the benefits of flatpack kitchens and cabinets

Struggling to decide if a flatpack kitchen is for you? We’ve listed a few benefits below that might help with your decision.

why buy a flatpack kitchen?

Perfect for homeowners, DIYers and investment property owners, flatpack kitchens offer a great mix of quality, style and value for money. But what makes flatpack kitchens so great and why should you purchase one? Below are a few reasons why a kaboodle flatpack kitchen will be a great choice for you.

what is a flatpack kitchen?

A flatpack kitchen is a DIY type of kitchen that you can assemble yourself after coming up with a design best suited to your space. With kaboodle kitchens you can select your cabinetsdoors and panels,  floating shelves, benchtops and the parts and accessories to put it all together – like push to open door hinges, soft close drawer runners or a range of different cabinet handles.

Each component has been precisely cut and drilled by our manufacturing plants and all you need to do is fit the pieces together like a jigsaw puzzle. 

Kaboodle flatpack kitchens are flexible with your design because our range of cabinets are designed in sizes to suit kitchens big and small, we even have a customisable range, to ensure you get the perfect fit. This flexibility allows for a range of options when designing your kitchen layout.

ease of build

Kaboodle flatpack kitchens are easy to install and can save you money on hiring a tradie. If you have basic skills with hand tools and know how to read instructions then you shouldn’t face too many obstacles when building your kitchen. Kaboodle flatpack kitchens are supplied with detailed, easy to understand instructions and you can also find all of our instructions online. Kaboodle also offers a suite of helpful resources such as how-to videos to guide you through every step.

If you’re looking for inspiration, you’ll find kaboodle products in Bunnings stores across Australia, including Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra and Darwin.

how does the quality compare?

Everybody knows that flatpack kitchens are a great way to save on cost as there is no need for a kitchen designer or builder. 

Kaboodle kitchens are no exception and we take quality and structure very seriously - so just because they are cheaper, this doesn’t mean you need to compromise on quality or style.

Our cabinets are solid on the sides, base and back and are built to withstand the heaviest appliances, pots and plate stacks. 

Better still, because our range is made up of a bunch of different colour, shape and style options – it gives you genuine freedom and flexibility to tailor your kitchen to suit your own personal tastes and needs.

All our cabinets come with a 10 year structural warranty and the kaboodle advantage means that we will extend this warranty for the entire time you own and live in your home, no matter where you’re located in Australia.

the benefits of going with a flatpack kitchen and cabinets

Kaboodle kitchens are modular, so you don’t necessarily need to buy the whole thing at once – you can simply purchase a cabinet each week if you want to.

Because our kitchens are flatpack they are easy to pick up from your local Bunnings Warehouse, in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane or beyond, and they’re easy to store and easy to move around – perfect for homes with narrow entrances or in a multiplex. Our modular range of cabinets and benchtops also mean that if you are wanting to complete a project with a quick turnaround, you can pick up readily available product from Bunnings and take it home with you on the same day! 

budget friendly

One of the many reasons Australians are choosing a flatpack kitchen is affordability. Flatpack kitchens can be the perfect solution to spruce up an investment property without breaking the bank or saving money on a renovation so you could spend more on other parts of your home.


Apart from our modular range, kaboodle also offers customisable solutions, where you can customise the width of selected products in the modern profile. If you’re worried about ill-fitting cabinetry, you can rest assured that custom options are available through kaboodle thanks to our local manufacturing facility in Melbourne. If you’re not sure where to start with your dream kitchen, we have flagship kitchen design centres throughout Australia where you can explore the different customisation options available.

easy to assemble

With a flatpack kitchen, no tradies are required to put together your flatpack kitchen. To help you through the installation process, we’ve got a whole lot of resources including our kitchen assembly library to guide you through the process of bringing your dream kitchen to life!

how much does a flat-pack kitchen and cabinet pack cost?

With kaboodle’s budget friendly products, we can help you create the kitchen of your dreams. With a flatpack kitchen, you don’t have to redesign the entire space and can leave existing fixtures until you have the funds to replace them. Our online quick quote tool will provide you with templated layouts to give you an estimated cost, which allows you to bring your dream kitchen to life, you just need the dimensions of your space before you make a start. 

what if my kitchen is a weird size?

If your kitchen is a bit of an unusual shape, kaboodle gives you the freedom to order cabinets, benchtops and more to the size you need for a seamless fit. We offer a customisable range that makes the most of your storage space and reduces the number of joins in your kitchen. You can book a consult with your local Bunnings in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra or Darwin to get started on designing your perfect kitchen. 

does flatpack mean I’m losing out on quality?

Absolutely not! While our flatpack kitchens may be affordable, they definitely don’t sacrifice quality to get the price down. With a multitude of finishes and styles to choose from, all kaboodle flatpacks are made from high-quality materials including a combination of particleboard and MDF.

ready to purchase your new flatpack kitchen in australia?

Contact our team today to find out more about our products, or jump online and find all the inspiration you need for your modern design or small kitchen layout, or visit your local Bunnings Warehouse, which can be found in all Australian states and major cities including Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, and Darwin. Click here to view our flagship dream kitchen design centres, or find your nearest Bunnings Warehouse.

flat pack faq

how much do flat pack kitchens cost?

Because each person's kitchen design and needs will change, you can browse online and find our prices on the Bunnings Warehouse website or visit your local store. 

are flat pack kitchen cabinets any good?

Absolutely! Kaboodle flat pack kitchen cabinets are designed to be easy to assemble and install without sacrificing on quality or style. Plus, they can be customised to suit your specific needs and preferences.

how do you choose the right flat pack budget kitchen cabinets?

Consider your storage needs, style preferences and budget when choosing flat pack kitchen cabinets. Kaboodle offers a wide range of options to suit any space and taste, with customisable features to make them work for you.

are flat pack kitchen cabinets cheaper?

Yes, flat pack kitchen cabinets are often more affordable than pre-made options. Plus, with Kaboodle, you can save even more money by assembling and installing them yourself.

where to buy flat pack kitchen DIY?

Kaboodle offers a range of flat pack kitchen and cabinets that are easy to assemble and install yourself. You can purchase them at your nearest Bunnings Warehouse.

can I install kitchen cabinets myself?

Yes, you can replace and install kitchen cabinets independently with Kaboodle flat-pack options. Our cabinets are designed to be easy to assemble and install, with customisable features to make them work for your space. And to make sure installing your new flat pack is simple, we have a resource centre with helpful instructional videos understandable for any skill level. 

why invest in a flat pack kitchen in Melbourne?

A flat pack kitchen in Melbourne is an excellent choice because it is more affordable and convenient than traditional kitchen installation. Flat pack kitchens offer a greater variety of customisable options, allowing you to select the perfect kitchen for your home at a fraction of the cost of a fully installed kitchen. Not only that, but you can also assemble and install the flat pack kitchen yourself, which will save you time and money on installation costs.

what should you know before DIY a kitchen?

Yes, most DIY kitchen cabinets require some skills, but with the right tools and knowledge, you can still independently design and install cabinetry. If you're just focused on changing the face elements of your kitchen, like splashbacks and cabinetry, you can easily undertake this job yourself! Kaboodle also provides step-by-step guides and instructional videos to help make the process more accessible, no matter your skill level.

what are the benefits of flat pack kitchens and cabinets?

Flat pack kitchens and cabinets from kaboodle offer many benefits, such as affordability, customisation, and easy installation. We provide various designs and styles to suit your style and needs. Our flat pack kitchens are also a cost-effective option when compared to fully installed kitchens and cabinets, making them perfect for budget-conscious homeowners. With a fully stocked resource centre giving customers access to detailed and understandable instructional videos, you can avoid hiring a tradie and save on professional fees.