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How Hollands Transforms the Complex into the Manageable
From Planning to Permits to Installation: How Holland’s Transforms the Complex into the Manageable

Date: January 11, 2024 Categories: Custom Cabinet Makers, Custom Cabinets

The initial steps of any construction process—even with custom cabinets—involve a delicate balance of planning, permitting, and logistics. With decades of experience navigating projects big and small, Holland’s Custom Cabinets is a powerful ally for property owners. Every day, we routinely face a labyrinth of building codes, material sourcing and availability, scheduling, and coordinating with sub-contractors. Managing the process is something we do well, including mitigating disruptions in the home or places of business. Permits & Planning Navigating the bureaucracy of required building permits and codes can be a daunting task, even for seasoned veterans like Holland’s. While we can’t…... Read Article

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The Art of Balancing Form vs. Function in Kitchen Cabinetry

Date: January 4, 2024 Categories: Custom Cabinets, Kitchen, Kitchen, Kitchen Remodeling

The most functional kitchens aren’t always the most visually stunning, and vice versa. Holland’s Custom Cabinets works with homeowners to find the equilibrium between visual appeal and pure practicality. Our goal is to support a client’s vision of what the kitchen can be, with a special interest in the role of cabinetry and storage solutions. Beware the Allure of Aesthetics Alone The heart of any home is the kitchen. It’s the hub where families and visitors gather to prepare food, eat, be entertained, and even study or work. As such a focal point, the role of a kitchen is multifaceted.…... Read Article

6 Things You Should Know About Custom Cabinets for Creative Living

Date: December 19, 2023 Categories: Custom Cabinets

Whether it’s the kitchen, bathroom, or any other space in your home or office, cabinets need to prioritize efficient storage. This highlights the need for upgrading older cabinets designed for items popular decades ago. Industry trends support this notion, as the kitchen cabinets market, valued at $78 billion in 2023, is expected to grow 5% annually over the next five years. For specific storage needs, unique spaces, or personalized preferences beyond standard options, homeowners are turning more and more to custom cabinets, like those from Holland’s Custom Cabinets, as their ideal choice. Of course, understanding the significance of custom cabinets in home…... Read Article

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Transform Your Home: The Timeless Beauty of Warm Wood and Jewel Tones 

Date: December 18, 2023 Categories: Custom Cabinets

There’s something unmistakably comforting about the natural warmth of wood. Wood has the power to infuse spaces with a sense of tranquility and earthiness. Picture a room with wood floors, furniture, or even subtle wood accents and it’s like bringing a touch of nature indoors. Now pair wood with the mesmerizing allure of jewel tones–those deep, saturated colors like emerald greens, sapphire blues, ruby reds, and amethyst purples. That’s when real design magic begins. Suddenly, ordinary spaces begin to evoke emotions and tell stories. They become transcendent. The marriage of warm wood and jewel tones transforms living spaces into inviting…... Read Article

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Exploring Stained Wood Grades: Rustic, Select, Calico, Natural, and Clear

Date: December 14, 2023 Categories: Custom Cabinets

Ask anyone at Holland’s to describe stained wood grades using just one word, and we’ll all probably say “enchanting.” Why that word? Because each stained wood grade offers a unique story of character and charm.  Rustic grade wood makes different types of wood colors come alive, revealing rich, varied tones and pronounced grain for an earthy, authentic feel.  Epitomizing uniformity, select grade showcases a cleaner palette with minimal color diversities. Calico grade weaves a tale of contrasting shades, combining white sapwood with dark heartwood to create a visual symphony.  Natural wood grade celebrates wood’s quirks by embracing minor imperfections as…... Read Article

Stained Wood – Here’s Why It’s Making a Comeback

Date: October 24, 2023 Categories: Custom Cabinets

At Holland’s Custom Cabinets, we’re experts at the art of transforming wood cabinetry and furniture using stain. Wood stain finishes  can elevate the natural grain of any wood, adding depth and tone, and drawing out unique characteristics and patterns. But did you know that staining finish wood can also be used to hide unattractive grain patterns by altering the wood’s hue?  Stain’s versatility is one of the reasons it’s one of our top choices for cabinet and furniture finishes. Wood stain techniques have been used by woodworkers and cabinetmakers for centuries. Stain is a favored treatment for anything made of…... Read Article

Tell-Tale Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Bathroom Vanity
What Affects the Timeline of Your Cabinetry Project? 

Date: October 23, 2023 Categories: Custom Cabinets, Kitchen

Here at Holland’s Custom Cabinets, we often get requests from clients looking to squeeze their cabinetry project into an incredibly tight window. In our experience, this is usually to meet a hard deadline. Maybe they’re hosting Christmas brunch and want to wow friends and family with their brand-new kitchen.  While we always look forward to delighting our customers by delivering ahead of schedule, as reputable, honest custom cabinet makers we sometimes have to dole out a bit of harsh truth. It’s never a good idea to rush a cabinetry project.  From design to manufacturing to installation, a lot of hard…... Read Article

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Keeping You in the Know: Navigating Seasonal/Year-End Production Challenges

Date: October 20, 2023 Categories: Custom Cabinets

Enlarge Image or View PDF Holland’s Custom Cabinets cherishes the relationships we’ve cultivated with clients, contractors, and suppliers over the more than 40 years since our founding. Your trust and loyalty mean the world to us, and we believe in transparency when it comes to crucial information that might affect any ongoing projects you have with us or projects you’re thinking of starting soon. Busiest Time of Year We currently find ourselves operating amidst the hustle and bustle characteristic of this time of year, every year—especially as we approach the fall and winter holidays. This period is traditionally our busiest…... Read Article

Exploring Cabinet INTERIOR CHOICES for Your Home: Plywood vs. Melamine

Date: October 19, 2023 Categories: Custom Cabinets

For many homeowners, choosing plywood vs. melamine for furniture or cabinets in a home or office can be difficult. There are an abundance of similar-looking materials on the market, which can make decisions increasingly complex for uninformed consumers. Modern cabinet-makers use a variety of materials to construct cabinets, ranging from traditional, solid wood, to thermally infused laminate (TFL), to plywood, melamine material, and others. Knowing the unique features as well as the advantages and disadvantages of using these various materials for refreshing used cabinets or building new ones is vital. Holland’s Custom Cabinets believes the best clients are well-informed ones.…... Read Article

Some TLC for Your TFL Cabinets: Maintenance and Repair Tips

Date: October 19, 2023 Categories: Custom Cabinets

Thermally Infused Laminate (TFL) cabinets represent a smart investment for homeowners looking to spruce up their living spaces. TFL is a high-quality solution great for vertical and horizontal interior designs, with patterns and textures available that look like genuine wood.  TFL cabinets are incredibly durable and resistant to scratches, moisture, and stains. They also rarely chip or peel when the edges are banded correctly.  Like any item in the home, though, TFL cabinets do require a little TLC from time to time. The experts at Holland’s Custom Cabinets have put together the following TFL cabinet care guide on how to…... Read Article