Types of cabinets & drawers


Any number of different types of cabinet and drawer configurations can be used to arrange your pots, pans and crockery - and any number of different materials and mechanisms can be used to construct them. Read on to find out more about what you need to consider when planning storage spaces in your kitchen.

Kitchen cabinets or carcasses

Find out what kitchen cabinets are made of, how they're put together, what parts they involve, and what sorts of options you have when choosing cabinets for your kitchen.

Kitchen pantries

Pantries are a convenient way to store food in a kitchen. They can be built and arranged in any number of different ways - including as walk-in pantries and climate controlled pantries. Learn how to plan your pantry.

Kitchen drawers

How to choose kitchen drawers

How many drawers will you have? What will you need them for - and where's the best place to put them? Will they be soft-closing? Find out what you need to consider when planning your kitchen drawers.

Soft closing door mechanisms or door checks

Not only can slamming doors be loud and intrusive, but it can also cause damage to the door hardware. Find out how soft closing door mechanisms work to prevent this.

Lazy susans & other specialty hardware

Revolving corner cabinets (also called lazy susan cabinets) are one of a few ways to make use of every inch of space in the corners of your kitchen cabinets, and to do away with 'hard to reach' spots.

How to choose a pot rack

Racks to hang your pots from offer a handy way to keep your cooking utensils readily accessible. Having said that, they're better suited to some kitchens than others. Find out what's involved when choosing a pot rack.

Cabinet materials and veneers

These days, cabinets can be made from all kinds of materials - either as veneers or as solid materials. Find out more about the different options that are available, and some of the things you'll need to consider when choosing.

Kitchen cabinet kickboards

Kick boards are the bottom face of your cabinets where they meet the floor. These can be constructed in a range of different styles, and as a small visual touch can make a huge difference to how your kitchen looks.