Kitchen Cabinet Buyer’s Guide

Tips & Tricks

Over the past 40 years, we have had the pleasure of designing, building, and installing thousands of kitchens. The Superior Cabinets Kitchen Cabinet Buyer’s Guide is a curation of our most helpful blogs that will help you make a more informed purchase decision when choosing a cabinetry partner for your upcoming renovation or remodel. We know how stressful it can be and hope you find this information helpful.


Choosing a Cabinet Store

One of the first steps is to choose the type of cabinet store you want to work with. There are 3 common types.

Do You Need a General Contractor?

If you don’t hire a General Contractor to manage your project, you will have to assume the role and responsibilities on your own, and many homeowners choose to go this route. Acting as your own General Contractor is an important and gratifying job. Here are some tips and things to consider if you choose this route.


8 Must Do Steps Before You Meet Your Professional Cabinet Designer

If you decide to act as your own General Contractor, here is what you need to know and do before you book your appointment with your Professional Kitchen Designer. Preparation is the foundation of success.

Measuring for a Kitchen Renovation

Measuring your space is the first step you will need to take when getting an estimate for a kitchen renovation/remodel. If you decide to act as your own General Contractor, this will need to be completed. Here are some essential tips for measuring for a kitchen renovation. Free printable Superior Cabinets planning and measure grid.


What Does an Average Kitchen Cost?

The number one question most customers ask when renovating/remodelling their kitchen. This is a challenging question to easily answer because there are many shapes of kitchens and factors that contribute to the price of new cabinets. Let’s explore some primary factors that contribute to pricing to help you make an informed decision on where and who to purchase your kitchen cabinets from.

Ways to Save Money on New Kitchen Cabinets

Many factors can influence the price of your cabinets, and knowing these key areas can help you maximize your budget. Leverage the secrets that Professional Kitchen Design Experts use to guide their clients in making crucial budgetary design decisions.


Kitchen Designer Cheat Sheet

Finding a professional kitchen designer who you trust and who can help translate your design goals and vision is essential. They are the person who knows how to create a workable space with the available puzzle pieces they have in their catalogue. Here is a cheat sheet to help you get the maximum value out of this critical relationship.

Designing for Today and Tomorrow

An average kitchen should last about 20 years, so it’s essential to design for today and tomorrow. If you are planning a 20-year kitchen, you will want to more on designing a kitchen for today and tomorrow.

Choosing Decorative Hardware

Unsure of where to begin with choosing decorative cabinet hardware? We’ll help you get a handle on it.

Wood Cabinet Doors, What You Should Know

Recessed Panel, Solid Panel, or Veneer Slab, Where to begin? Here is what you should know before selecting your wood cabinet door type.


5 Lazy Susan Alternatives

Say goodbye to the Lazy Susan with these top Lazy Susan Alternatives. Invest in planning your corners to ensure you have functional results.

Cabinet Accessory Videos

Stay organized with today’s latest Kitchen and Bath Accessories, see our many cabinet accessory videos on our YouTube channel. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words, and a video is worth a million.

If you are ready to get started on your kitchen renovation or cabinet project, get in touch with an Authorized Superior Cabinets Professional Kitchen Designer in Saskatoon, Regina, Calgary, Edmonton, or Winnipeg. If you can’ make it to a corporate showroom, be sure to connect with one of our Authorized Superior Cabinets Dealer Partners in Canada and the USA.

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