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Welcome to the Kitchen Compare Blog. Here we introduce you to many of the key sections of the website, focused on saving you time and money in the search for your dream kitchen. Don't forget to check back regularly for new posts.

  • 17th December 2018

    Beware the January Sales!

    As the UK plunges headfirst into the discount season – from Boxing Day sales to January clearance – consumers are urged to be wary of deals and special offers that may not be quite all they seem. Wickes, Wren Kitchens and Magnet have today been called out within the kitchen industry as using sneaky promotional mechanics that have the potential to mislead customers.

  • 8th November 2018

    Are flat-pack kitchens poor quality?

    One of the things you need to consider when buying a kitchen is whether you want a flat-pack kitchen or a rigid, otherwise known as a constructed kitchen. Flat-pack kitchens are delivered as components, just like an IKEA wardrobe, that needs to be assembled on site, whereas rigid kitchens are delivered fully assembled. Flat-pack kitchens use the cam and dowel method of assembly, where the unit is usually held together with a combination of wooden dowels and metal cams. Rigid kitchens are assembled in the factory using the glue and dowel method of assembly. All of the components are placed inside a jig which gently squeezes them together and holds them in place for several minutes to allow the glue to dry.

  • 20th October 2018

    Buying a new kitchen in 2019?

    Welcome to the Kitchen Compare Buying Guide, a blog where we have collated all of our 'insider knowledge' of the kitchen market, to help you save both time and more importantly money in the search for your dream kitchen. One of the most important things to remember is that spending more on a kitchen does not guarantee a better quality kitchen. In a recent survey by Which? the more expensive kitchen brands did not have the most satisfied customers. On the contrary, the best scoring kitchen retailer was one of the far less expensive national brands.