Base, Wall & Tall Cabinets: What’s the Difference?

June 7, 2011

In addition to framed and frameless cabinet designs, there is another primary element when constructing cabinets: base, wall or tall cabinets. Most cabinet designs fall into one of these three categories.

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Base Cabinets are mounted on the floor and usually support countertops. Islands are another form of these cabinets and are often a combination of several base cabinets or a custom-made base.

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Wall Cabinets are exactly what they sound like: cabinets mounted on the wall with no connection to the floor. These cabinets are typically located above countertops, stoves and ovens.

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Tall Cabinets, or Pantry Cabinets, are basically tall base cabinets. They stand directly on the floor and can be either freestanding or attached to other wall or base cabinets.

CAGE Design Build usually works with DeWils when it comes to construction of cabinets. You can see additional examples of these three types of cabinets on the DeWils website.

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