cabinet terminology

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.