Post by Stacey Walker. Stacey mostly works behind the scenes for Greenbrook Design, managing day to day operations, marketing, sourcing product and keeping the showroom beautifully designed. Stacey also does interior design & home styling for a select number of clients. Find out more about Stacey here.
You are ready to begin your renovation but you are unsure whether you want to go with custom or semi-custom cabinets. While custom cabinets will provide you with the exact fit you need for your space they are on the upper price point. Semi-custom cabinets tend to be a more budget friendly alternative while still giving you the style and function needed for your space. Many homeowners are discovering the benefits of choosing semi-custom cabinets and are learning that they can still get the look they want while staying within the budget they need. Let’s talk more about what semi-custom cabinets are, the benefits they bring to your project, and some of the options we offer here at Greenbrook Design.
What are semi-custom cabinets?
While they are similar to stock cabinets you can get at a home improvement store there are differences between them including:
The ability to alter sizes
Different door styles
Choose painted or stained
Add specialty storage options
Stock cabinets must be purchased as is and have limited color and style ranges. Semi-custom cabinets offer a wider variety to choose from plus the ability to mix and match colors which are a popular trend today. Even though they do not have the full range as custom cabinets, this option comes with all you need to create a project capable of meeting your needs. Don’t forget that hardware, accent pieces, and interior aspects can greatly impact the final design.
The benefits of semi-custom cabinets
Semi-custom cabinets have grown in popularity over the last decade with more homeowners opting to use them in their home renovation projects. Manufacturers continually look for ways to increase the options and benefits of semi-custom such as:
Creative storage solutions
Choosing semi-custom is a great choice for those who are looking to get the most out of their new space while still remaining within their budget. More selections are offered including stains, doors styles, colors, and even sizing giving you a larger range of possibilities for your home. They have also expanded beyond kitchen cabinets. Semi-custom is used for bathrooms, laundry rooms, mudrooms, and even home offices.The ability to implement additional organization and storage solutions grants more control to you enabling you to gain the extra storage needed for your space. As more and more choices are provided to homeowners along with the fact that it can often integrate seamlessly with a custom cabinet line, semi-custom cabinets will only continue to gain in popularity.
Dura Supreme Cabinets
Dura Supreme is a company that prides itself on having excellence built into every piece of their work. Their goal is to create cabinets that look extraordinary while serving its intended purpose in the home. Their craftsmanship dictates their dedication to your needs for every space. With many design and style options to choose from like:
Finishes and colors
Dura Supreme believes that your cabinetry will define your home for years to come which is why it provides nearly an endless option list. They offer both framed and frameless options that allow you to gain the look and feel you desire in your home. Their semi-custom cabinets are able to adjust to multiple storage and organization components including
toe space drawers
deep drawer partitions
trash can pull-outs
In addition there are numerous stains and finishes for several wood choices as well as multiple paint selections. They are also a company dedicated to choosing sustainable manufacturing processes and protecting natural resources. Dura Supreme is a great choice for those looking to create a look you will love, this line is a wise investment. Browse our portfolio gallery to view completed projects.
For more than 35 years Cabico strived to create cabinets that are distinctively crafted, it’s what their cabinets are built on. Their semi-custom cabinets consist of two lines: Cabico Unique and Cabico Essence, each with their own specialities. Cabico Unique offers the freedom to design with their top quality materials and outstanding craftsmanship. This ensures that you will have the long-lasting beauty and functionality you deserve. Cabico Essence features inspiring selections of styles, materials, and finishes that allow you to express yourself. Both lines are backed by a passion and commitment to provide you with the best options for whatever space is on your renovation list including kitchen, bathroom, home office, laundry room, or mudroom. One of their mottos is “affordable doesn’t have to mean mediocre” which again emphasizes the importance of giving homeowners the cabinets they need while remaining within budget. Cabico cabinets look to offer the options needed to create a space perfect for your family such as:
Multiple finishes and paints
Storage and accessories
This cabinet line gives you the features necessary to craft cabinets that will match your lifestyle. Storage options include dividers, deep drawer, and utensil organizers. Soft close
And full extension drawers are also offered. Cabico semi-custom cabinets are a great choice to bring your project to life. Browse our gallery to see completed projects.
James Martin Vanities
The bathroom vanity carries a lot of the design weight making it a critical piece. James Martin is a company dedicated to utilizing uncompromising techniques, standards, and quality to bring you the best vanities for your home. Over 100 years of combined furniture experience backs their design process ensuring you receive an exceptional product every time. They treat their designs like a work of art and with the many features they offer it’s no surprise they never fail to delight our clients. Some of the benefits to James Martin are:
Double and single vanities
Shorter lead times (can deliver in less than two weeks if in stock)
Floating or traditional vanities
With so many styles and colors to choose from there is no lack of finding a vanity that will represent your personality or provide storage for the important things. Their dedication to craftsmanship means you can depend on a vanity that arrives with the highest quality. Whether you are looking for a classic or trending design, James Martin Vanities can deliver what you need. Be sure to visit our showroom to view several models. If you like one you can take it home the same day.
What will you choose?
What is your home in need of? Are their areas that just don’t work with your lifestyle and need to have an adjustment? Maybe you just need a new James Martin Vanity that can give you the style and function you want for your bathroom. Perhaps your kitchen needs a full overhaul with cabinets that can be fitted with the exact things necessary to give you the form and function to get through your day. Whatever your renovation needs, our dedicated design team is here to help you reach your goals and have the home that feels right to you. Connect with us today and let’s get started planning your transformation.