Some of the terms used in the construction of a kitchen don’t sound too obvious to what they exactly are. This page will go through some of the most commonly used terms and give you a plain English explanation.
A base cabinet fitted with a door only
A base cabinet fitted with both a door and a drawer fascia. Drawer is available as a working drawer or as a dummy fascia
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A decorative curved component fitted to the side of a cabinet to create a design feature.
An optional decorative panel that is generally matched to the colour and finish of the door and clads the existing cabinet side usually at the end of a run of units.
A column style design feature particularly popular in more traditional kitchens.
A thin section of worktop material fitted against the wall at the back edge of the worktop.
A panel available in worktop material, glass or stainless steel designed to prevent splashes marking the wall at the back of a hob
A design feature which allows for cabinets to protrude forward from the main run of cabinets
Usually installed in larger, more traditional kitchens, a mantle is a large over cooker accessory feature that creates the look of an open chimney breast
A decorative shelf support matched to the finish of the door
A decorative panel that is fitted to the bottom of the base cabinets, sometimes referred to as a ‘kick board’.
A decorative profile designed to fit to the underside of wall cabinets
A decorative profile designed to fit on the top of wall and tall cabinets
A freestanding base cabinet arrangement generally installed in larger kitchens
An arrangement of cabinets usually attached at one end to either a wall or the main cabinet run.
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