Choose a Solid Wood Panel for Your Kitchen Cabinets

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Solid wood panel are the ideal choice for any kitchen cabinet design. There is a distinct different between solid wood and chipboard with a veneer finish and in many cases you can barely tell the two apart, which is why any supplier you choose should have an excellent reputation within the industry, providing you with the highest quality product that can add value to your home.

Solid wood cabinets are exceptionally durable and long lasting, which means the money you spend now will last for many years. Unlike poor quality products that need replacing in the next year or two, these options can last for many years, making it a cost effective solution to complete your kitchen design to perfection.

It's a good idea to consider RTA (Ready to Assemble) solid wood cabinet's kitchen. The reason is that these items come flat packed and are therefore cheaper to ship and slightly more affordable than the readymade options. In addition to this, because the items come in pieces, you are able to check the sides of each product for the grain. You will soon notice if the company has sent you a chip board made to look like the genuine article. A real product will have the same wood grain throughout.

You should have a choice of woods available. The type of wood you choose should be determined by your overall design and color scheme. Bamboo is an exceptionally popular choice because it's eco-friendly, durable and exceptionally strong. Bamboo has become a top seller for most RTA cabinet dealers because of its sustainability and renewability aspects, making it a top choice for homeowners who are looking for ways to create the perfect design without a major impact on the environment.

The next step to choosing wood cabinets for the kitchen is to read the description you find online thoroughly. If you are purchasing online, it's always a good idea to visit a cabinet store and have a look at the different solid wood options available, you can then head home and search online to find them at a more affordable and desirable price. This can help you touch the product, see how it feels, how it looks and the different wood and color options available.

The description should give you complete information in terms of product, size, materials and assembly. This can help you ensure that the products you are choosing are the best match for your kitchen design and that they will help enhance the space once completed.

Measure, measure and then measure again. Measuring the space available is one of the biggest and most daunting tasks you will have to undertake when choosing solid wood cabinets kitchen. Ensure you measure at least three times, confirming your measurements are correct before placing any orders. There is nothing more frustrating than having your contractor ready to go and then finding out that the wood cabinets you purchased don't fit the space correctly, as you can imagine this can cause significant delays and leave you without a working kitchen while you return the items and get replacements.

Go through each company you have chosen and compare prices. If the cabinets you're look at from each of the companies is made from the same wood, are all RTA and are all the same size and style, then the prices shouldn't be too different. Eliminate any companies that are too cheap or too expensive. You can then rely on the reputability, reliability and quality of product supplied by the remaining suppliers to make your final decision.