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Upper Kitchen Cabinets With Glass Doors

Designing your kitchen is one of the most exciting parts of remodeling because your kitchen is often the heart of your home, where you gather, cook, socialize, and even entertain. One design element that has been around for years and is still incredibly popular is the glass top cabinet door. Glass cabinets look great in the right design, but they also have some drawbacks. Before you decide to choose them for your kitchen, here are some advantages and disadvantages of glass cabinet doors. Check them out to see if they are suitable for your space !

What are the pros of glass kitchen cabinets?

In large kitchens with numerous cabinets, solid wood cabinet doors can look monotonous. On the other hand, glass cabinets can break the monotony. By using just a few glass panels in selected cabinets or placing attractive cookware behind clear glass, you add interest to your kitchen.

Transparent cabinet doors allow you to use the space to create a unique design element. Cover the back of the cabinets with eclectic wallpaper, install mirrors or add lighting inside the cabinet. You can also use the glass itself as an opportunity to create interest, for example by installing stained glass or even adding stained glass to the frames.

They make kitchens look bigger, just like mirrors, glass front kitchen cabinets also reflect and diffuse light throughout the room, making it feel open and spacious. Placing glass front cabinets near windows or in corners allows more light to be reflected for maximum effect.

They make it easier to find kitchen utensils: the glass front kitchen cabinets are transparent, so you can find the necessary kitchen equipment without even opening the door. They're also a great way to display kitchenware compared to open shelving because you don't have to worry about it breaking.

Glass-fronted kitchen cabinets are waterproof and stain-resistant, making them easier to clean. So you can just wipe and go!

What are the cos of glass kitchen cabinets?

They’re fragile.Glass-front kitchen cabinet doors are prone to cracking and breaking, that’s why you should handle them with care and close them gently.

They make clutter visible. Although it is mentioned earlier that glass-front kitchen cabinet doors are a great way to display kitchenware, that is if they’re arranged and organized.

Not arranging them in piles, according to kind and color, will only make your kitchen look like a mess and worse, everyone who will enter your kitchen will be able to see it.

Glass kitchen cabinet doors are versatile, timeless, and elegant, that’s why it’s a good material choice for any kitchen style.

Do you think that glass kitchen cabinets are for you? If yes, you’re all set to change up things in your kitchen! Just leave it to the pros, sit back and relax! Feel free to visit our showroom  at  5247 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60630  for actual choices or contact us at 312-391-8142 today!


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