Kitchen Cabinet Remodeling - Ideas and Estimates
Selecting the Best Woods for Kitchen Cabinetsby Allison E. Beatty
When selecting kitchen cabinets, look closely at the type of wood. There are several popular woods that will make your kitchen design stand out.
Think Dark Woods for Kitchen CabinetsDark woods, such as cherry and mahogany have been a bit hit in kitchen design. Both woods offer a rich look and blend well with granite countertops, stainless steel kitchen sinks and other trendy products. Consider adding one of these with:
Maple Cabinets Enhance Kitchen DesignWhile oak kitchen cabinets have been a mainstay, maple has taken over in recent years. Maple cabinets:
Mix and Match Kitchen Cabinet WoodsFor a daring look, try mixing light and dark cabinet woods in your kitchen design. The contrast can create a dramatic look and highlight focal points in the kitchen design. Try combining:
Check Wood Cabinets CarefullyRegardless the type of wood, check the quality of your cabinets carefully. Look over the surface for smoothness and an even finish. If you order cabinets with a stain or glaze, make sure it is evenly applied.
About the AuthorAllison E. Beatty is a syndicated real estate writer. She has been a writer of home improvement columns for 15 years. Her articles have appeared in numerous national newspapers and magazines, and on home improvement web sites.