October 27, 2021

What to Expect With Painted Cabinetry

Homeowners are loving painted cabinets in kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms, and more. With the endless options in colors, textures, and finishes, custom-painted cabinetry presents a one-of-a-kind space. At C&C Cabinets, we make installing painted cabinetry easy.  

It's a seamless process: from meeting with one of our designers to create your vision to a drafted sketch, fabrication, and the finished product. Here, Miriam, our resident Cabinet Chic shares what to expect with your painted custom cabinetry!

Benefits of Custom-Painted Cabinets

From modern to antique and textured to distressed, painted cabinets provide many design variations to achieve your desired style. We love that painting gives a smoother and more uniform texture. Plus, natural wood imperfections can be hidden or repaired.  

The best benefit for creating your chic space, is with a wide array of color and style options, there's more variety for countertop and appliance colors and styles. Talk about home chic home!

Set the Style Mood

Painted cabinets set the mood of the room. While stained cabinets offer some color selections, painting allows an endless range of shades and styles.  

Lighter-colored cabinets can make the room look bigger, brighter, and more open. On the other hand, darker cabinets can pull a space together, make it cozier, and add a stylish edge.

What’s Trending with Painted Cabinets

The most popular colors recently have been whites, off whites, and grays. Navy has been gaining in popularity as well as all shades of blue and some jewel-toned greens.  

Next year's hot cabinet colors are predicted to include bright blues, earth greens, citrus hues, and the mixing and matching of dual tones. Many designers are going with a lighter color for perimeter cabinets, contrasting with a darker island.  

Think Outside the Kitchen

Adding just a pop of color around your home can liven up your space. Picture it:

  • baby blue in the laundry room,
  • a deep copper in the office,
  • or an emerald green in the powder room,

Let your personality shine through! Adding color will modernize a bar space, create pizzaz with a drop space in the mudroom, or jazzing up your custom, built-in entertainment center are great options.

Painted Cabinet Care

Dings, dents, scrapes, and scratches occur over time regardless of color or finish. To prevent damage to the finish of painted cabinets, wipe up spills and smears while they are fresh.  

It's also essential to clean cabinets near the cooktop often to remove any film from cooking grease. And avoid hanging wet dish towels over a cabinet door. Special touchup kits can be created with your custom paint colors.

Price Comparison

Because painted cabinetry requires additional production time and labor, they are considered premium. This usually comes with a higher price tag.  

Costs will vary depending on paint selection, glazing options, finishing styles, and distressing techniques. The total cost can be as much as 15-20% more than stained cabinets. Up to 75% of home remodels and new construction use painted cabinets to create unique and custom kitchens. This is your chance to build your dream home so this is the time to maximize your investment.  

Chic Custom Painted Cabinetry

Kitchen cabinets are largely about the finish. The color is one of the first thing people will notice when they enter your home. Enjoy a luxury style in your home that's all your own with a custom cabinet color. Picking paint is perfect for homeowners who prefer a cleaner, finished look as opposed to the character marks common with stained wood cabinetry.  

Painted and stained cabinetry are very different. Still not sure which one you prefer? Here’s our guide on both finishes so you see the pluses & minuses. If you need help selecting your perfect cabinet style, we’ll help you choose a color you'll love for years to come! Schedule a consultation today with C&C Cabinets designers to get started!

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Beauty can’t last only as long as the reveal. We pride ourselves in selecting the right finish & proper application, resulting in a durable finish that remains beautifully functional for years to come.

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