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The Complete Kitchen and Bathroom Company

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what is correct height for kitchen base units my kitchen fitter has fitted them at 93cm i say this is incorrect as my cooker is only 90cm so sits below the worktop

hello the height of base units are 720 +150 for plinth and 40mm for worktops =910 . one trick to make it look better just put a 15mm piece of matching material under work top

The Complete Kitchen and Bathroom Company 22nd Jan, 2012

Pros and cons to underfloor heating?

dont use under real wood under tiles or laminate ok, only think to remember you need to use a thermostat to control temp

The Complete Kitchen and Bathroom Company 17th Feb, 2011

Kitchen fitting

hello getting the correct tradesmen will depend on the price you are given,i only use gas safe engineers,approved electricians and a skilled carpenter and a itemised job list

The Complete Kitchen and Bathroom Company 21st Apr, 2011

Removal of a first floor stud wall

stud walls in general are not load bearing

The Complete Kitchen and Bathroom Company 30th May, 2011

Skirting boards butted-up and not scribed

hello cut skirting at 45% and then cut with a coping saw easy job for a carpenter

The Complete Kitchen and Bathroom Company 18th Sep, 2011

Suggest a good loft ladder

hello faxro sell a loft ladder combined in its own frame can be obtained from selco you will need a tradecard ,just measure from the floor to ceiling this will tell you the one to buy thanks mick

The Complete Kitchen and Bathroom Company 17th Feb, 2011

is it normal for the customer to pay 50% upfront before the work is started?

hello get him to acept stage payments and sign a contract and never give 50%deposit

The Complete Kitchen and Bathroom Company 15th Nov, 2011

Which hinges door I use for a heavy door?

hello 3 hinges per door pre drills and buy a good quality hinge ie: brand name from screw fix thanks mick

The Complete Kitchen and Bathroom Company 17th Feb, 2011

Hi, what should fire proof door include to comply with the regulation BS476, Part 22, 1987? After installation can the builder who installed it certify himself that the new door is fire proof?

your door should be fitted with door closure ,fire hinges and intumescent strips down 2 sides and top if not the door doesn't comply also your landlord should have by law a fire certificate on display if not ring your local council

The Complete Kitchen and Bathroom Company 5th Mar, 2011

How much to fit replacement kitchen doors?

hello cost of doors depend on style and materials but for a vinyl full height door ie:715x495 £15 for a drawer door £8-9 if you are in my area just send sizes

The Complete Kitchen and Bathroom Company 1st May, 2011

what is the best way to cut a socket hole out of a stainless steel splashback with mdf backing

cover the area you need to put socket with masking tape mark area to be cut and drill 4 holes 1 in each corner and cut out with jigsaw with correct blade and then file and rough areas

The Complete Kitchen and Bathroom Company 30th May, 2011

Tesco Kitchens ( Marktwo group)

hello i have just come across a quote from tesco,i could not get near there price and there itemised price listing for electrics,plumming and tiling was priced on per sq mt and not the total sq mts of the job and was misleding.the 25 yr guarantee what does it cover and a kitchen will not last that long

The Complete Kitchen and Bathroom Company 29th Apr, 2012

Best supplier for laminate worktops?

hello you will get a better choice from benchmark with more colour choice on carcasses ,howdens have only 3 ,use benchmark for tops as well

The Complete Kitchen and Bathroom Company 2nd Nov, 2014

Hinges on fire windows on top floor - are the fixed incorrectly

hello all fire hinges have a lever on the hinge to open fully you push the lever and slide the window open, to close simply push the window shut

The Complete Kitchen and Bathroom Company 29th Dec, 2014

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