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Choosing Charming Kitchen Cabinets

Posted on: December 13, 2011

Cabinets are undoubtedly one of the most important aspects of your kitchen – not only do they provide necessary storage space, but they also enhance the overall appearance of the room! So how do you choose charming cabinets for your kitchen?

How to Choose Kitchen Cabinets

Which cabinets you choose for your space depends on your personal preferences and the style of your kitchen. First things first: in terms of construction, there are two types of cabinets:

  • Face-frame cabinets: solid wood frame is attached to the box
  • Frameless cabinets: are more contemporary; door hinges cannot be seen

Features you should look for when choosing cabinets are:

Operation: if a company has a showroom, take advantage of it! Look carefully at the cabinets, and pay attention to how the doors and drawers open – make sure they don’t wobble or stick!

Shelving: think about what you want when it comes to storage. Do you need adjustable shelves in your cabinets? What about pull-out trays?

Drawers: high quality cabinets typically have sides at least a half-inch thick. Many cabinet drawers are dovetailed or doweled, both of which have endured for many years.

As for the style of your kitchen, keep in mind:

Craftsman or mission style cabinets complement mission style, old world, rustic kitchens, etc.

Shaker style cabinets look great in Asian kitchens as well as European-style kitchens, like Tuscan and Spanish themed kitchens.

Arts and crafts style cabinets are perfect solutions for mission style, old world or arts and crafts kitchens.

European style cabinets are usually unfaced and simple, and, as the name, suggests, usually found in European-style kitchens, from Spanish to French to Italian and more.

Do you need help choosing the right cabinets for your kitchen? Come visit our cabinet showroom in Rockville! Jack Rosen offers beautiful custom cabinetry for homeowners throughout the Maryland, Washington, DC and Virginia area and can help turn your dream kitchen into a reality.

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