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By : Jessica Payne

Ready To Assemble Kitchen Cabinets: A Home Buyer's Guide To Inexpensive Kitchen Remodel

By: Jessica Payne

RTA or Ready To Assemble Kitchen Cabinets have been the buzz these day in kitchen remodeling. If you are considering a kitchen remodel project these cheap kitchen cabinets might be the solution for you. However, before taking that plunge you might want to do some research to educate yourself on these products.

Purchasing inexpensive kitchen cabinets can be a disaster if you don't know what to look for. You must look for great quality and affordability. It is possible to obtain a custom looking kitchen without paying custom prices. Use this guide to help you identify quality cheap kitchen cabinets.

Dove Tail Drawers

Dovetail drawer construction is not only incredibly strong and long-lasting, but is aesthetically beautiful. Be sure to look out for solid wood drawer boxes.

Plywood Boxes construction

Ask about the cabinet box construction. Plywood boxes that are 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick are usually more durable than those that are particle board, glued and stapled.

Drawer glides

Look around for under mounted, full extension and soft closing glides. Most of the better ready to assemble cabinets already come with these features or offer them as an upgrade. These are features that were previously found only in semi custom or custom cabinets.


Look for shelves that are 3/4 inch thick and made from plywood for strength and durability.


Reviewing the companies warranty, return and cancellation policy can save you a headache later on. Most ready to assemble cabinets now carry a one to five year warranty.

Adding accessories such as moldings, glass doors and corbels can dramatically improve the look of your kitchen but also increases the price significantly. Also be aware that choosing different wood specie can also have an effect on pricing.

Here at StockCabinetExpress we've done all the work for you by offering the very best in RTA kitchen cabinets. We're honest about the materials and the construction that go into our kitchen cabinets. Click here to view the construction specifications for your cabinet of choice.

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