Picking The Right Cabinet Finish
Along with deciding on the layout and style of your cabinetry, picking the right cabinet finish is a crucial part of putting together the perfect cabinet design for your home. The options are all but limitless, running the gamut from traditional stained finishes through solid paint colors all the way to modern...Read More
Stock, Custom, and Semi-Custom Cabinets: Cabinet Terminology, Part Three
The third installment of our Cabinet Terminology series explains the difference between stock, custom and semi-custom cabinets. We hear a lot of talk about what is and isn’t a “custom” cabinet. As you can imagine, we have a pretty strong opinion on the matter. To help you understand the differences between...Read More
Framed and Frameless: Cabinet Terminology, Part Two
Knowing a few of the terms used to describe cabinet construction can help you decide what style will work best for your home. In this second article of our series, we take a look at the differences between the two ways cabinets are constructed: framed and frameless. So you’ve decided to get new cabinets. Awesome!...Read More
What’s that thing called? Cabinet Terminology, Part One
“I want the thingamabob on the doohicky to look just like the doodads on the whatchamacallit.” Yeah, even if you don’t know the proper cabinet terminology we can usually figure out exactly what you mean. After all, we have been creating custom built cabinet solutions for our customers for a long time now. No...Read More
What is a Shaker Door?
One of the most popular styles of cabinet doors is called the Shaker door. While there are several subtle variations on the Shaker style available, they all have their roots in the furniture produced by the Mount Lebanon Shaker Society in the 1800s. When deciding on the options for your new cabinets, an important...Read More
How to Choose the Right Cabinets for You
In our last post, we discussed the practical matters involved in buying new cabinets: taking measurements, doing research, and gathering samples. Today, we would like to tackle a tougher question: How do you choose the right cabinet style for you? We often encounter clients who are overwhelmed with all of the...Read More
How to Choose New Cabinets: Getting Ready
Perhaps your kitchen needs a refreshing facelift to finally bring it into the 21st century after all these years. Or maybe you’re building a new home and you need to let your contractor know your floor plan decisions. However you arrived at your decision, there are several things you can do prepare to choose new...Read More
Buying Cabinets Should Be Fun!
There, we said it. All that stress and worry you’ve been feeling while paging through catalogs and browsing websites? The fear that grips you when looking at wood finishes, construction methods and hardware options? Totally unnecessary. Really! Let’s have some fun! Yes, we know that it’s a big decision...Read More