The best way to get your kitchen design FAQs answered is to call one of our kitchen experts or visit a showroom. But here are answers to some of the most popular kitchen design FAQs asked by homeowners.
Kitchen Design FAQs
The home warranty insurance scheme is part of a comprehensive consumer protection regime for homeowners undertaking residential building projects in NSW where the contract price exceed $20,000. Where a builder is unable to honour their commitments under a contract due to insolvency, death or disappearance home warranty insurance provided a safety net for homeowners including subsequent purchasers.
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We only build new kitchens unless you are a past client. We would be happy to discuss any changes to your existing Art of Kitchen’s kitchen.
The Art of Kitchens warranty includes joinery, cabinets and laminate bench tops against fault in materials for a period of 12 years from date of installation. The warranty does not include damage caused by misuse, accidents, exposure to heat or water, or fair wear and tear. See our guarantee page for more details.
This depends on the type of floor, your designer can guide you on the best way to manage this once you start your kitchen project.
One week before installation.
The bench top is not delivered with your kitchen, first a check measure by the bench top supplier will need to be taken once the kitchen cabinets are installed. This is so we can have your benchtop fit perfectly. It takes 7-14 days from check measure to have your bench top installed.
There are many different surfaces to choose from, each with their own positives and negatives. We would suggest you talk with your designer to determine what surface best suits your lifestyle, needs and purpose.
Surfaces available: Natural Stone, Solid Surfaces i.e. Corian, Engineered Stone Quartz, Natural Timber and Concrete
What do people normally do first? Finalise their appliances before or after meeting with the designer?
We would recommend you have a general idea of the appliances you were thinking of buying new or reusing in your dream kitchen at your initial meeting with the designer. For example; double or single door fridge, upright or wall oven, are you wanting a steam oven, coffee machine, microwave. Would you like your fridges integrated? Your designer can also help make suggestions based on the kitchen design and layout you select.
Yes, you will just need to provide us with the model numbers so we can ensure your kitchen fits perfectly around them.
Yes, we can provide you with the kitchen installation and you can organise your own tradespeople to complete the work. Keep in mind, we will not supervise any trades people you hire, they will be your responsibility.
The initial deposit and progress payments are as follows:
- 10% deposit
- 20% At check measure
- 65% On delivery
- 5% On completion – following inspection and handover
No, you only pay the progress payments as outlined in your contract.
Our NSW Home Builders licence number is 35772C.
Yes we have all necessary insurance as required by the Department of Fair Trading to carry out kitchen installations and building works.
Call our customer service department on 1300 652 319 or complete the online customer service form and we will be happy to help.