French Lite Cabinet Doors

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Durango Painted Kitchen (10214) – The perfect space for entertaining and relaxing, this kitchen features a timeless Durango door style and a cool, calming color palette.
Craftsman
Elegantly uncomplicated designs bring simplicity that’s practical and in harmony with your natural surroundings.

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Contemporary
The simple use of space, color, and texture with an unmistakable sense of urban energy and artisitic creativity.

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Country
Flourishes of Country French and the quaint allure of English Country, this style is about comfort at its charming best.

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Butt Joint
Five piece construction with stiles and rails joining at a 90 degree angle in the corners.

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Miter Joint
5-piece construction with stiles and rails joining in the corners at a 45 degree angle.

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Raised Panel
A raised panel is made of solid wood that brings the panel height level to the frame.

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Solid Wood
Solid Wood is the top choice for drawer boxes and is available in a huge variety of species.

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9-Ply Birch
A cost effective wood option that is prefinished and ready for installation.

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White Melamine
Cost effective and easy to clean, a good option for doweled drawer boxes.

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Caps, or Capitals
Caps, or Capitals, are used as an accent piece and can be a great additional style element.

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Corbels
Corbels bring an unforgettable, distinct look of skilled artistry to any project.

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Onlays
Decorative Onlays can be used throughout cabinetry to contribute to the overall design.

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Crown Molding B
2-3/4″ x 8′
A perfect accent, the traditional 2-3/4″ stature of this wood molding allows it to be used in many settings.

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Crown Molding N
with Insert E
A wonderful accent, this versatile 3-11/16″ molding is fitted with insert “E” to give cabinetry a unique look.

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Crown Molding O
with Insert A
A wonderful accent, this versatile 4-1/4″ molding is fitted with insert “A” to give cabinetry a unique look.

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Corner Right Angle Base Cabinet
Streamline Components program Base Cabinet can be configured to meet your project needs, including set up for doors, drawers, pull outs, or shelves.

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Streamline Base Cabinet
Streamline Components program Corner Right Angle Base Cabinet provides a space-saving corner cabinet and can be set up for doors and shelves.

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Barley with Iron Glaze
Light stain that without hiding it, enhances wood grain beautifully while the Iron glaze adds depth and definition.

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Buttercream with Tawny Glaze
The addition of Tawny Glaze to Buttercream darkens the yellow ivory hue, giving it depth and definition.

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Rigid Thermal Foil (RTF)
Our Deco-form Rigid Thermal Foils (RTF) doors are seamlessly constructed with a durable, warp resistant composite core of Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF).

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Laminate
Typically the core is made of MDF or Particleboard. Laminate is available in a wide variety of colors, sheens, textures, and designs including solids, wood grains, and abstract designs and textures.

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Explore Decore Designer Face Frames – The New Face for Frames

SPECIAL 1-INCH THICK DOOR KITCHEN (10151) Well planned, meticulously executed, this space packs endless details and functionality into a small space while retaining a gorgeous appearance.
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Face Frame Program:

  • 13 Unique Frame Edge Options
  • 3/4” or 7/8” Frame Thickness
  • High-End Haunch Joint Construction
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  • Available Assembled or Unassembled
  • Available with Pure Colors Finishing
EXPLORE DESIGNER FACE FRAMES… THE NEW FACE FOR FRAMES
Quality. Innovation. Convenience. Designer Face Frames make it easy for you to offer classy, designer-inspired looks without the hassle of making your own face frames.
Square Edge
The (FE-1) Square Edge provides a blank slate for your design and a minimalistic look that is the backbone of face frames.

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Arrow Inset Molding
The (FE-2 Arrow) Arrow Inset Molding Face Frames gives just enough detail to be noticed without having a dominating presence.

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Cord Inset Molding
The (FE-2 Cord) Cord Inset Molding upgrades any cabinet with a slight detail that can be used to accent several home design styles.

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Greek Inset Molding
The (FE-2 Greek) Greek Inset Molding Face Frame provides a one-of-a-kind unique look with clean, geometric detailing.

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Dart Inset Molding
The (FE-2 Dart) Dart Inset Molding makes a statement with beautiful egg and dart detailing, accentuated with a glazed finish look.

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Rope Inset Molding
The (FE-2 Rope) Rope Inset Molding gives a distinct look and pairs well with our rope molding cabinet doors and insert moldings.

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Square Notch
The (FE-3) Square Notch modernizes the traditional beaded frame by giving it squared edges, a perfect to highlight clean, straight lines.

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1/8″ Half Bead
The (FE-4) 1/8″ Half Bead combines traditional and modern frame beading by rounding one half of the bead but squaring off the edge of the bead.

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1/4″ Half Bead
The (FE-5) 1/4″ Half Bead frame rounds half of the bead but squars off the edge of the bead that lines up with cabinet doors and drawer fronts.

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Rapid Radius Program
1/8″ Bead
The (FE-6) 1/8″ Bead frame has a scaled down look compared to its larger counterpart, the 1/4″ (FE-7).

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Expressions
1/4″ Bead
The (FE-7) 1/4″ Bead frame is one of the most popular beaded face frame options due to its just-the-right-size.

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Expressions
1/4″ Bevel
The (FE-8) 1/4″ Bevel frame is a perfect option when beaded frames don’t meet the design aesthetic.

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EXPLORE DESIGNER FACE FRAMES GALLERIES
The high-end haunch joint construction, customizable configurations, and ability to order assembled or un-assembled makes this program versatile enough for all project types while providing the best in quality.

Special Frame Door Kitchen – 10152

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Special Frame Door Laundry – 10184

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Square Raised Panel Kitchen in Alder – 10210

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Special 1 Inch Thick Door Kitchen – 10151

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Laguna Painted Kitchen – 10147

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Special Applied Molding Door Kitchen – 10178

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Special 1 Inch Thick Door Kitchen – 10151

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Shaker Bathroom with 3 Inch Frame – 10176

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Durango & Camden Kitchen – 10170

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Tuscany Kitchen in Maple – 10136

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Tuscany Kitchen with Radius Wainscot – 10115

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San Marino Kitchen – 10100

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RIDGEVIEW (579) & CHERRY SELECT! Timeless and classic, the beautiful cherry wood used in this Ridgeview kitchen is perfectly highlighted with glazing to add distinction and elegance.
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Explore our unique programs for our different product brands. We invite you to learn more about the brands of Decore-ative Specialties and see how they can benefit your business.
Streamline Components
Streamline™ Components
Streamline™ Ready-to-assemble cabinet boxes and additional components.

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Water-based Finishes
Water-based Finishes
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Designer Face Frames
Designer Face Frames™
Offer classy, upgraded looks with designer-inspired Decore frace frames.

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Deco-Form Refacing
Deco-Form Refacing
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Deco Lam®
Deco Lam®
Deco Lam®; designed to match the face frames of the cabinets to the doors.

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Green Program
Green Program
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National Glass Program
National Glass Program
The highest quality tempered glass inserts available nationwide.

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California Glass Program
California Glass Program
Tempered glass inserts available to local Southern California customers.

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Rapid Radius Program
Rapid Radius Program
Get radius products with the same lead time as your regular door order.

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Expressions
Expressions®
Expressions collection has updated styles, colors, and features!

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New Enhanced Streamline Custom Cabinet Components

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Streamline Wood

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STREAMLINE GALLERY PHOTOS…
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Custom Design Series – The Beauty of Custom Cabinet Doors

Custom Design Series – The Beauty of Custom Cabinet Doors

Kitchen and bathroom cabinet door remodeling jobs typically require a big investment of time and money from a homeowner, so it is important that the project be done correctly the first time. Unfortunately, too many homeowners have a tendency to get caught up in the short term cost of a remodeling project rather than looking at the long-term benefits of their finished project. As the dollar signs add up, they rashly cut back on items that may seem unnecessary at the time, but could potentially be the difference of whether they will be happy with their kitchen or bathroom or whether they will have to invest in another remodeling project later on down the line.

One of the biggest mistakes that homeowners tend to make in terms of bathroom and kitchen cabinet door remodeling projects is to assume that just replacing their current cabinet doors and drawer fronts with new but basic stock versions will be good enough. These homeowners may have already invested more than they expected into counters or appliances and so they then decide that new boring stock cabinetry will have to suffice.

Down the road, these very same homeowners may sadly realize that those stock cabinets doors and drawer fronts just look frumpy and out of place in their newly updated kitchen and will kick themselves for not adding the beauty of custom cabinet doors when they had the chance. This is especially unfortunate as cabinet doors and drawer fronts are usually the first things that catch a person’s eye as they enter a room.

Custom Wood Cabinet Doors

Sadly, many homeowners aren’t aware that they can get the rich beauty of custom wood cabinet doors for not much more than the cost of generic stock cabinet doors. Because of this reason, it is important that cabinetmakers give their clients an idea of the choices in cabinet doors and drawer fronts that are available to them today. Without some outside guidance, homeowners will frequently only think in terms of the kitchen and bathroom cabinet styles that they were raised with and so may have a hard time envisioning newer or more fashionable styles.

For instance, homeowners may not be aware that they can get very detailed and beautiful French Lite cabinet doors and drawer fronts that boast stylist decorative cut-out details in the panels. Glass or other inserts can then be added to the cut out areas for a stunning, sophisticated and one-of-a-kind look.

Custom cabinet doors with glass fronts are another beautiful option that really adds refinement and class to any kitchen or bathroom in which they are used. Homes boasting French Lite doors or glass-front cabinet doors and drawer fronts really make a lasting impression on visitors.

French Lite Doors

It is very important for homeowners to choose the right company to create their custom cabinet doors and drawer fronts. An experienced company like Decore-ative Specialties that has been in business since 1965 will not only carry all of the materials and hardware necessary to craft gorgeous custom cabinet doors and drawer fronts, it will also have the talented artisans on hand who can create the cabinet doors and drawer fronts of a homeowner’s dreams.

When it comes to intricate pieces such as French Lite doors, it is, of course, even more important that a homeowner’s custom cabinet doors and drawer fronts are made by experienced craftsmen, such as those at Decore-ative Specialties.

In the end, investing in custom cabinet doors and drawer fronts is really a no-brainer. These pieces will add refinement and sophistication to your home while you are living in it, and will also add value to your house if or when you ever decide to sell it.

Decore-ative Specialties
2772 South Peck Road
Monrovia, California 91016
800-729-7255
www.decore.com

Specialty Cabinet Doors and Drawer Fronts

Specialty Cabinet Doors and Drawer Fronts

Specialty Cabinet Doors and Drawer Fronts

Specialty Cabinet Doors and Drawer Fronts

Begin the transformation of your current boring kitchen into a beautiful and unique one by choosing specialty kitchen cabinet door and drawer fronts. Because kitchen cabinet doors and drawers make up such a large percentage of your kitchen’s appearance, new models can dramatically and instantly change the appearance of your kitchen.

Specialty cabinet door and drawer fronts boast elegant and sophisticated details that will definitely give your kitchen that intangible wow factor that most cookie cutter kitchens lack today. If you are currently thinking about remodeling your kitchen, do consider investing in specialty cabinet doors and drawer fronts over boring stock versions.

Here are a few details that you can find in specialty cabinet doors and drawer fronts that you won’t typically find in stock models.

Radius Curved Cabinet Doors and Drawer Fronts

Some specialty radius cabinet doors and drawer fronts are manufactured with a subtle curved construction that will give your kitchen a softer, more sensual appeal, as the slightly rounded surfaces will break up all the hard straight lines that are typically found in a house. A cabinet door with a convex radius will curve slightly outward, while one with a concave radius cabinet doors will have a slight inward curve.

Both concave and convex style cabinet doors and drawer fronts are beautiful additions to any home and add a touch of sophistication that is so sadly lacking in too many houses today.

Aluminum Frame Doors

If you’re looking to create a modern and stunning kitchen, you may want to consider swapping your old kitchen cabinet doors and drawer fronts for ones that boast aluminum frame doors and decorative glass. These specialty cabinet doors and drawer fronts will instantly change your boring kitchen into one that will draw gasps of admiration from visitors.

French Lite Style Cabinet Doors

French Lite cabinet doors and drawer fronts are some of the most beautiful ones that you can purchase for your home. These cabinet doors feature multiple cut-out openings in the panels, which are known as lites. Glass inserts or other types of decorative inserts can be then added to your French Lite doors.

These sensational-looking cabinet doors will be the envy of all of your friends and neighbors, and they will give your kitchen a very upscale, custom appearance.

Glass Inserts for Cabinet Doors

Kitchens look more open and inviting when they boast cabinet doors that feature glass fronts. Your glass door fronts don’t have to be just clear, either. Today, you can select from such choices as etched, frosted or even colored glass inserts.

When looking for specialty cabinet doors and drawers, it is important for you or your cabinet maker or remodeling contractor to work with an experienced cabinet door and drawer front manufacturer, such as Decore-ative Specialties.

Not only has this family-owned company been in business since 1965, it also boasts a very large selection of aluminum frame doors, glass inserts, French Lite doors and drawer fronts that you can mix and match to create that special look you’ve desired for your kitchen.

In addition, this company’s employees are true artisans. Most have been practicing their craft for many years at Decore-ative Specialties, and they take special pride in turning out a beautiful product.

Decore-ative Specialties
2772 South Peck Road
Monrovia, California 91016
800-729-7255
www.decore.com

Beautiful Cabinet Doors Custom Made to Order

Beautiful Cabinet Doors Custom Made to Order

In this world of mass-created, often poorly made products, it is nice to know that there are still artisans and craftsmen in this world who can create beautiful pieces especially for you. At Decore-ative Specialties, we can custom make cabinet doors for master cabinetmakers to use in their remodeling projects or for homeowners who know exactly what they need and want in their homes.

Unfortunately, too many consumers equate the word “custom” with the word “expensive,” which is not always necessarily true. Sadly, in the mistaken belief that they will save money by using stock cabinet doors, these customers won’t even take the time to see how little custom cabinet doors can cost.

Specialty Cabinet Doors

In truth, custom cabinet doors are competitively priced to the stock models that can be found at home improvement retailers, so it really makes little sense to use a generic product that may not exactly fit the dimensions or appearance of your kitchen or bathroom projects.

Ordering custom cabinet doors also opens up your possibilities in terms of the styles and wood species you can use in your remodeling project. If you are interested in, for instance, contemporary high gloss red doors with bullnose corners, you are probably not going to be able to find these doors in your neighborhood home improvement store.

Decore-ative Specialties can make these doors, as well as other specialty cabinet doors such as ones fashioned from aluminum with clear glass or mosaic inserts or beautiful ones made from bamboo. The talented craftsmen at Decore-ative Specialties have the skills and the materials available to create custom cabinet doors out of any available wood species and in a number of different styles, including modern, country, traditional, Nantucket, just to name a very few. The design of your kitchen or bathroom remodeling job will never have to be limited by stock cabinet doors.

Beautiful Custom-Made Cabinet Doors

If you are a homeowner, it is important to realize that your new kitchen will be with you for many years. You don’t want to have to tear it up again in a few years because you realized that the stock cabinet doors just never looked quite right. It is always better to do the job right the first time.

It is also important not to skimp on the quality of your cabinet doors and drawer boxes, which are visually one of the first things that catch people’s eyes when they walk into a home. Not only will beautiful custom-made cabinet doors enhance the appearance of your home, but they will also hold up better to long-term wear and tear than poorly made stock cabinet doors.

Customers also need not worry that custom-made cabinet doors will take too much time to create. Decore-ative Specialties, which is a family-owned company that has been in business since 1965, has five manufacturing facilities located in different parts of the United States. With so many manufacturing facilities, Decore-ative Specialties is easily able to meets its customers’ needs. In addition, many of the company’s skilled craftsmen have been with Decore-ative Specialties for a number of years, and they take great pride in their work and their beautiful custom cabinet doors.

Decore-ative Specialties
2772 South Peck Road
Monrovia, California 91016
800-729-7255
www.decore.com

Why Choosing the Right Company for Your 5 Piece Cabinet Doors is Important

Why Choosing the Right Company for Your 5 Piece Cabinet Doors is Important

Whether you are just starting out as a cabinet maker or installer or you have been in business for years, developing and maintaining an excellent reputation is the only way you will ever be successful. Building a great reputation is not an overnight process. It takes time and it means never taking shortcuts.

It also means never relying on cheaply made drawer boxes, 5 piece cabinet doors or poor quality materials in your jobs. Why is it so important to use only top quality drawer boxes and cabinet doors? It’s because these are frequently used and also high visibility items that can make or break your project.

It is also important to stay far, far away from fly-by-night manufacturers whose products have the potential of failing or breaking. The last thing you need is for a homeowner’s 5 piece cabinet doors to crack, warp or fade over time because chances are your unhappy customer is going to lay the blame on you — the cabinet maker or installer — for a less than perfect kitchen, bathroom or closet.

High-Quality Cabinet Doors Your Customers Desire

No cabinet maker or installer wants to put their sweat and best effort into a job, only to have his reputation attacked because he made a mistake when choosing an inexperienced manufacturer for his 5 piece cabinet doors or drawer boxes.

Choosing the right supplier for your drawer boxes and 5 piece cabinet doors will ensure that all of your hard work will not be done in vain, that your finished job will reflect the quality of your work. A company such as Decore-ative Specialties, which has been in business since 1965, has the experience and the talented staff to create the high-quality products that you and your customers desire.

5 Piece Cabinet Doors in any Available Wood Species

In addition, Decore-ative Specialties can craft your 5 piece cabinet doors out of any available wood species and can finish them with its top-of-the-line finishes and hardware to complement the appearance of any room in a house. No matter what type of cabinetry you have created for your customer, Decore-ative Specialties can craft the finest 5 piece cabinet doors to complement your work.

It is also especially important to work with a company who can get your 5 piece cabinet doors and drawer boxes to you in a timely fashion. Few things upset homeowners more than having a remodeling job take much longer than estimated. The disruption is aggravating to the homeowner and reflects poorly on your company, even when it is no fault of your own.

Delivery time is yet another area in which Decore-ative Specialties excels. Because this company has five manufacturing facilities located across the United States, you know that you will receive your custom made, high-quality 5 piece cabinet doors and other items in a timely and prompt manner that will, in turn, aid you in getting your job done on time.

It’s important to always remember that your reputation is the cornerstone of your business. Never be tempted to use cheap quality 5 piece cabinet doors or drawer boxes. The truth is that the little money you will save by using poor quality, cheap items will not be worth the dollars you will eventually lose if your company’s reputation is irreparably damaged.

Decore-ative Specialties
2772 South Peck Road
Monrovia, California 91016
800-729-7255
www.decore.com

Pure Colors The Finishing Touch For Your Cabinet Doors

Pure Colors The Finishing Touch For Your Cabinet Doors

Just like makeup helps define the beauty of a woman, finishing enhances the beauty of your cabinet doors, while allowing their best qualities to shine through. The proper finishing should not only bring out the depth of your cabinet doors sleek woods, but also give its surfaces a luxurious, silky smooth feel.

Choosing the right type of finishes for your cabinet doors starts with selecting the right manufacturer. Homeowners and cabinet makers should look for a company that has established itself as an industry standard, such as Decore-ative Specialties. Decore has been in the custom cabinet doors and drawer fronts business since 1965 and is now offering its Pure Colors line of glazes, stains and finishing services. Decore-ative Specialties prides itself on providing only the best products to its cabinet maker customers, so you know that the quality of its Pure Colors collection will be unbeatable.

Cabinet Door High-Quality Finish

Within Pure Colors are five separate collections; with each being designed for a specific look and purpose. The Natural Collection is a clear, high-quality finish that is designed to enhance the natural beauty of the wood. This collection is available in a number of different sheen options so a homeowner will not have to settle for a look that isn’t exactly what he or she was looking for in their new cabinet door project.

Homeowners should choose Pure Colors Original Collection if they are looking for a finish that will add attractive color to their cabinet doors and drawer fronts. In this collection, homeowners and cabinet makers will find a large selection of beautiful colors that will definitely enhance the appearance of any room of the house.

For those homeowners and cabinet makers who desire something a little more sophisticated and elegant, Pure Colors offers its Choice Collection. The stunning coatings and accents in this collection will give depth, warmth and an artistic appearance to your finished cabinet doors.

Pure Colors Elite Collection Finishes

Homeowners and cabinet makers who desire a slightly edgier look for their cabinet doors, one that hides the grain of the wood rather than enhances it, should choose one of the Elite Collection finishes. The coatings in this group are paint-based and will dress up your cabinet doors in one solid color. The Elite Collection finishes work especially well in modern homes.

Lastly, there is the Premium Collection. This is the perfect collection for a homeowner or cabinet maker who enjoys the look of a paint-based finish set off by stunning accents. This will give any room it is used in a sophisticated, modern look.

All of Decore-ative Specialties collections are manufactured to last and to even withstand common chemicals and other household items that could damage wood or cheaper finishes from other companies, such as coffee, water and even bleach.

In addition, cabinet makers do not have to feel limited by the finishing options available in these collections. If a customer does not see exactly what he needs, Decore-ative Specialties has the ability to work with him to create the perfect product he has been looking for.

If a cabinet makers is interested in a finish from one of the collections listed above, Decore-ative Specialties recommends that his cabinet maker should request a sample of a stain or glaze before ordering.

Decore-ative Specialties
2772 South Peck Road
Monrovia, California 91016
800-729-7255
www.decore.com

Refacing Your Kitchen For a New Look

Refacing Your Kitchen For a New Look

Whether your kitchen cabinets and drawer fronts look worn or outdated or you are just simply in the mood to transform the appearance of your kitchen, refacing your existing cabinets is a more affordable and quicker way to achieve your goal than installing completely new units.

So what is refacing? It is a technique in which the existing cabinet boxes are left in place, but new cabinet doors, drawer fronts and hardware are installed in place of the old features. To complete the look, matching high-quality laminate veneers, such as DecoLam, are installed onto the side panels of your cabinet boxes so that they exactly match the new doors and drawer fronts. If a refacing job is done properly, your guests will be under the impression that you purchased all new cabinets.

Refacing Your Existing Kitchen Cabinets

Before making a decision on whether to install completely new cabinets or to reface your existing ones, you will need to consider several factors. First, are you planning on completely changing your existing floor plan and moving cabinets around? If not and your cabinet boxes are still in good condition, then refacing your cabinets may be a good money and time saving option for you.

Second, are you on a tight budget or just prefer to save money whenever possible? Purchasing new cabinets can eat up to 50 percent of your kitchen remodeling budget. Refacing your existing kitchen cabinets will cut your costs substantially, but still give you the updated, new appearance that you are seeking.

Third, do you hate having your life disrupted for long periods of time? A typical refacing job can usually be completed in three to five days. In addition, your kitchen is still usable, to some extent, as your appliances will remain in place. Of course, it’s probably best not to try cooking when your contractors are trying to install your doors.

A full kitchen remodeling project, on the other hand, can take much longer, possibly even months, and your kitchen will be pretty much off limits to you during this time. Most people find it rough living without a usable kitchen for a long period of time.

Beautiful Drawer Fronts

Refacing is not a good idea, however, if your cabinets are in terrible condition or are of cheap construction. Putting beautiful drawer fronts and doors onto cheaply built cabinet boxes is like putting lipstick on a pig.

On the other hand, if you do have good quality cabinets and decide to reface for an entirely new look or just to refresh your kitchen, you will probably be stunned by the beauty of your refaced cabinets, especially if you choose to use high-quality cabinet doors and drawer fronts from Decore-ative Specialties. Because this company also offers its DecoLam veneers to match its cabinet doors and drawer fronts, your refaced kitchen cabinets will have a seamless, finished appearance.

Decore-ative Specialties also offers many different styles of doors, including ones with stylish glass fronts. Decore’s cabinet doors are also crafted in every available species of wood.

If you want the look of a brand-new kitchen, but don’t want to invest huge amounts of money or time, then you should definitely look into refacing your cabinets versus installing new units.

Decore-ative Specialties
2772 South Peck Road
Monrovia, California 91016
800-729-7255
www.decore.com