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Wholesale Kitchen Cabinets Showroom in Los Angeles Celebrates Our 20th Anniversary Cabinet City, a leading Los Angeles distributor of kitchen cabinets and home improvement products, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Unsurprisingly, we have made it a year to remember with an amazing new release and beautiful updates to our showroom.Before we go into all of that, though, we wanted to take some time to review the past 20 years of growth and wonderful kitchen remodels:When Cabinet City was founded by husband and wife team Kenny and Lisa, it was with only Honey Oak and Square Beech styles available--we...

Preparing your home to withstand a flurry of activity For many of us growing up, our moms had that one room that she said was reserved for “special occasions”. Out of the entire home it was the single place that was consistently immaculately kept – and we were forbidden from setting foot in it. Now you’re grown with a family of your own and you believe that such a scenario just isn’t possible in your home. You need all the space that’s available, there’s too much going on. But that doesn’t mean that you want to live in a house that...

Essentials this room shouldn’t be without!If you are about to remodel, or better yet, moving into a new home, you are probably already experiencing the excitement of designing and decorating each room. It is truly anxiety of the best kind! Some rooms, like the kitchen, will take up the majority of your deliberation as well as most of your cash! Bedrooms might need to reflect other personalities so you may get a break on one or two of those, but it is the living room where you really can establish your flair! It’s pretty straightforward. Living rooms typically consist of...

Maintaining efficiency despite constraints Most homeowners who have done a minimum of kitchen research know what the kitchen work triangle is. It’s a system that has been proven efficient, recognized as a standard method of working in the kitchen for over a hundred years. It was conceived first in Europe. But it wasn’t until the mid - 1900’s when kitchens were reimagined as one-person rooms removed from the rest of the home that the triangle was refined into the general layout that would go on to set the groundwork for future generations. Typically the framework contained only a range, sink and fridge....

A look at the science of Melamine kitchen cabinets For the budget conscious they’re a lucky find. For the stylish eye they’re a sly choice. They are typically used for European style cabinets where synthetic substances are typically preferred over real or hard wood. I am speaking of the man-made material known as “Melamine”. Hang on folks, it’s about to get a little technical…A substrate of pressed wood, medium density fiberboard (aka “MDF”) or plywood is heat-sealed between paper that is covered in a special resin. Thermally fused melamine combines with formaldehyde in a chemical melding process, thus serving to create...

From kitchen cabinets to outdoor furniture, wood laminate is all around us The process of lamination is the bonding of two surfaces together with heat and glue to form a more durable material. Plastic lamination is the most common form; it’s what protects most of your ID’s and credit cards. And that is essentially the purpose of lamination, to protect something from the elements and the immediate environment.The process of wood lamination is really quite old and possibly the first. The tombs of the pharaohs contained traces of wood that have been laminated in an ancient process. It is known that...

What to consider when creating a color scheme What do you need to know when choosing colors for the kitchen? Maybe you could save some time and opt for the basic black and white design. But, would that look okay with wooden kitchen cabinets? It’s time to step back, and think about it…There are no rules to choosing a color scheme for your kitchen. Nothing is set in stone. Some folks hire designers to help them through. There’s certainly no shame in that. Others trust their instinct, their ability to assemble their kitchen tastefully. Whichever route taken, it’s good to be...