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How to: Choose the Right Type of Cabinet Doors

Updated: Jun 26, 2023

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Did you know that April is known as National Woodworking Month? Our custom cabinet doors can be made of solid hardwood, engineered wood, veneer and plywood. In honor of national woodworking month, we want to present the various types of cabinet doors available and the factors to consider when choosing the right one for your kitchen cabinets.

Kitchen cabinets are an essential part of any kitchen. They not only provide storage space but also contribute significantly to the overall aesthetic appeal of the kitchen. One of the most crucial decisions when designing your kitchen cabinets is selecting the right type of cabinet doors. With numerous cabinet door options available, it can be overwhelming to choose the right one.

Here at Evan’s, you have the choice of beautifully crafted fine solid wood. Cabinet doors can be made from Ash, Alder, Birch, Red Oak, Maple, Cherry, White Oak, Hickory, Mahogany or any other available wood. Any door can be left open to accept glass or decorative panels and every door is custom made. Some common styles of doors are:

  • Raised Panel Doors

  • Shaker Doors

  • Slab Doors

  • Glass Doors

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Factors to Consider When Choosing Cabinet Doors:

When choosing the right type of cabinet doors for your kitchen cabinets, here are some factors to consider...

Budget: The type of cabinet door you choose will impact the overall cost of your kitchen cabinets. Slab doors are the most affordable, while raised panel doors are the most expensive.

Style: Consider the style of your kitchen when selecting cabinet doors. You want to choose doors that complement the overall design of your kitchen.

Durability: Consider the durability of the cabinet doors. You want to choose doors that are strong and durable enough to withstand the wear and tear of daily use.

Maintenance: Some cabinet door materials require more maintenance than others. For example, wood doors need to be oiled regularly to maintain their luster.

Personal preferences: Ultimately, you should choose cabinet doors that align with your personal preferences and style.

Choosing the right type of cabinet doors for your kitchen cabinets can significantly impact the overall look and feel of your kitchen. Consider the various door options available, your budget, style preferences, durability, maintenance, and personal preferences when making your selection. With the right cabinet doors, you can create a beautiful and functional kitchen that you'll love for years to come.

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