Kitchen Cabinets

We have been servicing Los Angeles & Orange County with RTA kitchen & bath cabinets since 1998. We are a retail showroom, dealer & licensed contractor. You can depend on our excellent kitchen cabinet design services & inventory year around. We provide over 50 styles of high quality solid wood kitchen cabinets. The kitchen is an important part of a home, some say its were most family memories are made. If you make the choice to let us remodel your kitchen, we promise you we will make your kitchen remodeling experience go smoothly & as perfectly as possible. We are very easy to work with. We guarantee we will take care of any problems that might arise without an argument. One of our main goals is: in the future when you think about the contractor who remodeled your kitchen, we want you to think of nothing but good things & pleasant experiences.

Visualize Your Kitchen

How much will my new kitchen cabinets cost?

Getting a kitchen cabinet estimate & professional 3D design is as easy as 1-2-3!

Send us measurements & pictures via email, text or walk in - or we offer free in home measurements.

Tell us what door style & cabinet color you’re interested in.

You will then receive an itemized quote & 3D design that is 98%-100% accurate!

Rest assured, we will go over the fine details & revisions of your custom design together at a later stage in your home – However, your price quote will not change!

Our Kitchen Cabinets

Our Kitchen Cabinet Quality

Our ready to assemble / semi custom Kitchen Cabinets are considered PREMIUM, they are not standard, and definitely not economy grade – What this means is that all of our cabinets come with premium construction as the standard. From the cabinet casework to the hardware to the hydraulic under mount soft close rail system, everything comprised to built our cabinets are truly premium specs – our cabinets are truly long lasting, if treated correctly the cabinets will easily last 25 + years!

There is absolutely no particle board (mdf) used in the construction of our cabinets. We use a mixture of certified solid wood & cabinet grade plywood.

Please visit one of our showrooms to check out our Kitchen & Bath Cabinets in person. While you are here we can show & explain each part of our kitchen and bath cabinets.

Specifications list:

  • Solid Hardwood Face Frame
  • Solid Hardwood Dovetail Drawer 1/2″ Thick Sides Drawer Construction Box
  • Fully Concealed Soft-Closing Door Hinges
  • Soft Close, Full-Access / Extension Steel Undermount Guides
  • Plywood Toe Kick
  • Full-Height Back Panel
  • 3/4″ Thick Casework Panels
  • 6 Way Adjustable European Style
  • Adjustable 3/4″ Shelf
  • 1/2″ or 5/8” Cabinet Grade Plywood Casework
  • 1/2″ Thick Grade Plywood Box Construction
  • Metal Brackets Reinforcements for Base Cabinets
  • Double Doweled Face Frame Joint
  • 3/4” x 1 1/2” Hardwood Face Frame
  • Premium Quite Close Door Bumpers

Door Styles Available:

  • Shaker
  • Raised Panel / Recessed Panel
  • Flat slab door (euro style)
  • Inset & Overlay features

Popular Kitchen Cabinets

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Kitchen Cabinet Accessories & Storage Solutions

We design & plan every kitchen to maximize storage, without sacrificing cosmetic appearance. We focus on large drawers in the areas were they are needed, a spice rack immediately next to the stove/cook top and of course a thrash can cabinet to the right or left of the sink. Please come into one of our showrooms to view these items in person.

  • Roll Out Trays
  • Glass Doors
  • Spice Rack
  • Lazy Susan
  • Thrash Can Cabinet
  • Custom Crown Molding
  • Custom raised lower cabinets via toe kick (for very tall people)
  • Light Rail Molding
  • Fake door /dummy door
  • Apron sink base cabinets

We will send you a 3D design showing your overall layout & features.

Features

SOFT CLOSE DRAWERS & DOORS ARE THE STANDARD HERE @ CHOICE GRANITE & KITCHEN CABINETS INC

ALL OF OUR KITCHEN CABINETS CONTAIN SOLID WOOD & CABINET GRADE PLYWOOD CASEWORK! NO PARTICLE BOARD USED AT ALL – EVER!

COMBINE OUR RTA KITCHEN CABINETS WITH REV-A-SHELF ACCESSORIES FOR A CUSTOM LOOK, BUT WITHOUT THE CUSTOM PRICE TAG!

WE DESIGN TO MEET OUR CLIENTS NEEDS, THIS IS WHAT SEPARATES US FROM OUR COMPETITORS.

ROLL OUT TRAYS WORK WONDERS FOR SMALL & LARGE KITCHENS

LAZY SUSANS ARE PERFECT FOR THE DEAD SPACE IN THE CORNERS OF A KITCHEN LAYOUT

SPICE RACKS ARE USUALLY LOCATED NEXT TO THE OVEN

TRASH CAN CABINETS ARE USUALLY LOCATED NEXT TO THE SINK

Kitchen Cabinet Basics

Kitchen cabinets come In a wide variety of shapes, finishes and styles. Whether they are traditional framed or contemporary frameless cabinets their basic construction is similar – they all have a back inside with either adjustable or fix shelving in a drawer or a doo. Different styles of doors, drawer fronts and hardware will give your cabinets their individual character and personality. As important as looks and style are to a room’s atmosphere, keep in mind that the main purpose of cabinets is to provide adequate storage for foodstuffs and cooking utensils… don’t sacrifice convenience, efficiency and utility In your cabinet design just for a cosmetic difference because the beauty will take a backseat to function after you’ve had to work around a cumbersome cabinet layout.

Framed Vs. Frameless Kitchen Cabinets

When it comes to cabinet construction, there are Frame cabinets have openings that are completely surrounded by face frames made of vertical stiles and horizontal rails. Door hinges are attached directly to these frames. Framed cabinets give a traditional look.

Frameless cabinets sometimes called European style have a more contemporary styling than traditional frame cabinets. Frameless cabinets use a special concealed hinge that are attached to the inside walls of the cabinets.

Inset cabinets are basically the same thing as framed cabinets, however one key aesthetic difference is the frame sits flush with the doors and drawers. The opposite style of this is called full overlay construction, where the doors and drawers sit in front of the frame, behind will be the frame reveal. Full overlay is the more common style.

What exactly are inset Kitchen Cabinets

Inset doors and drawers are flush with the frame, they do not set over the frame with a reveal. This provides a smooth, clean look. You will have to use hardware, as you cannot finger open the drawers and doors.

Planning and preparation for Cabinet installation

When it comes to cabinet construction, there are Frame cabinets have openings that are completely surrounded by face frames made of vertical stiles and horizontal rails. Door hinges are attached directly to these frames. Framed cabinets give a traditional look.

Frameless cabinets sometimes called European style have a more contemporary styling than traditional frame cabinets. Frameless cabinets use a special concealed hinge that are attached to the inside walls of the cabinets.

Inset cabinets are basically the same thing as framed cabinets, however one key aesthetic difference is the frame sits flush with the doors and drawers. The opposite style of this is called full overlay construction, where the doors and drawers sit in front of the frame, behind will be the frame reveal. Full overlay is the more common style.

We have been designing kitchens for 20 years and are also licensed in the State of CA – we can help you prepare the best design for your kitchen.

Our Ready-to-Assemble (RTA) Cabinets

We only offer RTA cabinets available in frameless or framed. can be framed or frameless. RTA cabinets come flat packed in a box from overseas factories. The wood is usually from North America. All items of the wall (W) and base (B) cabinets are inside the box, such as the doors, drawer, drawer box, hinges, hardware etc. Cabinet items are usually connected with a cam – lock system / screw and plate fasteners. RTA assembly does requires experts skill to ensure the cabinets are safely assembled & perfectly leveled to the wall during the installation. RTA is the way to go, since RTA has become mainstreamed, there is rarely a need to reface or buy new custom cabinets. RTA provides you with a custom look, without the custom price tag! RTA cabinets come in many sizes, over 30-40 different upper and lower cabinet sizes – RTA kitchen and bath cabinets can accommodate 90-95% of kitchen layouts – there truly is no reason to go custom in the year 2020.

Different type of Kitchen Shape Layouts

There are many different types of kitchen layouts. It is very important to select the best layout according to your needs & amount of space you have to work with. You do not want any space to be left unused. We can help you plan the perfect layout & overall design suited for you.

One Wall Kitchen Layout

L-Shaped Kitchen Layout

Gallery Kitchen Layout

U-Shaped Kitchen Layout

G-Shaped Kitchen Layout

L-Shaped with Island

Moldings

There are many types of moldings that are used in a standard or custom kitchen that add visual interest in your kitchen such as (A) baseboard, (B)crown, (c) hardwood strips (d) ornamental, (e) shelf edge and (f) trim or cove moldings.

Moldings

There are many types of moldings that are used in a standard or custom kitchen that add visual interest in your kitchen such as (A) baseboard, (B)crown, (c) hardwood strips (d) ornamental, (e) shelf edge and (f) trim or cove moldings.

Essential tools

There are about 32-36 combined various hand tools & power tools needed to complete a professional kitchen cabinet installation, in addition to years of experience and planning kitchen design and cabinet installation, let us – the professionals take care of your install for you, we do not have a huge mark up & we are licensed, insured and bonded!

Important things to know about purchasing your kitchen cabinets

There are many details when it comes to creating a cabinet, there are even more details to know when planning and designing a kitchen. We do not expect you to know everything by heart, but to simplify things when it comes to selecting a cabinet company and contractor, there are a few things to make it easy for you to know when shopping: The color, door style and species of wood are your must knows, Its important to stay away from particle board and lower grade materials/lumber as these materials will deteriorate quickly. And last but not least, make sure your doors and drawers come equipped with soft close hinges & hardware! Always remember these 3 things : quality, functionality, style – stick to that and you will be fine.

Look for a balance of design and functionality: Ask yourself if your kitchen functions well with the way you live. Cabinets with your most frequently used items should be located and arranged most conveniently, with items you don’t use everyday stored out of the way. The design and style of your cabinetry should also fit your own personal taste.

Your Space: Know your style. Identification of your own personal decorative style is key to selecting the right look for your cabinets. By doing a little bit of style research ahead of time, you insure a final design that fits with your personal tastes and preferences.
Your Style: Consider the surrounding area. Look for a type of wood and finish that will complement your other furnishings. For example, if your kitchen opens directly into a dining or living area, choose kitchen cabinetry that enhances the items in that room.

RTA Kitchen Cabinets vs. Custom Cabinets vs. Refacing existing Cabinets

When it comes to updating or replacing your kitchen and bath cabinets there are many choices on how to do just that. The process might feel overwhelming at first, but its simple if you look at it like this:

RTA kitchen cabinets / Prefab kitchen cabinets / pre assembled stock kitchen cabinets have been around for over 2 decades, each year the factories keep evolving with better hardware, species of wood, rail systems, moldings, accessories etc.etc… Todays RTA kitchen cabinets are simply amazing, cosmetically pleasing & of course beyond functional. The fact that these cabinets are ready to assemble / prefab makes it very affordable & since its ready made, the turn around time is as little as 2 days! One day to order it, and we can install the very next day if our schedule permits. RTA kitchen cabinets will accommodate 99% of standard residential and commercial layouts. There are endless ‘bells and whistles’ that can be integrated with our RTA cabinets, making the RTA kitchen cabinets almost feel custom. RTA is your best choice for a custom like project, but without the wait and without spending an arm and a leg.

We do not offer Custom Cabinets anymore, simply because of the fact that we do not need to.
Custom cabs have a couple advantages over RTA cabinets. You have more options when it comes to door styles and colors. You also have a couple more ‘bells & whistles’ you can create going custom. RTA kitchen cabinets have about 50-60 colors to choose from, custom is most likely over a thousand finishes. Custom cabinets have about 2-3 more door style options then RTA. RTA has about a total of 5-7 door styles. Usually this is not enough of an advantage to go custom, since the pros by going RTA is just simply unequitable compared to RTA. The price alone of custom cabinets is usually enough to persuade the typical homeowner to switch to the prefab route. In addition, custom usually takes anywhere from 3 – 8 weeks to be ready to be installed. Custom cabinets are still very popular across the USA, but every year the volume is going down. There are many custom cabinet factories in America, trying to shutdown the RTA industry with unfair lawsuits. In major metro cities like LA, OC, NY etc, RTA thrives due to the demand of remodeling and potential clients income level.

Refacing existing kitchen cabinets is becoming obsolete, this used to be a good alternative decades ago before RTA was invented. It was either pay top dollar and go custom, or reface. Refacing compared to custom is neck and neck. RTA is still king. With refacing you only get new door and drawer front, you might get new hinges and new handles/knobs – but your existing casework remains the same. Refacing is strictly cosmetic for the most part, there are a lot of things you are missing out on. It just does not make sense, because of the price. You can spend about the same, sometimes even a little less and get new RTA cabinets. Yes, going RTA there is more overall work involved such as reconnecting plumbing, new counter tops etc…but it is worth it if you are in need for an entire kitchen remodel

Warranty

All of our kitchen cabinets have a warranty. Since we are licensed by the state of California, you are also automatically given another 1 year latency (things you can see go wrong) warranty and 4 year non-latency (things you cannot see go wrong, such as a bad pipe inside the drywall) warranty. Inquire more within.

How to clean your kitchen and bath cabinets

Daily, normal upkeep is simple – use a microfiber, soft cloth or even a paper towel with warm water to wipe foodstuffs spills, finger prints, smudges etc. This goes for interior and exterior. If you ever encounter a tough stain you simply cannot get out with just water please contact us. If you ever scratch or ding up your cabinets, we have touch up repair kits that come with putty that usually brings the repair to 90-99% repaired.

Trending questions regarding Kitchen Cabinets

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Kitchen & Bathroom Planning Guidelines

We take building codes very seriously and have studied all the NKBA and the CSLB recommend and required guidelines to provide you with not only a design that is convenient & safe, but also required by local laws and standards. We are licensed by the state and a member of the NKBA. There are many guidelines, state & local code requirements that are essential to providing a perfect kitchen. Here are just a few of many guidelines/codes we abide by:
  • Door/entry
  • Door interference
  • Distance between work centers
  • Separating work centers
  • Work triangle traffic
  • Work aisle
  • Walkway
  • Traffic Clearance at Seating
  • Seating clearance
  • Cleanup/prep sink landing area
  • Preparation / Work Area
  • Dishwasher Placement
  • Waste Receptacles
  • Auxiliary Sink
  • Refrigerator Landing Area
  • Cooking Surface Landing Area
  • Cooking Surface Clearance
  • Cooking Surface Ventilation
  • Cooking Surface Safety
  • Microwave oven Placement
  • Microwave Landing Area
  • Oven Landing Area
  • Combining Landing Areas
  • Counter Top Space
  • Counter Top edges
  • Storage
  • Corner Cabinet Storage
  • Electrical Receptacles
  • Lighting
  • Ceiling Height
  • Vanity Height
  • Tub Shower Surround
  • Equipment access
The purpose of the guidelines is to serve as the basis for:

  • Ensuring building code compliance
  • Recognizing the importance of consumer healthy, safety and welfare in kitchen and bathroom design
  • Supporting sound kitchen and bath design practice
  • Testing core kitchen and bath competencies

Please make an appointment with us if you would like to discuss the vast details of the guidelines and code requirement.