Posted: March 18, 2021
Get ready to bring your dream kitchen to life with the help of these tips from Great Buy Cabinets.
When you’re preparing to do a major kitchen revamp, it can be tough to know where to start. The process can seem intimidating and your mind may be full of ideas that you want to incorporate all at once.
If you’re not sure what your first step should be, fear not! Our team at Great Buy Cabinets has gathered a few helpful tips and steps to help you create the kitchen of your dreams. If you’re ready to get started, keep reading below.
DECIDE IF YOU’RE DIY-ING OR HIRING HELP
This is one of the most important steps. While some people are experts at crafting and remodeling everything themselves, others may be more
Posted: February 19, 2021
With 2020 being the year of staying home and 2021 starting the same way, the way that we view our homes has changed dramatically. Now is the time to create a sanctuary that not only allows
Many different woods are available to choose from such as: Cherry, Oak, Birch and
a whole host of other woods. Some of which can be laminated or thermofoiled with
exact wood like skin.
Doors and Drawer Fronts:
Normally they are made of solid wood and have matching color of the cabinet (best
However, they can be made of MDF (medium density), HDF (high density) or
Particle Board if the cabinet doors and drawer fronts are thermofoiled.
Cabinets are made with the boxes (carcass), Doors and Drawer Fronts, and Drawer
Boxes. Also the Face Frame (The face frame is usually solid wood that consist of
Rails and Stiles. Rails are the top and bottom and stiles are the two sides. This looks
like a picture frame around the base or wall cabinet. The hinges attach to the face
frame (except for frameless cabinets). Of course there are Drawers and drawer
glides and shelves.
Cabinet interiors are either matching the color and design of the exterior or a
natural maple look. Either is acceptable as the same quality and is just a matter of
customer preference. Usually it is not a choice except for the cabinet line you
choose. The exterior is always skinned with matching exterior color or laminated
with wood like design.
Trim such as molding and toe kick are always matching the exterior and are
usually solid wood.
Many times cabinets are referred as all wood or solid wood. All cabinet boxes are
made of plywood or particle board or furniture board but normally it is plywood.
Great Buy Cabinets sells only wood, no particle board.
The doors and drawer fronts as well as the face frame are normally solid wood.
Hardly ever is the box made of solid wood, even though they are described as such.
The box (carcass) is usually skinned with the same wood type as the front. It will
look very natural matching all the cabinet parts.
Pine is the only soft wood used in the cabinet making business. Sometimes knotty
pine for the cottage look. By the way, look at our shaker hickory for the best
cottage look:www.greatbuycabinets.com .
Posted: March 01, 2019Categories: kitchen-cabinets
There are several choices to consider when a homebuyer is choosing options for their home, one of which is kitchen and bath cabinets. A homebuyer can choose from different styles, colors and wood types. An additional option that homebuyers must also consider is whether they want standard overlay or full overlay cabinets. Often times, a homebuyer has not considered this option and may not understand the difference
Standard overlay cabinets (also called traditional overlay) tend to be less expensive and do not require hardware (however hardware is used more function ability and decoration) because there is enough finger space on the side of the cabinet door or drawer face. They also have more exposed face frame, with at least 1 ¼ inches on all sides of the doors and drawers.
Countertops Galore Granite Granite can be affordable in contrast to recycled glass or quartz, but some styles fall in the same price range. It holds up to heat very well. It comes in many beautiful