7 Ways to Use Custom Cabinetry in Every Room of Your Home & Why You Should

Did you know custom cabinetry isn’t just for your kitchen? There are no limitations on cabinetry design, and there are valuable benefits of using custom cabinets in every room of your home. The possibilities are truly endless. 

3 Benefits of Custom Cabinetry Instead of Furniture

Why would someone choose custom cabinetry in the bedroom or the living room or any other room instead of furniture? Here are 3 reasons why custom cabinetry is a superior choice. 

  1. Built-in Functionality: Custom cabinetry makes home maintenance easier. For example, you know how awkward it can be to try to vacuum behind or beside furniture? That problem is eliminated with built-in custom cabinets. 
  2. Better Quality: Most furniture is built cheaply. Custom cabinetry is much higher quality, which makes it longer lasting and a better value in the long run. 
  3. Home Value: Custom cabinets can add value to your home because it becomes a part of the house. It adds storage space, organization features, and a touch of luxury to any room.

Are you convinced? Read on for more inspiration!  

How to Use Custom Cabinetry in Every Room of Your Home

“Okay. I understand why someone would choose custom cabinetry instead of furniture, but I just can’t visualize putting cabinetry anywhere in my home except the kitchen!” 

That’s a common issue, and it’s the reason for this post. Let’s take a look at some of the creative ways custom cabinets can improve the design and functionality of every room in your home. 

1. Custom Cabinetry Ideas for the Bedroom 

Abandon conventional dressers with sticky drawers and crammed clothing. Instead, create a built-in dresser that maximizes the space. 

Wire shelving and traditional one-shelf closets are not wonderful. Even a tiny closet can become a fashionista’s dream with custom cabinetry to keep your clothing and accessories organized. You can create a space for everything. 

A window seat creates a relaxing spot and provides extra storage space for bulky items and keepsakes.

Wall beds and integrated bed surrounds create more storage and provide optimum functionality. 

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2. Custom Cabinetry Ideas for the Bathroom

Custom cabinetry for the bathroom can go far beyond the vanity. It’s the key to maximizing your space. For example, inset wall storage that subtly expands the room without changing the floor plan. 

3. Custom Cabinetry Ideas for the Living Room & Family Room

Do you really love your TV stand? Go beyond basic functional furniture and create a stunning focal point for your living room or family room. A custom entertainment cabinet is more than a TV stand. It can serve as a tidy storage solution for toddler toys, house an electric fireplace, and display collectibles and prized possessions. 

Custom cabinetry allows you to add a convenient bar for drinks and glassware, a mini fridge, and a handy snack spot. 


4. Custom Cabinetry Ideas for the Dining Room

Are china cabinets still a thing? Custom cabinets are a modern alternative that allows you to show off your fancy china or dining ware in a way that complements your interior design and enhances the look of the room. You can also add storage for table linens, serving platters, and more.

Customize a built in bench

5. Custom Cabinetry Ideas for the Laundry Room & Mud Room

Laundry is a chore, but it’s one that’s more enjoyable when you have a functional space to do it in. Custom cabinetry is an attractive solution for storing household cleaners and laundry supplies. Add accessories like hanging rods or a built-in ironing board and a pull-out laundry hamper for maximum functionality and space saving. 

Keep your mudroom organized with built-in lockers for each family member and a custom bench for storage and sitting.

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6. Custom Cabinetry Ideas for the Home Office

With nearly 40% of Canadians working from home at least some of the time, according to Statistics Canada, the home office has become almost as important as the kitchen and bathrooms. Custom cabinetry allows you to turn your home office into the perfect spot for remote work.

Strategically separate your personal life from your professional life with a custom built-in desk and storage. Custom cabinetry in your home workspace keeps the area clutter free.

7. Custom Cabinetry Ideas for the Basement

Your basement doesn’t have to be boring. Liven it up and improve the functionality of the space with custom cabinetry. Transform one corner into a craft room with custom drawers and shelves. Add a wet bar. Or simply create custom storage space to accommodate hard-to-fit items like holiday decor, sports equipment, and family heirlooms. 

Custom Cabinetry for Any Room in Your Home

Are you curious about how custom cabinetry might work in your own home? Contact a designer at Riverstone Kitchens & Renovations for a free consultation and personalized inspiration. Transform each room in your house with custom cabinet solutions to add functionality, style, and value to your home.

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