Do you want to add a little extra something to your kitchen cabinetry to give it a little more style? Try custom mouldings! Custom mouldings are wooden accents that are built onto either the top of bottom of your cabinetry to give it more style. This small detail can make an entire kitchen look more impressive and stylish. Here are a few types of mouldings to consider.
You can’t go wrong with a classic crown moulding. This style of moulding has been around for centuries. It is constructed to have layers of texture that add an elegant flair to any room. Crown mouldings are usually placed at the top of a room to make the room seem larger. If you want to extend your cabinetry to the ceiling, a crown moulding is a great way to do without without exposing a hard corner. Because of the long history of the crown moulding, adding it to your kitchen can create a regal and historic effect.
This type of moulding is composed of a wooden valance and underlighting. The valance is attached to the bottom edges of your kitchen cabinetry, which adds a bit of extra texture to your cabinets. A valance can also disguise the bottoms of your cabinets. Subtle lighting is attached to the bottoms of your cabinets to create a stylish glow that also helps to brighten your work areas.
Finally, a shoe moulding goes on the very bottom of your lower cabinets where the toe kick board is. However, unlike the toe kick board, a shoe moulding is only on the sides, rather than along the entire bottom. Shoe moulding connects the cabinets directly to the floor on each side, with exposed space in between for the toe kick board. Shoe mouldings are good for making your cabinetry appear more solid and supported.
Since 1993, Elite Kitchens has been the premiere remodeling company for the DC Metro area. We’re your source for quality, brand-name European cabinetry, including the highly-rated Leicht brand cabinetry. We can help you every step of the way, with trained, in-house designers to high-class cabinetry to experienced installers. We take strides to maintain our excellent reputation by putting an emphasis on the quality of our products and the care of our services for each and every client. This is why we’re a “word of mouth” company. No advertisements, no frills, just old-fashioned, quality craftsmanship. That’s what makes us “The Recommended Kitchen and Bathroom Remodeler”!
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