Kitchen & Bedroom Warehouse

Kitchen & Bedroom Warehouse 

If you’re thinking of having a new kitchen or bedroom, think The Kitchen & Bedroom Warehouse! With a massive 25,000 square feet of showroom and more than 3,500 different room variations, you’re bound to find exactly what works for you, your home and your lifestyle.

Based in Barwell, the business specialises in the design, planning and supply of fitted kitchens and bedrooms, complete with fittings and appliances. Styles range from trusted traditional to contemporary stylish, in numerous colours. All are craftsman-made in England or Germany.

When you visit and make your choices, the designers will apply more than 30 years’ experience to creating your perfect layout, using the latest computer software programmes. You’ll be able to see on screen exactly how your colours and styles will work out in the real kitchen or bedroom, and adjust accordingly. That means you can see what you’re buying before you spend any money!

Kitchen & Bedroom Warehouse

The Kitchen & Bedroom Warehouse can supply everything ready for DIY fitting or have its experts fit it for you, electrics and plumbing included.

Company owner Michael Stokes says: “We take pride in making sure our customers have a smooth, stress-free experience. We only use good quality furniture and all our fitters and plumbers are full time, experienced professionals. All our work and products are guaranteed for 10 years.”

GasCare Services


If you’re looking to upgrade your gas fire, boiler or central heating system before winter sets in this year, GasCare Services should be the first place you look. This friendly family company has been supplying the up-to-the-minute home heating equipment to the public since 1986 and has built up a reputation second to none.

GasCare Services has a large range of gas fires and surrounds at its showrooms in Barwell, together with staff who can advise on the right choices for your home. Now the Editor of Living in the Shires magazine is pleased to name the company as her Recommended Heating and installation Business in her 2019 annual awards.

GasCare carries out a wide range of gas and plumbing services, from boiler repairs to the installation of bespoke new bathrooms, complete central heating systems and, of course, installation of those lovely new fires and fireplaces which make a room look so cosy.


The company is a designated fire centre for Valor, one of the major manufacturers. The range is the most energy efficient ever, and so can immediately start saving you money on your energy bills.

The company can also design new bathrooms for customers from scratch, tailoring the choices to match their available budgets and family circumstances.

All the work carried out by GasCare Services is done by experienced gas engineers who are registered with the industry watchdogs Gas Safe and OFTEC. They are all fully qualified to install, service, repair and maintain most gas, LPG and oil equipment as well as providing the Landlord Safety Certificates required by law.

Managing Director Jeff Spratt, who founded the company, says: “Every customer counts for us and receives personal attention, whether they are having a large job or a small one. We are very proud of our reviews on Checkatrade and elsewhere.”

Tree Wise Men

Tree Wise Men are friendly, experienced tree surgeons who look after all species of trees, shrubs and hedges, restoring good looks, good health and ensuring they’re safe to be around. They also carry out all kinds of fencing, whether it’s needed for aesthetics, privacy or security.

The well established businesses of Pine Tree in Coventry and Tree Wise Men in Warwickshire recently joined forces under the Tree Wise Men brand to pool resources and improve efficiency for customers across both areas.

Joint owners Gary Amos, Charles Burrows and their team offer a full range of tree and hedge treatments for both domestic and commercial clients, including schools, golf courses, estate agents and landscape architects.

tree wise men

They are City & Guilds qualified but also undertake continual professional development to ensure they are up to the minute with developments, tools and techniques, not only achieving British standards but exceeding them.

Just some of the tree services from Tree Wise Men include crown thinning, lifting, reduction, pollarding and full tree removal; stump grinding and hedge cutting. All the work is high quality and fully insured. Checks are always carried out to ensure compliance with regulations regarding Tree Preservation Orders and Conservation Areas.

Gary says: “Customer recommendations are really important to us. We rely heavily on repeat business and personal referrals.”

LB Flooring

Grimy and pitted wooden floors are restored to gleaming glory by L B Flooring Specialists, an independent business specialising in sanding and finishing techniques which deliver excellent results.

L B Flooring Specialists tackle below par wooden floors wherever they are, whether in people’s homes, pubs, clubs, schools or any other settings. They aim for perfection using the best possible products and skilled applications and there is no shortage of customer recommendations to witness that the results are spectacular.

Now the company is this magazine’s Editor’s Choice for Flooring Specialists of 2019.

L B Flooring Specialists is run by Luke Brown, who gained wide experience with a similar company and ran his own team before setting out in business on his own in 2016. He uses machinery which creates a minimum of dust to do the sanding and carries out repairs as required to the wood, whether it the floor is laid in planks, parquet or other forms.

LB Flooring

Always delivered cleanly, courteously and professionally, L B Flooring services also include cleaning, staining, colour matching and applying oil, varnish or lacquer finishes in the customer’s colour of choice.

“Every floor should look brand new, or very close to it, when we’ve finished,” says Luke. “We strive for excellence on all our jobs, large or small and guarantee to meet our clients’ expectations.”