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Granite counter top with undermount sink

About Us

In 1994, Cabinet Connection was established by one man and his vision. Mario Barela started Cabinet Connection with top of the line products and excellent customer service at affordable prices. With more than 25 years of experience in kitchen and bath design and remodeling, Mario's meticulous attention to detail is far above the rest. Mario is also a licensed contractor with a GB-2 license.

With the help of his brother John and son Mark, Cabinet Connection is a family based company. Fine woodworking, furniture building and custom cabinetry is the background of the Barela family. With more than 40 years of combined woodworking exprience, Cabinet Connection is the company to meet all of your cabinetry needs.

After 21 years of business, Cabinet Connection is still providing excellent products, outstanding service and knowledgable experience to Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Los Lunas and surrounding areas.

Thank you for choosing Cabinet Connection. Your locally owned, family based business.

Our Team

Mario Barela - Owner / Sales / Design

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Mario Barela has more than 25 years of experience in kitchen and bath design. His award winning designs have been featured in the Homes of Enchantment Parade.

Mark Barela - Sales / Design

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Mark Barela has been working with his father since 2003. He is very knowledgable with the design aspect and he is also an accomplished craftsman and woodworker.

John Barela - Shop Manager / Head Installer

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John Barela has been working with his brother for more than 10 years. He is very experienced in cabinet and furniture making and his quality of installations are the best.

Mike Padilla - Installer / Shop Helper

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Mike Padilla recently started working with his brother in-law, Mario, in May. After 25 years working for the City of Albuquerque, Mike decided that it was time to retire and move onto his next venture.