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  • 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.