You’d be surprised how useful beautiful built-in cabinetry, including cupboards, drawers, shelving and more, can be in almost any room of your home. Sure, built-ins can always be created after the fact, but they often scream of afterthought.
If you are already hiring skilled custom home builders to create your ideal house, think through your needs for each space and plan right from the start for any and all functional, good-looking features that can be integrated as part of the original design, rather than squeezed in down the road. Great custom cabinetry should be high on the list.
Efficiency and Elegance Go Hand in Hand
Who do you know who can claim they have sufficient storage space and wouldn’t appreciate the benefits of a number of attractive built-in systems that more than meet their needs? Ample storage is highly desirable, but looks count, too. Premade, machine-fabricated cabinets from DIY centres just don’t cut it when it comes to class, and their standard dimensions are unlikely to fit the unique vision of your custom home builders.
Gorgeously crafted cabinetry seamlessly becomes part of an entire room. In addition to efficiency and great design, budget also can’t be overlooked: it makes sense to have as much as possible incorporated into your custom home builders’ original scheme. Don’t change your mind midstream; significantly altering or adding in later on, when the building process is well underway, ultimately costs exponentially more.
Maximum Matching and Picking the Personal
Creative custom home builders can give you elegant and unobtrusive built-in cabinets that immediately bring a cohesive feel not only to an entire room, but to your brand new house as a whole. Overall style, as well as choices for wood, glass and accent materials will be complementary and echo pleasingly throughout.
Custom Home Builders: Run with the Wolves, not the Sheep
Most stock cabinets don’t always fit into the size of the space without wasted space, fillers or something being out of proportion. It also limits the design ability to keep the aesthetic flow and unique function of the home.
When expert craftsmen create your custom cabinetry from scratch, there’s no chance of a piecemeal effect. Compare customized cabinets with their stock counterparts to appreciate their refinement and superiority. Why settle for off-the-rack when there’s a perfect opportunity to have the perfection of tailor made?
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Doug Kerr is the owner of Kerr Construction in Vancouver. With over 25 years of experience in the renovation and new home construction business, he has developed the Kerr System for designing and building. With this Design/Build system he has helped hundreds of clients achieve their dream homes while also winning multiple national and provincial building and renovations awards. Being a former world-class athlete…” Read more.