How to Design Using Maple Kitchen Cabinets

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Understanding the type of wood that you are using for your kitchen cabinets is an important factor that determines the overall look of your kitchen. Some homeowners just pick a type of wood based on appearance while others are looking for specific features of the wood.

Maple kitchen cabinets are slowly becoming an option for many homeowners. Why are they becoming popular? This is a question that you can know when you know about its pros and cons. But before we look at the pros and cons, let’s first explore the wood type itself.

What is maple wood?

It is a type of wood known for its classic natural look. It is pale in color and grows in various parts of the world. America is one of the biggest producers of maple wood in the world.

They are available in many grades, which makes them ideal for home remodeling projects. So, whether you are planning a bathroom or kitchen remodeling project, maple is one of the top considerations that you should have in mind.

Pros of maple kitchen cabinets


The top factor of consideration for most homeowners is durability. The more durable a type of wood is, the more they are likely to go for it. Maple is one of the most durable types of wood in the world. It might be expensive to buy durable cabinetry but it will be worth it in the long run because you won’t have to invest repeatedly.

Great finishes

Maple kitchen cabinets have great finishes that make them adaptive to the home renovation needs of stylish homeowners. You can easily add stains and glazes to maple kitchen cabinets. Therefore, their aesthetics are great.

Versatility in color

Maple takes a more reddish tone than most wood types. This color is versatile and classic. It is versatile because you can paint it to look more like cherry. It is a stylish color because many homeowners like it.

Cons of maple cabinetry

It is expensive

The biggest drawback of maple kitchen cabinets is the cost of this wood type. Maple is an expensive wood that most homeowners can’t afford if their budgets are fixed. Therefore, it is not accessible to many homeowners.

This is the only disadvantage of maple kitchen cabinets. Therefore, it is an option worth considering if you have the budget for it. 

Comments (1)

Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Realty Center 262-567-2455 - Waukesha, WI
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Great information.  Thanks for sharing and have a great day!

Oct 27, 2021 07:16 AM