If you’re thinking of getting a new kitchen in Sheffield, it can be frustrating not knowing what questions you should be asking.
To help you, we’ve written this brief guide to getting a new kitchen in Sheffield, which should assist your preparation.
4 things to look for when getting a new kitchen in Sheffield
When you’re getting a new kitchen in Sheffield, perhaps the best chance of success comes when you choose the best supplier.
Look for a long-served, family-run business and you will be confident in a quality, reputable kitchen specialist.
Be wary of superstore or online kitchen providers, who often lack the specialist knowledge, experience and reputation of dedicated kitchen suppliers.
When you’re getting a new kitchen in Sheffield, you want peace of mind that your chosen kitchen supplier has a reputation for quality service, so look online - or ask them - for testimonials or referrals from previous satisfied customers to reassure you.
Before you dive into getting a new kitchen in Sheffield, you need to be satisfied that your dream kitchen can be delivered.
Bear in mind with a superstore or online kitchen supplier, they often have generic units and designs that they only alter slightly - to save work for themselves - in the hope that they suit your requirements.
Ideally, you should be looking for a kitchen supplier that can provide a truly bespoke solution - that is, to design the kitchen that you dream of, not what’s easiest for them to provide.
As an added bonus, if the kitchen supplier has an in-house designer then you can buy with further reassurance. See when getting a new kitchen in Sheffield, you need to know that the company supplying is also designing it, then there will be less problems.
Showrooms & Quality
One problem with using online kitchen suppliers is it’s almost impossible to physically check or inspect the quality of the kitchen units before installation.
When you’re getting a new kitchen in Sheffield, it’s preferable to use a kitchen supplier than has showrooms with typical layouts and where you can inspect the units to choose exactly what you need.
When you can see the kitchen units in a showroom, you can reassure yourself of the quality of the products, which manufacturers supply them, and also check your design meets your budget.
See it’s entirely possible that your preferred design may be under, or over, priced and when you can actually see the kitchen showrooms you can adjust your requirements with confidence to match your budget.
However, when you’re getting a new kitchen in Sheffield, designing and supply of the kitchen units is only part of the service. Equally important - and the part most often left to chance - is installation.
See, at this stage, if you haven’t chosen welll from a reputable kitchen supplier, it’s common to be over budget. The consequence of this is customers often ‘scrimp’ on the installation and their dream kitchen ends up installed shoddily.
Ideally, you should be looking for a specialist team of time-served craftsmen - ideally ‘in house’ from the kitchen supplier. It’s also important not to overlook the project management aspects, so look for an installation team that provides the full service - that is managed completely from order, through delivery and installation.