Custom Cabinets And Prefab Cabinets

Custom and Prefab Cabinets

Choosing to invest in new kitchen cabinets is an exciting opportunity that allows you to rethink, refine and redesign the function and use of this incredibly important space in your home.

At NAK Cabinetry we offer two styles of new cabinets, custom and prefabricated or prefab as we like to refer to them. Each style has its own unique advantages as well as limitations. Below we break down these points to help you analyze which option is best suited for your circumstances.

CUSTOM CABINETS

Advantages:

  • Can be designed to fit tight or limited space.
  • Height and width of cabinets is completely flexible
  • Can be custom modified to fit special storage requirements
  • Allows for maximum use of space with regular or smaller fillers.
  • Full customization of cabinet doors. You can select both the style, material and colour of your door with minimum limitation.
  • Allows for (1) one piece painted doors to eliminate joint cracking issues, which are common on 5 piece doors.
  • You can choose from 3 different cabinet interior finishes.
  • Custom selection of drawer box materials and glides.
  • Custom selection of hinges and closure mechanisms. This allows our clients to make adjustments that fit the overall vision. For example on a modern contemporary design you may not want to see any handles at all. In this case we can offer a few options for opening doors and drawers. On the other hand if a client wants to achieve a throwback or rustic look we can also use carefully selected exterior hinges mounted to face frame cabinets.
  • Panels, trims and valances, crown, corbels, posts, base mouldings and some inserts can all be modified to meet custom dimensions or a specific look or budget.

Limitations:

  • Production price point per square foot is higher
  • Larger spending budget required
  • Generally requires use of a qualified installer with the right tools and experience.
  • Longer delivery time frames.
  • Precise design planning mandatory.

PREFAB CABINETS

Advantages:

  • Comes with several free upgrades in materials including; matching colour inside and out solid wood ply veneered cabinet boxes. Solid wood dovetail drawers with soft close glides. Soft close door hinges.
  • Solid wood door construction.
  • Production price point per square foot is much lower
  • Smaller spending budget required
  • Generally more suited for D.I.Y projects and contractors seeking faster solutions.
  • Can be delivered either flat pack (RTA) for self assembly or fully assembled with or without installation included.
  • In general allows for shorter delivery time frames when products are in stock.
  • Panels, trims, valances, crown, corbels, posts & base mouldings are available a lower price points.
  • Comes with free design planning with purchase of cabinets.
  • Includes delivery. No charge local delivery within 50 km

Limitations:

  • Limited door styles with fixed colours. Door and colour are set and can NOT be modified.
  • Limited selection of trim and moulding both in size and shape.
  • Limited cabinet sizes in width and height.
  • Tight fits in small or unusually spaces may be difficult. Generally requires either larger fillers or the sacrificing of some storage space dependant on the spacing within the room itself. Example corners where a corner cabinet will not fit.
  • Not recommended for designs with crown to ceiling.
  • Any custom modifications are limited by available door sizes.
  • Additional costs apply for changing solid doors to glass doors.
  • Designs and delivery can be affected by stock availability.
  • Panels, trims and valances, crown, corbels, posts, base mouldings are limited in size and can not always be modified to custom dimensions.


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FAQ

  • Is your showroom open to the public? Is an appointment Required?

    NAK has a showroom in Orangeville. We are open to the public and we welcome contractors who wish to partner with us. Our showroom includes displays of kitchens, closets, bath displays, vanity floor models for sale, laundry display, countertops and door samples, plus flooring, backsplash and other samples. There is no appointment necessary to visit our showroom, however, because our staff also makes in-home visits for consultation and project management, an appointment is recommended,...

  • Production time on custom cabinets?

    Our in-house manufactured custom cabinetry takes approximately 5-8 weeks based on the size and nature of the order. Larger volume orders processed through our secondary Canadian manufacturers take approximately 6-10 weeks.

  • Warranty?

    NAK offers a limited lifetime warranty on all custom cabinet doors and a warranty on all internal hardware such as hinges and drawer glides. Warranty is non transferable and some limitations apply. See full warranty in store for details.

  • Does NAK supply a free estimate or proposal?

    Yes, please provide us with a rough layout and measurements of your space or request a free in-home consultation.

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