Apr 19, 2010 11:55 pm
I have recently purchased my first home, and am looking to update/renovate the kitchen (and laundry). I have lived through and experienced kitchen renovations previously with my parents, however they were obviously at a different stage of their lives and had more money!
I am wondering what the best options in Perth in the 'flatpack' ranges are. I am reasonably handy however would probably pay for someone to install, just for my own peace of mind. IKEA look good but I wonder about their quality, ease of use etc as compared to, for example, Kitcraft. Also, how do these compare generally in terms of prices?
Are there other options (other than the flatpack suspects) that I should be looking at?
Thanks for your help.
Re: Flatpack kitchens in Perth2
Apr 20, 2010 10:36 am
If by install you mean assemble and install then I really cant see how they will be much, if any cheaper than a well priced standard cabinet maker as essentially you are paying someone do all the work.
If you are going to knock the carcases up and then get an installer to fit them I suppose you will save a little.
I'm a carpenter, so still prefer custom cabinets that are made to measure.
I assembled and installed a Kitcraft kitchen for my Father in Law. The quality seemed ok and it all went together nicely (although not the way I would have made it) however it was essentially a custom kitchen that hadn't been assembled and not just off the shelf boxes made to work in his space.
I'd be getting a quote from some cabinetmaking companies. Yes some of them charge big $$ but not all. You could also try Proform. They do a range of flat pack kitchens. See if they (and kitcraft) will give you a quote to supply only and supply and install.
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Re: Flatpack kitchens in Perth3
May 06, 2010 12:56 am
we are currently renovating our kitchen and laundry.
For the kitchen we got a quote from Kitcraft, The difference in cost between supply and supply and install was only about $1500, so worth having them do the tricky stuff I thought.
In the end they were not customised enough for us, we have ended up getting the cabinets made and installed from Western Cabinets. Compared to Kitcraft they seemed like much better value for money (a lot more for not much extra cost).
However for our Laundry we will probably go flatpack.. althought I haven't got a quote from a cabinet maker I will to see what the difference is!
Recently moved to a 60's home in need of some improvement! http://s797.photobucket.com/user/leenii ... ch%20House
Old house: http://s797.photobucket.com/albums/yy25 ... loo/House/
Re: Flatpack kitchens in Perth6
May 17, 2010 10:42 am
Hi,am new to this site and dont know how to private message yet-was just wondering Chippy-do u work north or south of the river?thanks!
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Re: Flatpack kitchens in Perth7
Oct 21, 2016 9:53 pm
Hii Forgetthelies,, I have also renovated my kitchen,, if you want to renovate or update your Kitchen you can also visit Perth Cabinet Makers .. They provided us best services and designs...
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