Why a Shaker Style Door Will Work with Any Kitchen Style

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Dec 4, 2017 3:00:00 PM

BrakurCottageStyleKitchen.jpgShaker style kitchen cabinet doors are becoming one of the most popular door styles of choice. They are versatile and will work with any kitchen style.  They are both simple and practical for several reasons.


Topics: Cabinet Door Styles

Benefits of Choosing a Shaker Door Style

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Oct 14, 2016 3:00:00 PM

brakur_shaker_door_style_2.jpgOne of the most universal kitchen cabinet door styles is the shaker. They go well with just about any kitchen style, are easy to clean and maintain, and are in the mid-range price range. There are additional reasons many homeowners are choosing a shaker door style for their Chicagoland custom kitchen. They have a similar look to the flat panel door style but also have a slightly raised border.


Topics: Custom Kitchen, Kitchen Styles, Cabinet Door Styles, Cabinet Finish, Shaker Door Style

Kitchen Cabinetry Terms You Should Know

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Aug 9, 2016 4:30:00 PM




If you’re thinking about remodeling a kitchen, or you’re already in the process, we can help you understand some of the most important and frequently used terms so you understand what everyone is talking about. This is your quick-access guide to get you started on the things you should know before getting into a kitchen project.


Topics: Cabinet Door Styles, Custom Cabinets, kitchen cabinet finish, Cabinet Terms

Tips for Choosing the Right Kitchen Cabinet Finish

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jan 27, 2016 1:30:00 PM

Brakur_Cabinet_Finish.jpgWhen choosing a new kitchen cabinet the two things that come to mind typically are color and style. While both of those are extremely important in the overall look of the kitchen, many homeowners fail to consider all their kitchen cabinet finish options. Do you want a matte or glossy finish? Or have you considered a glazed, antiqued, or distressed look?   There is so much more than choosing just the color and door style of a cabinet. The finish you choose for your custom cabinets can give a completely different look and outcome.


Topics: Custom Kitchen, Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Cabinet Door Styles, kitchen cabinet finish

Adding Texture to Create a Sensational Chicagoland Custom Kitchen

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jun 17, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Brakur_-_adding_textureWhen it comes to remodeling a kitchen choosing the cabinets, layout, and countertops are all important, but it is the little custom touches that make the biggest impact.  When customizing your Chicagoland custom kitchen it is an opportunity to reflect your personality. This can be done through the use of colors, texture, and patterns.  Adding texture can give your kitchen that remarkable look that makes people say “Wow!”


Topics: Cabinet Door Styles, Backsplash Materials, Chicagoland Custom Kitchen, Kitchen Crown Molding

White Cabinets are Still Hot…Door Styles That are Not

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jun 8, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Brakur_Popular_Cabinet_Colors_and_Door_StylesTwo of the most important decisions you will face when remodeling your Chicagoland kitchen are what color of cabinets do you want and what door style. Both can have a dramatic affect on the overall look of the kitchen.  Should you need to sell anytime in the near future it can also affect the resale of your home. 


Topics: Chicagoland Kitchen Remodel, Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Cabinet Door Styles, White Cabinets

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Located in Shorewood, Il, Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Inc. has been providing high quality locally manufactured cabinetry since 1965. Brakur is the largest manufacturer of custom cabinetry in Northern Illinois with a 100,000 plus square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and more than 80 employees.

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