Yet, you don’t sacrifice performance. The man-made production of MDF cabinets may sound like a negative, but it has many benefits over traditional wood.
4 Ways MDF Cabinets Are Better Than Wood Cabinets
1. A Dependably Blemish-Free Surface
The reliable, human-made production results in a uniformly smooth surface, unlike the poor consistency seen in natural wood. As a result of the blemish-free surface, there’s a higher guarantee of consistent paint absorption and a clean finish.
2. Eco-Friendly Manufacturing
The usage of MDF and powder-coating technology is environmentally friendly. Powder-coated MDF components don’t contain solvents or produce any volatile organic compounds (VOCs) or hazardous air pollutants (HAPs). MDF is composed of recycled wood, meaning that instead of wood scraps from cut wood pieces or demolitions being tossed away, they’re utilized for the creation of fiberboard. Also, powder-coating in comparison to painting is environmentally friendly, because there are no fumes or waste. The powder that doesn’t adhere to wood is recycled into a hopper, meaning it can be used on the next piece of MDF. This diminishes the environmental impact. In fact, opening a powder-coating facility requires fewer permits than a paint-shop, because of this lower impact.
3. Built-to-Order Custom Design
MDF boards' makeup makes it possible to cut and shape them in many different ways without damaging the material, unlike solid wood.
4. Improved Durability & Low Maintenance
Because it's human-made, MDF offers high-quality finishes for less than what you'd pay for solid wood. Improved durability means MDF cabinets are long-lasting and low-maintenance. To keep MDF cabinets looking brand new, you only need soap and water. And the surface won’t fade over time.
Why is MDF a good choice for garage cabinets?
Durability: Temperature- and Moisture-resistant, and scratch-proof
Customization: MDF maximizes the possibilities of production, giving you more customization options
Smooth Finish: Powder-coated MDF cabinets are easy to clean, and have excellent color retention
Cost-Effective: Maximize your storage and organization with high-quality finishes at a lower price point and more variety than wood cabinets