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Before you jump in head first into buying a new kitchen, it’s important to do your research to make sure that you’re getting a good deal and the best experience possible at that. We’ve listed the biggest mistakes people make when having a kitchen fitted so you don’t make them.
Get Professional Advice – Some people think once they have decided on the perfect style for them, they don’t need the advice of a professional fitter which couldn’t be further from reality. You need a style that will work really well in your kitchen and that will help you make the most of your space. With some fitted kitchens coming in set cupboard sizes and styles, it could compromise the way you actually want your kitchen to look when it’s completed. Professional kitchen fitters Bangor have the experience to know what kind of kitchen will work in different spaces and will be able to guide you in making the best decision for your needs.
Quality over Cost – Needless to say, when choosing your kitchen, the cheapest option is not always best. Heavily discounted kitchens are usually on sale because of the quality, because the style is dated or because there is damage to the item. It’s important to remember that more premium quality products can’t be discounted in the same way, due to expense of sourcing the more desirable raw materials. If there’s one thing you want from your kitchen, its quality as you want it to last a good 7-10 years to get the best value.
Don’t be fooled by pushy salespeople, you need to speak to someone who fits kitchens day in and day out who is in the best position to advise.
Explore at Different Styles – You think you've chosen your kitchen and you have a good idea how it will look – but don’t feel persuaded to buy the first one you see. If it’s produced by a particular brand of manufacturer, it's likely they'll have other styles too each at different prices. By looking around, you could save yourself hundreds of pounds which could be better spent on new equipment for your kitchen.
Purchase Samples – Not many people are aware that you can purchase door samples for your kitchen. Nonetheless, it’s always best to do so, particularly when you aren’t planning on changing the flooring or the wall colours to make sure you get the best match for your room.