The next in a long-running series of questions ... where to buy kitchen
My list so far has Howdens, B&Q (not impressed), Wickes and Screwfix -
has anyone here got any recommendations (or the opposite)?
On 07/11/2019 12:15, email@example.com wrote:
Seconded. I have not used them yet but called into their showroom
earlier in the year and as suitably impressed with the quality. And,
everything is individually priced instead of an arbitrary price for the
Just a shame that they don't do anything true-handleless.
No, I was thinking of the type where the door does not go all the way to
the top of the cabinet. Instead it stops about 25mm short and there is
an aluminium channel fixed across the cabinet behind. So, no handles but
access to the top of the door.
Sorry Brian, hope I have explained it adequately but
https://www.benchmarxkitchens.co.uk/true-handleless for anyone who can
see the pictures.
That is just a function of the hinges/opener.
You can fit them to any door designed for handles and leave a flat surface.
You can even get electric powered stuff that is handle less like my
bosch dishwasher. Push door to open, but I do have a moulded handle on
it as I wanted the door to match the others.
One of their fitters has the same name as me and the same
He also wanted the email address that already had, so was
obviously offered it with a 2 appended, which he accepted.
Howdens 'lost' the 2 and started sending me his quotations -
shiowing his 80% + discount!
If we use Howdens for our new kitchen, that information could
be useful to know!
I had no problem getting a Howdens Trade account - even with a
substantial credit allowance.
All the kitchen items seem to be sold at a discount of anything between
50 and 100% ( yes 100% for 1 item).
Had no problem taking surplus items - mainly accessories back unused for
We were ready to go down that route but the builders we selected had a
Howdens account so we use theirs.
They showed us the quote from Howdens with "trade" and "retail" values
side by side. Retail was mainly 2 * Trade.
They just billed us the Trade amount.
AMD FX-6300 in GA-990X-Gaming SLI-CF running Windows 7 Pro x64
Neighbour who is ex-MOT tester and garage owner still fixes
cars in his retirement. He has an account with the local
car parts supplier and all the invoices that I see lying
around his garage show two columns, trade and 'retail' (or
SRP these days). The latter is typically 80% up on the trade
HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.