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Why the Cheapest Kitchen Installer May Cost You More

Chris Turnbull

Why the Cheapest Kitchen Installer May Cost You More

Costs are rising for everything but choosing the cheapest kitchen installer may cost you more in the long run. Embarking on a kitchen renovation project is an exciting endeavour for homeowners. However, the decision-making process can be overwhelming, especially in the midst of the current cost of living crisis. With rising prices and financial pressures, many customers may be thinking of choosing the cheapest kitchen installer available in an effort to save money. While cost is undoubtedly a significant factor, it is essential to consider the potential pitfalls and hidden costs that may arise from such a decision. In this article, we will explore why customers shouldn’t always think of choosing the cheapest kitchen installer, taking into account the current cost of living crisis and the long-term benefits of investing in quality craftsmanship and service.

  1. Quality of Workmanship

At Nicholas Hythe Kitchen Design, we pride ourselves on delivering top-notch quality of workmanship. We understand that choosing the cheapest kitchen installer often means compromising on the skills and expertise required for a successful renovation. Our experienced team of craftsmen ensures that every aspect of your kitchen, from electrics, plumbing and plastering to cabinetry and worktop installation, is carried out with meticulous attention to detail. By choosing us, you can rest assured that your kitchen will exude exceptional craftsmanship and longevity.

2.  Superior Materials

We believe in using only the finest materials to ensure the durability and beauty of your kitchen. While cheaper companies may cut corners by using subpar materials, we prioritise the use of high-quality materials that withstand the test of time. For instance, our cabinetry is constructed with a minimum of 18mm MDF, providing a sturdy and durable foundation. Our countertops, tiles, and fixtures are sourced from reputable suppliers to guarantee longevity and resistance to wear and tear.

3.  Design Expertise

At Nicholas Hythe Kitchen Design, we understand the importance of a well-planned and aesthetically pleasing kitchen design. Our team of skilled designers possesses the necessary knowledge and experience to transform your vision into reality. We consider factors such as efficient space utilization, ergonomics, and visual appeal to create a kitchen that perfectly suits your needs and preferences. With our design expertise, you can expect innovative solutions and personalised designs that elevate the functionality and beauty of your kitchen.

4.  Long-Term Durability

We know that a new kitchen is a long-term investment, and durability is paramount. Unlike cheaper installers who prioritise cost-cutting, we prioritise the longevity of our work. Our experienced team ensures that all plumbing and electrical work is installed meticulously to prevent future issues. Furthermore, we use high-quality sealants and paints that resist chipping, peeling, and other forms of damage. With Nicholas Hythe Kitchen Design, you can trust that your renovated kitchen will stand the test of time. Nicholas Hythe Kitchens offers a 5-year guarantee on your new kitchen but you shouldn’t need it, such is our confidence in the workmanship of our kitchens.

5.  Exceptional Customer Service and Support

Choosing Nicholas Hythe Kitchen Design means choosing reliable customer service and ongoing support. We value our customers and aim to provide an exceptional experience from start to finish. Our dedicated project managers and entire Operations team are here to address any concerns or questions you may have, ensuring clear and transparent communication throughout the installation process. Even after the project is complete, we offer post-renovation support to ensure your continued satisfaction and peace of mind.

6.  Transparent Pricing and Avoiding Hidden Costs

We understand the importance of budget transparency. Unlike cheaper companies that may provide initial cost estimates that fail to account for necessary elements or potential complications, we believe in being upfront about the costs involved. Our detailed and transparent cost breakdowns ensure that you have a clear understanding of the investment required. By choosing Nicholas Hythe Kitchen Design, you can avoid unexpected expenses and budget overruns, allowing you to make informed decisions from the outset. And being one of only a dozen or so  kitchen designers and installers approved by Trading Standards means we are committed to trading fairly and legally or you have recourse to their complaints procedure.


At Nicholas Hythe Kitchen Design, we encourage homeowners to consider the potential pitfalls and hidden costs that come with opting for the cheapest kitchen installer. By investing in our services, you can enjoy the benefits of superior workmanship, high-quality materials, design expertise, long-term durability, exceptional customer service, and transparent pricing.

Being swayed into choosing the cheapest kitchen installer may cost you more in the long run.  The allure of the cheapest option will likely see prioritise factors other than the quality and expertise that we bring to the table. With us, you can confidently embark on your kitchen renovation journey, knowing that you are making a wise and long-lasting investment in your home.


At Nicholas Hythe, Cambridgeshire’s only Trading Standards approved kitchen designers and installerswe’re well used to helping clients make the decision that’s right for them while still making the refurbishment process as simple, efficient, safe and stress. So, when you’re ready, why not book an appointment with us, free and with no-obligation?