The Best Cabinets for Small Kitchens in Washington, DC and Maryland
Are you getting ready to install new cabinets and trying to decide what type to get? There are many decisions to make—style, material, color, etc.—and your overall kitchen space helps drive those decisions.
Do you have a small kitchen? You may feel limited in your choices, but it’s all about working with what you have and:
Making the Space Appear Brighter & Bigger
For most people, making the kitchen appear larger is a top priority. With your cabinets, you can make your kitchen seem more airy and spacious. You’ll want to stick with light colors. In terms of helping the space seem larger, the best cabinetry for small kitchens is white, glass-front. Tall, narrow cabinets can also add height to your space, taking advantage of the vertical space you do have.
Drawing Attention Away from the Small Size
You can also draw attention away from the size of your kitchen by emphasizing something else—cabinetry is a natural choice. When it comes to adding visual interest to the cabinets, you have numerous options:
- Recessed-panel doors
- Crown molding above
- Specialty glass
- Hardware (knobs, pulls, handles, etc.)
- An antique or worn finish
Maximizing Storage & Using Space Wisely
One thing that is important in a small kitchen is maximizing storage—space is limited as it is, so space-saving cabinets are handy. Narrow, tiered slide-out cabinets are ideal in small rooms.
Built-ins as part of the cabinetry take advantage of space that would otherwise go unused. Wall niches can also complement cabinets well. They make everyday essentials (spices, cooking oil, etc.) easily accessible—not to mention, they can aesthetically enhance the overall space
Custom Cabinetry in Maryland, DC & Virginia
If you need new cabinetry for your small kitchen, you have plenty of options. If you live in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, Jack Rosen can help—we offer custom cabinets from top manufacturers in the industry, including Elmwood and Rutt.
Contact us today or visit our showroom in Rockville to learn more about our cabinetry services!
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