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Stunning Quartz Work Surfaces

Stunning Quartz Work Surfaces

Quartz, or engineered stone work surfaces look simply amazing .... Quartz is available in a wide variety of colours and patterns.  Quartz is harder than granite, and when formed into slabs with resins and pigments, produces a hard wearing, non porous material which...

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Slide and Hide Ovens

Slide and Hide Ovens

NEFF have created appliances that are tailored to modern lifestyles and requirements. The unique Slide&Hide oven door fits smoothly under the oven to give plenty of room, as well as better access to the oven's interior - ensuring an easy and flexible approach to...

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Kitchen Trends for 2016

Kitchen Trends for 2016

What's the trend for 2016 kitchens? Designs, styles, materials and colours come and go as the years go by in the fitted kitchen industry. So what is popular for 2016? Here at John Franklin Kitchens, where we design, manufacture and install our own superb range of...

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Bedrooms too ….

Bedrooms too ….

Many customers ask us if we can make fitted wardrobes and although we do not have any bedroom room sets on display at our Glastonbury showroom we are very happy to manufacture and install bespoke bedroom furniture. We can make any bedroom a more personal space A...

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Not Just Complete New Kitchens

Not Just Complete New Kitchens

This is a case study for some customers who live in Barton St David, near Glastonbury.  They live in a large old house and had an existing kitchen with built in dresser units but they were looking a little tired. The main units in the kitchen were green and the...

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Beautifully White

Beautifully White

After recently buying her first house Kate had a very clear vision of what she wanted for her dream kitchen..... The existing kitchen was very tired & dark, the ceramic floor was cold and the walls were very uneven. There were water pipes boxed in between the two...

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Beautiful Kitchen near Dorchester

Beautiful Kitchen near Dorchester

Peter & Hillary had been looking to update their kitchen & approached a local company in Yeovil with a view to them providing a new kitchen but .... it soon became obvious to them that they needed a more versatile company who could provide a much more bespoke service....

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Lighting up your Kitchen

Lighting up your Kitchen

Crafting your kitchen is like making a cake ...... many ingredients come together to form the final result.  Adding lighting is like the icing, it draws out the flavour and can really add the "wow" factor. Our premium LED task lighting range brings an unmistakable...

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Storage Solutions

Storage Solutions

We use our kitchen in a very different way to how our grandparents used them. Today we have many labour saving devices - food processors, bread making machines, juicers etc.  Many off us do a big shop just once a week or maybe have our groceries delivered which means...

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Another Kitchen for Previous Customers

Another Kitchen for Previous Customers

In 2003 Chris & Tony Smith lived at Windsor Hill near Shepton Mallet. They were having a large extension and chose John Franklin Kitchens to fit their new kitchen. They had a fairly traditional oak kitchen and were very happy with their kitchen that had been designed...

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