Choosing kitchen cabinets by a builder or home improvement store often seems like a daunting task. With careful thought to function, convenience, organization and aesthetics, businesses seeking to purchase in bulk can focus in on the types of kitchen cabinets that will most appeal to their client base. Here’s a list of some common features and their benefits.
Drawer slides are the systems that allow drawers to close and open. Some drawer slides are basic just allow the drawer to slide without friction. Slides that mount with rollers fitted into a track allow for full extension and make it easy to access the back of the drawer. Upgraded drawer slides often have self-closing slides that close the drawer with a light touch. Drawer slides are also available for heavier loads along with a smooth gliding action.
With a lazy Susan turntable, builders and home improvement stores can provide their customers with easy ways to retrieve items from large cabinets and organization of kitchen items. Since corner cabinets are typically deep, lazy Susan turntables are often installed in the kitchen’s corner cabinets. In addition to organization and easy access, lazy Susan turntables are a great way to avoid wasted storage space.
Self-closing doors and drawers are the ideal ways to keep a kitchen looking neat and organized. With European hinges, doors and drawers snap close quietly and easily with a spring mechanism. Unlike standard doors and drawers, no firm shove is needed to close. It’s definitely a worthwhile upgrade. European style hinges also mount inside the cabinet are out of sight. This is important for those seeking to show off clean lines with the cabinets.
Silverware organizers, pull-out spice cabinets and pull-out drawers are also attractive options for kitchen cabinets. For flexibility, pull-out spice cabinets can be placed in either the lower cabinets or the upper cabinets. With pull-out shelves, consumers can just open the base cabinet door and easy pull out the shelf to easy reach items. This conveniently avoids the need to get on hands and knees to reach for that fancy platter that is only used on special occasions. Pull-out shelves are one of the best improvements in cabinet technology in many years.
Plate shelves and wine racks have also become popular and practical additions to kitchen cabinets. Plate shelves provide for the perfect niche to store and protect plates. With wooden dowels, each plate is safely separated from the other. Wine racks can be added to lower or upper cabinets. Grids are created with diagonal supports to store wine bottles. Not only does it give a storage space for libations, these additions are very stylish and popular with customers.
Detailed molding, decorative corbels, glass-pane doors are enhancements that add atmosphere, style and class to a kitchen. For the most part, these enhancements are purely for aesthetics. Just keep in mind that many consumers are demanding style in the kitchen. Adding a rope twisted molding and decorative corbels are surefire ways to add pizzazz to the once utilitarian kitchen.