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To DIY or not to DIY your new kitchen

The Pros and Cons of whether to install your new kitchen  yourself or have your supplier do it The installation of a fully functioning, beautiful new kitchen can be extremely complex and require a significant amount of planning, organising and coordination of the various tradespeople involved.  The biggest mistake some clients make is to underestimate the… read more

Would you buy 'Terry and June' kitchen cabinets?

The case for the much misunderstood kitchen cabinet. In today’s straitened economic times where cost versus a customer’s budget is often the deal maker or breaker, a question we’re often asked by clients is whether they really need the quality of cabinet that we use, namely 18mm Melamine Faced Chipboard (MFC) all the way round? It’s a… read more

The demise of Moben

The demise of Moben: good or bad for independent kitchen retailers? It may seem odd for the owner of a small, fast-growing independent fitted kitchen retailer to be weighing up the question of whether today’s announcement of Homeform and, in particular, its Moben retail brand going into administration is good for business.  On the face… read more

Sharp practices to look out for when buying a new fitted kitchen

Is your kitchen retailer giving you the whole story? In a market as competitive as the one for fitted kitchens – with the national retailers always trying to grab business from each other by being perceived to offer the ‘best value’ price – it’s not surprising that they’re always looking for tactics to persuade customers… read more

The case for the humble kitchen recycling bin!

Did you know the most commonly disposed of food items are potatoes, bread, apples and salads? UK domestic households – you and me – throw away 6.7m tonnes of food every year and it’s become a really hot potato (pun intended!). Not that the recycling of kitchen waste is a new issue: since as early… read more