By Lassiter Strome. Kitchen Cabinets. At Monday, July 01st 2019, 02:40:13 AM.
Advances in water-based paint formulas have made it much easier to use latex paint for kitchen cabinets. Many latex paints are now produced with greater durability for cleaning and can stand up to a good scrubbing. This is a must for a kitchen, so definitely look for a paint that is described as washable for your cabinets.
Most cabinet doors still use a form of contoured design, in which frames and panels are constructed so that the cabinet faces are dimensional rather than flat. This raised panel design, such as is found in Shaker-style cabinets, gives a very traditional look. However, flat-panel doors, otherwise known as slab cabinet doors, are increasing in popularity, largely because they lend a modern look to any kitchen or bathroom.
Look at the size of your kitchen before making your choice. A small kitchen with little natural light will look dark and dingy if you install dark gray kitchen cabinets.Kitchen cabinets painted in a light shade will reflect light, making your kitchen appear bright and airy. However, in a large kitchen, a darker grey will look great.
There are other elements to look for and create besides the stuff when selecting kitchen cabinets. For creating a European impact, the face frame, hinges and door inset are crucial. Some of Europe's most common highlights are frame less armchair, steel drawer slides and three-way adjustable doors.