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You’re deciding on your Kitchen Cabinet Door Material and with so many options available, what would be the right product for you and the look you want to achieve, also what are the differences between these materials? Whether you’re wanting the most cost effective option for putting your property on the market or looking to completely transform your space to create your dream kitchen, you want to make sure you’re choosing the right product.

In no particular order, here are the top 5 Kitchen Cabinet Door materials:


Vinyl Wrapped

Vinyl Doors give you the option to have a routered profile on the face of your door; are you wanting a Shaker Style to achieve a Hamptons look, or would prefer a flat panel with an unique edge profile, choosing Vinyl gives you these options and is a more cost effective compared to purchasing painted doors. Because the vinyl wraps around the edges of the doors, you are left with not only a sealed door but also a seamless look. Vinyl Wrap doors are also highly durable, and wont chip like a painted door.



If you’re looking for the most cost effective material, Melamine doors would be the best option for you, with such an extensive colour range from leading suppliers like Laminex, Formica and Polytec you will have so many choices that will fit your budget. Compared to Vinyl, Melamine doors come with a matching 1mm edging strip around all edges of the doors, with most door colours this edging strip may not be noticeable, but in some cases people prefer the seamless look a Vinyl or Painted door offers. Not only does Melamine offer one of the largest colour ranges, it is also one of the most durable products.



If you’re after an Ultra Gloss finish, Acrylic doors are unmatched, Acrylic also offers a Matt finish that is resistant to finger prints becoming a very popular option with darker door finishes. Like Melamine, Acrylic doors come with a 1mm matching edge strip and are unable to have a routered design. Because Acrylic doors are highly durable they are well suited for high traffic areas, and have a repairable surface which some scratches can actually be buffed out with an Acrylic Polishing Kit.



Painted doors will give you a premium finish, but with that premium finish comes a larger price tag as manufacturing painted doors is a very labour intensive process. You can be sure to achieve that original bespoke look when going for Painted doors, with unlimited colours combined with your favourite door design you will be able to create your kitchen unique to your own personal taste. One thing to keep in mind with Painted doors, is that they can scratch or chip if knocked.



Would you like to arrange painting you own doors? Getting Raw MDF doors means you can arrange your own painter or if you don’t mind getting your hands dirty, you can paint them yourself saving you some money. The overall quality does depend on how much time and effort you put into painting these yourself. You can also have a door design in your Raw MDF doors, to give you a more custom look.



If you would like more information on the right Kitchen Cabinet Doors for you, contact The Kitchen Door Company on (08) 9456 3108 or, our friendly staff will be able to assist you with any questions you may have. The Kitchen Door Company offers custom sizes with over 500 different colours, finishes and designs to choose from.