Alcove FAQ

All our frequently asked questions about alcove furniture on one page !

we hope this helps to answer any questions you may have, if not we would be more than happy to help with any specific questions you may have

What height are the units?

Typically the base cabinets are 750mm high and the traditional bookcase 1500mm. Including trim a full traditional alcove unit is 2325mm tall, however, because they are made to measure we can adjust to suit your alcove

What materials are your alcove units made from?

For painted units, we usually use a premium moisture-resistant MDF, We also have the option of painted hardwood or clear finished timber like oak 

What colours are available?

Our standard colour palette is the Farrow & ball range, 132 colours to choose from, Alternatively we can have any colour made if we have a swatch to match

I want to incorporate my TV, is this something we can do?

Yes, we have various options available for tv’s and cable management. We have a media shelf option for base cabinets, this gives a place for games consoles/set top boxes etc.

The actual tv- we can leave a space for a tv in our upper units. Various options available that can de discussed at the initial visit

How many door styles are available?

We currently have 8 door styles available

Are your units made to measure?

Yes totally bespoke, made specifically to your alcove

What finish are the alcove units

All our furniture goes to be spray finished before installation.

We use a hard waring pigmented laquer specially designed for furniture industry

 can you integrate lighting into our alcoves?

Yes, our traditional alcove units can easily be integrated with lighting.

The modern chunky shelves can have lights incorporated we would just need to look at cable run options

How long does installation take?

We manufacture and paint 90% of the job before it leaves out workshop, just leaving the actual installation. A typical alcove installation takes 1-2 days

Does your Quote include installation?

Yes, we include installation and vat in  the costings to give a ‘’all in’’ price.

if you would like a supply only price we would be happy to oblige, just let the designer know on the initial visit

we hope this helps to answer any questions you may have, if not we would be more than happy to help with any specific questions you may have

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