WHY CHOOSE REMEMBER WHEN UK?
If your in the market for a restored K6 Red Telephone Box. . . . BE CAUTIOUS!
Several firms have spung up on eBay & other internet websites over the last few months, offering so called 'restored' kiosks at discount prices. The majority of these companies offer 'conyeyor belt' kiosks with an abundance of defects... broken, missing or incorrect componants, worn out doors & poor workmanship dressed in red garnish!
Remember When UK offers a one to one personal restoration service & pride ourselves on the standard of workmanship topped off with good old fashioned traditional values & beliefs.
Every kiosk restored by Remember When UK comes with a fully detailed photographic portfolio showing & explaining in detail all aspects of the project.
The reason behind supplying a photographic history is to make you, the customer as much part of the project as possible, showing exactly how your money is being spent! All of the photographic history of the restoration is forwarded at regular intervals during the restoration process whilst being 'burnt' onto compact disc as a keepsake for the future.
Carl Burge from Remember When UK has been in the restoration, paint & panelwork industry for over 25 years working on classic cars such as Rolls Royce, Jaguar, Bentley & Porsche. Nine of those years devoted to Mercedes Benz. Remember When UK was established in 2001.
We' ve restored kiosks & supplied other British artifacts to many recognised household names including Ben Sherman, Marks & Spencer, BBC, British Gas, Cool Britannia, Osprey, Sun Newspapers, Marriot Hotels to name but a few & have recently been viewed on ITV & the BBC.
Before considering a 'discount' kiosk, ask a few questions. Does the kiosk hold provinance? (written verification of where the kiosk came from) All our kiosks hold this status. Can they provide photographs of the restoration? Are all the joints & casting flaws sealed? Sandblasting removes all traces of special putty from between the joints of a kiosk - an essential part in kiosk construction & a 'must have' in kiosk restoration. If these joints are not filled, the shell will look 'sectional', unattractive & create water traps that can harbour rust! A sandblasted shell can depict imperfections & 'pop flaws', again these require surgery. Has the door been sandblasted? A definate 'no-no'! All K6 kiosk door frames are made from Teakwood & can loose precious strength once sandblasted. Sandblasting also opens the grain of the wood & creates deep gullys or grooves... not attractive once painted! All our doors are exact emulations, produced from sustainable Sapele & hand crafted by our joiner.
CAN I CHOOSE A KIOSK TO BE RESTORED?
At Remember When UK you can! You are able to choose a kiosk from our stock, either in person or view photographs to help you decide.
CAN WE HELP YOU?
To find out more you may wish to contact us to discuss your requirements.
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