When it comes to cabinets, there are endless possibilities of carved arches and molding, glass insets and color options. The possibilities are endless… and honestly, pretty daunting.
To make the selection a little easier, we’ve outlined some of the most popular style options. As far as we’re concerned, these are the only cabinet styles you need to know: Shaker-style, beadboard, slab and inset. Once you’ve chosen a style you like, the rest should be a piece of cake!
Thanks to their minimalist but still distinctive look, Shaker-style cabinets have only gained in popularity while many other traditional styles continue to fall off the radar. These doors are made up of five pieces—a four-piece frame, with a single flat panel in the middle. With variations in wood species, stains, paint colors and hardware, these doors can complement any space, from contemporary to traditional.
Beadboard (also known as tongue-and-groove) describes a type of construction in which vertical slats are fitted into each other. The center panel of the cabinet doors in this style are perfect for someone seeking a bit more of a decorative look.
Slab doors, are simple but stylish, void of any expensive details. Made of a single piece of material with no other panels or framing, they are usually painted or covered with wood veneer. It’s a minimalist look perfect for any modern or contemporary kitchen. Slab doors tend to be made of decorative laminate or wood.
Inset doors refer to their method of installation. They are hung inside of the cabinet frame as opposed to resting on the outside of the frame like most other styles. They are designed and constructed with extremely precise measurements so that they nest perfectly inside the frame and open and close properly, even as the wood expands and contracts. Although this style tends to be one of the most expensive on the market, it’s a classic look that’ll last for generations.
Norcraft Cabinetry is a leader in the kitchen cabinetry market. Norcraft has a variety of kitchen cabinets to fit any needs. Custom Cabinets, Painted Cabinets, Glazed Cabinets, and more. Their cabinets have styling aligned with modern, updated home fashion. Get the look you want for your home with Norcraft Cabinetry.
Fieldstone Cabinetry is a leader in the kitchen cabinetry and bath vanity market. Fieldstone has a variety of kitchen cabinets and bath vanities to fit all needs and styles. We specialize in Custom Cabinets, Painted Cabinets, Glazed Cabinets, and more. We have all cabinet styles: traditional, transitional, and contemporary. Get the look you want for your home with Fieldstone Cabinetry.
When it comes to their products, UltraCraft focuses solely on full overlay, full access cabinetry, providing you with the perfect look to match your lifestyle. Take advantage of more space within your existing footprint with cabinets that offer up to 15% more usable space than manufacturers that rely on framed construction. Rest assured that your kitchen will be just as functional as it is beautiful with all the latest in ergonomic and functional hardware and the latest organizational accessories.
Cabico creates custom cabinetry for today’s kitchens. They control the entire production process from raw materials to finished products. They also build their own cabinet doors, which means faster delivery, better choices and more design flexibility. With thousands of different door profiles and numerous hardwood choices, Cabico Cabinetry can deliver any kitchen cabinet design you can imagine.
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