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Welcome to the Sweet Homes Edinburgh Guides section! Home, Renovation, Contractors, Services we cover everything related with property refurbishment Here, we aim to provide you with comprehensive guides to assist with your renovations.

We’ll show you how and where to find contractors, as well as what to watch out for during your renovation projects. Our guides include practical examples to ensure your renovations go as smoothly as possible.

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Ready for new bathroom and kitchen fitting?

Let’s find you the perfect contractor! In this easy-to-follow guide, we’ll walk you through finding the ideal bathroom and kitchen fitting contractor.

author: Aleksander Rogowski

Published: 14.05.2024

guides | Home, Renovation, Contractors, Services

If you are planning on hiring a renovation contractor, here’s a list of potential questions to ask before you hire.

Remember, the more you get to know your potential contractor before you hire them, the greater the chance of your complete satisfaction.

Take your time and never skip this part!

author: Aleksander Rogowski

Published: 03.06.2024

guides | Home, Renovation, Contractors, Services

When hiring a contractor for a renovation project, there are specific licenses and insurance documents you should ask for to ensure that the contractor is qualified and properly insured. 

Whether you are looking for documents to confirm your potential contractor’s credibility or you own a company and want to become more professional, this article will help you.

author: Aleksander Rogowski

Published: 03.06.2024

Dining area, bespoke boiler enclosure cupboard, stelrad column radiators | Bespoke Furniture by Sweet Homes

Bathroom & Kitchen Contractor Guide

Hey there! Ready for new bathroom and kitchen fitting?

Let’s find you the perfect contractor! In this easy-to-follow guide, we’ll walk you through finding the ideal bathroom and kitchen fitting contractor.

author: Aleksander Rogowski

Dining area, bespoke boiler enclosure cupboard, stelrad column radiators | Bespoke Furniture by Sweet Homes

Bathroom & Kitchen Contractor Guide

Hey there! Ready for new bathroom and kitchen fitting?

Let’s find you the perfect contractor! In this easy-to-follow guide, we’ll walk you through finding the ideal bathroom and kitchen fitting contractor.

author: Aleksander Rogowski

Sweet Homes | Fitted kitchen from Howdens

Bathroom & Kitchen Contractor Guide

Hey there! Ready for new bathroom and kitchen fitting?

Let’s find you the perfect contractor! In this easy-to-follow guide, we’ll walk you through finding the ideal bathroom and kitchen fitting contractor.

author: Aleksander Rogowski

Sweet Homes | Fitted kitchen from Howdens

Bathroom & Kitchen Contractor Guide

Hey there! Ready for new bathroom and kitchen fitting?

Let’s find you the perfect contractor! In this easy-to-follow guide, we’ll walk you through finding the ideal bathroom and kitchen fitting contractor.

author: Aleksander Rogowski

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How To Find The Best Bathroom And Kitchen Fitting Contractor: What you need to know

How to Find The Best Bathroom and Kitchen Fitting Contractor: What you need to know

Hey there! Ready for new bathroom and kitchen fitting?

Let’s find you the perfect contractor! In this easy-to-follow guide, we’ll walk you through finding the ideal bathroom and kitchen fitting contractor.

Step 1: Check Out Their Credentials

First things first, make sure your contractor has all the right certifications and insurance.

Look for badges like;

  • Gas Safe Register for gas work 
  • NICEIC for electrical stuff

And of course, they need to have insurance to cover any mishaps during the project.

Step 2: Know What You Want

Got your contractor’s details down? Great! Now, let’s nail down exactly what you need.

Figure out your budget, the scope of your project, and any specific features or designs you’re after. Knowing what you want will help you find a contractor who’s a perfect fit.

Step 3: Do Some Detective Work

Time to hunt for potential contractors. Look for ones with solid experience in bathroom and kitchen makeovers and a reputation for quality work.

Looking for photos that resemble your ideas might be a good way of matching your aesthetics to the specific contractor.

Elegant bespoke gray kitchen with ambient lighting | Bespoke Furniture by Sweet Homes
Sweet Homes Edinburgh | Elegant Bespoke Kitchen with Ambient Lighting

Ask friends, check online reviews – build yourself a shortlist of promising candidates.

Step 4: Dig into Reviews

Before you make any decisions, do your homework.

Read up on reviews and testimonials from past clients. They’ll give you the lowdown on what it’s like to work with these contractors and how their projects turned out.

Check sites like;

Additionally when evaluating a contractor, it’s essential to consider more than just the quality of their work. Pay attention to their

  • work ethic,
  • communication skills,
  • punctuality,
  • attention to detail,
  • ability to handle unexpected situations.

These aspects are important factors to watch for when reviewing contractors. We will elaborate in next steps.

Step 5: Talk It Out

As pointed in the previous point, communication is key, folks!

Try to step out of your comfort zone and reach out to your shortlisted contractors! See how they vibe. Are they  responsive, upfront, and totally on board with your ideas? If so, this is definitely a good sign! 

Remember that this step stays true throughout the entire renovation process..

We know that social interactions can be off-putting, but we also know that this is the best way to know your potential contractor!

Step 6: Pay Attention to Detail

Details matter, especially in bathroom and kitchen makeovers. Check out past projects and look for signs of careful planning, precise work, and quality finishes.

Look for evidence of thoughtful design choices, such as grout lines, trim work, and hardware placement.

A contractor who sweats the small stuff is a winner.

Bathroom and Kitchen Fitting

A contractor who sweats the small stuff is a winner.

Step 7: Safety First

Safety should always come first on the job site.

Make sure your contractor follows strict safety rules to keep everyone – workers, clients and their stuff – safe and sound.

Step 8: Project Management Skills

Certainly a solid project manager can make all the difference.

Look for a contractor who’s a pro at scheduling, coordinating with other trades, and managing the budget. It’ll keep your project on track and stress-free.

Step 9: Problem-Solving Pro

Expect the unexpected, especially in renovation projects. Find a contractor who’s a creative problem-solver – someone who can tackle any curveballs that come their way. 

Customers often mention unexpected situations that happen during renovation. Pay attention to how the contractor  is portrayed in relation to managing such situations.

Step 10: Eco-Friendly Options

Also, if you are thinking green? Consider a contractor who uses sustainable practices and materials. It’s good for the planet and adds a touch of eco-chic to your revamp. 

Step 11: Happy Clients, Happy Life

At the end of the day, it’s all about client satisfaction.

Pick a contractor who goes above and beyond to make their clients happy. Stellar service and a commitment to excellence – that’s what you’re after.

To sum up, follow these steps, and you’ll find the perfect bathroom and kitchen fitting contractor in no time!

In the meantime, we’re excited to present ourselves as your potential first contractor.

Feel free to explore something about us and our services to determine if we’re the perfect ‘match’ for your needs. If so, feel free to reach out to us via your preferred method of contact.

Looking forward to hearing from you soon!

registered in scotland SC700883

Castlehill 22, Bo'ness eh51 0hw

hello.my.sweet.homes@gmail.com

+44 0785 0251412