Cabinetry for Your New Build Part One:
Updated: Jul 27
Building a new home is an exciting endeavor, filled with countless decisions to make. One crucial aspect that often requires careful consideration is cabinetry. From the kitchen to the bathroom and beyond, cabinets play a vital role in both functionality and aesthetics. To ensure a successful outcome, it's essential to plan for all of the cabinets in your new home. At Evans Cabinet Door, we service a lot of custom new homes. We’ve seen every version of floor plan, kitchen flow, cabinet color, and countertop you could possibly imagine. Because of this experience, we thought it would be helpful to share a full deep dive into cabinetry in new builds. The planning, the budgeting, the timing, and even the finishing touches.
Over the next few weeks, we’ll share our insights on this. First up, the planning… here are some key points to keep in mind.
Assessing Your Needs
Before diving into the planning process, it's important to assess your needs. Start by considering the various rooms that will require cabinetry. Identify the storage requirements, specific functionalities, and design preferences for each space. Think about the size, layout, and overall style that will best suit your needs and complement your home's aesthetic.
We have an entire blog post dedicated to the unexpected cabinetry in your home… read that HERE.
Collaborating with Professionals
Working with experienced professionals is crucial when planning for cabinetry in your new home. Be sure to choose a cabinet maker who specializes in custom designs- like us here at Evans! We will guide you through the process, offering valuable insights and expert advice. Collaborating with professionals ensures that your cabinetry is built to the highest standards and tailored to your unique requirements.
We also highly recommend choosing someone local to your new home’s area. Click HERE to read more of our thoughts on that.
Maximizing Space and Functionality
Efficient use of space is key when planning for cabinetry. Consider storage solutions that maximize functionality while maintaining a clean and organized look. Explore options such as pull-out shelves, built-in organizers, and adjustable compartments. These features will not only enhance usability but also contribute to a clutter-free living environment.
Read our thoughts HERE on clever storage solutions!
Cohesive Design Throughout
To create a harmonious look, strive for consistency in your cabinetry design throughout the home. While each room may have different functionalities, maintaining a cohesive design aesthetic will tie everything together. Consider elements such as materials, finishes, hardware, and color schemes. This unity will give your new home a sense of continuity and visual appeal.
Planning for all of the cabinets in your new home requires thoughtful consideration. Assess your needs, collaborate with professionals, maximize space and functionality, and strive for a cohesive design. By taking these steps, you'll be well on your way to creating beautiful and functional cabinetry that perfectly complements your new home.
Contact our cabinet experts today to get started on planning your dream cabinetry plan!