7 Questions to ask when you’re choosing a kitchen fitter
When you’re planning a kitchen renovation project you’ll be faced with a huge number of choices. Not least who will be doing the work for you. You might pay one company to provide and install your new units and worktops, or alternatively you might decide to organise everything separately.
Either way, you want to be sure that the tradesperson you entrust your beautiful new room to is up to the job. And you also need to make sure you’ll be getting value for money and protecting yourself from any mishaps.
So, while you’re busy getting quotes from kitchen fitters, we suggest you also ask them these important questions:
2. Do you have any testimonials or recommendations?
Unless you’ve found your fitter through word of mouth, it’s important to make sure that they’ll do a good job for you. And showing you a few photos of beautiful work they’ve done previously doesn’t cut it. After all, this is someone you’re inviting into your home, you need to make sure they’re trustworthy and will work tidily too. Ask for a selection of testimonials or recommendations and it should put your mind at rest.
4. How long can I contact you after the fit for small tweaks and adjustments?
You’ll probably find that while your units are guaranteed for a period of time (here at Koivu it’s 25 years!), the fit doesn’t work in quite the same way. But it’s worth asking the question. Will you receive any kind of guarantee, or can you contact your fitter after the work is done, for example if cupboards need adjusting or a handle falls off? From their answer you’ll get an idea of just how confident they are about the quality of their work and their customer service ethic. Proceed at your peril if they start to act shifty.