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Gloss cabinet doors have always been a highly sought after finish and one that provides a very classy and sophisticated feel to the kitchen. If you love the look of gloss cabinet doors and would like to have your next project done in this style, then there are a few things to consider before going ahead with this. Below we have listed a few of the positives and negatives of high gloss cabinet doors for you.



High gloss kitchen cabinet doors tend to make the room feel a bit more brighter than other finishes as it can be very reflective of any light in the area such as windows or indoor lighting. This finish is useful for making smaller spaces feel more open and airy.

High gloss products, such as acrylic cabinet doors are usually pretty simple to clean, you just wipe off any potential stains or spills as soon as they occur and you’re good to go, no need for any harsh chemicals or cleaning solutions.

One of the main positives that influences people to go for this finish is the touch of sophistication this product provides, leaving the room feeling like a pricey, designer kitchen.



The biggest downside of high gloss cabinet doors would be the fact that marks, scratches and fingerprints are easily seen on this finish, especially if you have darker coloured cabinet doors.

If there are any defects in the product, this will also show more clearly in gloss cabinet doors.

Sadly, because of how easily marks and stains can be seen on the gloss cabinet doors, this can often lead to cleaning more regularly to remove these, especially fingerprints.

The other downside to think about is the cost, high gloss cabinet doors tend to be more expensive than other finishes available.


If you’re not fond of high gloss cabinet doors, there is no need to worry as there are plenty of other excellent finishes available on the market, which will still have your kitchen looking and feeling incredible.

Contact us today on (08) 9456 0165 or if you have any questions or would like to arrange a quote.