Updating builder grade kitchen cabinets
Our kitchen is like so many – it’s filled with 80’s oak cabinets, okay, veneer cabinets and soffits, which make the room appear smaller.
It’s dark, with only one small window above the sink and the brown countertops leave a lot to be desired.
We simply purchased a couple of the finial wood accents at Lowe’s who had a pretty good selection with different styles and sizes. A lot cheaper than those expensive custom cabinets.
My friends Rachel and Micah recently scored a seriously good deal on an older home with great bones and they plan to gradually add character as time and their budget allows.Use a measuring tape to measure from the center of one screw hole to the center of the other.Write the measurement down and count the number of pulls and/or knobs that you need.Whether you're planning a simple kitchen spruce-up or a complete overhaul, deciding what to do about your cabinetry is one of the biggest decisions you'll make.
New cabinets can take up nearly 50 percent of your total budget for a kitchen renovation, and functional cabinets can mean the difference between a kitchen that works and one that doesn't.
Like putting on a silk tie or diamond earrings, changing kitchen cabinet hardware is an easy way to freshen existing space without a lot of expense. For an average kitchen of 200 square feet with 30 lineal feet of cabinetry, you’ll need approximately 40 pulls/knobs, so you can expect to spend anywhere from to 0. Replacing kitchen cabinet hardware is a job you can do yourself.