Ready-to-Assemble Kitchen Cabinets

Browse options and ideas for ready-to-assemble kitchen cabinets, an efficient and economical way to remodel your kitchen.

Transitional Kitchen With Classic Wood Cabinets

Transitional Kitchen With Classic Wood Cabinets

Photo by: Jean-Marc Giboux

Jean-Marc Giboux

By: Sean McEvoy

Whether you're installing a brand-new kitchen or looking to update an existing one, ready-to-assemble kitchen cabinets can be a great cost- and time-saving option.

Kitchen Cabinet Options for Storage and Display

Retro Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen Cabinet Colors and Finishes

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Painted Kitchen Cabinet Ideas

Repainting Kitchen Cabinets Blue

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Black Kitchen Cabinets

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Glass Kitchen Cabinet Doors

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Contemporary Kitchen Cabinets

Yellow Kitchen Cabinets

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Stainless Steel Kitchen Cabinets

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Red Kitchen Cabinets

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Green Kitchen Cabinets

Photo By: Rob Vomund

Orange and Gray Eclectic Kitchen

From: Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri

Photo By: Chris Amaral

Country Style Kitchen with Recycled Cabinets

Photo By: Brian Brown

Kitchen Cabinet Designers

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French Country Cabinets in Kitchen

Dark Wood Kitchen Cabinets With Patterned Backsplash

Photo By: Jean-Marc Giboux

Cherry Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen Cabinet Design Ideas

From: Cheri Wentworth

Painted Kitchen Cabinets

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Kitchen Pantry Ideas

Two Toned Kitchen Cabinets

Custom Kitchen Cabinets

Semi Custom Kitchen Cabinets

Tall Kitchen Cabinets

From: Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri

Photo By: Chris Amaral

Contemporary Kitchen With Bamboo Cabinetry

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Craftsman Style Cabinets

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Cottage Style Cabinets

Photo By: Harry Hu

Midcentury Modern Cabinets

From: Kristi Nelson

Contemporary Kitchen With Khaki Colored Backsplash

French-Country Character

From: Drury Design

Kitchen Classic Cabinets

Kitchen With Green Tile Backsplash

Kitchen Wall Cabinets

Modern Gray Bamboo Kitchen Cabinets

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Modern White Kitchen Cabinets

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Replacement Kitchen Cabinets

Open Kitchen Cabinets

Photo By: Olga Koronevska

Outdoor Kitchen Cabinets

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Oak Kitchen Cabinets

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Mission Style Kitchen Cabinets

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Contemporary Kitchen with Stock Cabinets

From: Drury Design

Photo By: Drury Design

New Kitchen Cabinets

Distressed Kitchen Cabinets

Photo By: Gordon Swanson

Contemporary Kitchen Frosted Glass Cabinets

Photo By: Jean-Marc Giboux/Getty Images

Pine Kitchen Cabinets

Photo By: Brian Brown

Rustic Kitchen Cabinets

From: Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri

Photo By: Chris Amaral

White Shaker Kitchen Cabinets

Brown Kitchen with Unfinished Cabinets

Photo By: Garret Bautista

New Kitchen Cabinet Doors

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Transitional Kitchen With Classic Wood Cabinets

Photo By: Jean-Marc Giboux

Old Kitchen Cabinets

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White Modern Kitchen with Small Cabinets

Photo By: Michael Higginson

White Kitchen Cabinets

From: Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri

Photo By: Chris Amaral

Wood Kitchen Cabinets

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Pantry Storage

Corner Kitchen Cabinets

Photo By: Sonya Etchison

Kitchen Cabinet Door Handles and Knobs

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Ready-to-assemble, or "RTA," kitchen cabinets may remind you of furniture from a certain ubiquitous, Swedish furniture retailer. They generally come boxed and broken down into their component parts, with a set of instructions, hardware and (sometimes) tools included. They can be ordered fully finished or unfinished. If it's your intention to customize a portion of them in some way, you might be able to order them partially finished. Once they arrive, you, a hired contractor, or a family member you "strongly encourage" to take on the job will be tasked with unboxing, assembling and hanging the cabinets.

The two clear advantages of ready-to-assemble cabinets are convenience and cost. They're shipped to your door, or in some cases you can pick them up from the loading dock at a home improvement or furniture retailer. In general, they're less expensive than custom or semi-custom cabinets. However, your options in terms of style may be limited when it comes to ready-to-assemble kitchen cabinets, and if assembling and hanging the cabinets is something you're planning to do on your own, you'll need a modicum of DIY ability to ensure they're safely assembled and installed.

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