KraftMaid Cabinets vs Wolf Cabinets

itspepsicoJuly 21, 2014

I am in the process of selecting cabinets for my new home. For my budget, the lumbar company has 2 brands Wolf Cabinets and Kraft Maid cabinets which are at around same price (1K more on KM because of a sale going on). From what I know, Wolf is a baseline contractor cabinets. Here are my questions:
1. Are Wolf cabinets good?
2. Are KM cabinets good?
3. Is it really worth spending 1K more on KM?

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saltidawg

I used KM Cabinets when I made over my kitchen. Did the design and installation myself, bought the cabinets from Lowes.

I did upgrade to plywood and self-closing drawers.

Wife and I are extremely happy seven year later.

I am not familiar with the other brand...

Best of luck!

    Bookmark   July 21, 2014 at 8:22PM
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Sophie Wheeler

KM also have different levels of quality. You have to dig in and look at the exact specs of each. KM does have a better quality finish, and if the specs are even, that woukd be enough to sway me to them. The doors are what you see and touch the most, and a better finish is worth it.

    Bookmark   July 21, 2014 at 8:35PM
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tinker1121

Not sure if you read this past post on Wolf quality but the opinions mostly say the quality is not that great.

I have had my oak KM cabinets for 20+ years and actually just completed a redo and kept them and they still look great. Haven't had one problem with drawer glides etc. and do remember they were about $3600 back then. :)

My advise would be to go with KM and get the best level you can stretch to and you will have them for many years.

Here is a link that might be useful: Wolf cabinet experiences

    Bookmark   July 22, 2014 at 6:07AM
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itspepsico

Thanks for all of your inputs. This atleast justifies the extra $ I might put on KM.

    Bookmark   July 22, 2014 at 9:20AM
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