Cheap Kitchen Cabinets – Sometimes You Really Do Get What You Pay For

It may seem like a good deal, and they may even look good on the surface, but cheap kitchen cabinets are something that you should inspect very closely before having them installed in your kitchen. First, the material is often very fragile under its veneer, usually some sort of laminate or a substance like fiber board or particle board, which is more or less synthetic wood. It isn’t nearly as strong as the real thing, even when cheap kitchen cabinets are made of real wood. Continue reading “Cheap Kitchen Cabinets – Sometimes You Really Do Get What You Pay For”

Used Kitchen Cabinets Review

Kitchen cabinets can be a real burden if they need replacing and your budget just doesn’t include the cost of doing so. Beautiful handmade cabinets can cost a small fortune, and the truth is that even stock models cost quite a bit. In fact, it could also be the case that you want to replace the kitchen cabinets in a cottage or a rental property and do not want to spend a lot of money on fancy cabinets. In this case, looking for used kitchen cabinets is a good option. Continue reading “Used Kitchen Cabinets Review”

RTA Kitchen Cabinets Review

Ready to assemble or RTA kitchen cabinet

Ready to assemble or RTA kitchen cabinets are nearly always made of wood. They might be the answer to someone who would love custom cabinetry but can’t quite pay for it. These RTA’s save you a good deal of money as you do the assembly and hanging. The pain of paying for shipping is considerably less because the pieces fit in smaller boxes, which also don’t get banged around as much in transit. Continue reading “RTA Kitchen Cabinets Review”

Metal Kitchen Cabinets Review

Metal kitchen cabinets and appliances made of stainless steel

Metal kitchen cabinets can be one of the most unique and versatile choices that you can make. There are various metals that can be used with stainless steel being one of the most common and most popular. Other metal cabinet options such as copper can be a good choice as well. Cabinets made of metal can be painted to suit the décor of the room and can be great to work with. Continue reading “Metal Kitchen Cabinets Review”

Oak Kitchen Cabinets Review

Oak kitchen cabinets with black granite countertops

Oak is one of the most solid and beautiful of all of the wood cabinet choices, as well as one of the most long-lasting. This is extremely important when it comes to the kitchen, as the cabinets in the kitchen are subjected to extreme conditions such as water and steam, and of course continuous use. If sealed properly, oak kitchen cabinets will withstand all possible conditions, and yet maintain their integrity. Continue reading “Oak Kitchen Cabinets Review”

Maple Kitchen Cabinets Review

White maple kitchen cabinets

Of all of the woods to choose from, maple remains a very popular choice for kitchen cabinets. Solid and durable, maple is the hardwood that many people turn to not only for its good looks but also for its high resistance to wear and tear. Think of all of the abuse that your kitchen cabinets must endure: hot and steamy conditions, grease, water and constant opening and closing; maple can take everything that you dish out to it. Continue reading “Maple Kitchen Cabinets Review”

Cherry Kitchen Cabinets Review

Cherry kitchen cabinets with light countertops and backsplashes

If there is anything more luxurious to use in your kitchen than cherry kitchen cabinets, you probably could not afford it anyway. It is one of the richest looking of all of the wood choices and is durable despite its semi-soft nature. With proper care and maintenance, your cherry kitchen cabinets will last a long time and will continue to be gorgeous despite the abuse they are going to endure during their lifetime. Continue reading “Cherry Kitchen Cabinets Review”

Unfinished Kitchen Cabinets Buying Tips

Unfinished kitchen cabinets of maple

Why unfinished kitchen cabinets?

Many people are scared of going in for unfinished kitchen cabinets because they feel that these will be second rate goods. In fact just the opposite is true. Unfinished does not refer to the quality in any way – it refers to the final part of the production process, painting and staining, not having been completed. A secret many do not know is that crooked manufacturers often cover up inferior wood or lumber with defects by paint, polish and stain. In the case of the unfinished wooden cabinet, there is no way to hide the type and quality of the wood being used and so the manufacturers have to use top quality defect free wood because the customer will be able to clearly see what he is paying for. In fact, unfinished kitchen cabinets are often made of the best wood available within a specific price range. Continue reading “Unfinished Kitchen Cabinets Buying Tips”