Quality kitchen cabinets are something you owe to yourself, your family, and your guests. They will stick out if they are cheap-looking and sloppily put together — and not in a good way. If you're thinking about getting one for your house, we'll go over what factors go into determining a cabinet's quality in this blog.
What to look out for?
Selecting a style
Framed and frameless kitchen cabinet styles are the two most common types. quality Kitchen cabinets with framed doors and drawers are built, composed of a box and a face frame to which doors and drawers are attached. The frameless cabinet type, also known as European-style, lacks a face frame and instead attaches doors and drawers directly to the box for easier accessibility and a more contemporary aesthetic, but at the sacrifice of strength. If you choose a frameless cabinet type, make sure the box is rigid (at least 34 inches of plywood, not the standard 12 inches of particleboard). With a framed cabinet, you can achieve a European style by using a full-overlay door that covers most, if not all, of the face frame.
When choosing a kitchen cabinet, the quality of the wood is one of the most significant factors to consider. Today, various types of wood are used for cabinets, each with its own set of characteristics. For instance, while cherry looks lovely, it comes at a high price. Hickory is also a beautiful wood that is quite difficult to work with. Most kitchen cabinets include real wood on the face frames but particle boards coated with imitation wood grain veneer or cabinet-grade plywood on the sides. Maple, which has a fine grain, walnut, which comes in a variety of grain and color variants, oak, rift oak, ash, birch, beech, mahogany, spruce, pine, fir, and clear and knotty alder are also common woods for kitchen cabinets.
Style of Cabinet Door Selection
The most essential visual design feature in a kitchen cabinet, and indeed in the entire kitchen, is the cabinet doors. Consider the door profile first when choosing a cabinet door. If you like your modern slab, you may match the profile to what's currently in the kitchen, such as a modern profile. To choose a cabinet door style, conduct research and propose your top three or four options to the Kitchen & Bath staff. Our experts will advise you on what will work best in your kitchen.
Strike a Balance between Function and Beauty
After you've decided on a style for your kitchen cabinet, you may want to give it some individuality. Using textured or ornate glass doors, which allow you to display your fine china and specialty pieces, is one method to do this.
Accessories expand cabinet usefulness significantly, but at a cost. Consider what you require rather than what the contractor can provide when selecting features. Built-in charging stations, pull-out garbage cans, and lift cabinets with spring-loaded shelves that swing up and out for convenient access to food processors, mixers, and other gadgets are all features to consider.
Establishing a Budget
There are three types of kitchen cabinets: stock, semi-custom, and custom. Custom cabinets are more expensive, but they are made to your particular requirements and desires, and they include unique features. Set a budget and adhere to it, resisting the need to acquire more expensive products on the spur of the moment, as this will have an impact on the rest of the restoration.
Divine Cabinetry is a well-known manufacturer of high-quality kitchen cabinets. You can trust our team at GRD to bring any kitchen, bathroom, or built-in cabinet project to life with a blend of innovation, technology, and excellent craftsmanship, no matter how big or small it is.