Best Cabinets for Your Kitchen Remodel

Kitchen cabinets in Pennsylvania remodel

Is a kitchen remodel in your future? At the heart of your new kitchen are your kitchen cabinets, but knowing which ones are the best for your home and tastes is not always easy. If you are going to invest in custom kitchen cabinets, you want to know that they are the best ones. Here is a closer look at some of your options. Take a look, then decide which style will fit your kitchen remodel dreams.

Maple Kitchen Cabinets

Maple is a popular wood for kitchen cabinets. Because it is hard with a fine, smooth grain, it’s quite durable. It’s also readily available and can come in a wide range of finishes. Maple lends itself well to lighter colored finishes, but it can accept dark colors as well depending on your desires.

Walnut Kitchen Cabinets

Walnut has a more obvious grain and can vary in color from white to dark brown. This particular wood works best when its own natural color is simply enhanced with the finish, as it creates a classic, timeless look. Walnut works well in a wide range of styles because it has so many color variations.

Cherry Kitchen Cabinets

Cherry is one of the softest hardwoods, and it also has a rich grain and often pin knots to add character to the wood. It works best with a red or brown stain and creates a rich, dark look for a timeless kitchen. It’s also quite common and readily available.

Oak Kitchen Cabinets

Oak is one of the hardest woods out there with a coarse, uneven grain. It is becoming quite popular with modern paint finishes, though traditionally oak cabinets were stained. Either way, it’s a durable wood that is worth considering in your search for the right kitchen cabinets for your home.

Exotic Woods

Oak, cherry wood, walnut, and maple are considered “standard” woods for cabinets, but if you’re going to invest in custom kitchen cabinets, you might want a more exotic wood option. Some options to consider include:

  • Wenge – A rich, dark, and smooth wood.
  • Teak – Great for areas where moisture is a problem.
  • Mahogany – Luxurious wood for cabinets
  • Tigerwood – Warm wood with a striped pattern

Other Kitchen Cabinet Considerations

In addition to the right wood selection, you will also need to consider the brand, style, and finish to choose the right one for your home. When choosing a brand, consider finding a company that is known for accuracy and precision craftsmanship. You also need to consider the finish and overall style of the cabinetry.

Need More Inspiration? Contact Marvista Design + Build for Kitchen Remodeling

Marvista Design + Build takes a design-build approach to kitchen remodels. We have quality brands with quality cabinetry that are perfect for your remodeling needs. We will help you select new custom cabinets in a style and color that matches the overall design of your space.

Reach out to our design team today for expert guidance in selecting the right cabinets, or stop in our showroom to see the types of cabinets we have

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