Cabinet Finish Trends for 2022

Kitchen Cabinet Finish Trends

A great kitchen starts with great cabinets. Add character to your room with a cabinet finish that says quality and style. When it comes to finishing your kitchen cabinets, there are numerous factors to consider from frame style to wood species, hardware, and accessories.

Manufactured cabinets offer superior longevity. You’ll choose things like door style, hinge type, paint or stain and interior accessories. Today’s manufactured cabinets are a showpiece in your home as well as create function for your family.

Here are some choices you’ll make when designing a new kitchen.

Stained Cabinets

A stain is a clear treatment that adds color to wood while allowing its natural grain and beauty to come through. Stains are available in a limited number of hues and are typically used to enhance the inherent color of the wood. Many homeowners prefer staining because it penetrates deeply into the wood. It can be used to enhance the natural color of wood while also protecting it inside. If you want to highlight the exquisite grains of the hardwood species, this is the way to go.

Since its founding in 1981, R.D. Henry & Co. has been focused on delivering high-quality, beautiful, manufactured cabinetry that enhances the heart and soul of your home. Explore their collection of classic stains to uncover the personality and style of your new kitchen. Standard stains emphasize the beauty of the wood grain and can be modified by adding any glaze and/or a combination of our aging techniques.

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Painted Cabinet Finish

Paint is a smooth and solid surface finish. Cabinet paints come in a variety of hues and may be readily applied to hardwood, plywood, cabinet doors, and end panels.

Manufactured cabinets resist UV fading and yellowing that often occurs with cabinets painted on site. The painted finishes are created using a multi-step process that includes final top coating with an oven-baked varnish for superior durability.

Can’t decide what color you should paint your cabinets? Manufacturers have a growing palette of custom paint colors available from white to distressed finished.

Waterborne (UV) Cabinet Finish

Waterborne UV chemistry has seen tremendous expansion in the interior industrial wood industries due to its great performance, low solvent emissions, and better production efficiency. The waterborne coating is scratch-resistant, low in volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and contains no formaldehyde. Waterborne finishes require less downtime between application and use because they are diffused in water. These solutions fulfil or exceed strict regulatory requirements while meeting or exceeding the highest performance standards. Waterborne ultra-violet (UV) finishes are available from our custom cabinet manufacturers.

Distressed Cabinet Finish

Distressed kitchen cabinets are accomplished with a weathered faux finish approach that mimics years of wear on cabinets. Transformation of a painted cabinet creates character by distressing. Here is an example of a kitchen redesign featuring a distressed finish.

Distressed Cabinet Finish

Using samples and browsing photos and design books is the simplest approach to getting a sense of what you like and don’t like until you settle on something more particular. Make a note of the ones that really speak to you. Be ready to share this with your design expert, and your project preparation will go much more smoothly.

Work with a Qualified Partner

Working with a highly qualified partner helps assure that your home remodeling project goes smoothly. Do you dream of a new space? When it’s time to upgrade your kitchen with new countertops, flooring or cabinets, hire J&M Construction & Remodeling to handle the work. Schedule remodeling services from J&M Construction & Remodeling. Our staff works with you to understand your needs. After we’re done, you’re sure to love the freshly remodeled rooms of your Humble or Kingwood, TX home. Call us at (281) 359-3550 to get started.

Works Cited

 Cabinet paint colors. Showplace Cabinetry. (2021, October 25). Retrieved November 16, 2021, from

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