Whether you’re exploring kitchen cabinet ideas as part of a complete kitchen remodel or want to update, these are the best places to buy kitchen cabinets. Most of the manufacturers on our list offer the option of an in-person consultation where you bring your kitchen plan and work with a professional designer. This service is available at many major retailers such as The Home Depot. Others go even further by customizing every single element of your wardrobes. Whether you want fully designed cabinets or want to try DIY kitchen cabinet installation, these are the builders we trust.
This is our favourite.
1. KraftMaid (Opens in a new tab)
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Known for: Cabinets, storage, appliances, bathroom
Available at: Louie (Opens in a new tab)home depot (Opens in a new tab)
Kraftmaid kitchen cabinets are semi-custom, which means that although you have to choose from a limited selection of styles, colors, and finishes, there is plenty of room to adapt the cabinets to the individual requirements of your kitchen. Kraftmaid offers such a comprehensive selection of styles and cabinet types that you won’t miss a bespoke cabinet maker’s full customization (and higher price to match one). Best of all, you can pick up your own Kraftmaid cabinets at a Home Depot or Lowe’s store. All you have to do is bring your kitchen plan with you and sit down with a Kraftmaid representative.
2. Ikea (Opens in a new tab)
Known for: Furniture and household appliances
Available at: Ikea (Opens in a new tab)
If speed is key to your kitchen remodel, you can’t go wrong with IKEA. Gone are the days when giant kitchen cabinets were associated with poor quality furniture. Nowadays, IKEA cabinets rival many cabinetry brands and have the advantage in immediate availability. Since all the cabinets are self-assembled flat packs, you can pick them up from one of the shelves at an IKEA store near you. The range of styles and finishes is also impressive, as is the useful selection of organizational extras like drawer dividers.
Known for: Kitchen cabinets
Available at: home depot (Opens in a new tab)
One of the most respected makers of kitchen cabinets, American Woodmark manufactures all of its styles in the United States. The company sells through The Home Depot, which makes selecting and ordering cabinets very easy. There are over a dozen combinations to choose from, and the American Woodmark website has helpful tools like a virtual closet finder, budget calculator, and 3-D space planner.
4. Merillats (Opens in a new tab)
Known for: Budget-friendly semi-custom locker
Available at: KSI kitchen and bathroom (Opens in a new tab)Oldenkamp, HJ (Opens in a new tab)
Merillat is the most similar to KraftMaid on our list. This company also makes semi-custom kitchen cabinets, which means you get to choose from a range of styles and finishes suitable for your kitchen dimensions. The selection of styles is smaller than KraftMaid’s, but if you want a classic Shaker kitchen with well-executed cabinetry and the quality of a traditional kitchen, it’s worth a look.
Known for: Tiles, kitchens and bathrooms
Available at: porcelain (Opens in a new tab)
Porcelanosa is the best place to buy kitchen cabinets if you want to explore modern kitchen ideas. Porcelanosa specializes in creating stylish and contemporary cabinets with sleek, modern finishes. If you want your cabinets to be as unobtrusive and streamlined as possible, you can’t go wrong with this brand. Helpfully, there are showrooms of Porcelanosa all over the United States, and you can schedule an appointment in person to discuss your kitchen needs. There is also an option to schedule a virtual appointment if you prefer.
Known for: Kitchen cabinets ready to assemble
Available at: RTA Safes Store (Opens in a new tab)
RTA Cabinet Store is not the only company that offers ready-to-assemble kitchen cabinets, but they are the best in our opinion. All of the company’s safes are US-made (in Pennsylvania), and the customer service is second to none. If you’re considering a makeover for your cabinets, this is the company we recommend for quality, self-assembling cabinets.
7. Pelota (Opens in a new tab)
Known for: Custom kitchen cabinets
Available at: pelota (Opens in a new tab)
For fully custom handcrafted kitchen cabinets for a luxury kitchen, Bilotta is hard to beat. Everything is handcrafted with your choice of paint and/or varnish. The website gives you the option to explore the possibilities in contemporary or classic kitchen styles. With over 70 years in business, the company has a well-deserved reputation for outstanding pricing.
Known for: Luxury kitchen design
Available at: Saint Charles New York (Opens in a new tab)
St. Charles New York, another luxury kitchen manufacturer with a large pedigree, makes kitchens worthy of the brightest interiors magazines. If you value unparalleled versatility and want a kitchen cabinet with lighting, this is the company for you. The attention to detail is second to none, with customization available for everything, right down to the drawer liners.
Known for: English inspired cabinets
Available at: Home Fabrics (Opens in a new tab)
Founded by interior designer Jean Stoffer, Stoffer Home offers a carefully curated collection of English-inspired kitchen cabinets in several attractive finishes and colours. It’s not the widest selection, but the style is so versatile and attractive that it fits in most kitchens. In addition, you will be purchasing your kitchen cabinet from a professional designer who takes pride in quality craftsmanship.