Kitchen Cabinets FAQ
If you have questions about kitchen cabinets, you’ve come to the right place. Our kitchen cabinetry experts here at Affordable Quality Cabinetry have decades of experience helping hundreds of homeowners design, install, and reface their kitchen cabinets. We’ve put together this FAQ page to give you answers to some of the most frequently asked kitchen cabinet questions. Read on to learn more and contact our cabinetry team at 888-894-1902 today!
What is the average cost to replace kitchen cabinets?
Kitchen cabinet replacement rates vary greatly from home to home due to a number of factors including the size of the kitchen and its cabinetry, the type of cabinets being removed, the type of cabinets being installed, and several other factors. For a comprehensive, high-quality kitchen cabinet replacement from our team, homeowners can expect to pay several thousand dollars, with costs averaging around $4,000.
Do kitchen cabinets come in different depths?
The short answer is yes, kitchen cabinets do come in different depths. However, there are standard depths, which far and away the most common. For base cabinets, the standard depth is 24 inches. For upper/wall cabinets, the standard depth is 12 inches. Alternatives for both include cabinets with depths of 13, 14, 15, and 18 inches.
Does replacing kitchen cabinets require a permit?
Typically, cabinet replacement does not need a permit. There are exceptions, such as when a window or door is removed or added to rearrange cabinetry configuration. When in doubt, contact our team for detailed information regarding permits.
What kitchen cabinets are in style?
The best cabinetry is one that complements and accents the overall style of the kitchen. Depending on the colors and layout of your kitchen, you may decide to choose pristine white cabinets, authentic hardwood cabinets, or tasteful glass cabinetry. To learn more about which trending cabinet options may look good in your home, contact our team at 888-894-1902 today!
What kitchen cabinets are best?
Determining which cabinets are best for your kitchen means taking into consideration a wide range of functional and aesthetic requirements. Do prioritize storage? Do you want to maximize open space? What about an island? When it comes to color, how do you want to complement or change your existing layout? Each type of cabinet has its own unique benefits and answering these questions and more can help you pick the best one for your kitchen.
Why hire a professional to install kitchen cabinets?
There are several advantages to hiring a professional to install your kitchen cabinets. At Affordable Quality Cabinetry, we have installed thousands of cabinets in homes of all types across South Carolina. Our experience enables us to not only help you pick the right cabinet choice for your kitchen but to complete all installation and remodeling tasks with professional-grade precision. All of our work is fully insured and completed on-time and on-budget. We take the hassle out of remodeling and leave you with a finished product you’ll love for years to come.
When should I reface kitchen cabinets?
Cabinet refacing is an excellent option for those who don’t like the condition or aesthetic appearance of their cabinets but do like their layout. If you are dissatisfied with your cabinetry and think refacing might be the solution, contact our team for a consultation today!
How long do kitchen cabinets last?
The lifespan of kitchen cabinets can vary based on a number of factors, including treatment and weather conditions in the home. In general, high-quality cabinets that are well taken care of can easily last 50 years.
Can you paint kitchen cabinets?
The short answer is yes. However, when painting kitchen cabinets, it is important to choose the right type of paint. You not only want the right color, but you want high-quality paint that can withstand the normal wear-and-tear of kitchen life. When it comes to the actual painting, we recommend hiring a professional to complete your cabinet painting for a precise look completed efficiently and effectively.
What are the benefits of custom kitchen cabinets?
Custom kitchen cabinets can be made to precisely fit your space and accent the aesthetic of your kitchen perfectly. They are made by hand — not in an assembly line — and are higher quality than typical cabinets. Custom kitchen cabinets can give you unlimited selection and kitchen design options, allowing you to find the perfect fit for your space.
What are the best kitchen cabinet brands?
There are several high-quality kitchen cabinet manufacturers located around the world whose products we are proud to use in our remodels. We carry the cabinets from the following kitchen cabinet brands:
Contact our South Carolina kitchen cabinetry professionals at (843)968-0932 today!