Are any of the cabinets made of particleboard?
None of our cabinets are made of particle board.
Are the cabinet doors reversible for left or right hinged doors?
Yes, the doors are reversible.
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Are the cabinets strong enough to hold granite or concrete?
All of our cabinets lines are more than strong enough to hold granite or concrete.
Are the insides of the cabinets stained to match the face frames and doors?
All of the cabinets are finished inside, but not all of them are the same as the face frame. It would depend on the style of cabinet that you are looking at.
Are the medicine cabinets surface mount or can they be built in?
All of our medicine cabinets are surface mounted
Are the sides of the cabinets finished?
Yes, the sides of the cabinets are finished to match the face frames and doors.
Can I upgrade the drawer glides?
Yes, most of the cabinet lines offer an upgrade to the drawer glides. If an upgrade is available, you will be given that option before checking out.
Can I upgrade to dovetailed drawers?
No, unfortunately we do not offer an upgrade to the drawer box itself.
Do I need end panels?
All of the cabinet ends are finished, but if you want to bring the sides flush with the face frame, you will have to use end panels.
Do I need to hire someone to assemble the cabinets?
Some people do, but most people don't. It is really simple to assemble them and doesn't require any experience.
Do I need to use wood glue to assemble the cabinets?
Wood glue is not required to assemble the cabinets, but it also wouldn't hurt if you added some. We leave that up to the customer
Do I need toe kick?
All of the cabinets and vanities come with a piece of toe kick, but most people like to create a uniform look across the front to hide the seams where the cabinets connect. For that, you will need to buy additional toe kick.
Do the cabinets contain any harmful chemicals?
The manufacturing process has been improved to make sure that our cabinets are as eco-friendly as possible. All of the cabinet lines pass the new emissions standards that have been set by California, which are toughest in the country.
Do the cabinets meet the new California Emissions regulations?
Yes, all of our cabinets meet the new California Emissions regulations.
Do you have end panels for the pantry cabinets?
We do not carry end panels for the pantries, since the sides are finished to match the face frames and doors. You could use decorative wall end panels on the sides if you wanted to add some detailing to it.
Do you make any other finishes or door styles that are not on your website?
All of the styles and finishes we manufacture are listed on the website.
Do you make pantries in any other depths?
No, we do not. One option for creating a shallow pantry is to stack wall cabinets on top of each other.
Do you offer a warranty on the cabinets?
Yes, we offer a 5 year warranty on the cabinets.
Do you sell hardware for the cabinets?
Yes we sell a wide variety of knobs and pulls for the cabinets.
Does the granite vanity top include the backsplash and side splash?
The granite tops include a backsplash, but do not come with a sidesplash.
Does the sink come attached to the granite top?
Yes, the sink is pre-mounted to the granite top.
How deep are the base cabinets?
All base cabinets are going to be a standard depth of 24".
How deep are the wall cabinets?
All wall cabinets are the standard depth of 12", unless otherwise stated.
How far apart are the holes drilled on the granite tops?
The holes on our granite vanity tops are 4" on center.
How hard are the cabinets to put together?
Everyone from the novice DIY'er to the experienced contractor can assemble them. If you have a screw driver, that is all you are going to need.
How high are the vanities?
Vanity heights vary depending on the cabinet line. They range from 30" to 32 5/8" to 34 1/2" tall.
How high are your base cabinets?
All of our base cabinets are 34.5" high (standard height). This allows for a 1.5" top to make 36"
How much space do I need between my counter top and the wall cabinets?
Industry standard is a minimum of 19".
How much space do I need to leave for the blind base cabinet?
For most of the cabinet lines the blind base needs to be installed 6" away from the wall and will also have a maximum pull. Please review the specific cabinet specifications to be sure you are accounting for the correct amount of space.
I don't see a filler strip for the pantries/oven cabinets. What do I use?
Some cabinet lines don't sell a filler strip specific to the pantries, you can use a toe kick if need be, which is the same size at the pantry and allow up to 4 1/2" of filler.
If the cabinets come with toe kick, do I still have to buy it?
No, you do not have to buy toe kick unless you want to create a uniform look across the bottom of the cabinets.
What are dovetailed drawers?
Dovetailing is a method of assembly. Some of our cabinet lines come with dovetailed drawers. Traditionally, dovetailing will offer a stronger bond.
What are euro-epoxy drawer glides?
Euro-epoxy drawer glides just refer to type of finish that is applied to this drawer glide. It is the base model of drawer glides that we supply. It has a smooth slide, but doesn't offer the soft-close feature.
What are european hinges?
European hinges allow the doors to be adjusted multiple ways while mounted on the cabinet.
What are RTA cabinets?
RTA Cabinets are the alternative to high priced, custom and semi-custom kitchen cabinets. They give both homeowners and professionals an affordable way to get a high quality cabinet at an affordable price.
What do I do for the base of a corner sink face?
We do not include a base for the corner sink face, because it will depend on where your plumbing is coming from. Some people leave the base open, others will install a piece of plywood to finish off the base. We do sell the item already cut in the shape needed to fit the corner.
What do I do if my plumbing interferes with the drawers on my vanity?
You could always move the plumbing, but that would most likely require a professional plumber. If you won't want to hire someone, you can either create a false drawer where the plumbing is interfering by not using the actual drawer box.
What grade plywood is used on the cabinets?
The plywood that is used is furniture grade plywood.
What is a decorative end panel?
A decorative end panel is a cabinet door that is sized to fit the sides of the cabinets, and to create a custom look on the sides.
What is a dishwasher end panel?
A dishwasher end panel is used where the dishwasher is going to come at the end of a run of cabinets. It helps to finish off the end, and trim out the dishwasher.
What is a refrigerator panel?
A refrigerator panel is used for the sides of a refrigerator to box it in and create a custom, built in look.
What is the depth of the light bar?
There are two different types of light bars, the heritage collection and regular. The Heritage collection light bar is 6" deep, with an extra inch depth where the crown molding is. The regular light bars are 2" deep, before the light bulbs are added.
What is the depth of the medicine cabinet?
The medicine cabinets are all 6" deep, with th heritage collection have an extra inch at the top where the crown molding is.
What is the depth of the tank topper?
The tank topper is 8" deep, with the heritage collection have the extra inch of depth where the crown molding is.
What is the difference between full overlay and 3/4 overlay?
Full overlay doesn't leave any of the face frame exposed. 3/4 overlay will leave some of the face frame exposed
What is the difference between the corner sink face cabinet and the corner sink cabinet?
Most of our cabinet lines only offer the corner sink face cabinet which is just the front face frame, door, and false drawer front. This is deisgned to allow your plumbing to come from any location. To support the countetop, all you need to do is attache 2x4's to the back walls.We also sell the corner sink face floor to go along with the corner sink face cabinet.
What is a cam lock?
There are different types of camlocks, but a camlock is simply an open ended wheel that locks onto a peg or some other mounting device. By turning it like a screw, you create a tight bond.
What is the difference between the plastic camlocks and the metal cam locks?
The major difference is what will be seen. The plastic cam locks have a plastic casing, which protects the camlock. The metal cam locks are drilled into the plywood, and less visible, but are easier to break.
What rev-a-shelf items will fit in my cabinets?
Not all of the rev-a-shelf items will fit in our cabinets. Please refer to the cabinet specifications to determine if a particular item will fit.
What type of wood are the cabinets made from?
The majority of our cabinets are made from Maple that is harvested out of China and Russia. We also have Oak which is from the same regions.
Where are the cabinets manufactured?
The cabinets are all manufactured in China at a half dozen factories that we use for the different cabinet lines.
Where are your products manufactured?
Our Kitchen Cabinets and some vanities and granite tops come from China. Other products like accessories, roll out trays, glideware organizers as well as some sinks and faucets are manufactured in the USA. All of the imported products we sell pass a strict CARB PHASE II Compliancy standard. If you would like documentation regarding the CARB PHASE II Compliance please feel free to reach out to us.
Why are some items only available in certain cabinet lines?
While we would like to stock a huge assortment of accessories and cabinet sizes in each line, one of the ways we can offer low prices is by being selective about what we stock. For each cabinet line, we carry the sizes and accessories which have proven to be the most popular so not every cabinet line will have the same sizes or features.
Why are the cabinets so much cheaper than name brand cabinets?
There are several factors that lead to the lower price, but it really comes down to eliminating the middle men and giving you a high quality product without the cost of a brand name. Lower overhead, factory direct pricing.
Why do only some of the cabinet lines have 36" wall cabinets?
Only our newest cabinet lines come with 36" wall cabinets. We are in the process of upgrading the other lines, but for now they are not available.
Why do the white bathroom cabinets have mdf doors?
Since wood has a natural tendency to shrink and expand with moisture, a painted white finish would end up cracking and chipping on solid wood doors. To prevent that, they use MDF to ensure there is no expansion or contraction that could cause the finish to crack.
Why do you only sell filler pieces in 3" and 6" widths?
While we would like to offer as many different filler sizes as possible, the 3" and 6" can be cut down to fill any gap that may be needed to be filled. Anything over 6" should be added to the cabinet next to it, or bump up the 9" cabinet.
Will the cabinets come with hardware?
Some of the vanities come with hardware, but the kitchen cabinets are not sold with hardware.