The Benefits of Tall Kitchen Cabinets

The Benefits of Tall Kitchen Cabinets

When thinking about remodeling your kitchen and adding more storage, consider adding tall kitchen cabinets. Tall kitchen cabinets can add more storage for food, cookware, and dishes, as well as make your kitchen appear larger in size.

1.   Tall kitchen cabinets are also referred to as pantry or utility cabinets. These kitchen cabinets come in standard sizes, but can also be custom built to fit your kitchen.

2.   General kitchen cabinets are about 24 inches deep and 36 inches high and wall cabinets are about 12 to 16 inches deep and 24 inches high, and al come in varies widths. When it comes to standard wall cabinets the height of these cabinets vary, typically they are 12, 36, or 48 inches high and range in depth from 12 inches to 24 inches.

3.   Tall kitchen cabinets usually range from 84 inches to 96 inches high and are typically 24 inches deep, but can extend to 27 inches deep. Due to tall kitchen cabinets measuring floor-to-ceiling, there are no “tall,” kitchen cabinets made for hanging on the wall.

4.   Tall kitchen cabinets however are not known for being wide; the standard width for a tall kitchen cabinet is about 12 inches, however if you want to add pullout shelves the width can extend up to 36 inches. So in order to have wider tall kitchen cabinets, they will need to be custom built to the width you prefer. However, having cabinets custom built can be costly compared to just buying standard tall sized cabinets.

5.   Having the tall cabinets, which are floor-to-ceiling height, allows you to add are subtract shelves as you see fit. For example, you can place just enough shelves in your tall kitchen cabinet for cleaning supplies at top and then leave the rest of the shelves out, creating a space for you to store a broom or mop.

6.   By installing tall kitchen cabinets and creating more storage, you can also create the look of a larger kitchen or actually create a larger kitchen, by eliminating the actual amount of cabinets needed, due to the extra storage created.