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B&Q kitchen yay or nay

DLMDLM

We went to look at B&Q kitchens today and I am interested to know your experiences.

Good or bad.

Thanks in advance :-)

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    mutley1
    ghost come back?

    they are fine once they have been delivered. getting the right parts delivered is another matter.
    DLM
    DLM2 years, 3 months ago #2Show comment tools Reply
    mutley1
    ghost come back?

    they are fine once they have been delivered. getting the right parts delivered is another matter.


    Hello mutley :)

    There are not many good kitchen reviews out there lol
    mutley1
    they normally deliver with missing parts which means you will have to wait for a week to get the missing part so you will need a fitter that will come back to finish the job when the missing part arrives or get B&Q fitter as then they deal with B&Q direct.
    churchill
    ohhh Things getting serious


    Or should we say things are heating up? lol omg im so funny it was a kitchen joke :(
    dog_cop
    cooke and lewis ?
    DLM
    DLM2 years, 3 months ago #6Show comment tools Reply
    churchill
    ohhh Things getting serious

    Or should we say things are heating up? lol omg im so funny it was a kitchen joke :(


    I seriously need a new kitchen.

    The kitchen we have now is 20 years old next year.

    Hope you are well Churchill :)
    DLM
    DLM2 years, 3 months ago #7Show comment tools Reply
    dog_cop
    cooke and lewis ?


    Yep!

    Any good?
    dog_cop
    DLM
    dog_cop
    cooke and lewis ?


    Yep!

    Any good?



    Yes very as they come pre built so saving plenty of time when fitting the kitchen ..

    we went for a quote with B@Q Magents and Howden ( your need a mate in the trade!!)

    after some serious haggling we ended up at Howdens .. but my advice is haggle hard and your sure to get a good deal .. ours started out at over £5000 and eventually down to £3000
    derbyshireterrier
    mutley1
    they normally deliver with missing parts which means you will have to wait for a week to get the missing part so you will need a fitter that will come back to finish the job when the missing part arrives or get B&Q fitter as then they deal with B&Q direct.


    This was our problem with the bedroom furniture. It's fantastic quality when I'd put it all together but I seemed to spend more time speaking to B&Q to get the right parts delivered than I did actually making the stuff up.
    churchill
    DLM
    churchill
    ohhh Things getting serious

    Or should we say things are heating up? lol omg im so funny it was a kitchen joke :(


    I seriously need a new kitchen.

    The kitchen we have now is 20 years old next year.

    Hope you are well Churchill :)


    Am not bad chicken hope lifes being good to you
    DLM
    dog_cop
    DLM
    dog_cop
    cooke and lewis ?


    Yep!

    Any good?



    Yes very as they come pre built so saving plenty of time when fitting the kitchen ..

    we went for a quote with B@Q Magents and Howden ( your need a mate in the trade!!)

    after some serious haggling we ended up at Howdens .. but my advice is haggle hard and your sure to get a good deal .. ours started out at over £5000 and eventually down to £3000


    Thanks for the advice :)
    donaldduck2
    I have used Howdens a few times and they were very good.
    sassie
    20 years is that all, shows what a throw away society we live in, replace only when unusuable/knackered oO
    naz_1uk
    I sell kitchens for a living at B&Q just being honest not biased the Cooke & Lewis range is as good as any other brand and at a fraction of others prices so you can't go wrong there but there is nothing wrong with the basic IT range either. I always tell my customers that does not really matter if you go for an expensive or a cheap kitchen all boils down to the fit and how well you look after it
    DLM
    sassie
    20 years is that all, shows what a throw away society we live in, replace only when unusuable/knackered oO


    We have the money so we might as well have a nice home if we can Sassie.

    We both work hard and have no children and I am a little bit house proud.
    apduk
    Ive never been impressed with a B&Q kitchen and I wouldnt have one given to me really. Taking a look at one of their displays in store thats been there for a while normally says it all. Wonky cupboards, falling to peices and generally knackered.

    If you do go there what ever you do DONT get the fitting done by B&Q and that goes for all the others too, homebase, wickes, magnet, ikea. They will rob you blind and its subcontracted out anyway.

    I used work for a made to measure kitchen company and ive seen it all before. I know what a good quality kitchen looks like and they dont come from B&Q. But if I wanted a flat pack id go to Howdens as already mentioned, I'd save the rest till last.
    mutley1
    DLM
    We both work hard and have no children and I am a little bit house proud.


    what's happening with baby DLM?
    mutley1
    naz_1uk
    I sell kitchens for a living at B&Q just being honest not biased the Cooke & Lewis range is as good as any other brand and at a fraction of others prices so you can't go wrong there but there is nothing wrong with the basic IT range either. I always tell my customers that does not really matter if you go for an expensive or a cheap kitchen all boils down to the fit and how well you look after it


    why are all kitchen packers have half a brain and can't put together all the items on the list or the kitchen planner having the other half of the brain and can't order all the necessary parts from the plan?

    if only they could put their two halves together, we could have someone who is competent enough to put together a correct list. oO

    i had the same problem with parts missing from delivery and order when i ordered a kitchen from MFI.
    mceverready
    We just had ours done by Tesco (provided by Mark 2).

    I must say we are very very please with ours.

    We have no idea Tesco even did kitchens, but throughout the whole process we were very pleased.
    king261
    decent quality, only thing id say is becarful of the "extras" they put in there. i paid £1200 for mine (fitted myself) and found all sorts of extras i didnt ask for.

    one in particular was a corner shelf thing which slid out of the cupboard. i never asked for it and found that it cost £180! went straight back along with a bunch of other stuff.

    Edited By: king261 on Jun 11, 2012 11:05

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