Asked by: Tsvetko Sangappa
asked in category: General Last Updated: 25th February, 2020

What color should toe kick be?

But the toe kick can be more than just a practical thing. In most kitchens the toe kick is either painted black or the same color as the cabinets, to make it as inconspicuous as possible.

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Keeping this in consideration, should toe kick match cabinets?

To avoid standing out, most toe kicks are painted either black the same color as the cabinets. They are there to serve a practical purpose, after all.

Beside above, how high is a toe kick? The optimal height for a toe kick is 3 1/2 inches, and heights up to 4 inches are common. Increasing the height over 3 1/2 inches does not hurt the effectiveness of the toe kick, but it may very slightly reduce the space in your base cabinet.

Regarding this, is a toe kick necessary?

The toe kick is typically only 3 inches deep and about 3 1/2 inches high, yet it makes a huge difference in the comfort of using your countertop. Although toe kicks are not required by building codes, they are a traditional design standard followed by manufacturers and tradesmen.

What is the purpose of a toe kick?

A toe kick is the area between the base cabinet and the floor. It is also referred to as the toe space. A toe kick is the recessed area at the bottom of a base cabinet. Toe kicks are built into bathroom vanities and kitchen cabinets to allow homeowners to be more comfortable as they are working on the counter-top.

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