Is the closet pantry going out of style?

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Mar 22, 2021 8:32:05 AM

Pantry-1For many years, a closet or walk-in pantry has been pivotal in the modern kitchen. However, recent trends indicate that the closet pantry may be on its way out.

There are promising new trends such as open shelving, islands with storage space, and spacious cabinetry have allowed a full-size pantry to become obsolete. Due to these innovative new means of storage in the modern era kitchen, there is no longer need for such things. There is plentiful space in the kitchen without overcrowding it. While a closet pantry provides more than adequate space for food storage, it also allows increased clutter and overstocking to develop. When individuals knowingly have too much space, they often overstock, leading to forgotten food and expired ingredients.


Topics: Kitchen Style Modern, Kitchen Layout, Kitchen Options

The Pros and cons of glass cabinetry in your kitchen

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jan 27, 2021 1:30:07 PM


Glass Cabinetry - Good or Bad Idea?

You may find yourself questioning whether or not glass cabinets could be beneficial for your ideal kitchen remodel. It certainly may have its drawbacks such as maintenance and durability. It also has great benefits including a glossy clean look that surely will not go out of style. Let us dissect the pros and cons of adding glass cabinets to your kitchen.


Topics: Kitchen Remodel Tips, Kitchen Options

4 Kitchen Options Everybody Does – Or WISHES They WOULD HAVE Done

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jun 19, 2019 10:56:24 AM

There are 4 things that are the most requested when designing a new kitchen, and they are also the 4 most common things homeowners REGRET not doing if they didn’t. If they exclude these 4 things, they end up looking for after-market solutions to fill the gap they feel in their kitchen since they didn’t include these items initially. That’s because once they start using their kitchen they realize how much they really needed them. We call them the “no brainers” because their value to your kitchen is so obvious.


Topics: Kitchen Options

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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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