The Benefits of Custom Kitchen Cabinets

The kitchen is the focal point of many homes. Not only is it one of the most lived-in rooms in the house, it also can be the room that sells a house. When you have company over for dinner or even a party, why does it seem that everyone likes to gather around the kitchen island to visit? It is in our nature to be drawn to the heart of the home, and it does not hurt that food is typically involved!

When you start thinking about your kitchen remodeling ideas, cabinets are going to be a big part of the discussion. Consider the cabinets as your kitchen’s furniture. You can decide between stock cabinets and custom kitchen cabinets.

Here are a few reasons why custom kitchen cabinets are a great choice for any home’s kitchen:


Like the name implies, these cabinets are custom-made for your specific kitchen. Whether your kitchen is galley, open, small or large, the cabinets need to fit well in order to make the most use of the space.

Not only are the cabinets custom to fit the space, they are custom to fit your needs. Imagine a kitchen design made just for you. If you love to bake, you can have cabinets built into an island that will fit your mixer, blender and food processor. All of your appliances will be within reach and yet out of the way. Add in outlets where you need them and baking is a breeze with cleanup being even easier.

If you’ve always imagined a work space with a computer or a TV in your kitchen, you can add these features to your custom kitchen design. Adding a desk space in the kitchen will provide a way to help out with homework while cooking or sit down to answer emails while you’re roasting a chicken in the oven.

High Quality

Stock cabinets are often made of particleboard and have very few color choices. Custom cabinets can be made of any wood you choose. The wood can even be locally or at least domestically sourced. The color options are endless and the quality will hold up long after particleboard cabinets need to be replaced or repaired.

No wasted space

With stock cabinets, there is often unused or underused space in your kitchen. Stock cabinets are a one-size-fits-few solution to a kitchen. With custom kitchen cabinets, all the space is made for your family to use as you see fit. Your kitchen will seem more spacious and more functional when the cabinets are designed around you and your family’s lifestyle.

At New Life Bath and Kitchen in Santa Maria, we understand the varying needs and budgets of families when working on a kitchen renovation. Take a look at our portfolio and gives us a call to help guide you through your many choices.