Why You Should Never Opt For An Ordinary Carpenter Made Kitchen

Modular Kitchen has become the trendsetter in the Interior & Kitchen designing industry for the past many years. Nowadays, everyone talks about a modular kitchen only, while thinking of setting up or remodelling their kitchens.

A few days ago, we had dispelled some misconceptions regarding modular kitchens. Today, we give you a few reasons why you should never opt for an ordinary carpenter made kitchen.

Carpenter made kitchen takes a long time

Modular Kitchens are manufactured in factories on specialized manufacturing equipments and machines. In our factory, manufacturing is done on specialized German and Italian machines to ensure fast manufacturing, designer kitchen finishes and low cost.

We manufacture in one day what a carpenter would take 15-20 days to make. Usually our kitchens are manufactured and fully installed at site within 15 days of booking of order.

Carpenter made kitchen finishing is improper

A factory made modular kitchen is always better finished than an ordinary carpenter made kitchen.

You will notice that it is very difficult to get straight line finishing and matching grooves in a carpenter made kitchen. Whereas our machines are calibrated to millimetre levels to achieve near perfect straight line finishing!

Carpenter made kitchen is not cheap

This is where most home owners make a mistake. They assume that getting a kitchen made by a carpenter would help reduce manufacturing cost. This is not true. In fact, not only does the time taken to manufacture increase manifold, so does the cost.

Once work is given to a carpenter, he would continuously keep asking for materials depending on hand written calculations based fully on assumptions. Not only this, since many work on daily basis, they would prefer to extend the work days for their benefit.

Also, since workmanship and finishing would not be up to the standards of a machine made factory finished kitchen, maintenance and repair costs add up!

Maintenance and after sales support isn't available for carpenter made kitchens

What happens if the laminate pasted by a carpenter on to the plywood starts peeling off? Who will you go to when the channels fixed by the carpenter on which your drawers move, snap, and the entire drawer unit comes out? What will you do when you find out that your carpenter has used low quality materials in your modular kitchen?

The list of possible issues that can arise can go on and on. Question is, who is there to solve them after your modular kitchen is made and operational? Can you really rely on an ordinary carpenter for after sales maintenance?

All our products, be it modular kitchens or furniture, come with our warranty giving you peace of mind in the rare case anything of this sort happens. We are just a phone call away for your after sales maintenance requirements! Our dedicated team of service specialists ensure that in the rare occasion, if you need any help or maintenance support for a modular kitchen manufactured by us, help is available on demand!

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Full Wall TV & Entertainment Unit at Site

Full Wall TV & Entertainment Unit at Site

A modern and functional Entertainment TV Modular Furniture unit is being installed and is nearing completion at one of our projects in New Town, Kolkata.

This TV cum Showcase Full Wall Entertainment unit is made with 19mm Greenply plywood.

As always, the entire modular system has been designed and manufactured at our panel processing plant consisting of industry specific German and Italian machinery, located in Salt Lake, Kolkata.

The detailed specifications of this unit are as follows:

  • 19mm water resistant plywood Greenply
  • Ridged wood grain lamination on the shutters
  • Both side lamination on each panel used
  • PVC Rehau make edge banding 2mm matching with the laminate
  • Industry Standard Stainless Steel Hinges of EBCO make
  • Telescopic channels of EBCO make
  • Saint Gobain make glass on the shutters of the left storage units

There is enough space to accommodate at large 55″ LED television in the centre. It may be fixed on the wall panel or may be put on a stand on the surface.

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6 Reasons Why People Love Modular Kitchens

In an earlier post, we had dispelled some misconceptions about modular kitchens that people generally tend to have.  We hope it helped our readers understand the concept of modular kitchen more.

Ever wondered why everyone talks about modular kitchen nowadays? Today, we bring to you 6 Reasons Why People Love Modular Kitchens.

Modular Kitchens Save Space

Modular Kitchens are Space Saving | 6 Reasons Why People Love Modular Kitchens

One of the most important reason why people love modular kitchens is because of the amount of space they can get for storage even in small kitchens of the size 6ft x 4ft. Its so easy and convenient to store utensils in stainless steel baskets after washing them. A single cabinet can hold upto 3 stainless steel baskets and hence a lot of storage can be created in each cabinet unit by utilising vertical space.

Our standard Rs 42000 kitchen includes a cabinet for storing cutlery, cups and saucers and plates (thali).

Modular Kitchens are Attractive

Modular Kitchens are Attractive | 6 Reasons Why People Love Modular Kitchens

When you opt for a modular kitchen setup in your home, you are spoilt for choice! There are so many designs and colour shades to choose from. You can opt for glossy finish or matt finish for your cabinet shutters.

Generally glossy finish gives a very high end look but is difficult to maintain and is also more expensive. Matt finish gives a pleasant understated look, is easy to maintain and long lasting. Our standard Rs 42000 kitchen comes with matt finish laminate of your choice.

Modular Kitchens are Functional

Modular Kitchens are Functional | 6 Reasons Why People Love Modular Kitchens

When you opt for a modular kitchen, you automatically opt for optimal functionality for doing your kitchen chores. A modular kitchen has designated spaces for your utensils, groceries, spice boxes, frequently used items and infrequently used items.

At UNIQUE WOODS, we are well known for coming up with the most functional kitchen designs for our customers. In fact, our customers recommend their friends and relatives to have their modular kitchens designed by us!

Modular Kitchens are Customizable

Modular Kitchens are Customizable | 6 Reasons Why People Love Modular Kitchens

One of the most popular reasons why people opt for a modular kitchen is the fact that they can be customised to their specific requirements. When we design a kitchen, we make every possible effort to ensure that the kitchen is fully as per our customer’s requirement.

It is important to note down any extra items that the customer would be storing in the kitchen, for example, some customers like to keep a loft space above the overhead cabinets for extra storage of very rarely used items. Some prefer not to keep their microwave ovens on the granite slab and want a cabinet specifically for this purpose. Some prefer to use a single tone wood finish in the entire kitchen while others prefer a dual tone wood or solid finish.

The list of customisation options can go on and it is our responsibility to ensure we can meet accomodate each and every such customisation option for our customers to ensure maximum customer satisfaction.

Modular Kitchens are Easy to Maintain

Modular Kitchens are Easy to Maintain | 6 Reasons Why People Love Modular Kitchens

One of the most common questions that we have been asked by many customers, especially housewives, is “How will I clean my kitchen after it is set up?”.

It is very easy to care for your modular kitchen. All drawers in the cabinets we make, slide on industry standard stainless steel telescopic channels and can be easily removed from and put back into the cabinet. This ensures that the entire cabinet can be cleaned from inside. The drawer units, which can be detached from the cabinet and brought out, can be cleaned and put back into the cabinet.

Similarly, all our overhead cabinets have removable shelves. They can be taken out, cleaned and put back in. The cabinet itself can be cleaned thoroughly when the shelf is out.

Modular Kitchens give Peace of Mind

Modular Kitchens give Peace of Mind | 6 Reasons Why People Love Modular Kitchens

When you get your modular kitchen designed and set up by a professional manufacturing unit like us, you can rest assured that quality standards and norms would be maintained as per industry requirements.

At UNIQUE WOODS, your kitchens are manufactured in specialised imported German and Italian machinery meant specifically for modular kitchen and furniture industry. All manufacturing is done in our factory and only installation is done at your site, usually within only 3 days. This ensures minimal disruption in your daily routine.

We provide prompt after sales service for every modular kitchen unit that we set up.

For more details and information regarding our range of modular kitchens:

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Email: [email protected]

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5 Most Common Misconceptions about a Modular Kitchen

Modular Kitchen is a necessity now. The first thought that comes to a homemaker’s mind when you purchase a new home or remodel your exiting one, is about the kitchen. Usually, your kitchen is the first area of your home that you start planning about. 

While working with our valued customers, we have come across a few misconceptions that they have had, through the years. Here, we compile the 5 most common misconceptions about a modular kitchen that our customers have brought to light to us.




This is the most common misconception that we have come across among our customers. It takes time but they soon realize that with a modular kitchen from us, they get absolute value for their money! A modular kitchen is fully customizable to your requirements of space and budget. It is not  luxury to have a modular kitchen anymore! In fact, it is a necessity.

At UNIQUE, we take into account budget, space and customer’s specific requirements while designing your kitchen. We pass on the advantage of having an in house manufacturing unit straight to our customers.  Since a modular kitchen is a highly customized item, we ensure that there is one suitable for every customer! Our range of modular kitchens start from Rs 42000/- onwards only including delivery and installation! Click here to know more about our Rs 42000/- kitchen. 


This is the next most common misconception among homemakers that if they opt for a modular kitchen, material used would be of inferior quality and they might have to shell out an obscene amount for something that would not last very long. It was basically felt by some customers that a modular kitchen isn’t very durable. 

The fact is, that modular kitchen cabinets are far more sturdy and durable than traditional carpenter made kitchens. This is because, each cabinet is a separate unit with all five sides. A local carpenter made kitchen does not have such durability since most of them, taking advantage of a customer’s lack of knowledge, simply divide the modules with partitions and place shutters. From the front it looks the same but it is in fact very inferior and not at all durable as a modular kitchen. To support hardware and accessories, a modular kitchen has two sides available for stability. A Modular Kitchen is designed and manufactured with special accessories and hardware. At UNIQUE, in spite of passing on our manufacturing cost advantages to our valued customers, we make sure that the accessories used are of industry standard quality, for ensuring maximum value. 


Another misconception about a modular kitchen is quite common – Most customers is assume that it cannot be reused, meaning, it cannot be changed or remodeled in future. 

The fact that our kitchens are modular in nature, implies, as mentioned in point 2, that every cabinet is a separate unit. Hence, instead of dismantling the entire kitchen, we simply open up a specific cabinet to upgrade or change it as per our customer’s requirement. This ensures the daily working of your kitchen is not hampered and work can go on smoothly. Only the cabinet that needs to be repaired, replaced or upgraded will be affected, without affecting the entire kitchen.  Though this misconception is very common that modular kitchen cannot be reused, it is very easy to see that the same is false, when you start using a modular kitchen. 


As mentioned earlier, we manufacture modular kitchens using industry standard hardware and accessories. It is not at all difficult to clean a modular kitchen and maintain it. Most kitchens consist of pull out systems that come out to you and can be cleaned easily. We ensure while designing that most corners of your kitchen are accessible and within reach so as to ensure easy and hassle free cleaning and maintenance for your modular kitchen. This also ensures that there is minimum chance for breeding of cockroaches in your kitchen. 



It is rather unfortunate that such a misconception exists in the mind of some customers even today. The very reason for the existence of such a misconception is the presence of so-called “designers” and “carpenters” in the market who do not have the moral or ethical sensibilities while dealing with customers. We don’t mean to sound harsh here, but most do not have the required support system present with them to deal with customer complaints either. Years of reliance on traditional carpenters who work by hand to make furniture has brought in a negative view in the mind of customers that once a modular kitchen is made, it is their liability. If anything goes wrong, even normal wear and tear, they have no lookout and have to simply accept the same. 

For a professional modular kitchen manufacturing company like us, customers are our top most priority. You simply have to make one call to us and your site visit would be scheduled to look into your issue. We have a standard one year warranty against manufacturing defects. Even after warranty period, one call is all you need to schedule your site visit for inspection and repairs. Your kitchen is not your liability after it is manufactured. We are here and would look after any issues that may come up during daily use of your modular kitchen, from time to time.

We hope we have been able to clear the 5 most common misconceptions about a modular kitchen in your mind and look forward to your views in the comment section below! 

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Maj. Lahiri’s Kitchen

The above two kitchens have been made for our esteemed customer, Major Lahiri. Both kitchens are parallel kitchens with similar specifications. Red & White colour combination has been used for one kitchen and a plain bright orange colour scheme for the second kitchen. 

Kitchen Specifications:

One one side of the parallel kitchen:

  1. One sink palla on frame
  2. One cabinet with three stainless steel baskets – cutlery, cup and saucer, thali beside the sink 
  3. Overhead cabinet with two shutters and shelf
  4. Stainless Steel Handles
  5. PVC Edge Banding

On the other side of the parallel kitchen:

  1. One space for cylinder
  2. Cabinets with shelf and shutter
  3. PVC Edge Banding
  4. Stainless Steel Handles
  5. Auto Hinges

A lot of space has been created in this budget kitchen. The bright colour scheme used give it a modern and elegant look 🙂

Shashanki Ji’s Kitchen

This beautiful and contemporary kitchen has been made for our valued client Shashankiji. The following are the specifications of this kitchen:

  1. Cabinet with Stainless Steel baskets to store Cutlery, Cup & Saucer, and Thali
  2. Cabinets with multipurpose baskets
  3. Stainless Steel Handles
  4. Premium Designer & Glossy Laminate Finishing
  5. PVC edge banding as per industry standards
  6. Overhead space for microwave 
  7. Cylinder space with cover
  8. Cabinets run upto the ceiling 

The existing kitchen was dismantled and was completely remodeled to give it a modern look and to ensure maximum possible utilization of space. We thank our esteemed customer for her trust in our abilities. 🙂

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