What Are Kitchen Cabinets Made Of? – Zzone Homes


What Are Kitchen Cabinets Made Of? – Zzone Homes

Marco Manazzone

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Kitchen cabinets are a fundamental part of any kitchen’s design, providing storage, functionality, and style. When choosing the right cabinets for your kitchen, one of the most critical factors to consider is the material used. The choice of material not only impacts the aesthetic appeal of your kitchen but also affects the cabinets’ longevity and maintenance. What are kitchen cabinets made of? In this article, we will explore a range of materials commonly used in kitchen cabinets and their pros/cons. Plus, we’ll highlight our commitment to using high-quality, durable materials in custom kitchen cabinets and why you should consider working with us for your next home project.

Wood Kitchen Cabinets

What are kitchen cabinets made of? One of the most likely options is a classic solid wood. The allure of wood kitchen cabinets lies in their natural beauty and durability. Crafted from a variety of tree species, each cabinet carries its own unique grain patterns and colours.

Popular types include oak, maple, cherry, hickory, and pine. In particular, oak is a popular choice for kitchen cabinets due to its strength and pronounced grain pattern. In contrast, maple presents with more subtle grains but boasts remarkable durability. 

On the other hand, colour aesthetics can also be an important factor when choosing kitchen cabinets. For instance, cherry wood darkens over time to achieve an elegant patina while hickory offers a rustic appeal due to its colour variations. Pine is a softer colour but popular for creating country or cottage styles because it can be easily painted or stained.

Though it’s a popular choice for kitchen cabinets, solid wood has some disadvantages as well. For example, real wood is prone to moisture damage, which can lead to costly repairs or replacements down the road. This option is also more expensive than others, so those on a budget may have to seek alternative materials that are less costly. 

Laminate Kitchen Cabinets

For those seeking an affordable yet stylish option for kitchen cabinets, laminate is an excellent, budget-friendly choice. Made from layers of paper and plastic resins fused together under high pressure, these cabinets are sturdy and resistant to moisture. For kitchens that see a lot of messes, this durability is helpful for the long term.

The laminate cabinetry at Zzone Homes, for example, offers a modern aesthetic without breaking your budget. But let’s not forget about their ease of maintenance – all they need is a simple wipe-down. A word of caution though: despite their durability, laminate cabinets can chip or scratch over time. And if this happens? You might find yourself needing professional help to fix them because, unlike wood that can be sanded and repainted easily, laminate doesn’t have that luxury.

Tips on Choosing Laminate Cabinets

To make sure you’re getting the best out of your investment in laminate kitchen cabinets, consider things like colour consistency across panels – since laminates come from mass-produced sheets. Also, take note of edging options that give finishing touches while preventing peeling edges.

Zzone Homes’ Commitment to Quality Materials

What are kitchen cabinets made of? From real wood to melamine, we’re passionate about the quality of materials used in our custom kitchen cabinet designs.  We believe that using high-quality materials is key to creating beautiful and durable kitchens.

So, what are kitchen cabinets made of? The most popular options are solid wood or a type of laminate option. We handpick each material for its unique properties. For instance, wood cabinets are favoured for their natural beauty and durability. On the other hand, plywood cabinets provide a modern look without breaking your budget.

Beyond aesthetic appeal, we prioritize longevity in our designs because it ensures value for money spent on renovations. Whether it’s wood or laminate – every choice made reflects this commitment.

This meticulous attention to detail sets us apart from others as we strive not just to meet but exceed customer expectations with long-lasting and stunning kitchen remodels. Get in contact with our team if you’re ready to begin replacing your kitchen cabinets.

About Us

Welcome to Zzone Homes Inc, your premier home renovation and remodeling contractor in the Greater Hamilton Area. We specialize in complete home renovations, kitchen and bathroom remodeling, basement finishing, custom cabinetry, and more. With nearly 20 years of experience, our team of in-house experts are dedicated to providing you with the best possible service and results.

Zzone Homes Inc

Phone: +1 905-906-9152

9-390 Dewitt Rd
Stoney Creek, ON L8E4P6


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