The kitchen is the heart of your home and yet is the hottest room in your house. As the kitchen is the ideal place for a family gathering,
January 3, 2014 (Newswire) - Kitchen definitely requires a facelift when you renovate or dcor your home. A kitchen without kitchen cabinets is unimaginable. The right type of component for your cabinet can help refresh and add character to the style of your kitchen. In earlier days, teetering towers of plates and drawers of unidentifiable items easily catches your eye when you enter a kitchen. But now, even a traditional kitchen features a neat set of cabinets.
There are three general categories in considering your cabinet selection:-
Stock Kitchen Cabinets are usually available through home improvement centres or through a network of kitchen cabinet dealers. These cabinets can be assembled quickly as the cabinet parts of the same size are stockpiled by the manufacturer in large quantities. As they are available only in certain sizes, no modifications can be made. These cabinets are cost-effective and easily available.
Semi-Custom Kitchen Cabinets are a stock-line of cabinets with modifications usually limited to height, width and depth adjustments. These simple modifications are done by the manufacturer at the time of production.
Custom Kitchen Cabinets have a much greater selection of finish options like trims, moulding and cabinet storage. You can design your own kitchen cabinet and the manufacturer will build it for you.
Tips on choosing the best Layout for your kitchen cabinets
The layout of the kitchen cabinet is an important decision and depends on how you use your kitchen. A good beginning point for your overall cabinet layout is positioning them around a triangle workstation. Considering the storage space of your kitchen cabinets will further save you time, energy and money. By carefully choosing the design and materials, you can have easy access and total visibility into your cabinets. Hence while planning your kitchen, the layouts of your kitchen design and cabinet space is equally important.
Renewing your old kitchen cabinets
If your existing kitchen cabinets are sturdy and plumb, you can consider re-facing or refinishing them with some simple drilling, sanding, staining or painting. Re-facing involves installing new drawers and doors and applying a new wood veneer to the bases of the cabinets. On the other hand, refinishing your kitchen cabinets can be done by painting or staining which offers the best return on your investment.
Organizing your kitchen cabinets
Focus on making your kitchen cabinets functional, attractive and clean by following the given steps:-
1. Remove every last bit of kitchenware from your cabinets and lay everything on the table so you can assess what is available and what is required.
2. Stay organized by getting rid of clutter.
3. Clean your cabinets thoroughly with diluted white vinegar to prevent bugs.
4. Place scented sachets in the corners to keep your kitchen cabinets fresh.
5. Lay out the items you plan to store and group them for easy access.
In conclusion, though choosing new kitchen cabinets may seem like a daunting task, you can ensure a high level of craftsmanship and quality with extra convenience and functionality.