By Liz Ransome
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Our guide to B&Q kitchens reveals what its customers really think of its fitted kitchens, installation and customer service.
We've surveyed thousands of kitchen company customers to reveal how B&Q kitchens compare to rival brands such as John Lewis, Wickes and Homebase.
You can also see how B&Q was rated for its kitchen installation in the table below, and read comments from B&Q kitchen owners underneath.
Go to best and worst kitchen brands to find out how B&Q fitted kitchens compare to other brands.
B&Q kitchen installation
We also asked kitchen owners about the installation process, including rating the quality and speed of installation, mess made and communication with the installer to see whether it was hassle free, or a total pain.
|Customer score||Arranging||The speed||Installation quality||Mess during and after the installation||Installers kept to arranged times||Communication|
See how B&Q kitchens compare with other brands for installation by visiting our kitchen installation page.
B&Q kitchens and prices
Click through our gallery to see a range of B&Q kitchens across different prices and styles, including modern and traditional kitchens.
B&Q has more than 40 kitchens in its range, including modern and colourful designs as well as more traditional heritage and authentic collections. They are all branded as either Cooke & Lewis, (its more expensive kitchens), or IT, which B&Q describes as 'stylish, affordable and inviting kitchens.'
But how did B&Q kitchens score in our customer survey? Find out by logging in.
Planning/design service: Free design service in store or at home using B&Q Spaces design software. This can be accessed and edited online once at home.
Installation: Optional fitting service where the entire process is managed and carried out by B&Q fitters, at an extra cost.
Kitchen appliances, flooring and tiles: Large kitchen appliances from a range of brands, kitchen flooring and wall tiles, all fitted at extra cost - visit our home appliances page to find the best appliances for you.
Top-price kitchen: £££
Mid-range kitchen: ££
Lower-price kitchen: £
Price key: £££££ (£3,001 - £5,000), ££££ (£2,001 - £3,000), £££ (£1,001 - £2,000), ££ (£701 - £1,000), £ (£1 - £700).
These are just guide prices based on a selection of kitchen units - the price would change depending on the size of your kitchen, materials used and labour costs.
Prices correct as of February 2015 and are based on the cost for a sink and base unit, two base units with a drawer and shelf, a base unit with four drawers each, two wall units with a door and two shelves each, a housing unit for an oven, all including handles, hinges and fixings, and a 40mm worktop. All sizes varied as prices were based on each brand’s standard sizes and ranges. Top, mid-range and lower-price kitchens in the gallery above were selected by B&Q.