Customer Questions

How to use a top box unit in your kitchen

  When designing your kitchen, one unit people tend to forget about is the top box. A top box can be an interesting alternative to the more traditional wall units that already adorn our kitchens. If you are still in the planning stage then read on for some kitchen inspiration! What size top boxes are

What is a magic corner unit?

  The solution to maximising the potential dead unit space in a kitchen is to install a magic corner unit instead. To start off with, many of you may have a corner base unit in your existing kitchen where you basically have to lie down to get into the far end of it, to retrieve

Do your kitchen units have glazed doors available?

  The simple answer to “do your kitchen units have glazed doors available” is yes. All our kitchen styles except Altino, Cento & Luca have the option of having glazed doors in some of our wall unit and dresser unit sizes. Glazed doors do add something extra to your kitchen and allow you to present

What is a worktop dresser unit?

  A worktop dresser unit is basically a very tall unit that is 300mm deep. But, instead of placing it on the floor or wall, the dresser sits conveniently on top of your worktop. What is the purpose of a worktop dresser unit? A worktop dresser unit can make for a really nice feature in

How to choose your kitchen seating

  Putting in a new kitchen can be an exciting time but kitchen seating can sometimes be left as an afterthought. A new kitchen is exciting because the planning stage is fun and all the desired appliances and gadgets can be fitted in how you want them this time. The kitchen can also be laid

Can I put a waste bin in a kitchen unit?

  This simple answer to “can I put a waste bin in a kitchen unit” is YES! You could put a standard waste bin in an empty unit but that would not work too well, so we offer quite a few waste bin solutions that allow you to easily dispose of your waste and get

How to choose a kitchen colour scheme

  Kitchen Colour Considerations: What Should You Think About Before Starting a Remodel? Your kitchen is likely to be one of the most widely used rooms in your home, and also one of the most expensive to remodel. Even a minor lick of paint can cause huge domestic disruption, so it pays to spend a

Square edged laminate worktops

  When you order your Laminate worktops from DIY Kitchens, you get a choice of 2 different edge profiles. Square Edged & the more well known Quadra profile. These are explained in more detail below. Quadra profile laminate worktops The Duropal Quadra profile gives a nice rounded edge to the front of your worktop, which

Horizontal bi-fold door adjustment

  A question we were recently asked regarding bi-fold doors was… “We had our kitchen fitted in December and on one of the bi-fold wall units, the door has slipped down. How do we tighten it? Well, the horizontal bi-fold doors have a series of hinges that allow it to open upwards, so there could be

What gap do I need between the worktop and bottom of the wall units?

  The gap required between the top of the worktop and the base of the wall units is usually around 490mm. This figure is achieved by taking into account a 40mm worktop. Some worktops are about 30mm in height, so you may end up with a gap of 500mm, which is perfectly fine. If you