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There is a lot to consider when you come to updating your kitchen. One of the key features to a kitchen is the doors and with so many options available, how do you decide which ones are the best suited to you and your kitchen? 


First you'll need to decide on what colour to go for. Depending on the look you're choosing, colour can make all the difference. When looking at modern kitchens, these days, they have two different colour doors, which gives a beautiful contrast with the right choice of colours.

Having two colour doors in your kitchen also keeps the kitchen fresh and you're less likely to become board of looking at the same kitchen everyday. It adds lovely contrast to kitchens and keeps it interesting. The most common two-tone design is a dark/bright/bold colour, combined with a lighter/calmer colour. 

Alternatively, choosing the same colour door to complete your kitchen is not outdated. The contrast can be created from the worktops themselves, the interior, furniture and the flooring. These's plenty to consider when designing your kitchen. 

If you want to make a statement. your unit colour is where to do it. Traditionally used for the core colour of the scheme, making an accent of your base units ca turn an island into a real centerpiece. More subtle schemes can still benefit from alternate colours based on your wall cabinet doors, more complimentary than an accent. Contrasting the colour of your drawers against the the cabinet itself will add an extra line of detailing. 

Experimenting with colour is one of the fun parts of creating your new kitchen. Choosing the correct colour for you and your kitchen can determine weather you like, or love your kitchen. 

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When you come to deciding what doors you want, another important influencer is texture. Texture can add depth to your kitchen doors and it's an effective way to add a layered look, that influences other kitchen elements to mix well with one another. When it comes to texture, most of our doors are sleek and glossy or smooth matt finishes. However we do also have the shaker style doors, which offer the layered look to your kitchen design, offering depth and definition. 

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Here at DIY Kitchen Complete we know that not everyone has the same taste, so we like to offer a wide range of styles of doors so everyone is able to choose the perfect door, suited to their liking.

We have a number of J Pull kitchen doors available, which have integrated handles keeping the smooth and elegant, offering a modern and simple design to your kitchen. The fusion gloss range has a number of finishes available, including, white, anthracite, ivory, grey, light grey, cashmere. These doors are made from MDF with a high gloss lacquered finish and an integrated handle. The Fusion painted range offers a wide selection of colours to choose from. Once you select the unit required, a choice of colours will be presented. The doors are made of MDF with a painted finish and an integrated handle. Another J Pull door option, is the concept painted door. This is a hybrid of doors, combining the traditional shaker style and the J Pull. The handle is integrated into the shaker style frame. Again, as it's a painted option, there is a huge choice of colours available to choose from. This door is made from MDF with a painted finish and a recessed handle. 

Our plain slab doors are available in a range of colours including white, grey, cashmere and anthracite. Also with matt or gloss options to choose from. The gloss doors are made from PVC foil, laminated on MDF. The matt doors are made from melamine faced particle board with PVC edging. Choosing a plain slab door may seem a little boring, however with the beautifully finished colours and handle options to choose from, you can make your own style. So even if you do like the plain grey with a brushed steel handle, a contrast can be created from the more than just your cabinets. Or you may decide to be a bit more bold and daring and go for an anthracite door with a shiny polished chrome handle. Whatever your choice, we're sure you'll love the quality and ranges that are up for grabs. 

We also have a small range of traditional shaker style doors available called the Moda range. We have a wide range of colour options available which offer both a modern and trendy look, but we also have traditional and vintage finishes available too. The shaker style doors are made from PVC foil laminated on MDF frame and center panel. Also, mentioned earlier in the article, we have a hybrid which is a combination of the shaker style door and the J Pull, you can find this range under J Pull, concept painted. We've hand picked the ranges we believe are the most stylish, elegant and affordable so the website can be easier to navigate and decisions can be made simpler. 

Quality Kitchens Delivered to your Door

  • Quality cam and dowel cabinets
  • Flat packed for convenience
  • Soft close hinges as standard
  • Complete units, including hinges, handles and fixings
  • 10 years warranty on all cabinets and doors

Delivery Times

Standard: 2-3 weeks
Painted kitchens: 3-4 weeks

Free Delivery for all orders over £850

English Rose Kitchens

English Rose Kitchens

We are proud to supply English Rose Kitchens, providing you with quality, flat packed kitchens.

Working with English Rose we will ensure your brand new kitchen is delivered to your door within 2-3 weeks of ordering, 3-4 weeks for painted kitchens. 

Please click here to read more about the English Rose Kitchens. 


20 Years Warranty
on all cabinets, hinges and drawer boxes. 

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