Questions and Answers – Everything You Need to Know

Do you have any more questions about your mini kitchen? This page is a collection of the most frequently asked questions and their answers. Simply get in touch with us if you cannot find the right answer here.

The Mini Kitchen

Why should I choose a metal kitchen?

Due to the higher quality of its material, a metal kitchen has a longer life span than a wood kitchen. You will not experience any water damage either, as the worktop cannot swell. Another asset is its low maintenance and timeless design.

Which are the most suitable places for a mini kitchen?

Its space saving and simple construction makes the kitchen extremely versatile.

For instance in:

  • Student halls
  • Senior residences
  • Annexes
  • Apartment hotels
  • Holiday apartments
  • Offices
  • Medical/dental practices
  • Salons
  • Staff kitchens
  • Construction site containers

Production Site

Where are the kitchens made?

The metal kitchens have been made in Germany for the past 20 years.

The Technical Data

What are the measurements of a metal kitchen?

The metal kitchens are 89cm high and 60cm deep. The width varies according to the model: KITCHENLINE 90-150cm, the PREMIUMLINE series 100-180cm and the DESIGNLINE series 150-180 cm. Other sizes are available on request.

How heavy is a kitchen?

The weight of a kitchen depends on its size and equipment. 

What is the energy efficiency rating of the kitchen?

Each of the appliances we use has its own energy efficiency rating. You can download the energy efficiency label by clicking on this link:


Where are the connections for water and electricity?

The connection diagram for the kitchen can be downloaded here:

Connection diagram

All appliances have their own 230 volt plug.

Safety regulations

All our kitchens meet current safety standards. The relevant certificates are available on request.

Our Product Range

What does the range include?

Our metal kitchens are available in widths ranging from 90-180cm. A kitchen does not always have to be white. The kitchens  are available in the current trend colours.

Custom-Made Kitchens

Unable to find a suitable kitchen in our standard range?

You are you looking for a tailor-made solution and our standard kitchens simply do not fit the bill? We are able to provide custom kitchens up to 280cm wide.

Simply get in touch and we will do our best to plan a kitchen that meets your exact requirements.

Planning your Kitchen

How much space to you have for your kitchen?

Our mini kitchen KTICHENLINE  are available in widths of 90, 100, 120, and 150 cm.

Our mini kitchen PREMIUMLINE are available in widths of 90, 100, 110, 120, 150, 160, 170, and 180cm.

Our mini kitchen DESIGNLINE are available in widths of 150, 160, 170, and 180 cm.

Which material should the kitchen be made of?

The metal kitchens are made of powder-coated metal, stainless steel kitchens made of premium grade stainless steel.

Which electrical appliances can be built in?

A built-in refrigerator is standard for all kitchens. It can be replaced by a cupboard on request.

Depending on the model, a dishwasher, microwave, combi microoven or conventional oven can be added.

What kind of hob is needed and where is it located?

Our kitchens KITCHENLINE  are available with either electric or ceramic hobs. There is also the option of a tea kitchen. This version comes without a hob. Subject to a supplement, an induction hob is also available.

Our kitchens PREMIUMLINE are available with either ceramic or inductionhobs. There is also the option of a tea kitchen. This version comes without a hob. 

The hob is situated at the extreme left or right of the kitchen. The controls for the hob are touch control. The sink is always located on the opposite side.

Our kitchens DESIGNLINGE are available with either ceramic or inductionhobs. There is also the option of a tea kitchen. This version comes without a hob. 

The hob is situated at the extreme left or right of the kitchen. The controls for the hob are touch control. The sink is always located on the opposite side.

What else do I need to know?

Our standard kitchens are white. Subject to a supplement, they are also available in the following colours:

  • black matt
  • Bordeaux red
  • Green apple
  • Sand
  • slate grey
  • mocca metallic
  • Stainless steel

Every PREMIUMLINE kitchen includes a drawer.


What kind of accessories are available?

No fittings are supplied with the kitchen. However, a variety of items may be ordered as accessories. And every kitchen can be extended with the following cupboards and appliances:

  • Wall cupboard
  • Tall cupboard
  • Studioline kit
  • Microwave wall unit
  • Metal back and side panels
  • Shelves
  • Cutlery trays
  • Timer
  • Refuse system
  • Extractor hood
  • Untercounter water system

Showroom Exhibition

Where can I have a look at the kitchens?

Our showroom is in Romanshorn.

We are open Monday to Thursday 08:00-12:00 and 13:00-17:00, Friday 08:00-12:00 and 13:00-16:00.

Ordering process

How can I order a mini kitchen?


The easiest way to order a kitchen is via our online shop, where you will find all our kitchens and accessories.


If you wish, you can always order via email:

How long are the delivery times?

Our standard kitchens are delivered within 2 weeks to addresses in Germany and Austria. Kitchens are delivered to all other countries, including Switzerland, within 2-3 weeks. Tailor-made, oversized and project kitchens are always built to specific instructions. This affects the delivery times, but usually these custom kitchens are delivered within 6-8 weeks at the latest. Please discuss the exact time frame with the Limatec team. Please note that a deposit must be paid for all custom-made and project kitchens.

What kind of packaging is used?

All finished mini kitchens are delivered in one cardboard container, which is reinforced with tightly fitting polystyrene at the sides and bottom. The packaging is a special design for our kitchens and has been tested on several occasions.

How are the kitchens delivered?

All kitchens are delivered to the kerbside of the delivery address free of charge. You must notify us when you order if the kitchen cannot be moved fully assembled because dismantling may invalidate the warranty.

The kitchen has been delivered, but has been damaged in transit. What now?

If the kitchen has been damaged despite its packaging, please leave a written note with the driver straight away and send us an email with pictures of the damage.

Setting Up/Assembly

How is the kitchen set up?

We are unable to offer an assembly service because the kitchen is delivered by haulier. Our metal kitchens are delivered fully assembled and ready-to-use. Only the oven and the dishwasher are never installed by us because it would make the kitchen too heavy to move.

User manual/assembly instructions

A user manual is included with every kitchen, explaining how to connect it. Full instructions are also included for any component that still needs to be installed (e.g. dishwasher).

The instructions/user manual are also available on our website to refer to if you are unable to find your copy.

Instructions/User Manual

About warranty

An electrical appliance is broken. What now?

We will repair the appliance during the 2-year warranty period. Please contact us to make arrangements. The warranty does not cover any damage caused by you or through gross negligence. Our customer service maintains a stock of spare parts and components for our kitchens. We are happy to repair any kitchen after expiry of the warranty. However, this service is subject to a charge.

A part of the metal cupboards is broken. Where can I order spare parts?

We supply all spare parts free of charge during the 2-year warranty period. After that we will supply them for a charge.


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Kreuzlingerstrasse 71
CH-8590 Romanshorn
Phone +41 (0)71 466 75 40
Fax +41 (0)71 466 75 49

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