The Right Type of Cabinetry for Your Home

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Braemar Cabinetry - Kitchen & Bath

Selecting products for your abode can be both challenging and rewarding. When focused on the kitchen, how do you know what is the right type of cabinet for your home? There is a magnitude of considerations when it comes to the final decision. You have to think about wood type, color, size, organizational elements, hardware, budget and more. It’s very helpful to hire a designer to assist in the selection and decision making process. This professional will guide you from vision to reality.

Style vs. Need/Benefit

The designers at Braemar focus on style vs. need/benefit. The best type of cabinet adequately fulfills both requirements, and sometimes these two factors blend together. You may be wondering about the difference between style and need/benefit. When considering the style of your cabinets, think about colors, shape and general aesthetics. In contrast, when thinking about need/benefit, consider functionality, storage capacity and usage. Both are important but distinctive.


Before getting to the fun part of choosing the look of your cabinetry, consider the size and shape you need. Think about the layout of your existing kitchen, as well as cookware, dishes, gadgets and other items that will be stored in your cabinets. Also, take into consideration the size of your family and how often you will have guests over for entertainment purposes. All of this will contribute to the amount of cabinetry you will need. You’ll also need to think about storage. Cabinets on today’s market are extremely savvy when it comes to storage solutions. They offer pull-outs, sectional pieces, turntables and more. You can store more stuff in drawers and cabinets than ever before.


When it comes to style, there are numerous options on today’s market. The overall look and feel of your kitchen will determine the style of cabinetry. Some of the most popular styles include traditional, shaker and rustic. Other options include contemporary, slab, craftsman and glass-front. Of all these choices, shaker cabinets tend to rise to the top most of the time. The simple, square-paneled doors look incredible with any type of hardware. They also mesh well with a range of kitchen décor and colors. Speaking of color, colored cabinetry is also popular in modern kitchens, so to add a little spunk to your space, perhaps select a fun hue.

Working with a Designer

Folks who have never completed a home renovation often think they can make all the decisions themselves. They look at lovely pictures in magazines and social media and think, “Oh, I can do that!” But in reality, renovating can be a very time-consuming, tedious process that must be strategically executed in order to stay within a homeowner’s budget. The designers at Braemar are skilled and knowledgeable when it comes to all types of cabinetry. They work with clients from start to finish to ensure the room comes to fruition just as the homeowner anticipated. As the client, there are a few tasks you can complete to make that initial meeting even more productive. Bring examples of rooms and spaces you like and also come with a lot of questions. Contact Braeamar today and let’s decide which cabinets work for you.

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