Baths, Cabinetry, Kitchen Designers, Kitchens

Semi-Custom Cabinets and Custom Cabinets! What’s The Difference?

When you begin researching cabinetry for your upcoming remodel or new construction you will see options for stock cabinets, semi-custom cabinets, and custom cabinets. There are two kinds of cabinets Wellborn Cabinet offers, semi-custom and custom. Our semi-custom cabinets are offered across our product lines and come with a variety of modifications made available in the cabinetry selection process. Custom cabinetry offered through You Draw It is available on Premier Series and Estate Series cabinets. 

Our semi-custom cabinets are a great solution for many homeowners because of our vertically integrated manufacturing process. This process allows for semi-custom cabinets to be manufactured to meet the specific measurements of your home quickly and delivered to your home.

What Are Semi-Custom Cabinets?

Semi-custom cabinets offer the benefits of custom cabinetry at a less-than-custom price. The flexibility and modifications we offer make our semi-custom cabinetry a “best-of-both-worlds” solution to your home storage needs. Semi-custom cabinetry is built to order and can be made available at your local dealer.

The benefit of semi-custom cabinets is that they are measured and built to not only fit your space, but also can be modified to fit your personal style. Our cabinets are available in hundreds of cabinet finishes and finish technique combinations. Finish techniques allow for a unique personalization of your semi-custom cabinet finish and are never the same across two cabinets.

Semi-custom cabinets can be modified to fit your needs. Popular modifications of semi-custom cabinets can include:

  • increased cabinet depth
  • finished and painted cabinet interior
  • functional ends for easy access
  • voided toe kick to give a minimal appearance 

Check out our semi-custom cabinet modification gallery for more ideas as to how you can customize your cabinetry. 

Semi-Custom Kitchen Cabinets

Your kitchen is one of the most important rooms in your home, we even call it the “heart of the home”. By including our semi-custom cabinetry in your kitchen remodel or new construction, you or your designer can make efficient use of every inch of space by including popular modification and cabinet inserts.

HGTV offers a great insight into designing a kitchen with semi-custom cabinets.

Our kitchen cabinets offer additional features outside of just our heirloom quality promise. Space saving and functional cabinet insert items such as functional shelves or a deep corner drawer help keep your pots and pans organized in those hard to reach corner cabinets. Within a utensil drawer your designer can include a peg dish organizer or a hidden cutting board to hide away bulky items. View our drawer storage solution products to see more organizational solutions. 

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Peg Drawer Dish Organizer

Semi-Custom Bathroom Cabinets

When considering a bathroom remodel it is important to consider your unique needs. Do not think that semi-custom cabinets only belong in kitchens, our semi-custom cabinetry allows for custom functionality at a more affordable cost for every room in your home. Our bathroom cabinet selection includes standard base cabinetry and semi-custom vanity options. Base cabinetry solutions can be seen in our bathroom cabinets gallery, our designer bathroom cabinet gallery offers solutions for semi-custom vanities

Keep your bathroom cabinetry functional by taking advantage of U-shaped sliding shelf cabinet inserts to keep items organized and maximize storage space. Sink basket pull outs can also provide functional space that extends beyond the cabinet frame. 

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U-Shaped Sliding Shelf

How Much Do Semi-Custom Cabinets Cost?

Semi-custom cabinetry offers more customization than mass-produced stock cabinetry, but does come at an increased price point when compared to stock cabinets. While typically higher than stock cabinets, our semi-custom cabinetry offers the modifications and customization of fully custom cabinets. The exact cost of semi-custom cabinetry is fully dependent upon your needs, the complexity of the project, and to the degree to which they are modified. While semi-custom cabinets typically cost more than stock cabinets, our semi-custom cabinetry offers the modifications and customization of fully custom cabinets at a lower price point. Wellborn Cabinets semi-custom cabinetry comes with a limited lifetime warranty on the following brands:

  •   Estate Series
  •   Premier Series
  •   Select Series
  •   Aspire Cabinetry
  •   Elegant Bath Collection

Our semi-custom cabinets offer the benefits of custom cabinetry at a less-than-custom price. With hundreds of finish and finish technique options available, our semi-custom cabinets offer the “best-of-both-worlds” solutions to your home storage needs. Semi-custom cabinetry is built to order and can be made purchased through your local dealer, or request product information if you would like to learn more. 

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  1. Houston area home builder says:

    The main idea for semi-custom cabinets is to maximize the use of the cabinets, improvising the cabinet.

  2. Dylan Repasky says:

    I had no idea there was such an array of semi-custom cabinetry. I have been under the impression that you either bought prefab stuff and made a few alterations, or got custom woodwork done… clearly I need to get with the times! Thanks for the informative article!

  3. Afton Jackson says:

    Learning how you can achieve a nice middle-ground with semi-custom cabinets was really interesting. These kinds of designs would really work well for us since we’re trying to do a makeover for this place while keeping everything as affordable as possible so we can devote some of the budget to new appliances. To manage that well, I’ll ask a cabinet expert to help us out with semi-custom models.

  4. Please give me information on how/were to order cabinets. I live in the Tampa, Florida area.

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