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with new doors and worktops.


Alba Kitchens FAQ

  Scroll down this page to see some frequently asked questions  
  If your query is not answered below, please call freephone 0800 028 5588 (7 days), or send an email to  

I have old imperial units and off standard units can you supply doors & drawerfronts?


Yes, all our doors are available in any size (minimum size, 90mm High x 280mm Wide, maximum height 2100mm, maximum width varies from 600mm - 1000mm depending on range, please call for more information.


I would like to add some extra units, is this possible?

  Yes, additional units are available in any size, (over 30 colours or woodgrain finishes available)  
  What kind of worktops do you sell?   We can supply and install Formica worktops by Axiom. Solid granite wortops. Solid wood worktops. Corian work surfaces including integrated sinks.  
  Can I change a full sized base unit into a drawer pack?   Yes, we can supply drawer boxes any size up to 1000mm width. Our replacement drawer boxes come complete with runners and fixing plates to suit any drawerfront. Available with either 85mm or 150mm high sides  
  Is there any way to improve access to my base units? The back of the bottom shelves are difficult to reach.     We can fit INTERNAL DRAWERS into any base unit and leave the existing door in place. Internal drawers come in shallow or deep, and allow easy access, especially to the bottom half of base units. See our hardware page for photos.  
  How do you match the cabinet end panels to the new doors?   Cabinet ends are covered with either 1mm or 18mm matching or contrasting panels.  

How do you match corner posts or fillers to the new doors?

  Corner posts and filler panels are replaced with board or blend which exactly matches the new doors. These replacements are impossible to distinguish from the originals.  
  Will my old cabinets take the weight of your solid timber doors?   Yes, no problem. If installed correctly, standard chipboard cabinets will accept any door (including stainless steel), if our "Blum" all metal hinges are used.  
  Do you offer a supply only service?   Yes, if you have your own preferred joiner, or are competent at DIY joinery, we can supply all materials. Free survey available in East Central Scotland. Free delivery to UK mainland on all orders over 250.  
  Can I have new glass doors?   Yes, glass doors are available any size in all ranges, choose from plain, smoked. frosted, etched or leaded.  
  Can you put doors in front of our washing machine?   Yes, subject to survey and venting requirements, most appliances and boilers can be concealed behind matching cabinet doors. (excludes fridges & freezers)  
  My kitchen is fine, but I need a new integrated dishwasher, can you supply & install for us?   Yes, subject to free survey, we can supply & install freestanding or integrated dishwashers, fridges, fridge freezers, washing machines etc.  
  How long will my kitchen transformation take?   Typical installation is two days. Average lead time, order to installation is 21 days.  
  What happens to our old doors worktops and appliances?   Everything is removed from site and safely disposed of subject to customer approval (excluding fridges and freezers).  
  Do we have to pay any deposit when we order?   Yes, as the vast majority of orders contain made to order items, a deposit of 33% is required.  
  Some of our existing cabinets are wobbly and out of line, can they be fixed?   Yes, subject to survey, most units can be levelled and secured. Units can also be moved or altered to change the shape of your kitchen.  
  Our worktops are narrower/wider than standard, can they be replaced?   Yes, we can supply worktops up to 900mm wide and 4100mm long.  

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