As you’re probably aware, the effects of the coronavirus pandemic have been detrimental on lots of smaller businesses and many have struggled to stay afloat this past year. There is no denying that shopping local and turning to the high street is more important than ever before, and this is undoubtedly one of the best ways you can support businesses as restrictions begin to ease and life starts to return to ‘normal’ once again. 


When you’re wanting to refurbish your home this year in preparation of being able to welcome house guests again in the summer, you really should reach out to local experts for assistance rather than putting money into the pockets of big chain stores. If you’re planning a big kitchen renovation and you’re wondering why local kitchen experts should be your first port of call for a home improvement project of this kind, keep reading today. 


You will receive uncompromising customer service


Unlike when you decide to use a big chain store for your kitchen project, local kitchen specialists will provide you with the customer service you’re deserving of. They will go above and beyond to exceed your expectations and ensure that you’re happy with your experience with them. 


You can trust that local companies will genuinely care about you and your kitchen project, and they will provide the best possible service from the moment you step into the showroom. Local kitchen experts will be approachable and friendly, yet still professional, and they will happily answer any questions that you may have at any stage of the project. 


They will support you from beginning to end


By turning to local kitchen experts, you will have support from the very initial design stages all the way through to the completion of the installation. You will be dealing with the same people throughout and you will never have to worry about the capabilities of the team helping you. 


Many local companies will gladly provide you with a free design consultation to help you bring your kitchen ideas to life and when you’re happy with the design, they will take care of everything for you until the time of installation. The installation will be timely, efficient and completed to the highest standard too, so you’ll always be delighted with the end result.


You will be provided with transparent pricing 


Refurbishing your kitchen can be expensive, but when you turn to local kitchen experts, they will ensure that you have no nasty surprises when it comes to the final bill. They will always be honest and completely transparent throughout. 


Not only will independent kitchen companies answer any pricing enquiries that you have during the project, but they can help you stick to your budget too and they will ensure that a detailed summary of your order is provided before you hand over any money. They will help to prevent any concerns in this regard. 


They will use the highest quality products 


Local kitchen experts will always supply homeowners with products that are of the highest quality, which can’t be said for big chain stores. They will want your kitchen to last for years to come and they will never recommend something they wouldn’t use themselves. 


It isn’t uncommon for local companies to use leading British manufacturers either and they will have a wide range of incredible products for you to choose from. They will ensure that every element of your kitchen design is up to standard, from the worktops and the splashbacks to the appliances and the lighting, so that nothing lets you down. 


Working with local kitchen experts 


It is fair to say that whilst there are a number of big chain stores that can help you with your bespoke kitchen design, it is always worthwhile turning to a local company and you can trust that not only will they thank you for doing so, but you will thank yourself in the long run too. Local kitchen specialists really will support you every step of the way with your kitchen refurbishment and they will make the whole project as stress and hassle-free as possible.

When you’re searching for a local company that can help you with the design and installation of your perfect kitchen, be sure to contact us here at Ashford Kitchens & Interiors. Since being founded back in 1984 we have helped so many homeowners with their home improvement projects and we will gladly assist you in any way that we’re able to. Why not pop into one of our showrooms on the high street of Ashford, Middlesex or Farnham Common, Buckinghamshire today and a member of our team will discuss your kitchen ideas with you in more detail. We are proud to be a local, friendly, family-run business with high standards and you can trust that we are the best people to turn to for help with your kitchen renovation.