Today’s people, at least in the western society, lead complicated lives with various different preoccupations. However, what hasn’t changed throughout the years is that people still long prestige and class, even in these difficult economic times. In order to make a statement as a tasteful person, many people resort to changing the looks of their cabinets, seeing as how they have a lot of impact on the room they’re in and also they happen to be quite easy to modify and rework. They’re available in countless designs, shapes, and constructs, and here are some of my personal recommendations.
First off, cherry hardwood is a very resistant material which is also considered to be high-class, and cabinets made of such fine wood are principally seen in high-ranking buildings and institutions, such as hotels and mansions. But these days, anyone can bring that chic look into their house, since it’s been made readily available to people of all classes. Besides cherry hardwood being one of the most resilient types of wood out there, it also has a very peculiar characteristic; with time, it’s dark hue changes and actually becomes much prettier and softer.
The second set of cabinetry is referred to as the Ginger Maple Shaker. As it’s name clearly indicates, it’s composed of maple, which means it’s bound to last a very long time. Even though maple is actually not considered to be that much of a looker, it’s very versatile and does fit into pretty much any setting.
Lastly, we have our good old, traditional white cabinets; many refer to them as Oldtowne white cabinets. They’re what you expect from your average white cabinets: sturdy, plain, and easy to paint and customize. If you’re simply looking to have new, quality cabinets without necessarily making your house into fashion bomb, then this might just be for you.
These are but some of the options available to you, and there are many more extravagant and eccentric ones waiting to be found.
Melissa Roy is president of Comdesi Media. Read Bath hardware products reviews at and .