Mark & Francesca Ricketts, Kitchen Extension
This kitchen extension project was featured on Channel 4 makeover show, Double Your Home For Half The Price, presented by Sarah Beeny.
Living in what Sarah described as ‘an undersized home for quite a big plot’, Mark Ricketts and wife Francesca took the TV programme’s advice and added huge extensions at the side and rear of their Hinckley home, virtually doubling its size and adding substantially to the value. The kitchen was brought through into the rear extension, creating a huge open plan living space with bi-fold glazed patio doors and a large roof light admitting massive amounts of natural daylight.
The open plan kitchen-diner is zoned by a large breakfast bar, which divides the living space and allows for informal eating and family chat. The diamond-polished Black Star worktops work well with the extensive Brillante glass mosaic splashbacks, plain white kitchen units, and black glazed appliances.
Our expert fitters undertook the installation work, first measuring up and templating the worktops, then carrying out the installation work and laying the mosaic tiles, all within a single day. The high recycled content of our surfaces attuned with Mark’s own interest in ‘all things green’, additionally demonstrated by solar roof panels and eco-friendly underfloor heating.
The finished effect is supremely stylish, whether viewed from within or outside the glazed extension, and Mark and Francesca were highly satisfied with the outcome. What’s more, we provided a lifetime warranty on the materials, as usual.