Category: Custom Cabinetry

Painted Cabinets – Should I or Shouldn’t I?

When we design a kitchen or bathroom, clients will often ask for painted cabinets.  And they often ask for painted cabinets because they think they are less expensive than stained cabinets.  It’s the opposite – painted cabinets cost more than stained. Painted cabinets can benefit from using paint grade lumber instead of stain grade materials.  […]
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Painted Cabinets

Paint is not paint.  There are significant differences. We often get calls about painting cabinets to update the look.  When we evaluate the possibility of upgrading the finish for our clients, we first evaluate the existing cabinets.  We consider the existing cabinet finish – are they thermofoil, stained, or painted?  Are they damaged and what […]
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Thermofoil Cabinet Doors

We’ve all seen a thermofoil cabinet door but many just do not know what it is called. Thermofoil cabinet door are the white plastic covered doors that are common in houses built in the late 90’s and beyond. One of the great features about these doors is that they are about impervious to anything – […]
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