Month: May 2021

Top 10 creative considerations when buying cabinets


Good planning is the key to having a satisfying experience when it comes to buying new cabinets for your kitchen, bathroom, or laundry. There are so many choices, one can get caught up in what they see, not in what they want or need. Based on our experiences, we have put together a list of the top 10 considerations when buying cabinets. These are creative considerations, not so much technical. The list helps you to consider how you work and what options you need to consider when choosing your cabinets.

Because cabinetry is such a large investment in your home, and it can increase the value of your home in a significant way, we do well to make sure we consider our preferences, how we function in the space, and what options are available.

We hope the list gives you some ideas or thoughts about choosing cabinets that helps. Once you have made a note of the ideas you have, you can search our online showroom to see if we have what you need. Please read on…

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Grandma’s bureau is nice, but you’re more creative than that!

Palermo Gloss White cabinets can be used in your bedroom

Yes, it’s true, when we think of bedroom design we think chests of drawers, bureaus, and armoires. Why? Because that’s how we grew up, thinking this was “bedroom” furniture. However, now people are thinking outside the box. The point is to have the storage for clothing and jewelry that conveniently hidden so as not to look like clutter. Well, we’d like to introduce you to our versatile RTA (ready-to-assemble) cabinets. Once used only for kitchens and bathrooms, now used for bedrooms, laundries, and offices. Read on…

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Make Life Easier – Buy Cabinets For Your Kitchen, Bathroom, Laundry Room, or Home Office Online

If you are thinking of doing a remodel in the kitchen or the bathroom, two things that might put you off – besides the disruption it can bring – are the cost and the time it takes to go out and pick all the cabinets and other things you want in the new space. If you are replacing cabinets, you are also replacing the countertops, which will also take time. Get ready!

Technology has advanced now so that we can research almost anything, and then buy it. POINT. ClICK. BUY! It is that easy for everything from cabinets to cars, on your computer or your phone (although we suggest using a larger computer screen to buy cabinets online).

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Dark cabinets can add contrast that brightens your countertops and appliances

Our Shaker Cinder cabinets add a rich and dramatic focus. Accented with lighter countertops, backsplash and flooring gives the space a bright and cheery feel.

Conventional wisdom would tell a homeowner that, if they want a bright and cheery kitchen, they need to have bright and cheery cabinets since this is the dominant feature of the space. This is why so many kitchens default to light or white cabinets (plus the fact that most DIYers don’t realize they have all the color options we offer). But if that is not you, and you want your kitchen to be as bold as you are, then we have a solution in our Shaker Cinder color option. Think about this…

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What is the difference between framed traditional cabinets and frameless euro-style cabinets?

Many people choose cabinets based on how they look. Maybe they saw a cabinet style on TV, in a magazine, or at a home show. Whatever the case, when asked if a person would like a framed cabinet or frameless cabinet, that may not be fully understood. Basically, it comes down to construction and configuration. Ultimately, though, it is based on personal preference and the feel and effect you want your cabinets to evoke to friends and family.

Since cabinets are one of the main focal points your friends and family members are going to notice in your kitchen, and you have to liv with them everyday, it is good to weigh the differences. The cabinets can also have a big impact on both the appeal and value of your home. Now, let’s see how they differ…

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What do we mean by cabinet bling?

Your cabinets, whether in the kitchen, bathroom, home office, laundry, or other, are enhanced by the bling you attach to them. What is that bling? The knobs or pulls you use to dress them up, giving a unique tone and style to your space.

Knobs and pulls come in a huge variety of shapes, colors, and finishes. This gives you the option of giving your cabinets just the right look to fit your overall design. They can be wood or metal; shiny or dull; painted or raw. Truly, the sky is the limit and you should start early in the design process to start investigating your options. Let us see what to think about…

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