Basement Kitchenette Cabinets


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Basement Kitchenettes

As innovative homeowners find ways to maximize usage of every inch of usable space, basement remodeling has become more and more common. A basement kitchenette is an essential addition to round out a basement apartment, extra living room, or vacation rental. 

To capitalize on space, you’ll want to add plenty of cabinets to your new basement kitchen design. Basement kitchenette cabinets are perfect for providing extra storage for your home, whether you need a space-saving solution for stocking food, an extra place to stash away kitchen equipment, or a private storage option for a tenant or visitor.

Kitchenettes in basements typically form a small part of a larger living area in the basement. One example could be a family room built in the basement with a kitchenette attached.  There may be a theater room with a kitchenette nearby, or a guest bedroom with a kitchenette. The area could also be part of a bar or entertainment area, or any other need that you might have.

In a basement kitchenette, you can warm up food, prepare popcorn, store wine, and store snacks. A basement kitchenette can be challenging to design due to space constraints and a lack of natural light. It doesn’t mean the kitchenette should be overlooked just because it’s in the basement. These clever ideas will help you create a kitchenette in your basement that is both stylish and practical.

Benefits of Basement Kitchenette Cabinets

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If you’re planning to have more people staying with you, upping your entertaining game, or you just want the extra space, a basement kitchen with spacious cabinets can provide you with much-needed storage space for all types of items whether you use them every day or just occasionally.

Adding a basement kitchenette gives you an opportunity to try the latest kitchen trends you’ve had your eye on, like two-tone or shaker cabinets. As you transform this downstairs space, keep in mind the limited natural light and specific layout you’re working with. You might want to try basement kitchenette cabinets with lighting underneath them to brighten the room, or frameless cabinets to give your basement kitchen a crisp, concise look with plenty of storage.

Take advantage of your unused basement space and create a value-adding basement kitchenette with plenty of storage. 

Design features you will love

  1. Combine different types of kitchen cabinets such as shelving, drawers and cabinets to maximize storage space
  2. Take advantage of vertical space and maximize your walls with cabinets going up to the ceiling
  3. Choose lift up doors instead of swing doors
  4. Add a few open shelves
  5. Use a floating kitchen island
  6. Consider moisture proof cabinets such as the waterproof core found in the Euro Line

Mod Cabinetry offers cabinets that can be used for your Basement Kitchenette and Basement Kitchenette design services. Start your visualization with a Mod Certified Designer who will help you come up with an affordable design that allows you and your family to entertain and stay organized with ease. When the time comes to choose basement kitchenette cabinets, check out the Bylder by Mod Cabinetry, Euro by Mod Cabinetry, and Naturals by Mod Cabinetry lines.

Basement Kitchenette Cabinet Options


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In the Bay Area? Come by and explore the Selection Studio. We’d love to meet you and help you make informed decisions. Browse all door styles and finishes available, explore every collection through full installations, and experiment with countless door, drawer, and insert combinations.

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Mod Cabinetry for Basement Kitchenette, basement kitchenette

Fusion. With a trending slim shaker doors on a modern framed construction and pricing this is perfect alternative to Standard Framed Shaker.

  • Modern Framed
  • Fully Assembled
  • 1/2″ Plywood Casework
  • Blum Soft Close Everything
  • Painted and Rift Oak
  • Slim Shaker and Slab White
  • Made in USA
  • Nationwide shipping in 2-3 Weeks

Mod Cabinetry for Basement Kitchenette, basement kitchenette

Euro. With faster lead-times and lower pricing, this collection of options is a perfect alternative to import European cabinets.

Mod Cabinetry for Basement Kitchenette, basement kitchenette

Naturals.  Offering a modern array of door styles, seamlessly blending modifications, current trends, and competitive pricing. This collection is an ideal alternative to Big Box Stores and Home Center cabinetry options. 

Mod Cabinetry for Basement Kitchenette, basement kitchenette

Naturals PLUS. With modifications, trending door styles, and impressive pricing this collection of options is a perfect alternative to locally made semi-custom cabinetry. 

Mod Cabinetry for Basement Kitchenette, basement kitchenette

Naturals PRIMO. With customizations, faster lead-times and lower pricing, this collection of options is a perfect alternative to locally made fully custom cabinetry.

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