Warning--Decore-ative cabinet doors
Many cabinet guys use door fronts purchased elsewhere and not made by themselves. One outfit that supplies a lot of these doors is Decore-ative. We totally remodelled our kitchen aabout 5 years ago and our contractor used these doors. He is now out of business. Several of the cabinet doors, including the fridge panel, have a crack underneath the painted finish. It appears to be a crack in the wood but hasn't broken the painted finish as yet. I called Decore-ative and learned they have a one year guarantee. They won't do anything and weren't really interested in talking about my problem. The cabinets that have these problems are not next to the range or wall oven or sink so I don't see how moisture or heat could have caused this.
I caution anyone who is buying cabinets to ask your contractor what he is doing for doors and run if he is using this company.