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Research and planning is critical to the completion of a smooth and successful new kitchen project. One of the key decisions you’ll have to make along the way is which retailer to use and if you choose an Independent Kitchen Specialist, there are a wide range of companies available. Some recent consumer surveys have pointed to the fact that independent retailers are winning the battle against the national retail chains, particularly when it comes to a big ticket purchase, such as a new kitchen.There are particular customer groups who value the advantages offered by an independent retailer, such as a local and personal service, a wealth of knowledge and experience, and a high quality product offer.

Independent Local Kitchen Specialist

Independent Specialists are businesses that are normally privately owned, often with single-store operations but they can also be small chains that operate at a more local level. Independent Specialists ensure that there are alternatives on offer which help maintain a sense of uniqueness, independence, and choice on the High Street offering excellent service and expert advice. Confidence in your retailer and their ability to understand your requirements is crucial. For this reason we recommend the Kitchen Bathroom Bedroom Specialist Association (KBSA) who bring together over 300 fully accredited UK based independent retailers. The services of each member are backed by a ConsumerCare or ConsumerCare Plus Insurance scheme providing you with peace of mind knowing that you have chosen a reputable and reliable retailer.

Kbsa - The Home Specialists Association

Hundreds of local independent kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and home office retailers nationwide are Kbsa members, dedicated to upholding the Association's high standards of design, supply, installation and customer service throughout the KBB industry. Choose a Kbsa member for top quality design and installation, first class customer service and latest products. Using a Kbsa retailer gives you confidence that you are using a reputable company. Before you make any decisions, go to the showroom of the retailer you're thinking of using and look for the Kbsa logo and membership certificate that will be on display.

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Kbsa Directory

Looking for a local independent kitchen specialist? Click on the link below.

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What Next?

Buying a new kitchen is a significant purchase and it's important to get it right first time. Having spent time, money and resource on finding the perfect kitchen for you, sadly, the less glamorous part of the overall process, the installation, can often be overlooked. If you're looking for a local professional to install your new kitchen, then click on the link below.