We've compiled answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we receive at Treske - simply click on a question below to view the answer. If you have a question not listed here please don't hesitate to get in touch with us...
Treske's Kitchens are designed and made in-house by expert cabinet makers with a vast wealth of experience that enables us to continually produce superior quality solid wood kitchens designed specifically to each clients requirements. Our family business is proud of the relationship we build with our clients. We believe the passion and attention to detail we invest in each project is key to our success.
We will move at a pace to suit you. Generally speaking, following your enquiry and a discussion about your kitchen with a kitchen designer, we will be ready to present an initial design within two weeks. Dependant on feedback, changes will be made and a full design and costing will take up to a further two weeks.
Following your order a survey is undertaken by the designer and the fitter who will be responsible for your kitchen installation. This results in very accurate measurements enabling the design to be modelled further, to create accurate drawings for the factory.
The work in the factory, from the receipt of the designs, takes between 8 to 10 weeks to be transformed from the raw materials to your kitchen. During this process you are welcome to visit to see your kitchen being made.
Once made the kitchen is checked alongside the ordered appliances before installation. Installation generally takes two weeks. The first week sees cabinets fitted and the surfaces templated. The second week sees the work-surfaces installed and plumbing connected.
Treske always aim to install your kitchen with the least amount of fuss and disturbance. The whole process of design and specification can take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks depending on build complexity and the need to work with complimentary trades. The process of physically installing your new kitchen would normally be completed within a two week period.
Yes – Treske will always install your kitchen with our own highly trained and experienced craftsmen who are specialist cabinet makers.
Treske are proud of the fact that we have installed kitchens the length and breadth of the UK and we continue to do so, on a regular basis.
As a designer and maker of the very highest quality kitchens you might be pleasantly surprised at the competitive price. The furniture element of any kitchen may only be 50% of the overall project cost. The final price of any kitchen is heavily dependent upon choice of appliances, work surfaces etc. As a general guide Treske kitchen furniture would normally cost around £15,000 to £20,000 for the average sized kitchen.
Treske utilise the most appropriate and durable materials in the construction of all their kitchens and where possible solid hardwood is used.
An example of where solid wood is not appropriate would be for kitchen carcases or internal frameworks as this would add cost unnecessarily and be a wasteful use of valued timber for sections never seen.
A kitchen carcase is the internal framework of a kitchen.
Treske carcases are made from 19mm veneered oak medium density fibreboard as standard, however, if you would like something different to our standard we can discuss that with you.
We never use chipboard or MFC (melamine faced chipboard)
Yes – Treske painted kitchens are hand-painted in the client's choice of colour. If you're matching existing interior colours we can colour match the paint for you.
The furniture is first spray primed, then painted in the workshop before the final coat is applied once it is fitted in your kitchen.
Treske supply and install many different types of kitchen work surfaces. Granite, Corian, wood and quartz are popular choices but Treske designers will always advise on the most suitable surface to suit your individual requirements.
Treske have two acknowledged appliance partners in Miele and Neff. We have a wealth of happy clients who assure us that the quality and service of these two major manufacturers are the perfect match for your new Treske kitchen. However as we have close links in the industry we are happy to supply your own personal choice of appliances to suit your exact requirements.
Cabinet doors that are within a traditional frame are called In-frame, while those that lie over the carcass with no frame around them are Lay-on. In-frame give a traditional look to a kitchen but require more work to make, and do also work with a wide choice of hinge styles. Both styles are extremely useful for different situations, for example the kitchen might be In-frame but the utility might be Lay-on while both could use the same door style to provide a design link and continuity.
We give a full guarantee on all our products, guaranteeing against any faulty component or material, or any failure in normal use, occurring within two years of purchase. In practice we would look after our customers kitchens for far longer should it be necessary as our reputation for quality care and attention is important to us.
Not usually - the way we construct our kitchens means they are much more complex than the usual kitchens 'boxes' and we would strongly recommend that you use our highly skilled in-house fitting team.
I've had my Treske kitchen for 20 years and it looks as good now as the day it was fitted