These days, it’s hard to keep up with the various trends in kitchen cabinets. There are classic wood cabinets, MDF cabinets, and even metal kitchen cabinets. Each has their own set of advantages and disadvantages, their own price range and a specific look. If you are looking to update the look of your kitchen to something more unique, then metal cabinets may just be the solution for you.
Metal cabinets offer a look unlike that of wood. They are sleek and retro, reminding many of what was popular back in the 1960’ and 1970’s. They were popular during that time because of their low price tag and their stylish look. For those who are looking of recreating something from their past, these cabinets are right up their alley. Metal cabinets match well with a lot of existing décor and appliances in the kitchen, so you don’t need to replace those items when installing the new cabinets.
Metal cabinets are still an inexpensive option today, as well. Compared to some of their wooden counterparts, metal cabinets can allow you to afford many other updates in your kitchen. Shop around different vendors to find the price that works for you.
Metal cabinets are very durable and will last for years to come- if you take care of them properly. Unlike wood, they won’t warp with the heat. Polish them with steel wool to bring out the shine and protect them with a coat of varnish for a beautiful look. You can paint them to get the color
you desire, which is also another advantage. This will give a sleek and shiny appearance to your space. Adding fun hardware in a range of finishes is another way to spruce up your plain metal cabinets.
Although these are all benefits to metal cabinets, there are some downsides. Some people feel that they give off a cold and uninviting appearance, which is something you don’t want in your kitchen. They also require a bit more care than regular wood cabinets in terms of cleaning. Metal cabinets rust easily, so it’s important to keep them dry and clean at all times. Watch out for fingerprints and marks, since they show up very easily on metal cabinets as well.
Here are some more photos of metal kitchen cabinets.