The kitchen is considered one of the most important and delicate parts of a house. While there are many safety precautions that are required in the kitchen, one of the most important is keeping the kitchen tidy at all times. One of the most effective ways of achieving this is the installation of a kitchen cabinet. The importance of kitchen cabinets has grown in recent times – apart from the fact that they help keep the kitchen very organized, they also help preserve food from rodents.

This post takes a look at the prices of kitchen cabinets in South Africa today.

## Prices of Kitchen Cabinets in South Africa

Estimating the amount kitchen cabinet goes for can be a daunting task as they come in various sizes, shapes and types. They also vary in designs and materials. As it stands, the wall-mounted kitchen cabinets are the most common in South Africa. They are seen to be classier and more convenient to use.

Kitchen cabinets vary in price. Given their different sizes, designs and materials, this should be expected. This section takes a typical look at the prices of kitchen cabinets for a standard-sized kitchen. We will consider the process for various types of materials.

## Cost Estimation of Kitchen Cabinet made with HDF

- The total cost of boards and edge tape to be used – NGN 100,000 – R$5,400 (with HDF board at R$360 – R$432 per unit)
- The total cost of board processing – R$1,080 – R$2,160
- The total cost of accessories to be used (which include fisher pegs, angle brackets, handles, etc) – R$720 – R$1,440
- The total cost for granite countertops (including installation) – R$2,520 – R$4,320
- Total charge for workmanship, installation and overall finish – R$1,080 – R$2,520
- The overall estimate –
**R$9,000 – R$14,400**

## Cost Estimation of Kitchen Cabinet made with High Gloss HDF

- The total cost of boards and edge tape to be used – NGN 270, 000 – R$12,600 (with HDF board at R$972 – R$1,260 per unit)
- The total cost of board processing – R$1,080 – R$2,160
- The total cost of accessories to be used (which include fisher pegs, angle brackets, handles, etc.) – R$1,080 – R$2,160
- The total cost for granite countertops (including installation) – R$2,520 – R$4,320
- Total charge for workmanship, installation and overall finish – R$1,080 – R$2,520
- The overall estimate –
**R$16,200 – R$23,400**

## Cost Estimation of Kitchen Cabinet made with MDF

- The total cost of boards and edge tape to be used – NGN 70, 000 – R$4,320 (with HDF board at R$252 – R$432 per unit)
- The total cost of board processing – R$720 – R$1,800
- The total cost of accessories to be used (which include fisher pegs, angle brackets, handles, etc.) – R$720 – R$1,440
- The total cost for granite countertops (including installation) – R$1,800 – R$3,600
- Total charge for workmanship, installation and overall finish – R$1,080 – R$2,520
- The overall estimate –
**R$6,480 – R$10,800**

## Cost Estimation of Kitchen Cabinet made with High Gloss MDF

- The total cost of boards and edge tape to be used – NGN 200, 000 – R$10,800 (with HDF board at R$720 – R$1,080 per unit)
- The total cost of board processing – R$1,080 – R$1,800
- The total cost of accessories to be used (which include fisher pegs, angle brackets, handles, etc.) – R$1,080 – R$1,800
- The total cost for granite countertops (including installation) – R$1,800 – R$3,600
- Total charge for workmanship, installation and overall finish – R$1,080 – R$2,520
- The overall estimate –
**R$12,600 – R$18,000**

## Cost Estimation of Kitchen Cabinet made with MFC – Turkey

- The total cost of boards and edge tape to be used – NGN 300, 000 – R$12,600 (with HDF board at R$1,080 – R$1,260 per unit)
- The total cost of board processing – R$1,080 – R$2,520
- The total cost of accessories to be used (which include fisher pegs, angle brackets, handles, etc.) – R$1,260 – R$2,160
- The total cost for granite countertops (including installation) – R$2,520 – R$4,320
- Total charge for workmanship, installation and overall finish – R$1,440 – R$2,520
- The overall estimate –
**R$16,200 – R$25,200**

## Cost Estimation of Kitchen Cabinet made with MCF – China

- The total cost of boards and edge tape to be used – NGN 130, 000 – R$6,480 (with HDF board at R$468 – R$648 per unit)
- The total cost of board processing – R$720 – R$1,800
- The total cost of accessories to be used (which include fisher pegs, angle brackets, handles, etc.) – R$1,080 – R$1,440
- The total cost for granite countertops (including installation) – R$1,800 – R$4,320
- Total charge for workmanship, installation and overall finish – R$1,080 – R$2,520
- The overall estimate –
**R$9,360 – R$14,400**

Please note that the prices listed above were collected from different sources in the current market and are largely dependable. However, it is still essential to confirm these prices in the market prior to making a purchase as the charges are not overly consistent.

The variation in prices could be as a result of various factors, which can include the place and period of purchase of the materials.

It should also be noted that the amount paid for workmanship generally affects the eventual price the kitchen cabinet goes for. Also, factors like the size of the kitchen, the size of the kitchen cabinet, the design you are looking to adopt and the market value of the materials to be used for, play their various parts.