Red kitchen cabinets provide bold and vibrant look to the kitchen. It is one of the hottest ideas to have red kitchen cabinets. Kitchen cabinets in red color are available in different sizes and designs. They are also available in different materials.
Choosing the right red kitchen cabinet
There are red kitchen cabinets made of woods such as oak, maple, hickory, steel, polymer and cherry. Wooden red kitchen cabinets are durable and strong but they will be little more expensive that cabinets made of steel and polymer.
There are framed as well as frameless red kitchen cabinets in the market. Framed kitchen cabinets will have hinges connected to the face frame. Frameless cabinet will have a thinner face frame and hinges attached to the side of the carcass. You can see the samples available online or at the showroom before making a buying decision.
Selecting suitable cabinet hardware will also give you more satisfaction. Handles, pulls and knobs are available in a variety of materials to suit the red kitchen cabinets décor. They add greatly to the look of the red kitchen cabinets. They are also vital in making the cabinet user-friendly.
Red kitchen cabinets will have different interiors options. For example, some cabinets will have cookie sheet holders and towel racks and drawer dividers while some red kitchen cabinets can also have shelves to accommodate your mixer, coffeemaker and toaster. Opt for the one as per your requirements.
Red kitchen cabinets finished with opaque paint or transparent finishes such as lacquer or varnish are available. There are also cabinets with decorative finishes include distressing, glazing and toning. Buy one that is durable and withstands washing and cleaning. It is better to have waterproof red kitchen cabinets.
Stock and custom kitchen cabinets
There will be two options for you while you are buying red cabinets – stock and custom cabinets. Stock kitchen cabinets are pre-built and they will be in standard designs and styles, while in custom-made cabinets, you can order as per your requirements.
Kitchen layout and cabinet
Before you buy red kitchen cabinets, taking the proper measurements of your kitchen space will help in fitting the cabinets properly. If you face difficulties in fixing the cabinets, there will be wastage of time and money if you take the cabinets back to the showroom or shops. After you fix the cabinets you may face problems in accessibility of cabinet’s drawers and shelves or cabinets may pose a hindrance to light or you may not feel comfortable in using your kitchen space. So it is better to take expert advice online or from an expert in your local stores before you buy red kitchen cabinets.
Caring for your red kitchen cabinets
Do not think that after you buy a red cabinet and fix it at your kitchen, your job is finished. Now your red kitchen cabinets need maintenance.
1. You should make sure that you are cleaning your red kitchen cabinetry once in week or before it gather dusts and dirt.
2. Do not use excess water on cabinet (while cleaning it or otherwise), and be sure that all water on the cabinet carcass is completely dried off or else it can damage its finish.
3. Avoid liquids and chemicals for cleaning your red cabinets or they might discolor your cabinets.
4. Read the manufacturer’s instructions before cleaning and washing your red kitchen cupboards. Know about the warranty period also.
Proper judgment and care before buying as well as in maintenance of your red kitchen cabinets will provide you the real value in your investment.