Kitchen Cabinet Door Styles

Of all the materials that go into a kitchen remodel, cabinetry is one of the most important – and usually the biggest investment. Choosing cabinetry typically begins with deciding on a door style. Below is a list of the most popular kitchen cabinet door styles and where they work best.

Flat panel style doors have a recessed center panel, a simple design that works great in most kitchens. Flat panel doors can be enhanced with details like beadboard. Shaker cabinets and arts and crafts style cabinetry fall in this category.

Raised panel doors have a center panel that is just that – “raised.” They offer more detail than other door styles, come in many designs, and work best in more traditional homes.

Slab doors have no frame or panels. Flat pieces of wood, they are great for contemporary or modern kitchens.

Accent cabinets are typically not used throughout the entire kitchen. They can feature glass fronts, aluminum frames, or even stainless steel. Glass front cabinets are ideal for displaying special dishware, cookbooks, or other treasured pieces.

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flat panel, shaker style

raised panel


accent cabinet with glass front

slab door style






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Ways to Give Your Ranch Curb Appeal

Many ranch style homes have plain exteriors. We like to call them blank canvasses, ready for renovation! If you’re ready to make your mark on your classic Atlanta ranch and spruce up its curb appeal, consider:
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-A small front porch or stoop – a structure at the front door is always a welcoming feature

-For additional outdoor living space, consider a full-size porch

-A gable can break up your ranches’ classic horizontal lines

-Replacing the front door is an inexpensive way to add curb appeal to any home

-Remove old shutters for a more modern feel

-Add trim, or paint the existing trim


If you’re ready to give your Atlanta ranch curb appeal, call Renewal Design-Build @ 404-378-6962 for a free consultation.