More than any other feature, it is the cabinets you choose to fit that set your room’s style and feel. There are many designs and materials which can be used, but amongst the most common are veneer wood and solid wood cabinets.
A significant factor in choosing whether to go for a veneer wood cabinet or a solid wood cabinet is the aesthetic look. You should go with something that fits the style that you are after, but there are also some other factors that you should be considering.
Veneer wood cabinets are usually made from two different types of wood. Thin strips of one kind of wood (typically a hardwood) are usually glued onto a cheaper wood, which is used for the main body of the cabinet. This means that the cabinet has the appearance of being made from a more expensive wood but is a lot less expensive to make. As it is made from real wood, it can be sanded, painted and stained – just like any other wood, so the cabinet will look genuine and not plastic or fake looking like it can do with a laminate covering.
Solid wood cabinets are just that, they are made from one kind of solid wood. It can be sanded, stained, painted, treated and varnished just like any other wood product.
When you choose your new cabinets, there are a number of details for and against both veneer wood and solid wood cabinets. Choosing one depends on certain factors:
Deciding on the right cabinet for you is a personal choice that comes down to your taste and home’s suitability. By being aware of the factors, you can decide what is best for you.
For more information about veneer and solid wood doors, get in touch with us today and our team of experts will be ready to help you with your new cabinet project.
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