You look at it first, it is touched countless times and has to withstand a lot in everyday life – the kitchen cabinet. The cabinet is the figurehead of the kitchen and has a notably impact on its design. Therefore, the selection should not be made over the knee, but should be well thought out. What color and what elements should the fronts be? And which grips fit the desired design? Or maybe you want a handleless kitchen? In recent years, a large number of new kitchen cabinets have found their way into kitchens, giving the kitchen a cosy or industrial look, depending on taste. We provide details about the most well known kitchen cabinets and the advantages and disadvantages of the different models to make your choice easier.
Hardly any other area in the kitchen with the exception of the worktop is as stressed as the kitchen cabinet. Therefore, especially when it comes to kitchen cabinets, decisions should by no means only be based on design, but above all on the front elements used. The basic ones of the kitchen cabinets, apart from solid wood bodies, are usually MDF or chipboard. Layers of different elements are applied to these. Even stainless steel can be processed into a kitchen cabinet. An overview of material differences and models of cabinet styles.
Solid Wood Kitchen
Environmentally friendly and sustainable. Solid wood kitchens impress with their original look and homely flair. Solid wood kitchens are usually made to measure and are unique per se. Due to the largely pollutant-free production, solid wood kitchens are well known with allergy sufferers and people with respiratory diseases. The most common wood models are walnut, alder, ash, cherry, spruce, beech and maple. Wooden cabinets leave a quality, homely impression and can be styled with all colors. Anyone who likes pure nature can hardly avoid a solid wood kitchen. By the way: With a wood kitchen, for example, only the cabinets can be made of original wood.
Lacquered Kitchen Cabinets
The lacquer cabinets are probably the second most common. A distinction can be made between high-gloss and matt finishes. High gloss in particular is often used in kitchens and looks more classy than matt models. The wide range of colors and the associated possibility of a choice of color ensures that more and more people interested in kitchens are looking for lacquer. Kitchen cabinets that have been made of lacquer in several layers and then polished are of high quality. This complicated procedure is reflected in the price: high-quality lacquered fronts are linked with higher acquisition costs. Cabinets made of so-called lacquered laminate represent a much cheaper way of bringing the unique lacquered look into your kitchen at home.