5 Stars By Tim on 2014-08-07
First, I didn't experience any of the major problems the past negative reviewers did. I have a feeling the company has fixed any past issues of incorrect parts or stuff not fitting together. My cabinet assembled fine. It uses camlocks and such much like an Ikea item. Overall sturdiness seems pretty good. One review complains "it is not wood"... it is made of MDF which is accurately noted in the description as engineered wood. I think pretty much any cabinet at this price point that you assemble at yourself is going to be made of MDF.
For pics of this cabinet to get a sense of color and size, take a look at the "Customer Images" I uploaded. You may need to select the red cabinet on the BTA-MALL page before they will appear...I don't think my images appear when a different color is selected.
Regarding the dimensions, I think there is some confusion because the top piece over hangs a little on the front and sides (but is flush in the back). So, there is a difference between the top piece dimensions and the rest of the cabinet. Below are exact measurements for both:
Top piece: 22 7/8 x 12 1/4
Main cabinet: 21 3/8 x 11 3/8
A majority of assembly just requires a phillips screwdriver and is easy. However, I did have to take out my drill with the smallest bit because there were no pilot holes to screw on the thin back piece (the thin back piece has holes, but the cabinet wood you screw into did not). Also, one of the magnetic latches that holds the cabinet doors shut was placed too far forward using the pilot holes provided, so I just drilled new ones and it set it back about 3/4", no big deal at all. 1 out of 52 little black screws used to attach the hinges had a defective phillips slots and was unusable...I emailed the company and they responded within a few hours to say a replacement has been processed. There are a couple very small nicks in the red paint, but nothing really bothersome. As noted by other reviewers, the red color is more cranberry than the cherry red pictured (see "Customer Images").
But overall, I am very happy with this cabinet because it fit my space perfectly and overall meets my expectations at a good price.
5 Stars By Paul J on 2017-10-10
Nice inexpensive cabinet - *FOLLOW THE ASSEMBLY DIRECTIONS*
My wife wanted this cabinet for our kitchen. Before I purchased this on BTA-MALL I read the reviews. I noticed many had difficulty with assembling the cabinet and/or poor directions. I took this as a challenge. When it arrived I made sure each piece was there, according to the directions. All the parts and hardware were there. I followed the directions systematically. From start to finish, it took me 2 hours to assemble. My advice to help with assembly; Do Not over tighten the screws/bolts or any threaded hardware! I did with one of the door screws and stripped the wood hole, so I had to use a fatter screw from my own collection. Problem fixed. Make sure you've received all the pieces and hardware, per what's listed in the directions. Don't remove the identifying stickers on each part until it's assembled. Our new cabinet is a nice addition to our kitchen. It's heavy enough that it doesn't look or feel cheap. I had to put a small piece of cardboard under one side to make it completely stable. For the price I paid, this cabinet is perfect.
3 Stars By Maureen D. on 2017-08-26
Not Very Happy
I needed a stand-alone linen cabinet for my bathroom as my apartment does not have a linen closet. This fit the space I needed it in. When I tried to put it together with the help of my mother (two very smart, intelligent woman) we were completely dumbfounded that the instructions were only in "pictures" and not "written words" also. We tried for 30 minutes to get the first 2 parts put together according to the instructions and we just could not understand it. I now have put out an S.O.S. to all my friends to please help me with this, and if I can't get anyone to help, then I am stuck having to hire a handyman to do it for a fee. Really stupid to provide those types of instructions to customers, and to make it that complicated to put together. I can't comment on the actual cabinet and if it is good or not because it's not put together. I was thinking of buying a second one to use as a kitchen pantry for my dry-goods, but am re-thinking that now. I don't want to go through this hassle again. Very, very annoyed and frustrated.
5 Stars By Candace Peterson on 2018-01-02
It's just typical for put together furniture.
After ordering this I read so many reviews about how hard it was to put together. It did take me several hours, but I only had a few glitches due to operator error!!!! First when I opened the box the instructions said that it took two people. Well, I am living proof that one person can do it!
It also said not to use a drill. Well, forget that. I used my little handheld Bosch drill on most of the screws, and I made starter holes, using a longer screw in places like the back. I had a larger cabinet, and after cleaning out stuff I never used, everything fit into this one just fine. I love the color. It like a dark cherry. Unusual color for these types of furniture. I really am very happy with this product. Just remember to take your time, and use the instructions as a guide but common sense when actually putting the pieces together. It is nice they added a few x-tra parts
I wanted to add that some people said that the doors didn't stay shut. Well, if you have floors like I do,try using wood shims to level the cabinet.
3 Stars By shajewel on 2015-12-15
I like the color of the cabinet
I like the color of the cabinet...a pretty red (it is pretty small though). But it came with 2 right upper doors, no left one. And BTA-MALL says they can't just send the correct door for it. So...we either have to take it all apart and ship it back for a refund, or get a partial refund (which I don't know how much yet) and try to make the other door work somehow. So right now it's sitting in my kitchen with only one door on it, waiting to see if my husband can figure out something on making it work and look right if we choose to keep it. Frustrating...
5 Stars By Cath on 2014-04-19
Nice Short Cabinet
One thing for sure is that it's NOT tall. It's about 4 feet for the height. It's perfect for my studio apartment. I personally bought it to store paper towels and a few cleaning products along with storing small hardware. I would not suggest this cabinet for a kitchen pantry to store food for a family that is bigger than 2 people. The cabinet was easy for 1 person to put together(ME) as all the parts are numbered and the hardware is "lettered." The instructions are drawings that are easy to understand.
3 Stars By Rob H on 2018-01-21
Nice cabinet except for the door alignment
Great design. Aesthetics look good. It's smaller than it looks, so check out the measurements (but it was the right size for what I wanted). The only real problem is that the doors don't line up well and they didn't design the hinges to slide at all to make subtle adjustments. That's not really a small problem since you end up having to butcher the door if you have to redo the screws for one of the hinges. That makes this cabinet just good instead of great.
1 Stars By Maria on 2017-09-18
I am very disappointed of this product
This product was so poorly made, what I paid for the size of it I honestly think it is way overpriced.
The product is not level correctly it is very wobbly.
The knobs on the doors do not stay in place you cannot open the doors without the knobs coming off.
The top doors magnet strip it's way up front and even thou I pushed all they way back as I was able to, the doors are still not able to shut closed.
I am very disappointed of this product. I learned my lesson thou, to never buy furniture online. EVER.
1 Stars By Cynthia Aragon on 2018-05-14
The cabinet itself is very nice, just what I wanted
The cabinet itself is very nice, just what I wanted. The hardware package was missing the screws for the hinges. I contacted the sender, after about 2-3 weeks I received some screws but they were wrong. I'm going to try to find some locally that will work. Still haven't been able to finish putting it together.
5 Stars By Deborah N. Kent on 2015-11-30
LOVE the cabinet
Love this very happy, colorful cabinet. I tried to put it together by myself, but it really needed two people (at least it was much easier with two). All parts were there, instructions pretty good (pictures were very helpful), construction OK for my use as extra storage for a bathroom, plus that awesome "pop" of color it adds. The back is a bit flimsy, but works just fine. Would love to find another one that is wider & shorter. You won't be sorry if you buy this cabinet!