New - Kitchen Cabinets
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Change the functionality and style of your kitchen by installing new kitchen cabinets. They store all of your cookware and pantry goods, of course, but they can also enhance your living space to reflect your personal style. Installing the cabinets and cabinet hardware yourself can be a rewarding home-improvement project, and these steps will help you get started.
It's easy to overlook cabinet handles when you're remodeling your kitchen or building a new home. After all, they're fairly small, easy to install and don't cost as much as, say, a refrigerator or new cabinets. Nevertheless, cabinet handles, also called cabinet pulls, and their near kin, cabinet knobs, can make a big difference in the look and utility of your kitchen. You use your cabinet hardware dozens of times a day, and while hardware like cabinet hinges are not highly visible, kitchen cabinet handles are high profile and can add to or detract from the look of your kitchen, depending on how carefully you choose your kitchen cabinet knobs and handles. Keep reading for information on how to choose cabinet handles that will help give your kitchen the look you want.
The appearance of your kitchen cabinets can make a lasting impression to friends and guests. Cabinets are more than just a place to store your dishes and food. Your kitchen cabinets can set the whole tone of your kitchen. Don't let the thought of renovating your kitchen furniture stress you out. Out-of-date cabinets are easy to update. If your kitchen needs a makeover, keep reading for ideas on how to update your kitchen cabinets.
Kitchen cabinet doors get a lot of wear. Paying a professional to refinish or reface kitchen cabinets can be expensive. Refinishing your own kitchen cabinet doors is a fairly easy do-it-yourself project. You'll need some basic power tools, a few supplies and enough space to work on refinishing the cabinet doors. And, unless you want to do a drastic stain color change, you don't even have to strip the old finish from the doors. Here are a few steps to follow when refinishing your kitchen cabinet doors.
They might be small, but cabinet pulls have a big effect on the look of your kitchen. The style of your home and the mood you want to convey can both affect which pulls you choose. Here are some tips to help you choose cabinet pulls that can enhance cabinets in any room.
They may be small, but kitchen cabinet knobs have a big effect on the functionality and look of your kitchen. The color you paint your walls and the countertops you choose will set the tone for your kitchen decor, but cabinet knobs and pulls and other pieces of cabinet hardware can provide the perfect finishing accent to your kitchen. Today, you can find kitchen cabinet knobs in thousands of different styles and finishes; taking a little thought can help you sort through the masses of knobs available and find the style of cabinet knob that's right for your kitchen.
A great kitchen or bathroom makeover idea is putting in new cabinets. But, even if you're not getting brand-new cabinets, refinishing the old cabinets and updating the cabinet handles can give old cabinets new life. Installing new cabinet handles or knobs is largely a matter of careful measuring. Measuring and drilling the holes properly can mean the difference between beautifully installed cabinet hardware and an unsightly hole with wood-filler in it. Here are some simple steps to make sure your cabinet knobs or handles look great.
Successful home decor often comes down to the little details. One way to add a flourish to your kitchen or bath is with cabinet hardware. The right cabinet knobs and pulls can provide the perfect accent to a cabinet drawer or door. You can find almost any knob to fit your cabinet and kitchen style. Here are the top five cabinet knob styles to give your kitchen or bath that perfect finishing touch.
Moving swiftly through your kitchen is essential if you want to prepare a gourmet meal on a schedule. Your kitchen is much more enjoyable when you can find every bowl and you have a clean surface for chopping, mixing and measuring. If your kitchen isn't quite meeting your needs, then you may benefit from some new kitchen furniture. Islands, carts, cabinets and racks can transform your kitchen into a more useful space while adding a fresh new style to your home.
Kitchen tiles, frequently installed as a backsplash behind a kitchen counter or stove, provide a water-resistant and easily-washable surface. While tile is a long-term decorative feature in most kitchens, you may want to remove wall tiles if you update your cabinets or remodel your kitchen. The adhesive used to install wall tiles forms a strong bond, so it may take some time and effort to remove. Here are some tips for preparing the wall for the application of new kitchen wall tile.
It is easy to overlook the importance of lighting when decorating your kitchen. You spend all that time picking out the best cabinets and appliances and then stick with the same flickering fluorescent fixture that came with the house. Kitchen lighting and ceiling fans can do more than just illuminate your kitchen; they can also decorate as well as accent the best parts of your kitchen design.
Make your next home-improvement project a tile backsplash for your kitchen, bathroom, or any room in your house. A tile backsplash is an inexpensive project that improves the look of the room as well as incorporates new design elements. Use a tile backsplash of mosaic tiles to enhance the color of cabinets, paint, or countertops in the kitchen. You can also use it as an accent color to contrast with the palette in your bathroom. Installing your new backsplash is easy, do it yourself by following these simple steps.
Having a little entertainment in the kitchen can be enjoyable, especially when you have a large meal to prepare or a mountain of pots and pans in the sink. An under-cabinet TV may be just the thing to let you enjoy your favorite TV shows or watch a DVD while you work around the kitchen. Installing these compact televisions only takes a few minutes. Follow the steps below to install your under-cabinet TV and bring convenient video entertainment to your kitchen.
Updating your kitchen can refresh your whole home; whether you're doing a kitchen-wide renovation or just updating some of the basics, kitchen appliances are a good place to start. Kitchen appliances include everything from toasters to freezers, coffee pots to blenders, hand mixers to Panini presses; no matter how big or small you want to start, check out the new trends in kitchen appliances and get going on your perfect kitchen.
With this article, you will learn all you need to know on how to measure for a kitchen sink. It's important to get the sink dimensions correct when you begin your home improvement project because you usually need to cut the countertop material, and countertop material can be expensive. Correct dimensions and correct location will have a large impact on the beauty and usefulness of your new kitchen sink.
If your kitchen could use an update, installing a range hood is an effective way to change the look and feel of the entire room. A range hood is a great way to reduce cooking odors and excess heat from your kitchen. The range hood helps prevent grease build-up around your stove by pulling the vapors from cooking up into the hood and its filters. When you're looking at range hoods, the most significant choice is between a range hood vent that vents to the outside or an under cabinet range hood that simply pulls the air through a filter. With a few tools and some planning, you can install a range hood yourself.
Updating the countertop with a new kitchen sink in your kitchen can give the room some new life. Installing a new kitchen sink requires cutting a hole in the countertop and fitting the sink into position. A jigsaw is sufficient for cutting a laminate countertop, but if you own a solid-surface countertop, you will use a router to make the cuts. With a little attention to detail and safety, you can cut the hole yourself by following a few simple steps.
One of the most versatile types of furniture is the cabinet. Cabinets not only increase storage space; they bring storage and style to the rooms they inhabit. If you're searching for a great new cabinet, take a look below to learn answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about cabinets.
As the most frequently used appliance in your kitchen, your refrigerator is the centerpiece of the entire room. You'll likely keep your new refrigerator for ten years or more. So, the more you know about selecting the right fridge, the more you're likely to enjoy using it and save money on energy costs. Here are some steps to follow to make sure you cover the important points in choosing your new refrigerator.
If your kitchen looks tired, why not update it with brand-new kitchen lighting? New kitchen pendant lights or a unique chandelier could be just what your space needs for a fresh makeover. In fact, the right kitchen light fixtures add that extra touch that makes a kitchen shine. Whether you want to install recessed kitchen lighting in your home or just want to update a few existing light fixtures, the following tips can help you find lighting that will last for years and keep your kitchen looking great. Read on to learn about selecting kitchen lighting for your home.