Ask the Experts
Canyon Creek receives a lot of questions about our quality, construction techniques, environmental stewardship and more, so we decided to answer some of them here. Have a question? Send it to email@example.com and you just may see it answered by our experts!
I’m thinking about a new kitchen. What questions will I
be asked when I visit a showroom?
Sheila K., via email
Paul Maikoski, Showroom Manager: First, you should seek to develop a rapport with a designer at the showroom of your choice. Trust and confidence in your designer are critical to making the whole process work smoothly. Read more…
I’m hearing a lot about VOCs in relation to cabinet finishes.
What does that mean and why is it important?
Kathy M., via email
John Earl, Environmental Manager: VOCs, or Volatile Organic Compounds, are chemicals listed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that may affect the ozone layer in the earth's atmosphere, and have been determined as harmful to the environment. Read more…
What’s the difference between your cabinets and ones
I’d buy at a large home improvement center?
Jason V., Portland, OR
Paul Maikoski, Showroom Manager: Cabinetry from Canyon Creek offers the style and value not available through more “stock” lines that are marketed through the large home improvement centers. Canyon Creek also has a much larger product offering and the ability to customize product to levels beyond the typical home center product. Read more…
I have a family member with many allergies and I’m
concerned about indoor air quality and formaldehydes. How does Canyon Creek address
Marcie L., Denver
John Earl, Environmental Manager: When you
select cabinets from Canyon Creek, you can be assured that our finished products have
little or no VOC emissions. No Added Urea Formaldehyde (NAUF) applies primarily to the
substrate, not the coatings, and Canyon Creek offers NAUF cabinet box construction.
Our house has a unique floor plan and I want to maximize my space
and budget. What does Canyon Creek do to handle these requests?
Mark W., Costa Mesa
Ed Sorenson, Product Engineering Manager: In a word, flexibility. While we have one of the most extensive lines of product in the industry, designers continually challenge us with creating one-of-a-kind cabinets for one-of-a-kind customers. To that end, we offer our Special Product Request (SPR) program. Read more…
Everybody says they have quality cabinetry. What does
“quality” mean to Canyon Creek?
Carol F., via email
Bryan Jarvis, Vice President of Operations: At Canyon Creek, quality means satisfying our customers by consistently meeting or exceeding our standards and working in an environment of continual improvement. One of our core values at Canyon Creek is to accept responsibility for our actions and we take that responsibility very seriously. Read more…