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  • A Remarkable Difference™ A Remarkable Difference™

    Visit us at the AWFS® Fair in Las Vegas, NV on July 22-25, booth #6217 as we celebrate 50 years of manufacturing custom cabinet components. Experience our new display and interact with the vignettes that were inspired, ordered, and assembled by our customers. Thank you for choosing Decore-ative Specialties!

    Submitted By: Heber Pelayo on 07/20/2015 Categories: About Decore
  • 50th Anniversary for Decore-ative Specialties 50th Anniversary for Decore-ative Specialties

    In 1965, standard-sized cabinets were all the rage, the average turnaround time on components was weeks — not days — and the tape-controlled routing and shaping machine was still a year away from making its mark in the woodworking industry. It was against this backdrop that Jack Lansford Sr. made the pivotal decision to start a custom wood door factory to service small cabinetmakers in Southern California.

    Submitted By: Karen M. Koenig on 07/09/2015 Categories: About Decore
  • Perfectly Balanced Two-Tone Kitchen Perfectly Balanced Two-Tone Kitchen

    When it comes to producing its strikingly attractive custom cabinetry, Funtime Cabinet Factory is deadly serious. The Canoga Park, CA-based custom cabinet business goes to great lengths to design, fabricate and install products that meet the approval of even its most discerning clients.

    Submitted By: Chanda Erselius , Rich Christianson on 05/06/2015 Categories: Gallery Products
  • Easy-to-Use Online Ordering with Anytime Easy-to-Use Online Ordering with Anytime

    In 1965, ordering custom cabinet components was not as convenient as when Jack Lansford, Sr. started Decore-ative Specialties. Now, Anytime® Online Account Management provides customers with the freedom to build, submit and review orders online.

    Submitted By: Chanda Erselius and Rich Christianson on 01/22/2015 Categories: About Decore Products
  • Drawer Box Design Elements Drawer Box Design Elements

    Incorporating drawer boxes into cabinetry projects is a great way to add value and benefit for homeowners. Maximizing the usability of lower cabinets is an important design element for aging adult customers who want to stay safe and independent in their own homes.

    Submitted By: Chanda Erselius on 01/08/2015 Categories: Gallery Products
  • Find Design Inspiration for 2015 Find Design Inspiration for 2015

    Twelve new galleries are now available to explore and build inspiration for your 2015 projects. Each of these galleries features a slide show of a completed kitchen cabinet project, plus information about door styles, finishes and other design details. We invite you to dive in, take a closer look and most of all get inspired!

    Submitted By: Chanda Erselius on 12/30/2014 Categories: Gallery Products
  • Helping Out Hope House Helping Out Hope House

    Decore-ative Specialties' Andrew Lansford donates Thanksgiving turkeys to Hope House

    Submitted By: Calla Davy on 11/26/2014 Categories: Charity
  • Decore-ative Specialties Hosts WPMA Members Decore-ative Specialties Hosts WPMA Members

    Decore-ative Specialties hosted members of the Wood Products Manufacturers Association on Wednesday, October 15th in their Monroe facility. WPMA members were provided an extensive tour of Decore-ative’s eastern operations.

    Submitted By: Joel Boyles on 10/21/2014 Categories: About Decore
  • Water-Based Finish Glaze Processes: 4 Appealing Application Options Water-Based Finish Glaze Processes: 4 Appealing Application Options

    Our Water-Based Finish line offers four glaze application processes to suit your design needs. Each process produces a different look and can also be varied based on the specific stain and glaze colors chosen.

    Submitted By: Chanda Erselius on 07/25/2014 Categories: Products
  • Dovetail Drawer Boxes Dovetail Drawer Boxes

    Maple continues to be one of your best options for dovetail drawer boxes, especially as the market price of some high end material prices creep up. Soft Maple, Promo Soft Maple, Aspen, and Prefinished 9-Ply Birch are also light colored drawer box materials available at excellent prices.

    Submitted By: Chanda Erselius on 07/16/2014 Categories: Products

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Find Design Inspiration for 2015
Find Design Inspiration for 2015

Twelve new galleries are now available to explore and build inspiration for your 2015 projects. Each of these galleries features a slide show of a completed kitchen cabinet project, plus information about door styles, finishes and other design details. We invite you to dive in, take a closer look and most of all get inspired!

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  • A Remarkable Difference™

    Visit us at the AWFS® Fair in Las Vegas, NV on July 22-25, booth #6217 as we celebrate 50 years of manufacturing custom cabinet components. Experience our new display and interact with the vignettes that were inspired, ordered, and assembled by our customers. Thank you for choosing Decore-ative Specialties!

  • 50th Anniversary for Decore-ative Specialties

    In 1965, standard-sized cabinets were all the rage, the average turnaround time on components was weeks — not days — and the tape-controlled routing and shaping machine was still a year away from making its mark in the woodworking industry. It was against this backdrop that Jack Lansford Sr. made the pivotal decision to start a custom wood door factory to service small cabinetmakers in Southern California.

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  • New Gallery Images!

    We’ve recently added several new images to our gallery collection! Whether you prefer kitchens, bathrooms, living areas, or offices, we’ve carefully selected inspiring images from 10 different homes.

  • Customer FIRST

    In 1965, our parents' started “Decore Door” and began producing some of the first ever custom cabinet doors in California. Whether it was the hollow core, back panel, or Revere ¾” raised panel door, their focus was on the customer first by providing the best possible quality, lead time, and service.