RTA cabinets are a great way to save money on your next kitchen or bath remodel. Making my own bathroom cabinet was a lot cheaper than buying one, more especially as it is made mostly from scrap wood laying around in my workshop; the shed down at the end of the garden. Once you’ve determined the type of cabinet frame and doors you have, you will be able to determine which cabinet hinges are right for you. Shipping costs are reduced with polycarbonate because it weighs less than glass.
Not only is it made to measure to maximises on storage space but it also meets our other requirements for a new bathroom cabinet including fitting in with our décor for the shower room makeover, large mirrors on the cabinet doors and adjustable shelves inside the cabinet for storage versatility. One of the key features of the bathroom cabinet in this article is adjustable shelves. Then I stumbled across Acrylic mirrors on Amazon which come in a variety of useful sizes and are well priced; and the same thickness of ordinary glass mirrors, 3 mm.
In the planning and design phase of my DIY project to make a bespoke made to measure bathroom cabinet one of the critical features determining the final design and exact measurements of the cabinet and its doors was the size of available mirrors for fitting to the bathroom cabinet doors.; and the cost of the mirrors of course. Yes to be able to vary the height of the shelves in our bathroom cabinet enables me to maximise on what I can use the cabinet for.
In researching this type of mirror further, noting the pros and cons and taking particular note of customer reviews I concluded that Acrylic mirrors would be just ideal for my project; it was just a case of finding the most suitable size available. Lipped Doors: A lipped door has a cut out groove going all around the interior edge to create a neat and tight fit into the frame (even closer than flush mount), and have pretty much the same comments as above.
What I discovered about Acrylic mirrors in my research is that they are light weight, generally well-priced and unlike conventional mirrors are flexible so there is no rick of them cracking if for example the wooden door they are fixed to happens to warp; as wood does. This type of cabinet offers more support for the doors, thus alleviating much of the pressure on your cabinet hinges. These doors are ideally used with framed cabinets, but designers can create the frame even for a frameless cabinet.