The attractive white broom cabinet by Prepac Winslow provides you with quality storage space for your office or home. It features unique brush metal handles and durable European-style 6-way hinges. This product is constructed of durable composite wood....more
I recently bought several storage cabinets for my basement, and I just got this one for my kitchen. I wish, wish, wish I had bought this brand for my basement. Yes, this is made of laminate particle board, but it has some nice touches that are usually missing in inexpensive cabinets. First, the door is rounded wood (?) rather than just more laminate particle board. That means that it looks nicer and that there are no edge pieces to peel off later. Second, the back board (back of the cabinet) is actually MDF or something, not the cheap paperboard that you usually get. No, it's not wood, but that's a heckuva lot better than flimsy paperboard. The MDF (or whatever it is) makes the cabinet sturdier and more likely to survive a move. Also, the whole thing was a breeze to put together. I am so pleased with it that I just ordered another and will seek out this brand if I ever need another storage cabinet (which, given how cheaply made the other ones I just bought are... we'll see).
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? It's white.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Excellent. Best in its price range.
As I rebuild my house after Superstorm Sandy, I find I have less storage space than before. I needed a "pantry" type of cabinet that would fit in a narrow space by the door, and this matched the measurements.
However, I didn't intend to use it for mops and brooms, and I wanted two more internal shelves. I phoned Prepac and asked if I could buy some, and at first I was told it would be expensive to ship them, because MDF is so heavy. I said I'd be willing to pay, and the helpful young woman on the phone put me on hold to go find out the cost. When she came back on the line, she said they'd just ship me two shelves, plus the relevant hardware, for free! That's a very rare attitude, and a wonderful surprise!
It wasn't hard to put it together - pretty standard construction for this type of furniture. And now I have a place to keep canned goods, bulk foods like rice, and spare paper towels.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? perfect match
Please tell us about the quality of the product. what I expected from flat-pack MDF furniture
How accurate was the on site description of the product? exact description of product
This cabinet was just what I was looking for. Using it with only one shelf since I wanted it for brooms and mops not for storing clothing. The sizing was correct. The cabinet is quite heavy therefore either assemble it where you plan to use it or get some help to place it.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? color was as white as white can be
Please tell us about the quality of the product. This cabinet is just as pictured.
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Product description was very accurate.
This cabinet is perfect. I needed a place to put my broom and my shark and my Vac/broom in my kitchen and this was the answer. It went together easy, I had help from my hubby and it was fun to do. We put in the perfect spot and everything fit perfect inside. Now I don't need to go upstairs and get all of my cleaning stuff everyday or have to look at it stuffed between the wall and the fridge! Perfect and nice looking too!
We found it very fast and easy to assemble the cabinet. Everything matched up perfectly. It is heavy to move, had to slide it to area it would stay in. Even though it says a broom closet, it came with 2 shelves you can use it as a linen closet as well. Has a nice brushed aluminum handle .
It was easy to put together by myself, it lines up perfectly, looks great...
But, if you want to use it for your brooms, don't expect to put any of the shelves in. The broom ONLY fits if there are no shelves. You can figure this out for yourself if you check the measurements before ordering, but I had thought that it would be tall enough for my broom plus one shelf. However, now I just use it for mop, bucket, and all the other cleaning supplies. It's great!
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Perfect
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Excellent
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Great
How hard is this cabinet to assemble? For someone that is not so good with that stuff- how hard would it be?med1125 on Jan 27, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
This looks like it would be pretty easy to assemble. You would just need to assemble the cabinet and then add the shelves that just sit on pegs.overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 28, 2013
Just arrived! very easy to assemble....lberkstresser on Apr 2, 2013
was very easy to assemble. If counting to wall, do not install doors until mounting is donejohnsr13 on May 13, 2013
We gave up once we saw the hinges and the need to adjust them - but we are not "handy around the house" people. A contractor friend actually assembled them for us. LOVE the cabinets!springlover22 on May 29, 2013
Do you have to put the shelves in- do they come out so that you dont have to use them if you dont want to?med1125 on Jan 27, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
White broom closet: We want to purchase this closet, however, we need at least 4 shelves for it. Do you have them for this item, if so can we purchase from you?corpuscle2 on Oct 27, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
The closet comes as is, with the two adjustable shelves. We''re sorry, but we don''t sell the shelves separately. overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 28, 2012
We''re sorry, this cabinet has only two adjustable shelves. We don''t sell additional shelves for this unit.overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 30, 2012
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