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Updated by CabinetSelect on Oct 28, 2018
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Five Things to Think About in Choosing a Kitchen Cabinet

Planning to do a kitchen makeover? Then that means you’re on the lookout for the best cabinet that will complement your kitchen. Because cabinets will take up a lot of space in your kitchen, it makes perfect sense that you spend a lot of time pondering on these questions:


Do I prefer stock or custom cabinets?

You don’t have a lot of options in the size and style when you go for a stock cabinet. Since stock cabinets follow factory standard sizes, you’ll have limited options. But these are more affordable than custom-made cabinets where you have a say in every detail of your cabinet.


Should I go for simple? Elaborate?

The door is the external part of the kitchen cabinet and is the one first seen when people step into your kitchen. Doors have the ability to leave a good or bad impression depending on how the style matches with the other elements in your kitchen. Do you want arcs and curves? Or do you prefer simple squares and lines?


How much space do I need?

A family kitchen will need tons of space so don’t forget to assess the amount of space you need and how you want your cabinets designed and laid out to accommodate your space needs. Do you want plenty of shelves or do you prefer open spaces inside the cabinet?


How about handles and hinges?

It doesn’t matter how great the cabinet door looks like if the handle does not blend well with it. Pay attention to the hardware component of your cabinet and decide whether you want the hinges visible from the outside or not, and how the hinges match the door of the cabinet.


What finish should I choose?

Do you want the classic wood vibe or something like a glossy finish? There are lots to choose from so decide what best suits your style.

Along with these tips, it’s important to know what’s currently available in the market so you’ll get more ideas, and Cabinet Select can help you with that.