Birch kitchen cabinets are versatile and offer a warm and cozy feel to a kitchen area. They blend well with all types of kitchen decoration. Kitchen cabinets made of birch wood are also durable and resistant to damage. If you are looking for birch cabinets for your kitchen, you have undoubtedly made the right decision.
But before you buy a cabinet made of birch wood, you must know the kitchen cabinet markets and what types of birch kitchen cabinets are available, including their designs and cost. The following review should be useful to buy good cabinets for your home.
Finished and unfinished birch kitchen cabinets
There are finished as well as unfinished birch kitchen cabinets available in the market. It will be a little economical if you go for unfinished birch kitchen cabinets. You can do finishing birch cabinets yourself. If you can’t do refinishing at home, go for well-finished kitchen cabinets.
If you are finishing your birch kitchen cabinets, you will need some tools such as one screwdriver and a brush and stain, sandpaper and polyurethane. First, you need to remove the entire hardware arsenal, including hinges and handles, from the birch kitchen cabinets. Use the screwdriver for this. Then use the sandpaper to sand the entire surface of the cabinets and smooth the surface. After that, use a stain on the cabinets with a clean cloth and wipe excess stain on the surface of the cabinet. Then apply polyurethane with a brush. The polyurethane works as a seal and is good for finishing the birch cabinet.
A selection of red birch kitchen cabinets
Kitchen cabinets made of red color birch are available in the market. There will also be other options in colors such as white. Check out the websites to see what the red birch kitchen cabinets look like and whether or not they will look good with your kitchen. TheRTAStore.com is one of the websites that offer birch kitchen cabinets online (sponsored link).
The red birch kitchen cabinets provide a beautiful combination with dark gray, green and rust tiles and walls. Red birch cabinets also look stunning with polished granite or marble floors. Red kitchen cabinets with dark countertops provide a more traditional look. They also provide striking appeal with stainless steel and black kitchen appliances.
How to buy birch kitchen cabinets?
1. Know your budget: You should have an idea about your budget – how much you want to spend on birch kitchen cabinets. Birch kitchen cabinets are cheaper than cabinets made in maple or oak woods. Birch cabinets can be around 50 to 80 percent less than cabinets made from oak and maple. Of course, maple and oak kitchen cabinets are also very popular. Before buying, do some research on the Internet to know about the cost of kitchen cabinets and you can also compare the prices of different cabinets.
2. Hardware: Hardware – including handles, hinges, pulls and knobs – are vital to birch kitchen cabinets. Check the quality of the hardware. They must be functional. Cabinet hardware can be made of metal, polymer and wood. They should also match the birch kitchen cabinets you are buying. In the long run, good quality is always better than cheap material even as standard quality costs a bit more.
3. Interior options: You have different interior options for birch kitchen cabinets. There will be cutlery trays, towel racks, cookie sheet holders, trashcan holders and drawer dividers. Know about them. Check your kitchen appliances including refrigerators, dishwashers and ovens and how you want to accommodate them in your kitchen cabinets.
4. Take measurements of the kitchen space: Before you go shopping for birch kitchen cabinets, you need to take proper measurements of your kitchen space – height, width and depth. Measurement is very important, don’t get a rough idea of that. Take note even in millimeters of space in the measurement.
After you have an idea about the birch kitchen cabinet, you can talk to the stores or sales people with confidence and let them know what types of cabinets you want to buy and you will get the right value in your spending in the end.