consider the size of the cabinet.
After all, the primary use of the cabinet is to hold your cookware, gadgets, and more. Cabinet
size should also be according to space where it will be placed. And of course, custom cabinets
can be built to occupy any space.
The most common size of cabinets are below:
Stock cabinets: 32 to 38 inches (Height), 12 to 36 inches (Width), 20 to 30 inches (Depth)
Wall cabinets: 12 to 42 inches (Height), 9 to 46 inches (Width), 20 to 30 inches (Depth)
Tall cabinets: 84 to 96 inches (Height), 9 to 46 inches (Width), 20 to 30 inches (Depth)
When searching for cabinets, you will find two types of cabinets: Framed and Frameless. A
the framed design gives kitchen classic looks, whereas a frameless design gives a sleek and
Framed cabinets are those who have structure attached at the form of the box that gives
support for doors and drawers to attach.
With frames on the front, the box can be a bit thinner and eventually will fit in tighter places.
The framing offers rigidity to the cabinet and provides a strong base to or attaching hinges.
Frameless cabinets usually highlight thicker cabinet boxes and doors and drawers are directly
attached. These cabinets allow access to full interior and look more contemporary in modern
These cabinets usually have panel top and back, and base units are mounted on top of a
separate toe-kick. Frameless cabinets are mostly ready-to-assemble, and it is relatively easy.
If you are living in your house for a short time, then you must go with a basic styled cabinet.
However, if it is going to be your “Dream Kitchen,” then you should go with a top-quality
Make sure to look for cabinets that have solid frames, door, drawer fronts, and closed back.
Drawers and doors should be checked many times to check if they are working smoothly and
quietly. The finish of the wood surface of the cabinet should be smooth.
For a comprehensive quality check, ask yourself the following questions.