When dismantling a kitchen it is really important to use a professional. It may seem like the simplest thing to do. but without expertise in knowing how to remove worktops and order of dismantle you are heading for a disaster.

Here are our top tips for dismantle

  • You need someone qualified by law to disconnect electric or home owner insurance invalid
  • Isolate water. Heating System if radiators or under Plinth heaters.
  • Gas safe engineer required for ranges or hobs
  • Make sure floors are covered. One scratch is very expensive

The Art of Dismantling

  • Dismantling is reverse engineering
  • So appliances out first
  • Then plinths and trims
  • Take island out if applicable to make space to work
  • Remove Top cupboards first
  • You might need to remove tiles to get base units out
  • worktops
  • Some kitchens have screws filled over and painted. Use a magnet to locate screw head

Thinking of Transporting the Kitchen

  • Check kitchen fits.
  • Height?
  • Depth
  • and services for appliances
  • Hire van. Most hire vans carry 1.2 tons max. An average island worktop weighs 250kg
  • Van hire insurance does not cover the goods you are carrying. You will need to take this out seperately.
  • You will need straps. Packaging and a way of handling the granite if you don’t have the specialist equipment
  • Do you have insurance thet coves the sellers property? If you damage something