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This Years Best Trend

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Sustainable Choices and Soft Close Hinges and Runners – why upgrading your furniture is this year’s best trend Why is it a good idea to upgrade your furniture fittings and fixtures? Because small details can make a significant impact on the overall aesthetics and functionality of a space. One often overlooked, but game-changing upgrade, is the switch to soft close hinges and runners . With sustainability in mind, where there isn’t a need to completely replace a cabinet, cupboard or drawer, the addition of soft close hinges and runners may be the best option to elevate your furniture. Not only do they add a touch of sophistication to your furniture, but they also bring practical benefits that enhance the overall user experience. This year is a good time to invest Imagine that you walk into a room, and the first thing you notice is the sleek design of a cabinet door closing gently and silently, thanks to soft close hinges. It's a small touch that transforms a mundane action into a sa

10 Features of Espagnolette Locks

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Espagnolette locks are the ideal solution for tall wardrobes or cupboards as they offer the option of three-point locking - top, bottom, and the lock bolt itself. The simplicity of their design means that when the lock is turned, it rotates a bar (above and below the lock) which in turn rotates a locking hook. The hook locates around a striker and prevents the door from being opened. There are many advantages to Espagnolette locks , here we highlight the 10 best features.. 1. Enhanced security Espagnolette locks provide robust security by engaging multiple points along the door frame where a standard lock would be less effective. The mechanism typically ensures a secure closure and makes it more challenging for unauthorised access. 2. Smooth operation Our espagnolette locks allow for a smooth and reliable operation. The rotational locking mechanism ensures that the locking hooks engage seamlessly, providing a satisfying locking experience. 3. Three point locking system One of the sta

Your Ultimate Partner for Kitchen Fittings

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As a leading supplier in the industry, we understand the importance of high-quality, durable fittings that not only enhance the aesthetic appeal of kitchens but also withstand the rigours of everyday use. Impress your clients with our innovative designs and premium materials, plus benefit from our seamless ordering process. Discover 6 ways that we can elevate your customer experience… 1. Comprehensive Range of Products Unico  offers a large selection of kitchen fittings tailored to meet the needs of trade professionals and retail customers. From drawer slides to innovative storage solutions, our diverse product portfolio ensures you have access to everything you need for a successful kitchen installation project. 2. Premium Materials for Enduring Quality Our kitchen fittings are crafted from premium materials such as stainless steel, brass, and chrome, guaranteeing durability and longevity. Trade professionals can rely on us to provide fittings that not only meet but exceed industry st

Introducing The Horizontal Ecombi Lock

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If securing your home or business is a priority, then Unico  can provide a solution to fit your needs. We have recently added a new product to our range which is the Horizontal Ecombi Lock which offers a revolutionary approach to security solutions. Its user-friendly features and robust construction make it a standout choice for safeguarding your property. Key Features of The Horizontal Ecombi Lock User Friendly Designed for effortless operation, setting and changing access codes is a breeze and ensures accessibility for users of all levels. The Ecombi Horizontal Code Lock operates with a four-digit code and offers three levels of management: Master, Sub-Master, and User. Versatile Horizontal Design Unlike conventional locks, the Horizontal Ecombi Lock boasts horizontal orientation, adding a modern touch but also enhancing its adaptability to various door types and styles. Built to Last Crafted from high-quality materials, this lock is engineered to withstand the test of time. Its dur

Guide to Caring for Dial Locks

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Dial locks are incredibly easy to maintain but some periodic TLC will go a long way to ensuring their longevity and reliability.  We supply dial locks to a variety of industries because of the convenience and dependability they offer in a range of different environments.  To help in deciding if dial locks are the right choice for your installation, take a look at our quick guide to maintaining dial locks. Why Carry Out Regular Cleaning of Dial Locks? The first step in maintaining dial locks is to keep them clean. Dust, dirt, and debris can accumulate over time, potentially hindering the lock's operation. Use a soft, lint-free cloth to wipe down the lock's exterior regularly. Check for Loose Components Periodically inspect dial locks for any loose screws, bolts, or other components. Tighten them as necessary to prevent any potential lock functionality issues. The Cam at the back can be easily replaced with one screw.   Test the Lock's Operation Regularly test the lock to ens

Why Are Cam Locks Useful?

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The simplicity, efficiency, and versatility of cam locks make them a practical choice for a wide range of applications where secure and adjustable fastening is essential. At Unico , we supply a 25mm threaded cam lock manufactured by Siso, which is a noteworthy addition to the world of security solutions, due to its versatile size and durability. This lock is a reliable choice for various applications such as: Cabinets and drawers Equipment cases and toolboxes Filing cabinets and retail displays Mailboxes and lockers Enclosures and casing If you are looking to purchase cam locks, you will be interested to know some of the key benefits and reasons why they are considered a valuable addition. Quick assembly and disassembly Our cam locks allow for rapid and efficient assembly and disassembly of furniture, from cabinets to enclosures. This is particularly advantageous for items that may need to be transported or stored in a compact form before assembly. Adjustability Cam loc

Recliner and Steamer Chair Fittings

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  We Supply Recliner and Steamer Chair Fittings Have your steamer chairs become damaged or have missing parts? The winter weather can take its toll on outdoor furniture but at Unico , we supply all the parts necessary to restore steamer chairs and get them back into use, so you can enjoy sitting outside again! Where can I find steamer chair fittings? From ratchets and pawls to chair stops and backplates we have what you need to repair furniture. We only supply high-quality fittings which offer durability and longevity, ensuring years of use. Explore our range by clicking here  where you'll find steamer chair fittings that seamlessly integrate with various chair designs and outdoor furniture settings. Why choose Unico for your recliner chair fittings? Unico has been supplying recliner chair fittings to both the furniture industry and to retail customers, delivering on time and at a great price for over 50 years. You can trust Unico to supply good quality, long-lasting furniture fixt