By Rosemarie Courtois. Kitchen Cabinets. At Wednesday, August 08th 2018, 17:05:37 PM.
This is extremely important to prevent any mishaps in the kitchen. With a soffit, the height of a wall cabinet generally tends to be around 30 inches, and without a soffit, it measures to about 42 inches. The width of wall cabinets should, as much as possible, match the width of the base cabinet. Having similar dimensions, especially where width is concerned, gives the kitchen a sense of uniformity, and enhances its decor.
Now, concentrate on the decoration. The decoration and molding of these cabinets should make them look heavy. This is the first rule. To make them look massive, you need to put on heavy crown molding. You also need to give special attention to the height. You can also have them reaching all the way to the height of your ceiling, while you get the walls behind the kitchen countertops with vertically-installed groove boards and simple tongues. You also need to give special attention to the knobs, handles, hinges, pulls, latches, covers, locks, and keys.
Mostly, these cabinets have standard dimensions, as manufactured by companies. You may need to alter them depending on your individual needs, however, it can be more expensive, and also time-consuming. Once you know the standard dimensions, you can design your kitchen accordingly, saving the time and money that goes into customizing the cabinets.