Dark Woods vs. Light Woods for Your Kitchen Cabinets

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If you have your heart set on wood kitchen cabinets, then you are certainly not limited when it comes to color and style. There are lots of different types of wood to choose from, from dark woods to light woods. And even then, you can stain your cabinets with a wide range of different colors to create different finishes and to bring out the natural grain of the wood. Light wood cabinets Light woods are more commonly used materials when making features like kitchen cabinets. This is because they can easily be stained to produce any color on the spectrum of light to dark wood. On the other hand, it would be difficult to lighten a dark wood, unless you’re painting over it completely. Light wood finishes are popular in…
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Installing a Bathroom Cabinet Behind Your Mirror

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Bathroom cabinets in vanities provide great storage space for your toiletries, towels, and more. But what if you this doesn’t provide you with enough storage space? Or what if your bathroom is not large enough for a vanity? There are still space-effective storage solutions you can choose, such as a bathroom cabinet or medicine cabinet behind your bathroom mirror. What to store in a medicine cabinet Despite the name, a medicine cabinet isn’t just for medicine. It’s a good place to store items that you need easy access to on a daily or regular basis. So, you might store painkillers and other medications in there, especially if there are tablets you need to remember to take each morning or night. It can also be a good place for basic first…
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Keeping Your Cabinets Clean and in Good Condition

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When you spend money on good-quality, custom kitchen cabinets or bathroom cabinets, you want to make sure they stay in good condition. So, it’s important that you know how to take care of your custom cabinets properly so that they don’t become lined with dirt or mold. Here are our best tips for keeping your custom cabinets in good condition. Wipe down cabinet fronts This is something you can do easily and on a regular basis – a quick wipe down of your cabinet doors and hardware. Simply soaking a dishcloth in warm, soapy water or perhaps using a gentle cleaning solution will help you get rid of all the dust, grime, and any spills from the front of your cabinets. Thoroughly clean inside cabinets Cleaning the insides of your…
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The Best Organization Tips for Your Custom Closet

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Closets big and small often end up as dumping grounds. You throw things in there when they don’t have another place, then you can’t find anything in the heaps of belongings when you need something from there. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Whether you’ve got a small closet space or a spacious walk-in closet, there are lots of storage solutions to help you organize the space efficiently. There are lots of different ways to store the things that can help you maximize space, such as, ShelvesDrawersRailsHooksBoxes Using a combination of these storage methods is usually the best way to make the most of your space. The shape, size, and style of your closet will determine the best methods for storing your things. And you’ll also need to…
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Designing Your Custom Bathroom Cabinets

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Bathroom cabinets are often overlooked, but they can easily turn a small room into somewhere with practical and stylish storage space. Custom bathroom cabinets, whether they’re within a vanity or independent from it, can be used to store towels, toiletries, medication, makeup, hair products, and more. In this blog, we’ve got some tips to help you design your custom bathroom cabinets with The Kitchen Center. Cabinet faces The main appearance of your bathroom cabinets will be made up of the front face of them. We use a variety of solid woods to design quality custom bathroom cabinets. They can be simple flat-faced cabinet doors or finished with grooves and inlays to create a more detailed style. This depends on your style preferences and whether you’re looking for a more modern…
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Should You Get A Walk-In Closet?

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Here at the Kitchen Center, we’re not just about designing custom kitchens to suit our customers’ needs. We also design, build, and install custom closet systems for bespoke storage that suits your home and lifestyle. One popular trend that some people dream of having in their home is the walk-in closet or wardrobe. If you’re deciding whether to get a walk-in closet for your home, read on for some of the pros and cons that will help you decide. What is a walk-in closet? If you’re not familiar with the concept, a walk-in closet is essentially a small room dedicated to storage and organization. It’s like a regular closet, except you can comfortably stand inside it and browse all the clothes and other items you have stored in there. You…
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Replacing vs. Refinishing Your Cabinets

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Are your kitchen cabinets looking a little old and worn? Or are you just ready for a new and updated style? Whatever your motivation for getting new cabinets, stop for a moment and consider your options. You could replace your kitchen or bathroom cabinets entirely, or you could simply have them refinished. Let’s look at the pros and cons of each of these options to help you decide which is right for you. Refinishing cabinets The main reasons why people choose to refinish or reface their kitchen cabinets over replacing them is because it is cheaper and involves less hassle. But it won’t be the best choice for everyone. If your cabinets are high quality and not too old or damaged, then a fresh stain or coat of paint could…
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Your Guide to Choosing Kitchen Cabinets

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Cabinetry is one element of your kitchen that contributes greatly to both the appearance and functionality of the room. They cover a lot of real estate in the kitchen, so you want them to look good. But you also need to make sure that they open smoothly and are positioned in logical ways. With lots of factors to consider, we’ve got a brief guide to help you choose the right kitchen cabinets for your home. The material The majority of kitchen cabinets are made from wood, but there are lots of different materials to choose from. MDF and plywood are common choices for durable and affordable cabinets. Solid wood may also be used as a higher quality choice, but will also come at a slightly higher cost. Bamboo is another…
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Designing Your Dream Kitchen

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When you buy a new home, you might end up settling in some areas in order to meet your budget, live in your dream location, or to get that big backyard you’ve always dreamed of. If you had to settle on a kitchen you don’t love, then why not remodel and create the kitchen of your dreams. We have some tips for you when designing your dream kitchen. What’s your budget? Before you make any decisions about your kitchen, you should first know how much money you have to work with. With your budget in mind, you’ll know whether to look at high-end appliances or more affordable options. Make a plan at the beginning to help you stick to your budget. Decide your style Are you looking for a modern…
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Bathroom Design: Top 5 Bathroom Guidelines

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Where do you start when it comes to redesigning an entire room like your bathroom? You have a lot of exciting decisions to make when it comes to the style of the room, but first must come basic functionality and practicality. It’s no good having a stunning bathroom if there are some basic design flaws that make the room difficult or uncomfortable to use. To help you get the basics right, here are a few essential bathroom guidelines to follow when designing this space. Think about door placement The most rookie mistake that we see more often than you’d think is installing doors in places where they interfere with fixtures in the bathroom. Poor door placement can make it harder to get in and out or may stop the door…
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