Wood Cabinets Still a Popular and Safe Choice

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jan 21, 2015 4:30:00 PM

Brakur_Wood_Cabinets_Safe_ChoiceAs painted cabinets continue to rise in popularity, stained or natural wood cabinets are still a proven safe choice. It is easy to get on the bandwagon and choose the latest greatest color of painted cabinetry, but that color may be outdated in just a few years. It is not as simple as just repainting and changing the color of the cabinet.  

Wood cabinets come in a variety of finishes and colors.They are also versatile and go with a range of different kitchen styles. They show the natural beauty and grain of the wood.They have stood the test of time and still remain a popular choice.

There are few things you will want to consider when deciding between painted wood or stained wood cabinets for your Chicagoland kitchen remodel. 

Things to Consider

  • Painted cabinets are slightly more expensive than their stained counterparts due to the process and how they are made.
  • While painted cabinets are easier to clean and maintain, it is much easier to touch up or fix damage to a stained cabinet.
  • As cabinets age painted cabinets are more likely to develop hairline fractures due to the natural expansion and contraction.
  • Wood cabinets hide dirt and other smudges more easily.
  • Both wood and stained cabinets are versatile.  

Our kitchen design experts can help you decide whether painted or stained cabinets are right for your kitchen remodel. A lot of it will depend on how long you plan on staying in your home. You may even decide to use both and have  multiple cabinet colors in the same room. The most important decision you will make is choosing a quality cabinet that will hold up over time. If you would like to be contacted by one of our kitchen design experts you can click here.

Click below to download a free "Cabinetry 101 Guide."

Cabinetry 101 Guide

Topics: Custom Kitchen, Chicagoland Kitchen Remodel, Custom Cabinetry, Wood Cabinets

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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