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Particle Board vs Plywood Core Materials

The most important difference is costs. If you are totally opposed to proCustom electronics enclosure Cabinet, cabinetry made in Redding Californiaducts with a particle board core or if you just like the look of real wood grain and don’t mind spending a little more money on parts of the cabinets that are only exposed when someone opens a cabinet door, then choose Pre-finished Maple or Birch plywood (American made). Be prepared to spend a little more for it and aside from the look of real wood, the benefits are minor. Yes particle board core material can be damaged by water, but any wood product will be damaged by water if left to soak. If your cabinets are being subjected to water from leaky plumbing, you should call a plumber first, fix the leak, clean up any signs of mold, then call Mandina’s to replace those cabinets!

Tip! In high traffic/moisture areas around sinks and cooking areas, always dry your cabinets off. The finish will last much longer! Ask about Deco-Form laminated cabinets and doors or visit www.decore.com to learn more!

About the Author
Scott Jones is the owner of Mandina's Custom Cabinets. His career as a builder began at the ripe age of 10 when his Mother brought home a dresser from a yardsale. It was a solid piece of furniture but it was pink! When Mom wasn't looking, he had painted it flat black in his bedroom! Well, he wasn't big enough to move it, but he was savvy enough to fix the problem. He's been fixing and building things ever since. He has worked as a cabinet maker for 32 years and thoroughly enjoys helping people solve storage issues. He has two son's, Derrick, 28 and Dakota 20, Daughter-in-law Rheanna and 3 Grandkids, Noah, Kendyl and Emmie. All of whom are pretty handy too! Got a question for Scott? Please ask! It'll make his day!

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