I’ve installed many bathrooms and kitchen cabinet sets that where purchased from home centers. If you are planning on buying cabinetry from Home Depot or Lowes there are a few things you should know about store bought cupboards.
read Problems With Store Bought Cabinets
Most of the cabinets that people purchase off of the shelves from Home Depot come without having solid backs on them. This of course depends upon the brand and style of cabinet that you are considering to purchase. I would suggest that you ask a sales person if the cupboards that you are looking at come equipped with solid backs on them. Most of the upper cabinetry should have solid pieces of wood in the back so that they can be hung on the wall. read Do Cabinets From Home Depot Come Without Backs
The chances are very good that a different brand European hinge will work with the existing kitchen or bathroom cabinet doors. The question really is will the same hinge plate work with a different style hinge? read WIll a Different Brand Hinge Work on European Cabinet Doors
The process of adjusting face-frame style concealed European cupboard cup hinges can be challenging. The reason is because some brands do not have an adjustment that moves the cabinet door toward or away from the face-frame of the cabinet. This presents a problem if the box has a slight twist in it and the door refuses to rest tightly against the front of the cabinetry. read Adjusting Face-Frame European Cupboard Hinges