Versus and Comparisons

Dean Cabinetry’s articles about versus and comparisons of cabinetry.

KCD VS PROKITCHEN

By Sean Ahern Every day people around the world are getting ready to purchase the kitchen of their…

6 TYPES OF KITCHEN SINKS

By Leah Dean One of the most used features in a kitchen is the sink. With so many…

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE: PLYWOOD VS. MDF VS. PARTICLE BOARD?

By Kevin Dean This is an honest comparison of the building materials used in cabinet construction: plywood, MDF, and…

KITCHEN DESIGNER VS. INTERIOR DESIGNER

There are many ways to go about remodeling your kitchen.  Some people prefer the quick and easy, others…

CABINET TERMINOLOGY: FRAMED, FRAMELESS, INSET & OVERLAY

When remodeling a kitchen there may be new words you come across, and certain aspects of cabinet construction can seem a little confusing until you understand them better. Here we’ll clarify the terms framed, frameless, inset, and overlay and what they mean in relation to cabinet construction and appearance.

CABINETS: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN STOCK, SEMI-CUSTOM, AND CUSTOM?

When starting on a kitchen remodel, the cabinets are the anchor of the project. Cabinets will provide storage and beauty in your kitchen for years. Other elements like counters, backsplash, hardware, and paint can all be changed more easily and less expensively than replacing the cabinets. It makes sense to be thoughtful when you’re designing your new kitchen’s function and organization, and also to be confident that the quality of the products you are investing in meets your expectations.

WHAT MAKES A KITCHEN RENOVATION MORE OR LESS EXPENSIVE?

Doing a kitchen renovation is an exciting undertaking. On the way to enjoying your new, improved space to gather and prepare meals, it’s important to understand what factors influence the cost of a new kitchen so you will be spending your money as wisely as possible. Some things that affect the cost of a kitchen renovation include:

CHOOSING KITCHEN APPLIANCES

Get tips on how to find the right cooktop, fridge and more for your remodel.

WHAT IS A BETTER COUNTERTOP, GRANITE OR QUARTZ?

Already have your cabinetry picked out but stuck on what countertop to choose? Choosing counters is an exciting part of designing a new kitchen. Understanding your choices helps focus your search and makes your decision easier.

WHICH KITCHEN STYLE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

If you’re planning on giving your kitchen a makeover, you have no shortage of options when it comes to the style. From old world to sleek and modern, there is a kitchen design for every taste. Knowing what style and trends you like will help narrow your design options and in turn direct your focus. In this blog we outline the three main kitchen styles to help you determine which one is best for your home.