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  • Writer's pictureJeremy Fish

Things to Avoid When Getting New Kitchen Cabinets

Updated: May 2, 2023

The right kitchen cabinets can elevate the beauty of your space and improve its functionality. Today, cabinetry is available in a wide range of materials, colors, styles and finishes.

While options can be overwhelming, choosing the best ones for your kitchen should be easy with the help of an experienced remodeler.

But there are some things you should avoid when choosing new kitchen cabinets.

Improper Measurements

By taking proper measurements, you can avoid delays in your project. A skilled contractor can take accurate wall-to-wall measurements. They will also measure the size of windows and doors through which the cabinet will move into your space.

Not Considering New Appliances

A lot of homeowners working on a kitchen remodel forget about their new appliances. Keep in mind that not all refrigerators, dishwashers and stoves measure the same. It’s essential to take measurements of your new appliances when getting new cabinets.

Choosing Poor-Quality Cabinets

It always pays to invest in quality when it comes to kitchen remodeling projects. Never choose price over quality because you’ll only end up spending more in the long run. High-quality cabinets are more durable, beautiful and longer lasting.

Going for the Wrong Color

Choose a cabinet color or finish that matches the style of your kitchen’s interior. Going for a color that doesn’t compliment the walls and floors of your kitchen will make your new cabinets stick out. Those who aren’t sure which color to choose can go for safe options like white and cherry kitchen cabinets.

Not Hiring a Professional for the Installation

Installing kitchen cabinets is not easy, especially if you don’t have the training or the right tools for the job. Attempting to install your new cabinets on your own can do more harm than good. It can also be really tedious and complicated. Hire an experienced remodeling contractor to handle the installation for you.

Turn to Peartree Homes for your next kitchen remodeling project. Our team also specializes in custom home construction. Call us at (843) 343-5808, or complete our contact form to learn more about our services.


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