The Best Custom Cabinets Are Frameless

The custom cabinets we build at MKE Cabinetry are “frameless”, a contemporary, European style that has become quite popular in the United States in recent years. But why choose the frameless cabinet? There are many reasons why we believe that frameless cabinets are the best choice for your Milwaukee-area home. From a sleeker look, to ease of access, to more storage space, frameless custom cabinets offer many benefits. Let us help you understand frameless cabinets.

What is a Framed Cabinet?

While we build “frameless” cabinets, it’s important to understand the alternative “framed” cabinets. Framed cabinets, of course, are very common, and many homeowners choose to go this route. Considered to be a more traditional style, framed cabinets have a frame that goes around the front door of the cabinet and this is where the doors are attached. One type of framed cabinet is called “inset”, which is a traditional look where the door sits flush with the cabinet face frame. An “overlay” door is when the entire door lays on top of the frame. There are standard and full overlay options. The doors attach to the frame itself, allowing for stability for the box.

What are Frameless Custom Cabinets?

The construction of frameless cabinets is quite simple. Without a face frame on these cabinets, the door or drawer attaches to the box. This option offers the most storage space inside the cabinet. With no frame there is full access to the cabinet interior, giving you more storage capacity in the cabinets and drawers. 

Frameless Cabinets are Contemporary

The modern look of frameless cabinets is quite beloved in Europe and gaining popularity in the United States. Frameless cabinetry has a sleeker look with seamless lines, and cabinet doors that are attached directly to the side. Homeowners typically like frameless cabinets due to their contemporary look. Much more modern as compared to traditional American cabinet construction. This gives them a clean look that suits all design styles. Without the frame, the cabinets rely on a thicker box for strength and stability. 

Frameless Cabinets Offer More Storage

One major benefit of frameless cabinets is more storage space than you will find with framed or inset cabinets. This is because frameless cabinets offer: easy-to-adjust shelves, greater access to items without a center rail, the ability to fit wide items and more drawer space. 

If you are remodeling your Milwaukee kitchen, frameless cabinets are the better option for smaller kitchens in which every bit of space counts. With no frame or center stile, frameless cabinets generally have higher wall depth. Drawers are deeper and upper cabinets are larger. This means a lot of extra cabinet storage for dishes, cookware, and appliances like food processors, juicers, and bread machines.

Quality Construction & Materials

At MKE Cabinetry, we bring you top-level construction and high-quality materials. We build cabinet boxes with all-plywood construction and soft close doors/drawers. With expert craftsmanship and attention to detail, our custom cabinets feature solid hardwood drawer boxes with dovetail joints. Conversely, stock cabinets do not offer the same level of quality or functionality.

These frameless cabinets are made from high-quality materials and with top construction expertise.

Get Started on Your Project

At MKE Cabinetry, we believe that frameless custom cabinets are the best option for homeowners. First you need to determine what type of cabinets you want in your home. Do frameless cabinets fit the aesthetics of your Milwaukee home? Are you looking for maximum storage and custom sized cabinets?  You will get the highest level of quality in custom cabinetry from the Milwaukee custom cabinet makers at MKE Cabinetry.

Take the first step and request an estimate for your project!

Frameless Cabinets Frequently Asked Questions

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