My cabinets are dark wood cherry type.
Kitchen cabinet height 8 foot ceiling. If i get the 36 inch cabinets i would be able to have the crown molding trim. An 8 foot ceiling with a 12 inch soffit will need 30 inch cabinets. The height of your kitchen s ceilings.
Tall kitchen cabinets are most typically 84 or 96 inches tall. For decades the standard ceiling height was 8 feet tall a dimension that resulted from two 4 foot wide drywall sheets laid together horizontally. 36 inch cabinets are recommended for rooms with 8 foot ceilings with no trim or trim up to 6 inches in height and 42 inch cabinets are preferable in rooms with 9 foot ceilings with no trim or.
Eight foot ceilings are about the lowest you will have and these were actually quite common in the past. An 8 foot ceiling with a crown molding finish will typically use 36 inch cabinets. Kitchen cabinet door heights are typically between 24 and 30 inches.
Here is a working drawing of a kitchen with an 8 ft ceiling. I think the decision to take cabinets all the way up depends on the color of your cabinets too. Our ceiling is relatively level but we will still need to disguise the gap in a couple places.
What is the standard size of kitchen cabinet doors. T all cabinet height. The clearest indicator of how tall your kitchen cabinets should be is the height of your kitchen s ceilings.
Kitchen cabinet height with 11 foot ceilings. The riser molding is outlined in red. For an 8 foot ceiling you would need 42 inch cabinets.
But homes are now being built with standard 9 or 10 foot ceilings on the first floor and ceilings at 8 or 9 feet tall on the second floor. I have 8 ft ceilings i can either do 42 inch cabinets parkdale km or 36 inch. If your cabinets were going to be white you could take them all.
This design shows crown molding on top of 36 tall uppers and a small space between the crown and ceiling. Here is an in progress photo of 42 inch cabinets in a small kitchen 10 x 12 with 8 foot ceilings. Comments 5 i have tall ceilings in kitchen with bulkhead finish as dytecture s photo shows.
I thought i wanted 42 inch up to the ceiling until i found out i would only be able to have a small inch and a half trim on top.