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Kitchen Fitter / Joiner with 36 years experience also wall tiling / floor laying and domestic plumbing.

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Reviewed by ALLAN on 23/9/2019

SIMPLY DID NOT TURN UP AS ARRANGED .GAVE JOB TO SOMEONE ELSE.

We are a team of skilled tradesmen with over 20 years experience. We complete all jobs to a very high standard.

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Reviewed by jo on 17/9/2019

Difficult to get hold of after completion. I've been trying to get hold of Anthony to find the answer to a query about the job which needs action - no replies to messages or emails.

Highly professional kitchen installatoions.Bespoke made kitchens. Laminate, solid laminate, composite , quartz and solid wood worktops ,supply, fitting and replacement. Visit our web site for more info and gallery.

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Reviewed by Valerie on 15/10/2019

Lukas turned Up to look at the job and was very professional , and was very knowledgable about the work I wanted done, but I was very disappointed that he didn’t actually do the job as his van had broken down, it would of been more professional if he had kept me updated on what he intended to do , so overall disappointed .

Iv worked with stone for over fifteen years iv supplied templated, fabricated fitted hundreds of stone worktops

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Reviewed by Jen on 4/10/2019

David & Rob have done such sterling work! They both worked especially hard through what I call my kitchen! A very wonky kitchen has been disguised now with David’s work. I’m extremely impressed by his and Rob’s work and can’t recommend them enough. The previous owner of my kitchen did such a terrible job that it made huge challenge producing templates for my now new worktop. I’m beyond humbled and can’t be thankful enough. All the best with the rest! Thanks so so much guys! ????

Family run business with a combined 150 years of experience. We are group of painters, tilers, Bathroom and kitchen fitters. We treat every job with importance and always leave customers smiling. We have a team of 30 that cover the whole of London Essex, Hertfordshire, Surrey & Frinton on sea. For peace of mind, all work carried out by SDL PKB (Painting, Kitchens & Bathrooms ) is guaranteed for 1 year. We are proud to mention that we can now offer a Finance option (with rates from 2.9% APR) Experience/Team experience: Project manage - if you have a large project with various different trades needed, to take the stress away from customers I can oversee all of the work and ensure that everything runs smoothly. Bathrooms - We can remove and dispose of old bathrooms. And then install any Bathroom that you desire. We have good relationships with bathroom suppliers to be able to get you a good suite at discount prices. We leave you with a year’s guarantee on parts. Painting - our painting service is second to none. We can cover all of your decorating needs. Making good of surfaces, painting interior and exterior. Working with all types of paint including gloss and varnish for any woodwork. We can offer wallpapering and lining services. We have good relationships with suppliers to ensure we can get customers materials for the best prices. Tiling - we can work with all kinds of tiles including porcelain and ceramic. We offer floor and wall tiling for any room desired, especially kitchens and bathrooms. Our tilers are perfectionists and aim for the perfect finish. We use top of the range tiling equipment to ensure this. Kitchens- we have top of the range kitchen fitters to help you design and installation your dream kitchen. We also provide a free CAD service (computer aided design) to help achieve this. Kitchens- we have top of the range kitchen fitters to help you design and install your dream kitchen. We also provide a free CAD service (computer aided design) to help achieve this. PLEASE NOTE: We at SDL PKB (Painting, Kitchens & Bathrooms ) understand that there is a lack of good customer service in the Building/Trades industry therefore all contractors for SDL PKB (Painting, Kitchens & Bathrooms ) are Qualified, Experienced and Reputable and have signed a legal contract with SDL PKB (Painting, Kitchens & Bathrooms) to guarantee any work carried out for 1 year. IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY AMAZING GRANDAD DAVID LOVELIDGE RIP CHAMP, WELL DO YOU PROUD

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Reviewed by Katie on 3/10/2019

I had my bathroom completely changed, Everything ran smoothly, Bathroom fitter Terry was fab was prompt every day, worked very hard, everything was done to perfection with minimal mess. Terry informed me on any issues and always found ways to resolve them. Would definitely reccomend company. Already have a few friends who want their bathroom done now. Thank you so much love my new bathroom.

Over 10 years experience in fitting kitchens and general carpentry including doors, wardrobes, stairs, handrails, flooring, wood stud, roofing, but also electrical and other refurbishments

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Reviewed by John on 26/9/2019

Sergiu replaced an old laminate work top with a new oak one as well as fitting a new sink and tap. The work is excellent, none of the old tiles were damaged, he cleaned up at the end. It took slightly longer than expected but that was due to some dodgy old gas and water plumbing. Would recommend.

At KST Kitchens we pride ourselves on completing a job to the highest standards and getting the job right first time. We design, supply and fit bespoke kitchens of the highest quality whilst accommodating to any budget. We work close with the client discussing their wishes and desires to make their dream kitchen become a reality. At KST Kitchens we pride ourselves in customer relations, ensuring all clients are updated on the progress of their kitchen. • Quality bespoke kitchens at affordable prices • Over 7 years experience • Competative prices

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Reviewed by Kerry on 14/10/2019

If I could have scored KST Kitchens higher, I would have given Kiefer a ten across the board. He worked a small miracle today. Because of structural constraints we had chosen to have a cabinet facelift and leave the B&Q carcass in place. Needless to say the original Galley Kitchen was cheap and cheerful and was showing tremendous wear. Keifer transformed an old tired Galley Kitchen into a modestly elegant space, adding more cabinets and correcting problems from the initial installation. Price was right!!

We do everything from start to finish and we cut out all the middle men,so you will only be dealing with one company. We can offer references of previous work. It is a family run business and all my team are fully qualified and insured.

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Reviewed by Peter on 3/7/2019

Great job very knowledgeable would recommend

Quote and 3D design images within 24h - Guaranteed!* At Auggus we specialise in full kitchen renovations including designing and crafting fitted kitchens also wardrobes and other fitted and free standing furniture. We work with all domestic and commercial projects. From kitchens, to bedroom wardrobes (both hinged and sliding door), to bathroom units there is nothing that Auggus team couldn't do. We are registered tradesmen - you can relax and enjoy then we transform and refurbish most desired and complex kitchen renovation projects. We look after our customers from start to finish , right through from Design , supply and fitting. High quality furniture - professional builders - certified electrician and gas safe engineer - competitive prices - visit our website for more information. *if all measurements given/or home measurement appointment has taken place and desired materials chosen by the client.

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Reviewed by Jennifer on 17/8/2019

Vainius was brilliant from start to finish! He fitted our IKEA kitchen for us plus all appliances and tiling. He fitted us into his schedule very quickly. He is very efficient and kept us up to date throughout the whole process. We feel we definitely got value for money - Vainius knows exactly what he is doing and our new kitchen looks brilliant! We are so pleased. We’ve actually booked Vainius for an extra job because his work was so great. We are looking forward to him fitting our wardrobe doors!

Hallo. My name is Rafal I am carpenter OVER 21 years experience I have also experience like a general building e.g. kitchen extencion /loft conversion and all refurbishment. I will do my job fast and tidy to your happy. thank you for chosen CARPENTRY AVENUES

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Reviewed by Alex on 20/9/2019

Everything was fine. Nice and tidy job. I would recommend Raff as a reliable guy.

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Kitchen Specialists - what you need to know

A quality, local kitchen specialist will be able to take care of your whole kitchen installation, from start to finish. They’ll pull out the old kitchen, make sure all the cables and pipes are in the right place, then install the new units. Once that’s done, they’ll be able to finish the kitchen with tiling and flooring, and of course, they’ll tidy everything away leaving you with a shiny new place to cook up a storm.

What a kitchen specialist can help with

  • Planning and designing new kitchens.
  • Measuring out work areas.
  • Ripping out and disposing of old units and appliances.
  • Marking the location of pipes and cables.
  • Measuring and cutting worktops, recesses and joints.
  • Fitting new units and appliances.
  • Tiling walls and laying flooring.
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Along the way they’ll probably use specialist tradespeople such as a plumber who’s Gas Safe-registered and qualified to work with gas. They might also use tilers, carpenters and plumbers.

At the initial stage, they’ll help with the design of your kitchen – either themselves or by recommending an architect. It’s important to consider the placement of all your appliances and work surfaces, so that they’re in practical locations, and within budget. Your kitchen specialist will be able to advise on all of this.

Once everything’s decided, your kitchen specialist will rip out everything that needs to go, and then mark out all the new positions. After that it’s down to business with installing the cupboards and appliances, followed by the finishing touches – tiles, floors, doors… whatever’s needed.

Costs for common kitchen installation jobs

Some typical jobs Low High
Small kitchen, remove kitchen first £500 £800
Small kitchen, no kitchen to remove £400 £600
Medium kitchen, remove kitchen first £700 £1200
Medium kitchen, no kitchen to remove £600 £1100
Large kitchen, remove kitchen first £850 £1,500
Large kitchen, no kitchen to remove £700 £1,200

The qualifications your kitchen specialist needs

There are no specific requirements or qualifications to become a kitchen specialist, and often their experience will cover a range of different skills.

They might have a card from the Construction Skills Certification Scheme which you could check.

If they’re going to be working with gas, they need to be registered with Gas Safe. It’s more likely that they’ll use a plumber or heating engineer to do this, in which case that person needs to be registered with Gas Safe specifically.

For anyone working with electricity in England and Wales, they need to be registered with Part P.

For both of these qualifications, the tradesperson will carry a valid ID which you can check.

What is the Gas Safe Register?

The main focus of Gas Safe is to improve and maintain gas safety to the highest standards. They make sure all gas engineers are qualified to work with gas. 

What is Part P?

In 2005 the government introduced electrical safety rules for England and Wales. Because of this, most fixed electrical installation work in homes must, by law, meet the building regulations.

Part P shows that anyone carrying out electrical installation work in a home, must make sure that work will protect people from fire and electric shocks.

Planning permission for kitchen specialist jobs

In general you won’t need planning application for installing a kitchen, unless it’s part of a house extension. However, if your property is a listed building you should speak to the local planning authority.

Insurance for kitchen specialist work

Your kitchen specialist should have public liability insurance, which will cover you and them if someone gets hurt or if the property is damaged.

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Questions you should ask a kitchen specialist

  • Do they have public liability insurance and what does this cover?
  • How long have they been trading for?
  • Can they give you up to 3 references of recent work they’ve completed?
  • Do they use sub-contractors or their own employees?
  • What experience do their sub-contractors/employees have and are they covered by insurance?
  • Will they give a guarantee/warranty for the work and how long does it last?
  • Will they source all materials and equipment?

See the latest questions that homeowners have been asking kitchen specialists

Kitchen ideas

There’s a whole host of inspiration for your kitchen over on our blog. If you’re thinking about starting from scratch with your kitchen then you’re in the right place. To help you along, check out these 4 common kitchen design mistakes. Phil Spencer’s got some tips on planning permission and building regulations too, which is always worth knowing about. Lastly, if you’re not quite in the market for a renovation, then have a look at these tips to give your kitchen a speedy makeover.

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