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How thick should kitchen cabinets be?

Asked by Crystal Olewine on December 25, 2021

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The thickness of typical cabinet box side panels varies by manufacturer andproduct line. Thicknesses you'll see are 3/8, 1/2, 5/8 or 3/4 inch thick. Back panels range from 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick. Thicker panels provide more rigidity.

What do you store in top kitchen cabinets? Upper kitchen cabinets are most often used-for storing dishes, glasses and dinnerware, but they can also be used to store spices, mixing bowls and small appliances, or even as a small pantry.

How long will particle board cabinets last? Solid wood cabinets, especially those produced from teak, are known to last more than three decades, depending on its maintenance. On the other hand, furniture and cabinets made from particle board have a lifespan of 3 – 5 years if the user is lucky.

How do you measure an upper corner cabinet? How to Measure Corner Cabinets

  1. Place the end of the measuring tape at the back of one side of the cabinet,right next to the corner.
  2. Repeat the process, but start the measurement from the other side of the corner.
  3. Place the end of the tape measure against the back edge of the cabinet, along one of the ends.

What is the most durable material for kitchen cabinets? Arguably the most durable material for kitchen cabinets, hardwood is solid wood. Some hardwood types, such as hickory or maple, will resist scratching and denting more than softwood species like walnut and mahogany. However, theformer will cost more due to durability and overall quality.