BlogThe Benefits of Having IKEA Cabinets

May 27, 2022

The Benefits of Having IKEA Cabinets

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Are you considering IKEA cabinets for your new kitchen? There’s a lot to love about the cabinets offered by this Swedish furniture and home goods company.

But how do you know they will be right for you? You like the price in comparison to other cabinet companies but you might also be concerned about getting a quality product.

Let’s put your fears to rest and look at some of the benefits of choosing IKEA kitchen cabinets.

1. Low Price Point

One of the most attractive things about IKEA cabinets is the low price point. In fact, this is what often turns customers’ heads. Depending on the options you choose, you could outfit a 10 x 10 kitchen with cabinets for under $1000.

At IKEA prices, you can even let loose and allow yourself to get a little fancy with your kitchen cabinet choices. You still won’t break your budget!


2. Good Quality

But the low price might also make customers wonder if these cabinets are worth it quality-wise.

It’s true that IKEA cabinets are not made from solid wood. That’s a big part of why they can get the price down. Instead, they are made with materials like plastic, particleboard, and MDF.

However, these materials offer impressive strength and durability for the price. Plus, they are often laminated with veneers that further improve the quality of the finished product.


3. Modular Design

IKEA makes it simple to organize your kitchen exactly how you want it. The modular design allows you to easily put together pre-made cabinets in different configurations.

This means that the cabinets do not have to be specially made to fit your kitchen’s layout. Being able to buy pre-made ones from your neighbourhood IKEA is another factor in keeping the cost down.


4. DIY Installation

Another big money-saving benefit is the ability to install the cabinets yourself. Homeowners with a bit of DIY experience will find that IKEA cabinets are relatively easy to install.

Of course, if you go the DIY route, you’ll void the impressive 25-year warranty that IKEA offers. To be eligible for this warranty, they have to be installed by IKEA.

However, it’s always nice to have the option.


5. Replacement Parts Are Easy

Because of their surprising durability, you aren’t likely to need to fix your IKEA cabinets that often. However, if you do have a problem (such as water damage from a leaky sink), the modular design makes it super easy to fix.

Since everything comes in standard sizes, you can just order a replacement part for the specific piece that you need. You won’t have to sift through a bunch of options looking for one to modify, or have a custom piece made, or buy more than you need just to get a specific part.

Wouldn’t it be nice if everything about home maintenance were this easy?


6. Multiple Design Options

IKEA also offers multiple design options. Their selection of colours and styles might not be as huge as a high-end custom cabinet builder but you also aren’t limited to just a couple of choices.

Choose smooth finishes with no door handles for a sleek, modern look. Or opt for warm wooden cabinets for a more rustic or farmhouse-style kitchen feel. They also offer both dark and light colours so you can create the look you want.

Plus, you can easily design your kitchen for free with their expert IKEA kitchen designers. With IKEA, you won’t feel like you have to get a degree in interior decorating just to get your kitchen to look nice.


Custom Kitchen Cabinets without the Custom Kitchen Price

As you can see, IKEA kitchen cabinets are pretty awesome. There’s a reason people get so excited about them!

The only downside is that IKEA kitchen cabinets tend to be rather plain. Though they have a range of styles to choose from, there aren’t options for customization. That’s just the way it is when you’re getting inexpensive cabinets.

However, with Swedish Door, you can have your cake and eat it too!

Our custom cabinet doors here at Swedish Door are compatible with IKEA boxes. And the door is the only part of the cabinet that you actually see anyway.

This means that you can buy inexpensive IKEA cabinet boxes (the expensive part of cabinets). Then, cover them with custom doors from Swedish Door for a custom kitchen look without the custom kitchen price!

Check out Swedish Door today to discover your kitchen’s amazing new look!

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