Planning your Kitchen

Buying a kitchen? Look out for a FIRA Gold Product Certification!

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I never really realised how many decisions need to be made when buying a kitchen, so as a marketing manager for a company that specialises in testing kitchens, you would have thought I would have been well informed in what makes a great kitchen!

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What is round the corner?

Blum Spacecorner option

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“If I had one of those years ago, I would still be married…” This is a comment made by a customer to our showroom, whilst looking at corner solutions for Kitchen cabinets. Now I could see his point completely, I cook a lot and my corner gives me cause to utter…

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Tile Style

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With many of us still favouring white and neutral kitchens, one way to add a burst of colour or texture is with tiles – whether it’s a glossy striped splashback or an intricate design underfoot, it’s an easier & less permanent way of bringing pizzazz into the room

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The Value of a Guarantee

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Very recently I had an occasion to ask this very question. You see back in 2001 I bought a new house and on the day of moving in I was handed a large booklet by the lady in the portakabin, aka “The Sales Prevention Officer”, followed by the words…

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Ideas and inspiration for your perfect kitchen island

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A popular addition to kitchens with a bit more floor space is the kitchen island. It seems you can’t move for adverts that feature large islands complete with smiley mums standing proudly behind making the kids’ tea. But there’s much more to the kitchen island than just worktop space

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Planning realistically for the future

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The girl in the room was moving awkwardly and having trouble sorting out the change from her purse. Earlier she’d been unable to distinguish a bunch of coloured paper clips when the tones were too similar. Her movement around the kitchen were labored…

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