Aug 12, 2020
There are many factors to consider when choosing the right cabinetry material for your kitchen. Budget, aesthetics, cleaning requirements and durability are just a few. In this episode, Frances outlines seven different materials to consider and some of the reasons they would work well in your kitchen, or if you may need to think about something different to meet your needs.
Often people resort to the products they know, rather than being aware of all that’s available and selecting a product that will really work for them and their lifestyle. This episode will arm you with information on the many options out there.
Finally, Frances chats about kickers and how they can be approached in the design of your kitchen.
There are many factors to consider in terms of what you choose for your Forever Home Kitchen and how it’s going to serve you as you need it to.
Types of Cabinet Materials
Has had a bad reputation during the nineties for peeling particularly cupboards close to heat sources. However, because of technology improvements it has also improved significantly over the years.
A premium product that has a very thin slice of real timber on furniture grade MDF.
Dekton by Cosentino is a product that can be used for anything. From floors to façades to benchtops and cabinetry fronts.
Kickers are the piece of material that runs from the bottom of the cupboard to the floor. They are generally between 100 and 150 mm high and rebated back from the cabinetry front.
Small changes to your home’s floor plan can completely revolutionise its functionality. A ‘sanity check’ can give you incredible inspiration or confirm you’re on the right track with your new build or renovation.
Book a Floor Plan Sanity Check with us and have one of our team look over your plans.
Overwhelmed by the amount of decisions that need to be made when creating a stylish, functional and durable kitchen? What materials to select, what colours will co-ordinate together, what design is going to best suit the space, and your requirements.
We offer kitchen design packages that include joinery design and material selections for a complete kitchen design. Click the link here to find more.
If you’re thinking about renovating or building your own “Forever Home”, get in touch with Frances directly, by booking a chat with her.
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Episode 30: Kitchen Design Essentials -Kitchen Design Layouts and Location
Episode 32: Kitchen Design Essentials – The Builder’s Insight
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