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RTA Cabinet Set for Your Kitchen: Understanding the Pros and Cons

Ready-to-Assemble cabinets have to continue gaining popularity among homeowners across the world, especially when they are on a budget. There was a time when RTA cabinets were considered to be an alternative to customized and pre-assembled cabinets.

RTA Kitchen Cabinet

However, like other cabinets, the RTA cabinet set also comes with its own pros and cons.

Pros of RTA Cabinets

1. Easy Installation

RTA cabinet manufacturers are aware that many customers venture into unknown terrain that means they often take the initiative to make the assembling process as easy as possible.

In a majority of the cases, the packs are delivered with important hardware and tools for assembling, the holes and parts are already drilled. It means all you have to do is put all the pieces of the cabinets together either by gluing them or nailing them in place.

If you find yourself in a pickle while assembling the RTA kitchen cabinets, you can follow the manual or videos available over the internet.

2. Customization

It is easy to find manufacturers of custom RTA cabinets if you need cabinets customized specifically to cater to your requirements. But RTA cabinets are not much different from pre-assembled and customized customers. But the only difference is that these cabinets are shipped to the location unassembled.

Due to the low shipping costs of ordering these RTA cabinets, it is relatively affordable to purchase. It is quite beneficial in comparison to buying a pre-assembled kitchen cabinet as it makes it affordable for you to buy from a broader selection of cabinet accessories.

3. Affordable

Modern RTA kitchen cabinets are considerably less expensive than pre-assembled and customized cabinets for two primary reasons. The first reason is the labor cost for producing the cabinets is comparatively low as there is no cost of assembling involved. You will have to put together the cabinets all by yourself.

The second reason behind its low price is that it has a low shipping cost. You might be wondering why. Well, modern RTA cabinets are usually shipped out in a flat pack. This means that they do not take up much space as customized or pre-assembled cabinets. An additional advantage of these kitchen cabinets is that it doesn’t have a lead time.

4. Quicker Shipping

RTA cabinets are an excellent choice for homeowners who would like to complete their kitchen remodeling project, instantly. It’s because it gets delivered to your location within the shortest possible time.

As pre-assembled kitchen cabinets have to be assembled before shipping, and take up double the space required for loading up most ready-to-assemble cabinets, it is safe to say these cabinets are more preferred. The manufacturers can start to load the kitchen cabinets for shipping just after you have placed the order.

Cons of RTA Cabinets

1. Lengthy Installation Time

The efficiency of RTA cabinet installation depends on an individual’s experience. For instance, if you have already installed RTA cabinets before, you will be able to install them faster the second time because of the experience you have secured.
Nevertheless, it can be a different scenario for people who are new to the installation of RTA cabinets as there are many steps involved.

2. Finding Replacement Hardware can be Difficult

The thing about these cabinets is that they are mass-produced. Thus, it can be a little difficult to find the right parts for replacing the damaged or missing components of the cabinets. It will hardly be a problem as a local carpenter can easily fit in the missing piece with a customized pre-installed cabinet.

3. Convenient Option

It is one of the top advantages of purchasing RTA cabinets. renovating a kitchen can be accompanied by many things that have to be considered. However, with RTA cabinets, you will not have to worry about the cabinets exceeding your budget or wait for a long time for the cabinet to arrive at your house. It’s a simplified process since a majority of the work is done in advance.

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