New cabinets can enhance your kitchen's appearance, add value to your home and improve how your kitchen functions. While cabinets can account for more than a third of the total cost of a kitchen remodel, this investment can transform your kitchen into a stylish, highly efficient and organized multi-functional space. Selecting your cabinets may seem intimidating at first, given the large number of styles, types, materials and accessories to choose from. This buying guide will help you understand the many factors to consider so you can feel confident you're selecting the kitchen cabinets that best meet your individual style and storage needs. You may also find this information helpful in selecting cabinets for other areas of your home, such as bathrooms, laundry and entertainment rooms, to name just a few.
Because kitchen cabinets can be a sizeable investment, taking a few actions before making your selection can make the process easier and help ensure you'll get the results you want. Explore cabinet style and become familiar with the different types and designs of cabinets available. We'll help you measure your kitchen and draw up a floor plan so you'll have an idea of the types of cabinets you'll need, how many and their approximate dimensions. Set a budget. Review your floor plan and budget during your consultation with a designer who can help you find the perfect cabinets to fit your kitchen, lifestyle and budget.