Merillat Makes Aging in Place Easier

Whether you have mobility problems or plan to stay in your house throughout your retirement, planning ahead is important. Remaining in familiar, comfortable surroundings (aging in place) is good for your state of mind and your health and Merillat Cabinetry has the products to help you do it.  So if this is your retirement home, then start thinking about your options.  You can also check out this page for ideas.

Easy access is the first important step.  If you foresee a time when you may be in a wheelchair or have limited mobility, then look to features like drawers, pull-out cabinets and storage accessories that will make your life easier.  They’re called functionalities, those conveniences in a kitchen that makes it easier to work and live in.  Pull-out trash cans and recycling bins, pull-out trays and lazy susan cabinets all fall into this category.

Lazy Susan Cabinet

wood lazy susan

A lazy susan corner cabinet is an ideal corner cabinet in any kitchen, but it becomes a critical part of any kitchen designed to help homeowners age in place.  It puts items out in front where you can reach them and is available in any style or finish of the Merillat Classic or Merillat Masterpiece line.

Base Pantry Towers

pantry base

This Merillat Masterpiece base multi-storage cabinet puts everything at your fingertips.  Both doors are equipped with shelves for canned goods and spices and the rest of the space has movable storage towers for anything else you might need to stash away.  It’s perfect for anyone with limited mobility.

Pot and Pan Base

AIP Drawers

These drawers will hold anything!  No more scrabbling in your cabinets for  stock pots, frying pans or plastic storage containers and their lids.  Available in Merillat Masterpiece and Classic, these drawers are roomy and load-rated at 75 lbs so you can it can handle your biggest mixing bowl or heaviest cookware.

Pegged Drawer Kit

pegged drawer

A good option for people with limited reach, the affordable pegged drawer kit allows you to store plates, bowls and serving pieces down low where it’s easier to reach.  The pegs are adjustable, to keep your breakables safe.

Pull-out Trash

pull-out trash

Make sure you have a pull-out trash cabinet in your new kitchen, itmakes trash disposal easy and convenient.  Available in one, two or four can options, you can pick the one based on what your mobility needs are.

Chopping Block

chopping block

Anyone in a wheelchair can still help with food preparation using this Merillat Masterpiece chopping block.  It brings the work surface out so you can sit and work instead of stand, or you just want a little extra workspace.

Merillat Classic Unveils New Door Styles, Finishes

Rowan, door style, flat panel, Mist finish

Rowan door style in a Mist finish


Rowan door style in a Graphite finish

Merillat Classic has just announced its new products for 2017 and is unveiling a large selection of new products, colors, features and options.  Among the introductions are the new door styles Rowan and Lanielle are a nod to the contemporary, offering clean lines and interesting textures.  The Rowan is a full-overlay mitered door that features an angled profile surrounding a flat panel.  The standard drawer front is a flat slab but an upgrade to a five-piece drawer front is available and it comes in any of the maple or cherry finishes.  The styling is versatile and would work in almost any setting but the simple design of the Rowan would be a good foundation for a contemporary kitchen or bath.

Honed Granite Display

Honed Glacier White Granite

We have our new “honed” granite display installed.  The granite is Glacier White – a pretty white with grey shading and cranberry spots.  The edge is “chiseled” quite different from the usual edge treatments.



KraftMaid Dog Days of Summer Promotion

Promotion Dates: July 30, 2012 – August 29, 2012



  • 10% off all cabinets and accessories
  • Purchase All-Plywood Construction, and receive a free premium finish priced 15% or below (see flyer for list of qualifying finishes)