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Smart Kitchen Fixtures and Fittings

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There is more to kitchens than worktops and tiles. That is why Unico supply a range of innovative kitchen fixtures and fittings to designers and kitchen fitters, to achieve beautiful kitchens that are up to date and functional.  Creative storage solutions continue to be very popular. Around two thirds of homeowners renovating their kitchens, will be planning to include specialty kitchen storage in their new cabinetry. Ramping up kitchen storage A good way to achieve more storage in a small kitchen is to think vertically. Create storage high up while making items easy to access using our pull-down shelf unit. This comes as a 2-tier chrome plated wire shelf which can be pulled forward allowing full access to the contents. Make use of hard to access space with pull-out corner units to utilise all available space and allow items to be easily accessible – no more crouching, bending, or crawling into the cupboard to reach items. Smart kitchen storage It is not just small kitchens t

We Supply the Trade

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Our customers span a range of different industries and come in all shapes and sizes with varying expectations. Tony Killick, our General Manager, spoke to us about supplying the trade with furniture fixtures and fittings in our Q&A below. Which types of tradespeople and industries do Unico generally work with? "We supply multiple trade manufacturers and individuals across differing sectors including kitchen manufacturers, kitchen fitters, furniture designers, carpenters, bedroom fitters, office furniture manufacturers and locker furniture." Do Unico supply internationally? "Although we do sometimes supply overseas, the majority of our business is currently UK based customers." What are Unico especially well known for and what are your best-selling products with regards to trade customers? "Our strongest range is locks for furniture and lockers , for example code locks, cam locks, cylinder locks and much more. We actually have a vast product range, so lock

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Coin Locks

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At Unico we are well known for selling great quality locks for various applications. Our coin locks for lockers range is one of our most popular. Let’s look at the 10 best reasons they remain in such demand: 1. Eliminate the need to hand out keys This saves valuable administration time which can be better spent elsewhere. 2. Suitable for wet areas The Lehman Coin Lock 70 Wet Area has been designed for use in damp environments and so is ideal for spas, pool changing rooms and shower areas. 3. And dry areas Coin locks actually have any number of applications including schools, healthcare facilities, stadiums and arenas, concert and festival venues, amusement parks, corporate and industrial facilities to name but a few. 4. Reduces the number of lost and retained keys  You’ll see an increase on returned keys which saves money and time on your part as you no longer have the hassle and expense of replacing keys. 5. Highly durable for public and commercial applications  These locks are buil

Table Extension Fittings FAQs

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At Unico, we stock and supply a range of table fittings from leading manufacturers. These include fittings suitable for a dining table, coffee table, workstation, or any other type of extending table.  We have put together some of the most frequently asked questions about our range of quality table fittings in this blog. Do your table fittings offer value for money? Yes, quality and value for money are important to our customers and are important to us also. We have been supplying furniture fittings for over 40 years and have a rating of 4.9 on Trustpilot. See our customer reviews here . What if I can't find the table fitting I am looking for? If we don't stock the fitting you need, we are able to source and supply alternatives. You can rest assured that you will receive great service from an established and proven table fittings supplier. Do you offer a good range of different table fittings? As a specialist table fittings supplier, our range includes click catches , flip bra

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

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Out of Sight, Out of Mind – Pull Out Waste Bins Gimmicks and gadgets don’t sell a kitchen, but well-planned, practical, and functional space does. When designing a new kitchen layout, carrying out a remodel or upgrade, resolve the problem of hiding any unsightly rubbish bin and incorporate a clever pull out waste bin instead.   Supplied to order, directly from a leading manufacturer, our pull out waste bins are available with prompt delivery. We offer 3 different pull out waste bins which make a great addition to any kitchen. Uses vary from kitchen waste, sorting recyclable materials or practical storage of other essential kitchen items. Main features of Envi 400mm Pull Out Waste Bin • A set of soft closing side fixed drawer runners and drawer front connectors. • Suitable for either 16mm or 18/19mm board thickness . • The bins can be withdrawn from the unit while the lid remains in place. Main features of Pull Out Hinged Waste Bins 2 x32 Litres • Two large 32 litre capacity bin

5 Reasons to Upgrade Your Runners

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In our latest blog we offer  5 reasons why you should upgrade to our Soft Close and Push to Open Drawer Runners . These side mounted drawer runners are ideal for use in manufacturing and bespoke furniture. They are also a perfect replacement to damaged runners or simply for upgrading drawers in a living room, bedroom, kitchen, office or under stairs. Here is why you should be upgrading drawers with our push to open and soft close drawer runners: 1. They last longer These fittings last longer  because the mechanism is under less stress, so they offer a great investment over the longer term. 2. They are quieter The big appeal of these drawer runners is preventing banging when closing.   All that is needed is a gentle touch which engages the mechanism to fully close or open the drawer. This results in drawers closing in virtual silence and never being slammed shut. 3. They are on trend Uber modern, minimalist style can be achieved using these runners for drawers without handles. They of

New Range - Side Fix Drawer Runners

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In order to stay ahead of the game, we are always looking for new products to add to the huge number of items we keep in stock.  The news this month is we have just introduced a new range of Side Fix Drawer Runners with a weight loading of 35kg . These are more competitive than our current offering and we have listed the features and benefits below: Features of Side Fix Drawer Runners These are full extension drawer runners manufactured in steel with a zinc finish and fitted with a rubber back stop for a positive shut. They offer a maximum weight capacity of 35kg. They also feature a disconnect lever and steel ball bearing case. Please note, if used horizontally, the weight limit is reduced by three quarters. To ensure the drawer runners are correctly fitted they require a building in width of 12.5mm either side. What are the Benefits? More cost-effective alternative to our current runners  Hold a maximum of 35kg Easy access to the drawer and contents Drawer runners extend the