Many companies had shutdowns or reduced production during the pandemic, leading to reduced material in the supply chain. This short supply, combined with the increased demand for home renovations, is having some unique impacts. As a manufacturer, we are experiencing price increases and shortages from our suppliers at an extraordinary rate. Because of that, we […]
Did you know wood cabinetry will change color over time? This naturally occurring event is often referred to as “mellowing” (Its technical term is photo-degradation). Many underestimate the power of the sun and its mellowing effects on wood. To showcase this, we conducted a little experiment by placing seven different wood species in a window […]
Over the last few months, our lives and routines have changed dramatically. Working from home and the idea of a home office quickly became a reality for many. Some scrambled to set up a spare room, some took over the kitchen table, while others already had an office setup. Working from home has us all […]
Many people are under the impression that custom cabinets have to come from a local shop. Some believe local shops have more custom capabilities than a manufacturer like Crystal.
What if we told you that Crystal started as a small local shop, but have grown and expanded over our 70+ years in business? Today, our knowledge and experience has positioned us as an industry leader in custom cabinetry.