Welcome to The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation

The UK’s first and only institute dedicated to kitchen, bedroom and bathroom installation, representing thousands of professional installers since 2006.

Installers

Setting industry standards, developing educational opportunities and supporting specialist installers to meet their commercial aspirations

Retailers

Connecting retailers with professional installers nationally, supporting due diligence via document management and working on standards and education for today and tomorrow’s workforce.

Inspection

Independent inspection and professional witness services available to the industry and consumers to support dispute resolution.

Welcome

The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) is a government sanctioned and not-for-profit registered organisation, dedicated to improving standards within the industry. We work with professional installers, retailers and manufacturers, whilst providing consumers access to free practical advice and an informed choice.

 

Why choose a BiKBBI member?

Whilst there’s only one guarantee in life, consumers can reduce the risk of failure by appointing a professional to undertake specialist home improvement projects. With work within a kitchen and bathroom particularly, there’s a number of things that can go wrong – and some leading to devastating consequences. Home improvement therefore should not be an area in which to cut corners.

We are proud to be working with thousands of professional kitchen, bedroom and bathroom installers across the UK, as well a growing network of local, regional and national retailers.

Here’s a few reasons why you should consider connecting with a professional member of The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation:

Proven track record

We carry out a number of pre-membership checks to establish a proven track record of installation expertise.

Eligibility to work in the UK

We check formal identification & HMRC documents to ensure only those who are allowed to work in the UK join.

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Health & Safety first

Our members meet Health & Safety requirements and undertake annual assessment to verify competence. 

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DBS Checked

Members are DBS checked, in accordance with The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, to protect families.

Fully Insured

All members hold a minimum of £2m Public Liability Insurance in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

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Continually Monitored

We monitor, daily, the compliance documents of all members, ensuring they maintain protection for their customers.

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Follow Code of Conduct

Members follow an approved code of conduct to ensure professional service for all consumers.

Offer Payment Protection

For added comfort, our members offer financial services to protect deposits and monies paid.

Dispute Resolution

In the event of a dispute, we provide practical advice and guidance to both parties.

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Free Practical Advice

Check out the consumer section of our website for information on all things installation related.

Approved Terms

Our members provide approved written terms and conditions of service in line with consumer law.

Support Professionals

Appointing a BiKBBI member supports the industry and all professionals who hold membership.

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Why installers should consider joining BiKBBI:

Here’s a few reasons why businesses should consider joining the UK’s largest independent network of kitchen,
bedroom and bathroom installation specialists:

Professional status

Professional status via accreditation, confirmed with an ID card, certificate & vehicle signage.

Commercial cost savers

Access to a wide range of discounted products and services for your business, including tools & materials and fuel.

Events & awards

Attend a number of events and be included within industry awards in recognition of installation excellence.

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Installer magazine subscription

Receive our quarterly digital publication, The Installer Magazine, with news, views, updates and offers.

Members website

Access to the central hub for your BiKBBI membership, including forums, shops and our download centre.

Training & development

Tailored training & development opportunities for members, including CPD & apprenticeships.

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Compliance Support

Supporting our members to manage their legal compliance requirements via document management.

Legal Guidance

Helping members to understand their responsibilities and how they comply with ever changing legal responsibilities.

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News & Technical

Daily, weekly & monthly news bullitins & technical updates, as well as via our members website.

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Financial services

Providing members access to inclome protection, insurance products, warranties & payment processing.

Links to new customers

Via our consumer find-a-member directory and introductions to other businesses seeking installers.

Business support

To help members maintain or grow their business, including marketing, coaching & via specialist consultancy.

Ready to apply for your installer membership?

Plus a few more reasons installers should join:

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Mediation

Whether members are in dispute with customers or perhaps the retailers they work with, BiKBBI helps to resolve conflict with sound and impartial advice and guidance.

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Professional Representation

Representing our members at government level, ensuring installers and our part of the industry has a voice at the very highest level. A collective voice influences policy at the highest level.

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Onsite inspection

Access to our onsite inspection facility, providing members and their customers with independent reporting, dignostics and resolution pathways.

How do we spend our members money?

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