Published at Sunday, September 09th 2018, 03:44:08 AM. Cabinet. By Marlayna Huber.
This classic style can work with a variety of budgets, depending on the wood used. Some manufacturers can even replace the center door panel with a more cost-effective material. Using a natural finish rather than a painted one could save you up to 20 percent on your purchase, too.
This rich cabinet color might make some spaces feel dark and heavy. But with a soaring white ceiling, light wood flooring, a generous amount of smoky gray wall, backsplash tile, and an expansive floor plan, the look comes off as nothing but bright and open.
This five-piece flat-panel style has a frame made from four pieces and a single flat center panel for the fifth piece. Shaker cabinetry gets its name from the distinctive Shaker furniture style, which uses simple, clean lines and emphasizes utility. Shaker-style doors became popular because their simple style lends itself to just about any decor — from contemporary to traditional — with variations in wood species, stains, paint colors and hardware.
Thermofoil. These doors are molded out of MDF (medium-density fiberboard), wrapped in a plastic-type coating and then baked under intense heat to create an impervious seal. Durable and cost effective, they come only in solid colors and imitation wood grain. Often mass-produced, thermofoil cabinetry comes at very competitive price points. Its durable, but its also extremely difficult to repair any damage to it. Some lighter colors can also yellow from sunlight and heat over time