The Furniture Ombudsman (TFO) is an independent non-for-profit organisation that works with furniture retailers and manufacturers to raise standards, improve service and increase consumer confidence, and as part of our on-going commitment to our unrivalled service, we are very pleased to share that we are now full members.
Kitchen Interiors Blog
What NOT to do when planning your new kitchen
We have shared lots of tips and advice on what to do when planning your new kitchen, however there are also lots of things we would also recommend NOT doing too! If you are in the process of planning your new kitchen, or it is next on your home renovation list, then read our top tips of things NOT to do, to avoid any costly mistakes...
Spotlight On: Lucy Riley, Burlanes' Marketing Manager
We are officially into week three of working from home, and we think the time is flying by! We are very much enjoying being able to catch up on all those odd jobs, and having a little bit more spare time to pick up old hobbies, read those books we have been meaning to look at, watch those programmes that we have been talking about for months, and enjoy a bit of quality time with our families.
This week, we are holding the Spotlight On Lucy Riley; Burlanes' Marketing Manager...
Our Top 5 Tips For Working From Home
Like many people worldwide at the moment, the Burlanes team are working from home where possible, which is very different to our usual routine and workspace at the Burlanes workshop offices and our two interior showrooms. Whether working from home has always been part of your routine, or if you have found yourself having to adapt quickly due to the current pandemic, we have put together our top tips for working from home...
Burlanes Sponsors Local Student's Trek To Borneo
We are absolutely delighted to be sponsoring a student from a school local to Burlanes Chelmsford on his incredible trip to Borneo later this year, with Camps International. Callum will be experiencing true off-grid living, trekking through the heart of the Bornean jungle and helping to protect orangutan habitats.
Spotlight On: Sean O'Donnell, Burlanes Chelmsford's Design Consultant
Like most the UK during this very uncertain time, the Burlanes team are working from home where possible, and adapting to a very different way of life during the UK's social distancing period and self-isolation. Many of us are now finding the time to do things we have always wanted to do, so each week we will be holding the Spotlight On a member of the Burlanes team, to give us a few ideas of things to do whilst we are all battening down the hatches...
A Beautiful & Practical Open-Plan Family Kitchen
When the owners of this beautiful listed building in the Kent countryside purchased the property, they were living and working abroad, and made their purchased based on photographs of the building only! When they returned to the UK, the realisation of what they had taken on hit home, but they were very exciting to begin the renovation process, and enlisted Burlanes to design, handmake and install their open-plan family kitchen and utility room.
Meet The Team: Helen Gulutu - Burlanes Showroom Manager
Helen has recently joined the Burlanes team as a Design Consultant and Showroom Manager of Burlanes Chelmsford, and has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the kbb industry.
Let's meet Helen...
A Blend Of Urban Industrial & Modern Rustic Kitchen Design
Interior Designer Lucy Dickinson first walked through the doors of Burlanes Sevenoaks back in 2014, and worked with our Sevenoaks design team to transform an unused bedroom in her beautiful family home, into a practical, hardworking home office space. A little over 6 years later (with the home office still as beautiful as ever!!), Lucy commissioned us to design, handmake and install her new family kitchen and dining room.
Our Top Tips To Follow When Starting Your New Kitchen Project
Embarking on a new kitchen project may seem a little daunting with so much to consider, but the key to success and achieving your dream space is rooted in a well considered and detailed plan. Whether you are simply replacing your old kitchen, totally renovating the room, or extending your home, we have put together our top tips to ensure your project runs smoothly.
We cannot recommend the Burlanes team enough; they just knew what we needed and got it so right.Amelia Tate - Corringham, Essex