How to Best Choose Kitchen Counter and Cabinet Colors

Posted By on Feb 9, 2015 | 0 comments


It is not uncommon to spend tens of thousands of dollars on a kitchen renovation. If you plan on parting with so much money, it goes without saying that you want to make the right design choices.

With so many products to choose from, it is important to remain patient as you consider the pros and cons of each one.

Here are three things to consider when choosing kitchen counter and cabinet colors:

1. Lighting. Do you have low hanging lights? How about recessed lights? What about track lighting? This is something many people neglect to consider, which leads them to make a color decision that doesn’t best suit their room.

As a general rule of thumb, light colored counters are best when direct overhead light is at a minimum.

2. Flooring. Some people match their counter and cabinets with the floor, while others prefer a strong contrast. There is no right or wrong decision, but this is something to take into consideration.

Note: if you are changing your flooring as well, don’t hesitate to compare a variety of color combinations.

3. Backsplash. Since your backsplash will run directly into your cabinets and counter, this is a decision you have to think about upfront. To protect against a mistake, choose your backsplash at the same time as your counter and cabinets.

We know that choosing colors for a kitchen renovation project can be a difficult task. If you need any assistance along the way, don’t hesitate to reach out. We are here to provide you with help every step of the way.

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