The first task of choosing a kitchen cabinet is to look at the materials, including cabinet materials, panel materials, and countertop materials. It is necessary to choose materials reasonably according to your own home style and required functions.
1.Classification of kitchen cabinet panel materials
In the classification of cabinet materials, there are five main categories: cabinets, cabinet door panels, hardware, countertop marble, and electrical appliances. The kitchen cabinet materials are generally: solid wood panels, particle boards, MDF, moisture-proof boards, etc.The classification of door panels, cabinets and door panels mainly includes: solid wood panels, plastic panels, baking boards, UV panels, double decorative panels, carbon light door panels, precision panels Steel door panels.
2. Advantages and disadvantages of kitchen cabinet panel materials
Solid wood board: made of solid wood, good decorative effect, durable and beautiful, expensive, frequent maintenance, high-grade home decoration.
Fireproof plate type: widely used, bright color, various edge sealing styles, wear-resistant, high-temperature resistant, scratch-resistant, easy to deform and bend, easy to glue and crack, suitable for ordinary families.
Moulded board: rich colors, realistic wood grain, no cracking and deformation, poor high temperature resistance, the theme should not be too long or it will be easily deformed, and it is suitable for household care in the kitchen.
Baking board: bright color, easy to clean High technical requirements, high reject rate, fear of bumps, hard to repair damage, suitable for carefully maintained kitchens.
Crystal board: The surface is bright, the price is reasonable, the wear resistance and scratch resistance are poor, and it will change color when exposed to heat for a long time. It is not an ideal material for cabinet door panels.
Love home board: the surface is flat, not easy to deform, bright color, wear resistance and corrosion resistance. The style is relatively single, which is suitable for families who do not have high requirements for cabinet panel style.
Six different cabinet panel materials have their own advantages and disadvantages. When buying, consumers need to pay attention to the various characteristics and choose the materials that are suitable for the actual situation of their home.
3.Classification of countertop materials
In the construction of the cabinet, the closest contact with our food is the countertop. The durability and antibacterial properties of the countertop directly affect our daily life. More and more consumers are paying attention to the environmental protection and hygiene issues of the countertop. Kitchen countertops can be divided into artificial stone countertops, refractory countertops, stainless steel countertops, and marble countertops.
4. Advantages and disadvantages of countertop materials
Artificial stone countertop: It is made of stone powder and artificial fiber, and is made of high temperature and high pressure. It has no pores on the surface, and has strong stain resistance, acid resistance, corrosion resistance, abrasion resistance and easy cleaning.
Refractory board countertop: The base material is MDF, and the facing is fire-resistant board. The colors are colorful and diverse, fire-proof, moisture-proof, oil-resistant, acid- and alkali-resistant, high-temperature-resistant, easy to clean and easy to be attacked by water and moisture, and will be degummed and deformed if used improperly.
Stainless steel table top: Stainless steel is durable, easy to clean, strong in practicality, with few changes, limited style, and improper handling of corners can easily hurt people.
Marble: Marble is hard in texture, scratch-resistant, and has good abrasion resistance. The texture is beautiful, and it is easy to accumulate greasy dirt. The crevices are prone to bacteria and cracks.
The table tops of the four materials have their own points. According to the different materials, the prices are also significantly different. According to the actual situation, the purchase of materials is the smartest.