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At Connells we understand the importance of getting your bespoke fitted furniture project right for you. Our variety of ranges and styles offer options to suit your preferred taste, whilst offering the versatility of design and integral features and enabling you to maximise the use of your available space. Please see our various advice articles offering tips and advice for your project.

All you need to know about built-in wardrobes

Posted by on November 12, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on All you need to know about built-in wardrobes

All you need to know about built-in wardrobes

Looking for more space in your bedroom? Most of us have freestanding wardrobes taking up valuable floor space, bursting with clothes and shoes. The best solution is a built-in, or fitted wardrobe, which instantly creates more space. Built-in wardrobes can be designed to fit in to any space; custom made options to fit wardrobes in the most unusual of spaces are available. Complement your interior A built-in wardrobe can complement and complete your bedroom décor. Since you will be a part of the design process, you can choose a colour, finish,...

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The benefits of heated towel rails for the bathroom

Posted by on September 18, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on The benefits of heated towel rails for the bathroom

The benefits of heated towel rails for the bathroom

 Many homeowners may not realise the benefits of a heated towel rail, seeing them as an additional luxury rather than an essential installation, but this is not the case; heated towel rails offer plenty of practical benefits. Hygiene  Despite what most people think, heated towel rails are not designed to make towels warm – that is just a nice side-effect of the actual purpose, which is keeping them dry, the benefit of which is eliminating the damp breeding group for germs and mould. Luxury  There is nothing worse than stepping out of your...

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Guide to our bedroom fitting service

Posted by on August 18, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Guide to our bedroom fitting service

Guide to our bedroom fitting service

At Connells Kitchens, Bathrooms and Bedrooms, as well as providing you with a unique, bespoke bedroom that has been designed especially for you, we also offer a bedroom fitting service. This service begins with the design, 3D plan, and supply of your new bedroom; and ends with the fitting.  We will walk you through the whole process step by step. You have got a wide range of styles to choose from, with classic, traditional, and modern designs available. Everything that you will need for a bedroom is included, chests of drawers, wardrobes,...

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Choosing the right Sinks & Taps

Posted by on July 18, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Choosing the right Sinks & Taps

Choosing the right Sinks & Taps

Choosing the right sink and taps for your kitchen or bathroom may seem like a simple decision, but there are a lot more different designs and types than you would first think. Different tap designs work better in different rooms, with kitchens and bathrooms having different needs, as well as suiting different interior design styles.  Taps Taps come in such different variations and designs, with these being both practical and aesthetic. In terms of practical designs there are mixer taps which have a single faucet, boiling water taps, pull out...

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Popular Bathroom Styles for 2018

Posted by on June 5, 2018 in Blog, Latest Offers | Comments Off on Popular Bathroom Styles for 2018

Popular Bathroom Styles for 2018

Whether you prefer a modern or traditional bathroom, popular styles in 2018 accommodate for both. With a variety of looks available, you can easily make the bathroom that you’ve dreamed of a reality. Our guide will take you through some of the most popular recent offerings.   Neutral décor is still in  Neutral colours continue to be popular, with whites, grey and warms browns – along with ‘greige’ – being the go to colours for modern bathrooms. We’re often drawn to organic, lived-in looks in the home, such as aged,...

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Bathroom colours that are hot for 2018

Posted by on May 8, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Bathroom colours that are hot for 2018

Bathroom colours that are hot for 2018

2018 is bringing with it hot new colours for the bathroom. Some are a continuation of trends that have remained popular for a couple of years now, but a trend seeing more popularity is the introduction of colour to the often exclusively white and silver bathrooms. Splashes of colour give your bathroom character, with colourful basins and baths making a big comeback, with green a popular choice – but not in the avocado green of the 1970’s. Green It was all the rage in the 70’s and 80’s to install ‘avocado green’ bathrooms, a...

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Necessities that every home office needs

Posted by on April 26, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Necessities that every home office needs

Necessities that every home office needs

Avoiding the commute, setting your own hours, and easier concentration; there’s a lot of reasons that many are now deciding to work from home. However, If you’ve decided to start working from a home office, there are some essentials that you can’t go without if you’re going to be as productive as you would be at the company HQ. Aside from this, don’t worry about sorting out the right space on your own; converting a room into a home office is a breeze with the design, supply and installation services offered by Connells. A dedicated...

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What does it mean to be a Which Trusted Trader?

Posted by on February 23, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on What does it mean to be a Which Trusted Trader?

What does it mean to be a Which Trusted Trader?

Chances are, you’ve seen the ‘Which?’ logo when searching for services online, when out and about or on television adverts – but what does it actually mean to be a Which Trusted Trader? Which? is a not-for-profit charitable organisation, with no shareholders, owners or government stakeholders – a completely independent organisation with no hidden agendas. (You won’t even find any advertisements on their websites or in their magazines.) In their own words: “Which? exists to make individuals as powerful as the organisations they...

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A Guide to Modern Kitchens – 5 styles that stood out among the rest

Posted by on January 24, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on A Guide to Modern Kitchens – 5 styles that stood out among the rest

A Guide to Modern Kitchens – 5 styles that stood out among the rest

Modern kitchens often still follow the classic ‘L’ or ‘U’ shape design and layout but with some key style differences. Perhaps the most notable difference in modern kitchens is the popularity of the island, the choice of colours and materials, and the use of lighting. Kitchen Islands A mainstay of a stylish kitchen, the island is becoming even more practical in the modern kitchen. As well as looking good as the centrepiece of your kitchen, islands can be fitted with practical yet stylish features such as sinks, concealed chopping...

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Ideas to Maximise the Storage in your Kitchen

Posted by on November 20, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Ideas to Maximise the Storage in your Kitchen

Ideas to Maximise the Storage in your Kitchen

Adequate storage is essential for any kitchen space.  Having room for everything keeps your kitchen looking tidy and makes preparing food easier.  Here, we’ve listed some of the best ways to maximise the storage space in your kitchen. Wall Space Making the most of your walls is a great way to keep things stored.  You can use the walls in a variety of ways, standard units, extra tall units, shelving, hanging pots and pans on a rack and knives on a magnetic strip.  The ceiling can also be used to hang pots and pans. Maximise the Awkward...

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