Tips For Choosing Kitchen Cabinets

Cabinets are the biggest investment in your kitchen and make an impact on the overall look and feel of your home. Even kitchen cabinets are subject to trends – keep this in mind when choosing your new kitchen cabinets. What looks fresh today can look dated a few years from now. Go with something that you like now and think you will in the years to come.

Your kitchen is a high traffic area, where you spend a lot of time. And, there are so many choices when choosing new kitchen cabinets - door style, wood type, finish and hardware. To help guide you, we have put together a list of tips for choosing kitchen cabinets.

Materials – Solid wood remains a popular choice for kitchen cabinetry, but other materials like metal, thermofoil, stainless steel, and melamine are readily available.

Door style – There is a door style for every taste, be it traditional, rustic or ultra-modern. Keep in mind that the more complicated wood detail, like raised panels and beading, are generally more expensive and require more time and work to clean.

Door Mounting – There are many mounting options for cabinet doors, the most common is “overlay”, where the door lays over the cabinet case. Regular overlay allows the face frame to be seen around the doors, whereas full overlay mounting fits doors closely together, hiding the cabinet case behind. Inset doors are less common, with the doors being installed flush inside the frame.

Finish – Solid wood cabinet colors can be left in their natural state or can be finished or stained. Decorative finishes are available—distressing, glazing, crackle, and more.

Hardware – Hardware can really impact the final look of your kitchen cabinets. What you choose can dress them up or down. The hardware can also determine the style and make them look more contemporary, country, or traditional. Knobs and drawer pulls are easy and inexpensive to change later in comparison to cabinet doors or finishes.

Stop by our today to take a look at the kitchen cabinets and hardware we have to offer to help create the kitchen of your dreams.

CabinetCraft Showroom located at 7871 W. Charleston Blvd #120
Las Vegas, NV 89117, open 9am - 5pm Monday through Friday and weekends by appointment.

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