Considering a gloss kitchen?…Need to know if gloss kitchens are any good, or if they’re high maintenance? A popular and lasting kitchen choice for many years, here’s 10 great reasons why gloss kitchen doors make an excellent choice for the home. 

1) Beautiful Gloss Kitchen Doors

When planning your new kitchen design one of the factors that will largely influence your kitchen’s overall appearance is the type of finish you choose, whether gloss or matt.  Gloss kitchen doors create a highly appealing kitchen look, whilst their lustrous shine ensures an inviting kitchen feel.  Whilst typically stylish, clean and modern, there are many different possible looks that can be attained through a gloss kitchen finish.  This enables a stunning yet unique kitchen design to exceed your every expectation! 

Brigitte Grey Gloss Open Plan Kitchen | MHK Kitchen Experts
Brigitte Gloss Ivory Tobacco Oak Kitchen | MHK Kitchen Experts

2) An Extensive Choice of Gloss Finish Options

Gloss kitchen finish options are not all one and the same.  Instead, there are many types of gloss kitchen door options for homeowners to choose from.  This includes gloss glass, lacquer, laser, Parapan high gloss solid acrylic and laminate gloss kitchen finishes.  These differ in both looks and price but are all high in quality…so long as you choose a reputable supplier!

3) Gloss Kitchen Door Colours

Gloss kitchen doors are available to choose from within a very wide selection of colours.  Whether light, dark, bold or a neutral colour palette, there is certain to be a gloss kitchen colour to suit your personal taste, as well as the style of your home.  Within more popular kitchen colours such as white and grey, there are also different variants of the same hue available to choose from, and which produce entirely different looks according to what you would like to achieve.    

Bauformat Navy High Gloss Compact Kitchen | MHK Kitchen Experts
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4) Gloss Kitchen Doors Are Easy To Clean

Let’s face it, nobody enjoys cleaning their kitchen! And one of the joys of gloss kitchen doors is that their shiny surfaces are easy to wipe clean, and but also keep clean too.  Cleaning requires only a simple wipe down with a damp microfibre anti-scratch e-cloth.

5) Gloss Kitchen Doors Make a Room Feel Bigger

Gloss kitchens have a light reflective quality which frequently proves beneficial for homeowners.  As light hits the gloss surface from both natural and artificial light sources, it is reflected back across a room.  This subsequently creates a roomier and more spacious feel.  This effect makes gloss kitchen doors ideal for smaller kitchens where space-maximising is usually a crucial factor within the kitchen design.

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Bauformat White High Gloss Kitchen 1 | MHK Kitchen Experts

6) Gloss Kitchen Doors Make a Room Feel Brighter

Just as light reflection can make a kitchen feel larger than its actual size, this quality can also make a kitchen feel brighter.  This works off the same principal as light reflected off the gloss kitchen doors, which bounces around the room and impacts on other surfaces and surroundings. A white gloss kitchen door is the best colour choice for enhancing this effect, but well-cited lighting options will also encourage a brighter and cheerier kitchen feel.

7) Gloss Kitchen Doors Can Add Value

A new kitchen typically comes at great expense and for such an investment you want it to be of good quality so it will stand the test of time.  But equally, at some stage in the future you might want to move house, and in which case you want your new kitchen to help aid the sale of your property, rather than hinder it.  And one of the great qualities of gloss kitchen doors is that they hold widespread appeal, suited to the majority of tastes compared with something quite niche such as a bespoke orange kitchen or kitchen made entirely from reclaimed wood.  Instead, a gloss kitchen finish, and especially a gloss door in a neutral tone, can easily become a great selling point, and even add value to the cost of your house. 

Brigitte White Gloss Kitchen 2 | MHK Kitchen Experts
Bauformat High Gloss Handleless Kitchen With Island | MHK Kitchen Experts

8) Gloss Kitchen Doors are Durable

The quality of gloss kitchen doors varies between manufacturers but depending on how it is made, a gloss kitchen finish should easily stand the test of time. It pays to research kitchen suppliers and manufacturers before committing to purchase.  With many retailers even the lowest grade of gloss finish – usually some form of laminate gloss kitchen door – undergoes an intensive finishing process to ensure it is water and temperature resistant throughout everyday use in the kitchen.  

9) Gloss Kitchens Are Versatile

Amongst their many benefits one of the truly appealing qualities of gloss kitchen doors is how versatile they are.  A kitchen featuring only gloss kitchen doors makes a truly beautiful statement, but you can also easily mix and match gloss doors with other tones and textures.  This might be a subtle contrast of white gloss doors with white matt, or pale wood kitchen doors.  Alternatively, you could opt for a more distinct contrast of colour and/or texture, such as a classic black and white contrast, or else the current trend of white gloss with warm wood accents of walnut or Oak.  

luxury kitchen island- Brigitte White Gloss Iron Open Plan Kitchen | MHK Kitchen Experts
Bauformat High Gloss White U Shaped Handleless Kitchen 2 | MHK Kitchen Experts

10) Gloss Kitchens Feel Welcoming

In modern times kitchens are hardworking, multi-functional spaces; As the heart of the home, this is where we gather to cook, relax, and spend time with family and friends, and so it’s a space that needs to feel attractive and welcoming too. Gloss kitchens are ideal for achieving this effect, their lustrous shine effortlessly bringing a softness, and relaxed feel to this otherwise busy space in our homes.  

 Need help planning your perfect gloss kitchen? Contact the Kitchen Experts today.  


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