Frequently Asked Questions
Oakleaf Kitchens provide a FREE home design consultation thoughtout Essex and all surrounding areas. Our experianced design consultants offer a wealth of kitchen inspiration and expert advice. They will discuss all your requirements, show samples, take measurements and work with you to design a kitchen that meets your specific needs. These consultations typically last around 1/12 - 2 hours. Book a Design Consultation.
The design consultant will plan your kitchen based on the your discussion during the home visit, this is done using our specialist 3D Design software. The visuals will be sent to you for approval via email, at this point if there is anything you would like to change your consultant will revise the plan. When the plan has been agreed they will put together a comprehensive itemised quotation. The consultant will then arrange to return and discuss the plan and price.
We produce our own kitchen units to one of the highest specifications available. Our cabinet doors are imported from leading Italian manufacturers to guarantee the finest quality finish, along with industry leading hardwear such as hinges by Blum and drawers by Hettich. The complete cabinet is then fully assembled by craftsmen at our facility in Essex, this ensure's perfect quality everytime.
All our cabinets are supplied rigid pre-assembled and constructed using 18mm high density board including the back panels (8mm in wall units) which, is coordinated to your chosen door finish. We also use durable 2mm ABS edging on units which is 3 times thicker then many other kitchen manufacturers. Soft close hinges from blum are also a standard feature. We supply two types of drawer box; Hettich is a twin-walled metal box in a silver finish with up to a huge 50Kg loading capacity. alternatively we offer a solid oak traditional dove tailed box for the ultimate luxury, both systems use heavy duty soft closing runners..
Yes. We can supply bespoke sized cabinets where required. All our cabinets are made to order so this reduces the need for large fillers which you can get with other suppliers. We offer a wide range of styles and finishes that can be made to any size as well as one-off pieces.
It means our cabinets are made to order and therefore can be done to any size. This allows us to ensure that every inch of space in your room is used to it’s full potential.
As a specialist kitchen retailer, Oakleaf have access to most leading-brand appliances at competitive prices. We are a prefered installer of Neff & Bosch due to their unmatched reliability and on-trend design.
Yes. Oakleaf can arrange all aspects of installation and fully project manage the entire process, including all plumbing, gas and electrical connections. The relevant compliance certificates will be issued upon completion.
Installation time will vary depending on the size of the kitchen, but the average time for a dry fit is 5-7 days. This will be increased by specialist worktops or if addtional supplementry work is required. We will confirm a more accurate timeframe when an order is placed.
Absolutely, At Oakleaf, we are very proud of the quality and finish of our kitchens and that is reflected in the 5-year guarantee we offer on our cabinets. Worktops, sinks, taps, appliances & accessories come with their respective manufacturers guarantee's and these will be confirmed when ordering.
Once your kitchen has been installed, your Project Manager will visit to throughly inspect the installation and ensure you are completely happy with your new Oakleaf Kitchen.
A 30% deposit is required to secure your order, confirm a delivery/install date and hold the quoted price. A further 50% will be required 21 days prior to delivery of your kitchen. The remaining balance of 20% is payable once your kitchen has been delivered/installed and you are completely happy.
We accept all major credit and debit cards, including Visa and Mastercard. (AmEx cards are subject to a 1.5% fee). You can also pay by cash or bank transfer, if you prefer. Sorry we no longer accept cheques.