Cost of Cabinets and Drawers - On the House

Cost of Cabinets and Drawers

By on June 26, 2014

Planning a kitchen remodel and want to keep costs to a minimum? Start by becoming an informed kitchen cabinet buyer because that’s where a lot of your budget goes. A simple thing like knowing the price difference between cabinet doors and drawers will help.

Cabinets with lots of doors are the cheapest way to go — and with each drawer you add, the price increases. This is because a door is cut from one piece of material while even the simplest drawer has five pieces. They have four sides and a bottom plus drawer slides which are far more expensive than hinges. So, to control costs, keep drawers to a minimum.

A cabinet with a door and a drawer costs more than one with a door alone and a pullout drawer hidden behind a door is even more expensive. When a contractor or dealer suggests adding drawers, expect the price to increase accordingly. On the other hand, if they’re going for a low bid, you can bet drawers and pullouts will be kept to a minimum. Remember: using more doors keeps cash in your drawers. 

About onthehouse

Keep up with The Carey Brothers

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news, tips and updates from our team as we put on our radio show - On The House, go to trade and consumer shows and share our journey in home improvement, building and home products.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Pin It on Pinterest