Cabinets are the focal point of a kitchen. They provide style and function but can also represent the owner’s personality. That’s where custom cabinets come in.

Unlike stock cabinets, custom cabinets allow homeowners to add specialized touches to suit their needs, use space wisely, and match their home’s look. Pre-made cabinets may cost less, but they don’t come close to the appeal of a quality custom cabinet.

When you consider the limitless kitchen design options that come with custom cabinetry, you’ll understand why going custom carries the day. Let’s get into more detail about the benefits of adding modern custom cabinets to a home.

Cabinets Built To Last

Custom cabinet makers take pride in their work and use quality materials to deliver genuine works of art. Big box stores make stock cabinets in bulk on assembly lines. The difference in quality is noticeable. 

Custom cabinets typically feature handmade materials and intricate joints, while stock cabinets will probably have substandard materials, inexpensive glue, and nails. The higher quality craftsmanship costs more, but it will pay for itself in longer-lasting cabinets and increased property value.

When you choose custom cabinets, you can expect superior customer service and attention to detail. You’ll rarely have an order come in wrong, poorly made, or damaged because custom cabinet makers try to provide only the best. They consult you throughout the manufacturing process to ensure they’re meeting your needs.

Personal Selection

While stock cabinets may seem to include countless combinations, you’re often still limited by materials and product availability. Custom cabinets allow for a personal selection of wood, door styles, handles, finish, and hardware to suit your unique style and preferences.

The chance to pick every detail of your cabinets allows you to express your taste in ways not possible with stock or semi-custom cabinets.

With custom kitchen cabinets, the sky is the limit. Because you choose everything that goes toward making the cabinets, you have greater control of the outcome. You can make infinite alterations to fit your lifestyle and design aesthetic. 

Built To Fit

Is your kitchen odd, unusually small, or large? A significant drawback with stock cabinets is that they come in standard sizes and may not fit your unconventional kitchen. With custom cabinets, you have the freedom to choose whatever suits your kitchen, regardless of the layout or design.

If you have an older home, the spaces may not accommodate modern pre-made cabinets. Not to mention, a kitchen is rarely the ideal width, making it necessary to incorporate spacers or fillers between stock cabinets. While fillers come in handy, they don’t contribute much to a room’s aesthetic.

Rather than use fillers, you can fill up the empty spaces with custom cabinets that complement the design theme perfectly and tie everything together.

Eco-Friendly Approach

When you buy stock cabinets, you can’t be sure of the ecological footprint or the source of materials. Going the custom route allows you to choose local or domestic materials that reduce the environmental impact. Some manufacturers even offer recycled or eco-friendly materials such as bamboo, Formaldehyde, and Lyptus.

Salvaged and reclaimed wood reuse the planet’s resources while new wood certified by the Forest Stewardship Council or Environmental Stewardship Council promotes responsible management of the world’s forests.

Maximum Space Utility

If you struggle with storage in your home, consider upgrading to custom cabinets. Many kitchens have insufficient space because they have stock cabinets in specific sizes. A custom cabinet installation solves this problem, as you can order them in any size you want.

Space is expensive. Why not capitalize on every inch of available space with custom kitchen cabinetry? Custom cabinets for snug spaces and extra tall cabinetry prevent wasted areas, providing all the storage you need.

You also have room to add creativity with additions like island cabinetry, a spice cabinet, or a cutlery cabinet that help increase your overall storage capacity.

Consider all your custom cabinet options

The attention to detail and craftsmanship that goes into custom cabinets generally means a longer production time and a higher price tag. However, their durability and longevity make them genuinely worth every penny.

Of course, you may opt for a kitchen remodel that includes a mix of custom and stock cabinetry to lower costs. A combined approach gives your home a classy cabinet style element that will enhance its value and feel.

Are you ready to get started on your custom cabinets? Don’t hesitate to get in touch with Neilsen’s Remodeling. Our knowledgeable team has the experience to help you create the luxurious custom cabinets of your dreams.

Call us at (214) 400-4585 to schedule a consultation.