Tips When Choosing Lighting

Once overlooked in kitchens, under cabinet lighting has gone from an option to a necessity. Cabinet lighting increases the aesthetic value, sets the right mood and provides necessary task lighting for your daily work.With a properly lit kitchen countertop, you can distinguish sugar from salt with ease. Under cabinet lighting makes your cabinetry the focal point of your kitchen. Lighting make..... continue reading

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LED Lighting

By far, the most popular lighting available today.LED lighting offers:Long fixture lifeLow power consumptionHigh efficiencyVirtually no heat emissionSurface and recess installations availableEasy installationSwitching and dimming capabilityWhat you will need:Light fixture*Driver/transformerAdditional accessories for dimming/switching as desired*NOTE:..... continue reading

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Fluorescent Lighting

Fluorescent lighting is both energy-efficient and a great source of light. Fluorescent lighting offers:Economical price Variety of finishes and materialsEasy installationLow heat indexHigh light outputWhat you will need:Light fixturePower cord/hardwire boxInstallation Instructions: Provided on CabinetParts.com in many cases or at manufacturer website...... continue reading

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Halogen Lighting

Halogen lights are perfect accents for under counter lighting, display cases and other applications.Halogen lighting offers:Economical price Variety of finishes and materialsEasy installationSurface or recess installations availableSwitching and dimming optionsWhat you will need:Light fixture*Driver/transformerAdditional dimming/switching accessories as desired..... continue reading

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Tips When Choosing Drawer Slides

Drawer slides are available in many different varieties. There are different weight capacities and uses.You will want to carefully choose the correct drawer slide for your application, and always be sure to read any technical specifications that are available. Specialty drawer slides and systems are available for pantry units, pocket doors, and keyboards. Ask an associate for information...... continue reading

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Center Mount Drawer Slides

Material Choices: Steel with clear zinc finish Weight Capacity: 35 lb to 50 lb (Depending on manufacturer) Extension: Partial extension only Partial Extension (3/4): Drawer box will have approximately ¼ of the drawer length still in the cabinet at farthest extended point. Drawer Slide Length: 13” to 23” (depending on manufacturer). Draw..... continue reading

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Euro Slides (Bottom Mount)

Material Choices: Steel with white epoxy finish Weight Capacity: 75 lb to 100 lb (depending on manufacturer chosen) Extension: Full and Partial (3/4) Full Extension: Drawer box will pull out of the cabinet, and the back of the drawer box will be even with the face of the cabinet. Partial Extension (3/4): Drawer box will have approximately ¼ of the drawer length still ..... continue reading

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Metal Drawer Systems

Material Choices: Steel with white epoxy finish (Blum MetaBox), Stainless Steel, Terra Black, Silk White, Grey (Blum TandemBox and TandemBox Intivo) Weight Capacity: 75 lb to 150 lb Drawer Slide Length: 11” and 26” (Depends on system chosen) Drawer Side Height: 2-1/8” to 8-7/8” (Depends on system chosen) Extension: Full Full extension: Drawer box wil..... continue reading

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Undermount Drawer Slides

Material Choices: Steel Weight Capacity: 75 lb to 155 lb Extension: Full Full Extension: Drawer box will pull out of the cabinet, and the back of the drawer box will be even with the face of the cabinet. Helpful Information: ***All of the requirements for this type slide should be considered before the drawer box is purchased or built.*** Undermount slides have very speci..... continue reading

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Side Mount Drawer slides: Ball bearing slides

Material Choices: Steel with clear zinc, black and white available Weight Capacity: 75 lb to 500 lb Drawer Slide Length: 6” to 60” Available in full extension or 3/4 extension (depending on series and manufacturer) Side Clearance Allowance: = 1/2” to 3/4” Overall opening right to left allowance 1” to 1-1/2” An extra 1/16” should be added to..... continue reading

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Tips When Choosing a Cabinet Lazy Susan

Here are some things that you need to know when ordering a Lazy Susan shelf system. All Lazy Susan shelves are designed to be installed before or after a cabinet is built and a countertop is installed. Lazy Susans are usually designed with two or three shelves, but can have as many as five.CabinetParts.com sells only products and materials from the top manufactures of kitchen organ..... continue reading

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D-Shaped Cabinet Lazy Susan

For maximum space utilization in diagonal wall and base cabinets, the D-Shape lazy Susan is the perfect choice. This type of shelf is used in straight pantry applications and in 45-degree cross corner cabinets as shown. Available in a variety of materials, there is a shelf available for just about any look. Measuring: As a general rule, you want to have about 1" - 2" clearance al..... continue reading

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Pie Cut Cabinet Lazy Susan

Pie cut lazy Susans attach to doors in corner cabinets and spin around into the cabinet with the doors. These are called dependently rotating shelves. Pie cut lazy Susans add a classic look and feel to your kitchen. Note: Picture 3 is of the Omega National Super Susan. It is a system that is independently rotating and not attached to the door. It is included here because the inside corner ..... continue reading

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Half Moon Cabinet Lazy Susan

Blind corner cabinets will be up to 42" long in the corner of the kitchen, with only one door all the way to the right or left of the cabinet.Access hard-to-reach items in your blind corner cabinets by installing a new half moon lazy Susan. CabinetParts.com has a variety of materials and sizes to fit most cabinet styles. These polymer shelf units are available in 31", 33", and 39". The wood ve..... continue reading

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Kidney Cabinet Lazy Susan

Kidney Lazy Susans are made for L-shaped (easy-reach) corner cabinets that are in the corner of the kitchen. These cabinets have doors that are attached together in the middle, but are not attached to the shelf itself.These are independently rotating shelves.CabinetParts.com offers several diameters including 18", 24", 28", and 32" (depending on style). Measuring: As a general ..... continue reading

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Full Circle Cabinet Lazy Susan

Full Circle Lazy Susan shelves come in several diameters for several different size cabinets. Cabinetparts.com offers several diameters including 16", 18", 20", 24", 28", and 32" (Depending on style) Measuring: As a general rule, you want to have about 1" - 2" clearance all the way around the shelf. You will want to measure the inside dimension of your cabinet where the shelf wil..... continue reading

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Kitchen Remodel: Part 1

Hey there! It's Andrew, the CabinetParts.com geek! Today's class is on kitchen remodeling. You have decided that you want to totally redo your kitchen from top to bottom. Hopefully, you have put a lot of thought into this undertaking, because it is going to get hairy in here and you will most likely feel overwhelmed at times. You will say these words several times throughout t..... continue reading

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Kitchen Remodel: Part 2

Hey there! It’s Andrew, the CabinetParts.com Geek and today we are completing our Kitchen Remodel Class with part 2. Let’s Begin our Kitchen Remodel: Part 2 Laminates & Resurface NOTE: In part 1, I emphasized that the first thing you need to do is to decide on a budget that you are comfortable with. This will help yo..... continue reading

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