Textured melamine has been a growing trend for residential cabinetry and interior design. Because of its increasing popularity, we wanted to share a few insights and educate you about the material. Quality melamine panels, are highly durable, easy to clean, and incredibly uniform in color and grain.
The color of your cabinets is an extremely personal choice, regionally influenced, and rapidly changing. The good news is, Crystal has you covered with our custom color program aka Color Per Sample (CPS). With dedicated color technicians, our paint lab specializes in creating custom colors just for you. Our technicians often hand mix finishes and […]
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 […]
Now that winter weather has arrived and the heat is keeping your home warm and cozy. You should be aware of how it can affect cabinetry.
With the increased popularity of painted cabinets, we want to share what to expect with painted cabinetry and how to properly care for them.
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.