The primary point in buying stock cabinets instead of having custom cabinets built is the savings you recognize in the cost of the cabinetry. Again, this is because stock cabinets are built in factories. Every modification you make to a stock cabinet involves the same labor cost as having a cabinet built. Your changes may not be as extensive as having a cabinet built from scratch, but there is time and work involved in every modification. Buying stock cabinets in the size you need and not making alterations is the best way to save money on your cabinetry. If you absolutely must make changes to the cabinets you buy, keep them to an absolute minimum to eliminate that additional cost factor.

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