Now that you’re ready to replace or install new cabinet doors, you just need to choose their material – wood, laminate, glass, or steel.
There is a variety of wood options. Do you want solid wood or wood veneers? There are pluses and minuses with both types. Veneers can often be cheaper and less vulnerable to outside weather conditions, although often this is not a concern. The greatest damage to your doors will come from the temperatures and humidity from your daily kitchen activities, although the temperature and humidity outside can affect solid wood doors. Veneer may also have a bit more uniform look because it can be cut thinly to cover the entire face of the door. Wood is available in a variety of colors, especially if you want to paint it, and it can be finished in many ways – glossy, varnished, painted, or waxed. Read more