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The Benefits of Custom Cabinets

When it comes to home decorating cabinets designed specifically to meet your needs can be expensive… but totally worth the cost. Adding custom cabinets to your home allows you to complement your house’s décor and architecture, while maximizing storage space and organizing your belongings. Consider the following benefits of cabinets designed just for you.

One-of-a-Kind Cabinets

When you design your own cabinets you get the advantage of a unique look not found anywhere else. The layout, the size of the cabinets and the design all express your own style. Knowing your cabinets were created specifically to meet your needs can be an especially satisfying feeling. Generally, well-planned and designed custom cabinets are also a selling point when you put your home on the market.

Targeted Storage Options

Inadequate or inefficient storage problems are easily and efficiently solved with custom cabinetry. Whereas stock cabinets may not come in ideal sizes to meet your needs, custom cabinets excel at functionality. In areas of the home where you have previously struggled to keep things out of the way and organized, custom cabinets allow you to streamline storage and make searching for items a thing of the past. Designing your own cabinets also gives you a chance to create storage space for specialty or unusually sized objects.

Flexible Design

Custom cabinets allow you to make the most out of your space. It’s possible, for instance, to create odd-sized drawers that fit in tight spaces and pie-cut corner cabinets. Options are also limitless when it comes to cabinet amenities. You can mix and match according to your needs, incorporating specialty items such as Super Susans, full-extension glides on drawers and built-ins like cutlery trays, spice racks and ironing boards.

Augment Your Décor

Creating your own cabinets allows you to tailor the design to match your home’s décor and architecture. You can choose from a wide variety of trim and door styles and finish options, and there are dozens of wood types as well. Additional design elements are easy to incorporate, such as glass door inserts and decorative beading.


Designed by experienced cabinet makers from superior materials, custom cabinets tend to be well-crafted and built to last. They are generally made of thicker, sturdier wood, and pieces are glued and screwed together rather than stapled. Full-extension, ball-bearing tracks are also incorporated into drawers, making them smooth-moving and durable.

While there are certainly plenty of well-designed cabinets available ready-made, as you can see, the benefits of obtaining custom cabinets are many.

By Julie Bawden-Davis

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