Dismantle cost is included within the Rehome sales price. All prices listed for used kitchens include for the cost of professional dismantle and paid for by the seller. Therefore, this is not charged as a separate fee and buyers are not required to arrange this themselves.
Which? Trusted Trader Dismantle: Rehome offers our in house Which? Trusted Trader Dismantle service as standard to all our private sellers and whilst we strongly encourage this, on occasion, a seller might opt to arrange the dismantle through their own provider. In any instance, the obligation for professional dismantle lies with the seller and our buyers will not be required to arrange this themselves. Please check the listing to see who will be dismantling the kitchen, or contact us if you require further information
In-frame, Bespoke or Painted Kitchens: Bespoke kitchens are normally hand finished once installed. This may include ‘hiding’ joins with beading, adding a final coat of paint or adding finishing elements such as cornice, pilasters etc. Whilst every care will be taken during the dismantle process, minor damage may occur, including but not limited to chips to paintwork or damage to fragile beading. In the vast majority of instances there isn’t an issued, however if damage does occur this is normally easily repairable and to be accept when you buy. Advice will be given to a purchaser as and when requested.
Plastic Legs: These are the unseen adjustable support for cabinets, normally hidden by the kickboards. These are quite fragile and are easy to break. Normally removed from cabinetry during the dismantle process, if any do break, these are readily available at any DIY store and are very cheap to buy/replace.
When removing the worktop from the kitchen, hidden spurs spars may be damaged – these are hidden from view when a worktop is installed and can be easily replaced if necessary. If a worktop is glued down there will likely be some minor damage to the underside of the worktop when removed – once the worktop is reinstalled, this will not be visible.
Breakages are rare, however, whilst every reasonable effort and skill is taken to successfully remove without damage, this is not always possible. Therefore, pieces with cut outs (such as appliances and utilities) cannot be guaranteed. Likewise, worktops with mitred edges, faux edges, splash backs (stone or glass), upstands and window sills are also not guaranteed. These pieces will be given to the buyer free of charge and therefore are not included in the sale price paid. In the case of minor damage, in most cases the worktop can be fixed with an epoxy adhesive by a local worktop supplier.
Acrylic: Acrylic worktops like Corian, Minerva or similar are a specialist product. The beauty of Corian is all the joins are invisible. When Acrylic is installed, it comes into the property in pieces and the joins are ‘blended’ to become invisible. Once joined, it becomes 1 large piece. In order to remove and transport it is normal to expect this to have to be cut. To reinstall you will have to source an expert in acrylic worktops.
Kitchen reconfiguration: Please consider that if the configuration of the kitchen is to be changed, end panels, kick boards/plinths, decorative trims etc may not re reusable because of their size, cut outs, fading, screw holes etc.
Appliances: Please assume that appliances will come without Warranty unless stated otherwise. It will also be stated in the listing if an appliance has had light showroom use. You are also advised to check that all appliances are complete within the 14-day buyer protection period.