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Tips For Choosing Kitchen Cabinets That Complement Your Countertops

The question of how to choose cabinets that compliments kitchen countertops is one that most homeowners deal with when remodeling. With so many styles to choose from, it can prove a difficult task. It is even more difficult when you consider the fact that cabinets and countertops are the most expensive items in a kitchen. Here are a few tips to get you started.

Starting a remodel from scratch
If you are building a new home or simply overhauling the whole kitchen, the only constraint to creating the perfect design is your imagination. It’s easier to compare cabinetry and countertops if you shop for both at the same time or in the same showroom. You will be able to walk through the collection and talk to a fabricator who will help you make an informed decision.

Simple remodel
If you simply want to update your kitchen and already have cabinetry, a good idea would be to bring in new cabinetry doors. Unscrew one of the doors and bring it with you when you go shopping for a new one. This is the best way to ensure that you purchase something that’s a true match for the real shade of wood.

Experimenting with color
Homeowners who want to bring a little color to their kitchen should be very careful when choosing their cabinetry. Your choice of color can make your countertops pop, and while there are guidelines, there aren’t rules. For instance, dark brown cabinetry goes well with green granites while pale cabinets look better with creamy yellow undertones. Additionally, white cabinets go well with blue granite.

Balancing light with dark
The rule of the thumb when it comes to matching cabinetry with countertops is to balance light cabinets with dark granite or dark cabinets with light granite. If the granite has veins or flecks of an accent color, go for cabinets that match the accent to create a contrasting yet complementary design. For example, white cabinetry will go well with dark granite that has white flecks.

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