When looking for storage cabinets with doors, it's best to consider units that are made out of strong and hard-wearing materials such as manufactured wood or powder-coated metal. Darryl Carter notes that if you plan on putting bulkier items in your storage cabinet, you might opt for one with a base that's reinforced with iron or metal for added support and strength. Depending on the style, there are also storage cabinets fashioned out of engineered wood or laminate as well. Storage cabinets with doors usually sit on a four-legged or plinth-style base. The doors are fastened with metal hinges on the side that often open up to adjustable shelving. You'll also find metal hardware and door pulls in anything from antique brass, glass, wood, or chrome.
Billy Cotton recommends mid-size storage cabinets with doors that would work nicely in a small bathroom or hallway for extra storage that are approximately 32 inches high and 30 inches wide. If you're looking for storage cabinets with doors that would act as a makeshift linen closet, opt for one that measures around 60 inches tall with two cabinet doors that opens up to loads of storage space for blankets and bedding. And for a solid option that will fit in any garage or mudroom, metal storage cabinets with doors that measure around 40 inches tall and 32 inches wide will provide space to keep anything from cleaning products to rain boots.
Add a classic touch to your living space by incorporating mid-size pine storage cabinets with doors that showcase intricate acrylic moldings on the doors with antique pulls. For a more rustic vibe, Rodney Lawrence suggests looking for storage cabinets with doors crafted out of distressed fir wood that contain two doors housing decorative metal inserts and two bottom drawers. For a super sleek option that can double as a liquor cabinet, storage cabinets with doors that are painted a polished black with two grey doors that showcase half-moon iron decorative panels and glass knobs would add interest and personality to any home space. And if you're on the hunt or something to go in a traditional kitchen, tall oak storage cabinets with doors with panelled doors and lots of interior shelving can double as a decent sized pantry.
If you have a busy family who is constantly in and out of cupboards, storage cabinets with doors that contain magnetic clips on the doors that ensure a soft close are a must. Neal Beckstedt notes that if you have taller storage cabinets with doors, you may want to find one that comes equipped with a tip restraint device to keep it from toppling over. It's also helpful to find one that comes with adjustable shelving and even one or two drawers to make for additional storage. You can also find storage cabinets with doors that are made out of scratch, stain, and water-resistant materials which makes them extra durable and long-lasting. And for a modern touch, some storage cabinets with doors come with handy interior lights so you can see everything that's inside.