When choosing kitchen cabinets one should think of them as a long term investment and definitely opt for quality. Rather choose a sold frame with strong hinges and slides to avoid having to replace or repair them frequently. The Kitchen Specialists Association (KSA) suggest that fittings should be between 8% – 18% of the total cost of the kitchen. There is a vast array of international brands available at different price ranges offering varied guarantees and quality.It is worthwhile to pay a more attention to your hardware choices in order to increase the durability and functionality of your kitchen. At Optima Kitchens people have decades of experience of paying more attention to choices you make, you’ll feel that you are in good hands. Handles are one of the most important aesthetic elements in your kitchen with the ability to influence the overall look of the kitchen. Handles will be used every day and will have to endure dirt, damp and a lot of wear and tear. Make sure you choose a design not only for its looks but also for its practicality and endurance.