and damaging the neighbouring doors, once you have the knack of it. I have included a YouTube video on this page, which gives an excellent explanation of the process in pictures instead of words. So, take a look at the video and learn the technique for adjusting your own kitchen cabinet hinges.

Kitchen Tiling Richmond upon Thames

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Adding tiles to your kitchen walls in Richmond upon Thames can give a fresh new look while at the same time providing an easily cleanable, hard wearing finish. Tiles for any kitchen can be bought in a wide variety of colours, sizes and designs to suit your decor, budget and overall design. From large oblong or square tiles for a modern, sleek look, to elaborate patterns and designs using small mosaic tiles, there is a design for any kitchen in Richmond upon Thames.

A skilled tiler in Richmond upon Thames will be able to offer an end to end service. This will include a survey of the kitchen area to be tiled, guidance on the type of tiles most suitable, careful preparation of the wall surfaces, and a full installation service plus any aftercare that may be required. A wall tiling service will be offered by most Richmond upon Thames kitchen fitters, and if this isn't the case then they will be glad to arrange this for you. For kitchen tiling quotes in Richmond upon Thames - CLICK HERE.

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Kitchen Floor Levelling Richmond upon Thames

With a lot of new kitchen installations it may be necessary to get the floor level before putting in any cabinets, especially if you're removing any walls to expand the kitchen area (broom cupboard or larder for instance). A bit of further work on your kitchen floor will also be necessary if you're installing underfloor heating, less so with electric than water. In most cases a self-levelling screed will be sufficient, and if the requirement for this is apparent from the get-go, the kitchen fitter will have included this in the price, and either undertake it himself or call in a screeding specialist for the project.

Kitchen Makeovers Richmond upon Thames

Kitchen makeovers are just the thing for householders in Richmond upon Thames who have sad old kitchens, but haven't really got the funds to have a brand new one installed. Without having to spend a fortune, there are lots of different ideas out there that will enable you to revitalise your existing kitchen in Richmond upon Thames. Here are just some of the techniques that you can use to make your existing kitchen look more attractive:

  • Retiling the Floor and Walls - Replacing the tiles on the floor, wall or both can really give your old kitchen that extra bit of zing.
  • Professional Cleaning - The cheapest and easiest of all the kitchen makeovers is to have it cleaned professionally.
  • Adding New Doors - One of the easiest ways to give your existing kitchen an exciting new look is to simply add new doors.
  • Paint the Kitchen Units - An easy way to both change the colour scheme of, and spice up your kitchen, is to give a coat of paint to the kitchen cabinets.
  • Vinyl Wrap Kitchen Makeovers - If you are on a tight budget but want to give your kitchen a fresh look, you could invest in a vinyl wrap makeover.
  • Fitting a New Worktop - Obviously not the least expensive option, but the addition of a new countertop can make your kitchen seem like new once more, and could also allow you to change the colour scheme.

Kitchen Door Replacement Richmond upon Thames

Transforming the design of your kitchen in Richmond upon Thames can now be accomplished quickly and easily. Exchanging your existing cabinet doors can have a huge effect on the look of your kitchen, and eliminate the requirement for a costly rebuild. It's even possible to hire a professional kitchen door company to repair, renovate and repaint your current unit doors to transform the appearance of your old kitchen without spending a fortune.

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You could of course replace cupboard doors yourself, but to avoid any errors and to receive a flawless service from start to finish, it's better to use a professional company for this tricky project. You can ask their advice on the different materials and styles of kitchen doors, and be confident that all of the measurements are correctly taken, for the new doors to fit seamlessly into your cabinets.

In terms of price, the additional charge for using a reputable door company over a do-it-yourself solution is certainly well worth it for the added reassurance it will give. (Tags: Kitchen Doors Replacement Richmond upon Thames, Replacement Kitchen Doors Richmond upon Thames, Kitchen Door Replacement Richmond upon Thames).

Kitchen Design Richmond upon Thames

Whilst you may wish to visit your nearest kitchen supplier in Richmond upon Thames and allow them to design your kitchen using their up-to-date kitchen design software (such as AutoKitchen or SmartDraw), you'll generally discover that the majority of kitchen fitters also have access to this type of program on their phone or PC, and may be able to tackle this part of the process. You may feel as if you would get a better deal from a specialist supplier, but sometimes local kitchen installers will have good contacts within the trade and might be capable of getting your kitchen even cheaper. Obviously, kitchen installers are the experts (often more so than suppliers), and they will know exactly what goes where, and what type of kitchen will be most suited to your space and requirements. (Tags: Kitchen Design Richmond upon Thames, Designer Kitchens Richmond upon Thames, Modern Kitchen Designs Richmond upon Thames, Designs for Kitchens Richmond upon Thames).

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Kitchen Fitters Around Richmond upon Thames: People living in these Richmond upon Thames roads recently enquired about a kitchen fitter: Whittaker Avenue, Clarence Street, Terrace Lane, Dynevor Road, Lancaster Park, Lewis Road, Houblon Road, Castle Yard, Richmond Road, The Hermitage, Montague Road, The Square, Stafford Place, Parkshot, Compass Hill, Upper Richmond Road West, Pyrland Road, York Road, Chester Avenue, Twickenham Road, Lower Grove Road, Grosvenor Road, Sydney Road, Old Palace Yard, along with these nearby postcodes TW1 2DD, TW10 5AE, SW14 7BP, SW15 4NQ, TW10 5BW, TW10 5DZ, TW10 5AZ, TW10 5HY, TW10 5LZ, TW1 4SJ.

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