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7 Step Custom Kitchen Cabinet Design & Build Process

What To Expect When You’re Building Your Custom Kitchen Cabinets With Us

Installing A New Kitchen Should Be Easy (For You)

You’re counting on us to create beautiful and functional custom kitchen cabinets that draw family and friends into the heart of your home. TruCustom Cabinet’s design process focuses on making the most functional use of space for you to meet your custom kitchen vision.  Our kitchen cabinetry is custom-built to fit you, your space, and your needs…no cookie-cutter approach here.

Custom Kitchen Cabinet Design & Build Process
Your space is measured and drawings created to ensure we bring your vision to life exactly how you want it.
Custom finishes, from paint to stain, or both, are available for you new kitchen.
Considerations like lighting, plumbing and other electrical and discussed in the planning phase.
Careful care is taken to protect floors and walls during installation.

Let’s build something amazing together.

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In Home Custom Kitchen Cabinet Consultation

Step 1

Initial Discovery Meeting To Discuss Your Kitchen Design And Function

During the initial discovery meeting you will meet with one of TruCustom Cabinets design professionals to discuss the functional requirements and aesthetic design of your new custom kitchen cabinetry. During this consultation we will take measurements along with build requirements to ensure we provide you with an accurate quote.  Your quote will reflect the construction, installation, and finish.  Don’t worry about getting it right the first time, during the design process you’ll have many opportunities to submit changes and review your cabinet drawings before we start building.

Conore Homeowners Review Custom Kitchen Cabinet Estimate

Step 2

Receive & Review Your Kitchen Cabinet Estimate

Within 3-5 business days you will be provided a detailed kitchen fabrication and installation estimate for the scope of work requested to bring your custom kitchen to life. This will also include a review of any considerations that may be present (like electrical outlets needing to be moved, added lighting, access panels for plumbing, etc.). We will answer any questions you may have and if possible – can rework the estimate to meet budget considerations.

Custom cabinet maker measuring for kitchen cabinetry intallation

Step 3

Reverification Of Measurements & Kitchen Architectural Drawings

The old adage of “Measure Twice, Cut Once” is one that we live by.
Once you have approved your estimate and are ready to move forward in the design process, our kitchen design & cabinet build specialist will meet with you again to re-verify measurements, re-affirm aesthetics and review function for your dream kitchen. After this meeting we will begin architectural drawings so you can see your new kitchen cabinets come to life. Communication in this phase is critical to make sure we build your new cabinetry exactly how you envision; we encourage our customers to throw out as many ideas and ask tons of questions during this phase.

Custom kitchen cabinet drawing example

Step 4

Review & Approve Your Kitchen Architectrual Drawings

Before our craftsmen can begin construction, we will require you to review and approve the proposed kitchen architectural drawings. Our designers will work with you to ensure the size, shape, wood species, color, and intent is met with your custom kitchen build.

We provide our customers with architectural drawings to scale to ensure your vision is met. Revisions of the construction is built into the process, so take your time and we will help you build exactly what you envision for your new kitchen.

Custom Cabinet Builder Working In Custom Cabinet Shop

Step 5

Cabinetry Construction & Build

Now that your have been approved, our master carpenters take your vision and our kitchen designers measurements and use those to turn domestic
hardwoods into the showcase of your home. Our cabinet build process is purposeful and focused on quality, durability, functionality, and aesthetics. Each piece is handcrafted to the specifications outlined in your design and built to meet your expectations. Once construction is completed, our team will be in contact to coordinate an installation date that fits your schedule.

Custom Kitchen Cabinet Installation

Step 6

Your Cabinetry Installation

The Big Day! Our team will arrive and prepare your home for the transformation only custom kitchen cabinets can provide. Depending on the size of the build our installation can go from a couple of hours to a couple of days. On average a new kitchen install will take approximately 2-3 days. Our finish carpenters ensure that your new cabinetry is secured, and all finish trim pieces are attached. We protect all the surfaces in your home and take great care to leave the installation site clean with no trace of construction.

Kitchen cabinet paint applied as a final finish to this project.

Step 7

Your New Kitchen Cabinet Finishes Are Applied

Whether you decide to have your cabinets stained or painted, the finish must be first class to truly be honored as a work of art. Our cabinet finishers boast years of experience and can provide you the glass finish you want for your kitchen cabinetry.  We utilize cabinet grade enamel-based paints that include hardeners to ensure your new kitchen cabinets are not only durable but can be cleaned easily. We leave your home after your final inspection neat, tidy and ready for you to enjoy your new kitchen.

Let’s build something amazing together.

Need a custom kitchen cabinet quote?

Want to talk to one of our expert cabinet makers?

Request a call back and we’ll give you a jingle at the time you select.