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Mid-Century Modern Kitchen: Designer Tips by Kata

Mid-Century Modern Kitchen: Designer Tips by Kata

Table of Contents:Beginning the Journey Overcoming Challenges Embracing DIY What Kind Of Cabinets Are Mid-Century Modern? How Do I Make My Kitchen Look Mid-Century Modern? 8 Key Strategies Thoughtful Restoration Kata Walters, a seasoned house flipper renowned for her expertise in restoring and reselling Mid-Century Modern homes, shares her insights on transforming kitchens into stunning refle …
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Is $10,000 Sufficient for a Kitchen Cabinet Remodel?

Is $10,000 Sufficient for a Kitchen Cabinet Remodel?

Is $10,000 enough for a kitchen cabinet remodel? Absolutely! Smaller kitchens can see remodels ranging from $5,634 to $12,000. However, it's crucial to grasp the variables influencing a remodel's budgetary confines. There's much to consider: What's the size of your kitchen? Are you swapping out all the cabinets or just the doors? What finish fits your vision? And how much DIY involvement are …
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DIY Custom Cabinets for Niche Wall Transformation

DIY Custom Cabinets for Niche Wall Transformation

In the quest for a functional and aesthetically pleasing home environment, CabinetNow's valued customer embarked on a transformative journey. Their mission: to convert an outdated, decorative niche into a highly-functional family command center. The process unfolded as a meticulous collaboration with CabinetNow, resulting in a bespoke solution that seamlessly blends utility with style.From Old Nic …
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Spray-Painting CabinetNow Doors: Sandra's DIY Success

Spray-Painting CabinetNow Doors: Sandra's DIY Success

In the world of DIY enthusiasts, Sandra, affectionately known as Saw Dust Girl, had embarked on an exciting journey. She was there to share her experience of painting and installing CabinetNow Shaker cabinet doors in her Jack and Jill bathroom. As she brought her vision to life, Sandra also took the time to address some of the frequently asked questions about her painting techniques and trus …
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Your Ultimate Kitchen Remodel Pricing Guide

Your Ultimate Kitchen Remodel Pricing Guide

Understanding the costs involved in a kitchen renovation is paramount to making informed choices. The national average for kitchen remodel expenses varies due to factors like location, size, and customization. At CabinetNow, we offer a comprehensive guide to average kitchen cabinet costs, tailored to our Custom RTA (ready to assemble) Cabinets and Standard Size Fully Finished RTA Cabinets fo …
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Customer Highlight: Laura's Stunning Mid-Century Modern Kitchen Remodel

Customer Highlight: Laura's Stunning Mid-Century Modern Kitchen Remodel

When it comes to home renovation, few projects are as exciting and transformative as a kitchen remodel. Laura, one of our valued customers, embarked on a journey to rejuvenate her 1977 kitchen while preserving its mid-century modern charm. The result? A breathtaking space that seamlessly blends old-world nostalgia with modern functionality.Embracing the Mid-Century Modern Aesthetic The mid …
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Measuring for Cabinet Overlay: Partial, Full Overlay, and Inset

Measuring for Cabinet Overlay: Partial, Full Overlay, and Inset

When embarking on the task of measuring your kitchen for new cabinet doors, you'll need to familiarize yourself with three prevalent cabinet overlay styles: partial overlay, full overlay, and inset.Download the Printable Measuring GuidePartial Overlay Cabinet MeasurementPartial overlay cabinets are designed with doors and drawer fronts that partially conceal the cabinet's face frame, leaving …
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Navigating Custom Cabinets Online: Face Frame and Frameless Assembly Guide

Navigating Custom Cabinets Online: Face Frame and Frameless Assembly Guide

Ordering custom cabinets online can be a convenient and cost-effective way to get the perfect cabinets for your home. Once you've made the purchase, there are several steps to follow to ensure a smooth post-purchase process. In this blog, we will explore how ordering face frame and frameless cabinets online works and the steps to take after receiving your shipment.Shipping & DeliveryWhen ordering …
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Recessed VS Raised Panel Cabinet Doors

Recessed VS Raised Panel Cabinet Doors

Are you on the hunt for new cabinet doors, but feeling overwhelmed by the vast array of styles available? Let's simplify things. Most cabinet doors fall into two main categories: recessed/flat panel and raised panel. In this blog, we'll explore the benefits and drawbacks of each style, and how they can enhance different spaces. By the end, you'll feel confident in sel …
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5 Key Elements to Consider When Planning a Kitchen Remodel

5 Key Elements to Consider When Planning a Kitchen Remodel

Planning a kitchen remodel involves many intricate details and considerations. From selecting countertops and flooring to choosing construction materials like nails, caulking, and hardware, every aspect needs careful attention. The process can seem overwhelming, from picking paint colors to deciding on light fixtures. But fear not! With a well-thought-out plan, your complete kitchen remodel can …
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Discover the Perfect Cabinet Style & Material with Cabinet Door Samples

Discover the Perfect Cabinet Style & Material with Cabinet Door Samples

Investing in new or replacement cabinet doors is a significant decision that requires careful consideration. When it comes to choosing new cabinet doors, we understand that you want to make an informed decision. That's why we offer an extensive range of sample options to help you visualize and select the perfect style for your home. Let's take a closer look at our sample books and sample doors, …
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Simple Guide to Measuring All Cabinet Doors

Simple Guide to Measuring All Cabinet Doors

Measuring your kitchen cabinet doors is a simple task that ensures a seamless fit for your new or replacement cabinet doors. Whether you're a beginner or need a refresher, this simple guide will provide all the information you need to measure accurately. Follow these steps to achieve precise measurements that guarantee a perfect fit for your kitchen cabinets.Download the Printable Measuring Gui …
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5 Smart Storage Solutions for a Small Kitchen

5 Smart Storage Solutions for a Small Kitchen

If you're dealing with a smaller kitchen, you understand the challenges of limited space. However, there's no need to worry because we've got you covered with some smart cabinetry solutions. In this article, we'll explore six practical storage ideas that will help you optimize every nook and cranny of your petite kitchen. From utilizing vertical storage to making the most of your cabinet space, …
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 How Much Does it Cost to Replace Cabinet Doors? Save 70% on Labor Costs with Cabinet Door Replacements

How Much Does it Cost to Replace Cabinet Doors? Save 70% on Labor Costs with Cabinet Door Replacements

Are you considering a kitchen makeover? Replacing your cabinet doors can give your kitchen a fresh new look without breaking the bank. In this comprehensive guide, we'll delve into the in-depth details of cabinet door replacements. From understanding the cost factors to selecting the perfect style, taking accurate measurements, exploring labor options, and considering additional expenses …
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Modernizing a 1980's Kitchen on a Budget with Two-Toned Kitchen Cabinets

Modernizing a 1980's Kitchen on a Budget with Two-Toned Kitchen Cabinets

When it comes to kitchen renovations, updating cabinets is often a major component. However, not everyone has the budget for a complete cabinet replacement. That's where CabinetNow comes to the rescue. In this customer highlight, we delve into Paul's journey with CabinetNow as he successfully transformed his 1985 kitchen cabinets by refacing only the  cabinet doors. With our high-quality …
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Small Kitchen, Big Impact: Brilliant DIY Cabinet Refacing Guide + Before and After Customer Highlight!

Small Kitchen, Big Impact: Brilliant DIY Cabinet Refacing Guide + Before and After Customer Highlight!

If you're looking to give your kitchen a makeover but are on a budget, don’t worry! There are many small DIY projects that you can do to give your kitchen a fresh new look. One of the most common ways to give your kitchen a fresh makeover is by updating your cabinets. On a budget, this may seem impossible but with CabinetNow’s replacement cabinet doors we make it possible for you to replace …
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5 Popular Cabinet Door Styles in 2023

5 Popular Cabinet Door Styles in 2023

CabinetNow’s most popular cabinet doors of 2023 consist of contemporary, yet timeless styles. Aside from the beloved classic Shaker cabinet doors that never go out of style, let’s talk about some other chic options our customers are loving. These cabinet door features range from thinner stiles and rails to sleek slabs of wood creating a streamlined and seamless appearance that is highly soug …
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How To Measure Your Kitchen For Perfectly Fitted Cabinets: 8+ Strategies and Resources

How To Measure Your Kitchen For Perfectly Fitted Cabinets: 8+ Strategies and Resources

Remodeling your kitchen is an exciting endeavor, but one of the most pivotal steps is accurately measuring your home space for new cabinets and cabinet doors. In this comprehensive guide, we will discuss 8+ strategies and resources to ensure you measure your kitchen correctly and avoid costly mistakes. Stay tuned until the end for a real customer case study to see exactly how this process works …
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4 Ways To Refresh Your Kitchen For Spring

4 Ways To Refresh Your Kitchen For Spring

Spring is in the air and it's time to refresh your kitchen space to bring in the natural light and charm of the season. Here are four simple and affordable ways to give your kitchen a revitalized look that will inspire you to be in your kitchen all season long!Embrace The Natural Lighting Take off those bulky curtains and let the natural light shine in your kitchen. Natural light has a wa …
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Custom DIY Home Library: Traditional Style

Custom DIY Home Library: Traditional Style

Custom cabinets can be an excellent choice for creating a DIY home library. When building your home library, start by planning the space and measuring the dimensions of the area where you want to install the cabinets. Choose a cabinet design that complements the existing décor of your home. Designing a home library is not only perfect for book lovers but also to showcase prized possessions f …
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Hello Spring! 4 Reasons Why Spring Is The Best Time To Start Planning Your Remodel

Hello Spring! 4 Reasons Why Spring Is The Best Time To Start Planning Your Remodel

While typically Summer is the most ideal time to dive into a fun DIY project, it is best to start planning and ordering your custom cabinets in the spring. While CabinetNow makes ordering cabinets online an easy process, you may need some time to gather measurements and choose the right style of custom cabinets for your home aesthetic. Not to mention, you must eagerly await for your cabinets to …
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3 Gorgeous Greens For Your Kitchen Cabinets

3 Gorgeous Greens For Your Kitchen Cabinets

Green colored kitchen cabinets are becoming increasingly popular among homeowners looking to add a unique touch to their kitchen. With the right shade of green, you can create a beautiful and inviting atmosphere in your kitchen. Whether you opt for a bright, bold hue or something more subtle and muted, green kitchen cabinets can be a great way to add some color and life to the space. In this ar …
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Select A Kitchen Style That Suits You!

Select A Kitchen Style That Suits You!

Choosing the right kitchen style for your home can be a daunting task. Whether you are looking for a traditional or modern kitchen, there are many factors to consider. Traditional kitchens often feature classic elements like wood cabinets and countertops, while modern kitchens utilize materials such as stainless steel and glass to create sleek and contemporary looks. Both styles offer unique ad …
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Two-Toned Kitchen Cabinets Modernize A 1970's Lake House Kitchen

Two-Toned Kitchen Cabinets Modernize A 1970's Lake House Kitchen

Kitchen remodels can be expensive, especially if you choose to fully gut your kitchen. If you own a beach, lake, or Airbnb property we understand that any renovations for an extra property can get pricey on top of expenses for your main home. Jenny chose an affordable DIY route of refacing only her kitchen cabinet doors and drawer fronts in her lake house. Keep reading to see exactly how you ca …
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Heather’s Small Kitchen Upgrade

Heather’s Small Kitchen Upgrade

At CabinetNow, no project is too small or large. Heather was on a mission to modernize her kitchen while keeping the project simple and affordable by leaving the same layout. So, she decided to reface all of her cabinet doors and drawer fronts.The DIY Project Heather’s original cabinets were 15 year old cheap laminate that were time to replace. While her old cabinet doors were withering away, …
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Beautiful White Oak Veneers Transform This 18-Year Old Pantry Cabinet

Beautiful White Oak Veneers Transform This 18-Year Old Pantry Cabinet

With a passion for DIY home projects, Jeff had been on a 18 year quest to improve their home. A year ago they began their kitchen project. Their last step was to upgrade the pantry cabinet and that is when they discovered CabinetNow. After completing their kitchen renovation, he had a vision for how he wanted his pantry doors to look and needed custom cabinets for the custom sizing …
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The Most Durable Finishes For Kitchen Cabinets

The Most Durable Finishes For Kitchen Cabinets

Once you've nailed down your kitchen layout, you can add a bit of personal preference and personality. Cabinet finishes come in subtle variations as well as stand-out colors, which highlight detailing. With so many options, it is easy for homeowners to get overwhelmed and to go with whatever product is put in front of them. But it would help if you remembered that finishes come at different pri …
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How To Install Cabinet Drawer Boxes

How To Install Cabinet Drawer Boxes

You can buy the best premium cut plywood cabinet boxes, but if you do not install your drawer boxes correctly you will end up with uneven spacing and crooked placements. Not to worry, in this article CabinetNow has curated these detailed steps and tips for installing drawer boxes with glides on your cabinets to ensure your drawers will turn out beautifully and you will get your money’s wor …
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How To Install New Drawer Fronts

How To Install New Drawer Fronts

Installing drawer fronts can be the most challenging part of any kitchen cabinet refacing project. You can buy the best premium cut plywood cabinet boxes and drawer boxes, but if you do not install your drawer fronts correctly you will end up with uneven spacing and crooked placements. There are many ways to install new drawer fronts but CabinetNow has found the easiest way to en …
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How To Measure For A Drawer Box

How To Measure For A Drawer Box

A broken or damaged drawer box can cause a lot of headaches in the kitchen. However, when it comes to replacing a drawer box, it can be difficult to know where to start. At CabinetNow, we are here to help. The first step is to get your measurements. And so, grab a notepad, pen or pencil, and a tape measure.If you have never replaced a drawer box, you may be wondering how you even measure one. Meas …
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Small Kitchen Design Tips To Feel Larger

Small Kitchen Design Tips To Feel Larger

A small kitchen can be cozy and feel spacious with the right interior design choices. Paint your walls a lighter color, or add floating shelves for a more open space. With any small room, you must use your space wisely. You can use color, lighting, and optical illusions to make your space look bigger than it actually is. As a place where you and your family gather, cook, and eat, your kitchen shou …
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Timeless Kitchen Cabinet Colors

Timeless Kitchen Cabinet Colors

When remodeling your kitchen, you may have a hard time deciding on a color for your cabinets. A kitchen remodel is a large expense, and so you want to make sure it lasts as long as possible. The last thing you want is for your cabinets to be outdated in five short years. Many homeowners don’t think about how their designs will age, and as a result, end up with kitchen styles that don’t translat …
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How to Prep Kitchen Cabinets For Paint In 5 Steps

How to Prep Kitchen Cabinets For Paint In 5 Steps

Prepping your cabinets for painting is the most important part for a lasting, durable finish. CabinetNow has put together a guide for everything you need to know from cleaning to applying the paint.Step 1: Remove The Cabinet DoorsPainting can get really messy. The best way to paint cabinets is to remove the cabinet doors from the hinges with a screwdriver or cordless drill. By doing this, you will …
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Kitchen Cabinet Doors in 4 Simple Steps

Kitchen Cabinet Doors in 4 Simple Steps

At CabinetNow, we want to help you get the cabinet doors you need without any hassle whether you are a homeowner or a contractor. In this article, we are going to cover how you can get custom cabinet doors shipped right to your door. These cabinet doors are American-made from high-quality materials and are available in custom sizing. If you are ready to give your kitchen a cabinet door upgrade, re …
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5 Kitchen Trends For 2023

5 Kitchen Trends For 2023

With the new year just days away, we discovered from top decorators which kitchen trends are on the way out, and which ones are sliding back in. Here’s what we have researched about the kitchen design trends for 2023.Stone Accents Stone accents have been a timeless touch to kitchen designs as seen in stone countertops, stone centered kitchen islands, and stone backsplash. According to Good H …
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Top 4 Cabinet Door Styles in 2023

Top 4 Cabinet Door Styles in 2023

As the end of the year quickly approaches, you may be wondering what you can do to give your kitchen a new look for the new year. Over the last three years, many of us have gained a new appreciation for our homes and want to make them as comfortable as possible. A kitchen cabinet makeover can be just what you need to make your kitchen beautiful and inviting. CabinetNow has predicted these top 4 ca …
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Replacement Cabinet Doors For All Cabinets

Replacement Cabinet Doors For All Cabinets

Finding the right cabinet doors for your kitchen and style can feel overwhelming without much knowledge. At CabinetNow, we want to help our customers create unique spaces for their personal style with our custom cabinet doors. The best part is that all of our custom cabinet doors come with matching drawer fronts and ship directly to your door! If you are interested in replacing just your cabi …
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4 Last Minute Stocking Stuffers For DIYer’s

4 Last Minute Stocking Stuffers For DIYer’s

If you are looking for last-minute gift ideas for the DIYer in your life, you have come to the right place. People who tend to prefer to opt for the DIY route can be tough to shop for, but we have put together a quick list of 4 perfect gifts for the DIYer in your life! These gifts range in price, but all should be readily available online or at your local hardware store. Gift Certific …
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​ 4 Reasons to Invest In a Kitchen Island

​ 4 Reasons to Invest In a Kitchen Island

Adding a kitchen island to your next kitchen design plan is a great way to make the most of your available space. When most people picture kitchen islands they typically picture something large and built-in. However, this does not have to be the case.Today, kitchen islands are made in a variety of sizes, styles, and configurations. In this quick blog post, we are going to talk about 4 reasons why …
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Sage Green Kitchen Cabinets and White Countertops Modernize a San Francisco Unit

Sage Green Kitchen Cabinets and White Countertops Modernize a San Francisco Unit

Stephen had recently purchased a unit in San Francisco, which he thought was a great location, filled with natural light. Although, the kitchen was a bit dated and he had three main issues: He wanted a kitchen island. The corner sink had two small basins and an awkward faucet.Not to mention, the wood kitchen cabinets screamed 90’s. At The StartStephen wouldn’t describe himself as a particula …
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Cost Of Replacing Kitchen Cabinet Doors

Cost Of Replacing Kitchen Cabinet Doors

Planning your next kitchen remodel or kitchen refacing is an exciting time for any homeowner. It is a time when you get to transform your kitchen and create something truly personal. However, you might be wondering what the average cost for your cabinet doors will be so that you can accurately estimate your budget. The average cost for cabinet doors can range from $50 up to $150 dollars per doo …
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DIY Built-In China Cabinet

DIY Built-In China Cabinet

If you're a contractor who provides custom kitchen cabinet installation, you may want to talk to your clients about adding a built-in china cabinet. Here's what you need to know about designing a custom china cabinet set.Why You Should Consider Quoting Built-In China CabinetsCreating a built-in china cabinet from scratch can be a complex task if there are any design concerns in the space. For exam …
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Roxy Home Living's DIY Kitchen Desk Makeover

Roxy Home Living's DIY Kitchen Desk Makeover

Award winning Roxy Home Living, grew a passion for home renovations in 2007. As a former owner of Elegantly Stated Home Staging, Roxy has an eye for design and has won many inspiring awards for staging homes in real estate. The more her passion grew, the more she wanted to share it with the world. That is when she started Roxy Home Living as a blogger and social media influencer to inspire …
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The Gift of Custom Cabinet Doors This Holiday Season

The Gift of Custom Cabinet Doors This Holiday Season

With the holiday season upon us, many of us are busy trying to finish all of our last minute shopping before Christmas day. But for those who cannot find what they are looking for, we offer an alternative solution. Surprise your loved ones with custom cabinet doors. Not only does this give them something special, but you can also shop online and have the door shipped directly to you.Custom cabinet …
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How to Increase Market Value of Your Home

How to Increase Market Value of Your Home

It’s evident that homeowners trying to sell their house do renovations to increase its value. If you have lived in your home for the past 25 years, there is a good chance your kitchen is outdated. While there are various factors that can increase your home's resale value, your kitchen is one of the main considerations.A kitchen is the heart of any home, so it's clear that potential homebuyers look …
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​What Are Ribbed Cabinet Doors?

​What Are Ribbed Cabinet Doors?

When your clients want a timeless look but still crave an edgy style, talk to them about the latest trend in cabinetry: ribbed cabinet doors. Also called reeded cabinetry, this new style is a revamped version of popular Shaker-style cabinetry. You can use these cabinet doors to add a design flair to a kitchen renovation, but they also work well in other rooms of the house.What Are Ribbed C …
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Mudroom Ideas That Add Storage To Your Space

Mudroom Ideas That Add Storage To Your Space

Whether your entryway is tired and in need of an update or you want to create a whole new organized space, you need mudroom ideas so you know what is possible. CabinetNow is here to help. We have cabinets, doors, and drawers that can take your mornings from chaotic to serene.Imagine no more scrambling for backpacks, keys, boots, shoes, sports gear, or homework when trying to leave the house. Envis …
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His and Her Gift Ideas

His and Her Gift Ideas

The holiday’s are right around the corner and Black Friday deals are even closer. Buying gifts for significant others can feel pressurized but we have two lavish gift ideas for couples. Has your wife been dreaming of a walk-in closet from the day you moved into your home? What about upgrading your bathroom to a luxurious master feel? Christmas is all about making your loved ones feel special an …
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Can You Make a Cabinet Door Yourself? Pros and Cons

Can You Make a Cabinet Door Yourself? Pros and Cons

Building custom cabinetry is a big job with a big payoff. There is nothing better than seeing a kitchen or bathroom that works perfectly in a home and makes your client's life better. Because cabinet doors are a big part of the design, they have to be right, but they can get costly. With the right tools, it is possible to make a cabinet door, but is that the best option? Consider the pros and …
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Your Quick Guide to Cleaning Cabinet Doors Without Damaging Them

Your Quick Guide to Cleaning Cabinet Doors Without Damaging Them

Light-colored cabinet doors can make the kitchen look brighter and roomier, which is one reason they’re so popular. Unfortunately, between grease, smudges, little kids and food splatters, keeping wood cabinets spotless is challenging. Cleaning cabinet doors requires finesse to avoid damaging the protective finish. What should you do?1. Choose The Right Products for Cleaning Cabinet DoorsYou n …
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Upgrade Your Kitchen: 5 Creative Ways To Style a Glass Door Cabinet

Upgrade Your Kitchen: 5 Creative Ways To Style a Glass Door Cabinet

If your kitchen is overdue for a remodel, the cabinetry can significantly affect the overall look. The color and style of your cabinets can change the room's aesthetic and function. One of the most timeless upgrades is to convert a wood cabinet into a glass door cabinet.Why Consider a Glass Door Cabinet Over a Wooden Door Cabinet While wooden doors on cabinets have a lot of charm, glass ca …
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Supply Checklist: Everything You Need To Repair Cabinets

Supply Checklist: Everything You Need To Repair Cabinets

The kitchen cabinet and household furniture manufacturing industry is soon projected to reach an annual revenue of more than $35 billion in the United States alone. Kitchen cabinets are some of the most important features in any kitchen and can have a huge impact on your home’s overall value and appearance. If your cabinets are currently in poor condition, you may be wondering if it’s worth i …
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​ Are Grey Kitchen Cabinets a Good Fit for Your Home?

​ Are Grey Kitchen Cabinets a Good Fit for Your Home?

Painted cabinets are a great way to refresh your kitchen and give it a polished new look. Choosing your cabinet color can seem like a difficult decision at first, but it doesn't have to be an ordeal. Grey kitchen cabinets are a stylish neutral that can blend with any home interior or kitchen design. The variety of textures, finishes and undertones available make grey cabinets anything but borin …
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​ Complete Guide to Cabinet Finishes: What Products To Use and How To Get Great Results

​ Complete Guide to Cabinet Finishes: What Products To Use and How To Get Great Results

Pulling off an amazing kitchen or bathroom design means having great cabinets. Cabinetry is one of the biggest elements of the style of a kitchen. With different cabinet finishes, there are a wide range of possibilities to create a look that will be loved for years to come. How do you choose between them? Learn about the different options and benefits of each to create cabinets that are both …
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Fall Trends 2022: Kitchen Edition

Fall Trends 2022: Kitchen Edition

It’s no secret the fall home trends of 2022 are earthy colors and minimal pieces. Something about a cozy atmosphere since the 2020 pandemic has attracted many people to these inviting shades and abstracts. The kitchen trends this season reflect this welcoming ambience and has even taken a more custom approach to kitchen planning such as custom cabinets and custom hoods for stovetops. Take a loo …
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Custom Cabinet Panels For Dishwasher

Custom Cabinet Panels For Dishwasher

A trend we have seen within recent years is creating custom cabinet panels for your dishwasher. People want that modern, sleek, and uniform kitchen look and are tired of their stainless steel dishwashers disturbing the flow. Thankfully, CabinetNow specializes in custom cabinetry so you can order custom cabinet doors to blend right in with your kitchen cabinets. This DIY project will leave …
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4 Simple Fall Decor Ideas For Your Kitchen

4 Simple Fall Decor Ideas For Your Kitchen

Fall decorating for your kitchen can make your chilly Monday mornings a bit more joyous. Knowing how to decorate your kitchen for fall is not necessary, but incorporating just a little autumn warmth into your kitchen is a great way to get into the fall spirit this season. Luckily, decorating for fall can be simple, especially a kitchen. You can easily spice up your kitchen this season by using …
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Kitchen Cabinet Door and Drawer Replacement

Kitchen Cabinet Door and Drawer Replacement

Kitchen cabinet door and drawer replacement can be easier and less expensive than most people expect. In fact, you can accomplish an entirely new look in your kitchen for a fraction of the cost of hiring a contractor. You can achieve excellent results by refacing kitchen cabinet doors and drawers yourself. Refacing your cabinets means replacing just the cabinet doors and drawer fronts.Star …
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The Beginner's Guide to Kitchen Cabinet Hardware

The Beginner's Guide to Kitchen Cabinet Hardware

There are so many aspects to consider when designing your perfect kitchen: layout, countertop material, cabinet color, backsplash tile, flooring, paint, and more. In such a big process, it's not surprising that some people overlook their kitchen cabinet hardware. However, those little handles and knobs have a big impact on the look of your room, so learn how to pick the right ones.Learn the Opt …
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Remodeling A Poorly Planned Kitchen

Remodeling A Poorly Planned Kitchen

Whether you have been living with a poorly planned kitchen, or have recently bought a new home and the kitchen doesn’t meet your needs, you may be frustrated and not know what to do. Or, maybe your kitchen was planned perfectly fine, but that plan was made a few decades ago and isn’t working for you now. While the exact scope of the project will depend on the current state of your kitchen and y …
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Best Wood For Painting Kitchen Cabinets

Best Wood For Painting Kitchen Cabinets

While any wood is paintable, when it comes to ornamental purposes such as custom cabinetry, you want to be a bit more particular about what type of wood you choose to paint. When painting wood cabinets, choosing the right species can make a world of difference. The obvious reason is so that your cabinet paint job turns out smooth and stunning. But you also want to consider how much money and ti …
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The Guide to Overlay and Inset Cabinet Doors

The Guide to Overlay and Inset Cabinet Doors

If you have been thinking about  refacing your cabinets, you might be wondering how to decide whether you want to have an overlay or inset style for you cabinet doors. This decision has a lot to do with the construction style of your cabinet box, but it is also a question of what kind of look you have in mind. Each method can accommodate several different styles, so it is important to …
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Contractor Spotlight: Robin S. at Ruby Bird Design

Contractor Spotlight: Robin S. at Ruby Bird Design

We all have those frustrating spaces in our homes where nothing fits right, but when they are left empty are wasted space. This is where Robin S. at Ruby Bird Design comes in. She works with her clients to design unique, custom solutions for these exact spaces. In this contractor spotlight blog, we will look at how Robin creates designs that maximize her client’s spaces. Getting Started B …
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Why You Should Order Cabinet Door Samples Before Starting Your Project

Why You Should Order Cabinet Door Samples Before Starting Your Project

Unique cabinet styles can be amazing for a kitchen, but you need to make sure they’re what you envision. Something interesting may catch your eye, but will you still love it in 10 years? The only way to be sure is to see it up close. Cabinet door samples are an enormous help for remodeling projects, letting you see how cabinets really look in your kitchen's natural lighting. Bring Your Desi …
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Using Blue Kitchen Cabinets: Designing the Space and Installing Your Cabinets

Using Blue Kitchen Cabinets: Designing the Space and Installing Your Cabinets

Blue kitchen cabinets are popular in the latest interior design magazines and DIY home improvement blogs. Kitchen cabinets usually feature neutral tones of white, brown and gray, making blue an unexpected choice that sets your home apart. This soothing and versatile color can blend with various design aesthetics to refresh any kitchen.Blue Kitchen Cabinets and Color Theory Did you know tha …
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Average Cost for Cabinet Doors

Average Cost for Cabinet Doors

Many people who want new kitchen cabinets are often dissuaded by the cost of materials and labor. However, these same homeowners might not be aware that you can buy and replace just the kitchen cabinet doors. If you're ready for your kitchen makeover, consider opting for the budget-friendly method of buying and replacing only your cabinet doors. It is more cost-effective because you don't need …
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Contractor Spotlight: Chris Y. with Two Eleven Woodwork and Design

Contractor Spotlight: Chris Y. with Two Eleven Woodwork and Design

Getting the opportunity to speak with our contractor clients and learn more about their businesses is always exciting. Recently, we published a story on Ryan P. with the Painting Craftsmen about their business and about refinishing kitchen cabinets. This week, we had the opportunity to speak with Chris Y. over at Two Eleven Woodwork. With the arrival of fall, many of us are getting cozy an …
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How Can I Remodel My Kitchen For Cheap?

How Can I Remodel My Kitchen For Cheap?

Are you dreaming of a beautiful new kitchen, but don't have the budget to match? We have the answer to giving your kitchen a makeover without breaking the bank. With the average cost of a complete kitchen remodel around $40,000, it is easy to get discouraged and put your kitchen remodel on hold. From finding the best price on materials to simple tips to save money, there are plenty of ways t …
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DIY Your Bathroom: How To Update Ikea Bathroom Cabinets

DIY Your Bathroom: How To Update Ikea Bathroom Cabinets

Your bathroom is one of the most critical rooms within the home. To leave it with limited functionality isn't fair to you or your family. When designing a bathroom, you must consider the layout, space and cost. A bathroom remodel can cost from $6,000 to $16,000 on average. When you choose an Ikea bathroom, however, you can keep your remodeling project cost on the low end. Why Should You Ren …
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The Pros and Cons of Ordering Painted Cabinets

The Pros and Cons of Ordering Painted Cabinets

A lot of things influence the look of your kitchen, but few have as much impact as the look of your cabinets. They are a major focal point and take up much of the visual space in your room. Changing them up by getting painted cabinets is a great idea. However, it's important to know if it's better to order them painted or to get the painting done onsite.Pros of Ordering Painted Cabinets These …
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Best Ways to Clean and Care for Custom Cabinets

Best Ways to Clean and Care for Custom Cabinets

No matter whether you have white oak, red oak, walnut, cherry, maple, silver maple, hickory, or any other type of kitchen cabinet doors or drawers, caring for them requires specific measures and precautions. They may look fabulous after installation, but kitchen cabinets tend to show age as time progresses when not cared for properly. Things like moisture, grease, dust, smoke and other things …
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Recessed Wall Nook Ideas

Recessed Wall Nook Ideas

When you buy or build a house, there will be inevitable awkward spaces such as recessed walls. While an indention in the wall can be tricky to decorate, it is an amazing opportunity to custom build a special sanctuary for your home. Custom Made Recessed Cabinets When it comes to a recessed wall, the size can be uncontrollable due to the construction of the home which means custom sizing is a …
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Customer Success Highlight: Carol K.

Customer Success Highlight: Carol K.

Replacing your cabinets during a kitchen remodel will dramatically change the look and feel of the room. New cabinets, hardware, and fresh paint can make even the most outdated kitchen exciting and contemporary. However, transforming one room in such a major way has a way of making us notice other areas that need attention. This is the situation Carol found herself in after completing her new …
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3 Ways To Upgrade Closet Shelving With Closet Cabinet Doors

3 Ways To Upgrade Closet Shelving With Closet Cabinet Doors

Whether your client's closet is a luxurious walk-in or a standard reach-in, closet cabinet doors can add a touch of stylish organization to an otherwise purely functional space. From unpainted farmhouse style to elegant glass fronts, you can upgrade your customer's closet shelving with cabinet doors that fit their style and budget.Why Would Homeowners Add Closet Cabinet Doors? Cabinet doors o …
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The Ultimate Guide to Using Black Kitchen Cabinets

The Ultimate Guide to Using Black Kitchen Cabinets

Your kitchen makes a statement about your home's style and personality. Since visitors and family often gather in this space, it creates a lasting impression. Your design choices guide what that impression is. If you’re ready for a bold and modern choice, take a look at black kitchen cabinets. While they may seem intimidating, getting the right look can be simple and fun.Choose the Right Shade …
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Cost and Customization for Replacement Cabinet Doors

Cost and Customization for Replacement Cabinet Doors

Sometimes, you want to give your kitchen a new look, but you are not interested in a major remodel or any demolition. At CabinetNow, we can provide you with replacement cabinet doors, whether it is one or one hundred. Just buying new cabinet doors, known as refacing, is a cost-effective way to upgrade your kitchen. Before we get into the exciting customizations available, I am sure you want t …
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Contractor Spotlight: Ryan P. with The Painting Craftsmen

Contractor Spotlight: Ryan P. with The Painting Craftsmen

At CabinetNow, we get the opportunity to work with homeowners and contractors alike. Serving these two unique groups gives us an insightful perspective on the cabinetry business. Recently, we have been highlighting the successes of our homeowner customers. This week, we get the chance to introduce you to one of our contractor clients in our spotlight post! I got to talk with Ryan P at The …
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Timeless Two-Toned Kitchen Cabinets

Timeless Two-Toned Kitchen Cabinets

Stuck between two colors? Or maybe you just want a lasting and unique touch to your kitchen. You can create a timeless kitchen design by using two different tones with custom cabinets. Adding two tones to your kitchen cabinets is not only an innovative approach, but can create dimension, add elegance, and be personalized to fit any cabinet system. Inspect Your Kitchen Layout When considerin …
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Slab Style Cabinet Doors and Drawers

Slab Style Cabinet Doors and Drawers

Slab cabinet doors and drawers are perfect for a modern, minimalist kitchen or bathroom. With the right finish and decorative hardware, they can also be great in transitional spaces. If you are planning or already have attention-grabbing features in your kitchen like granite counters or decorative tile, slab doors make the perfect complement with their subtle sophistication. When you’re re …
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What Kind of Cabinets Look Best in a Galley Kitchen?

What Kind of Cabinets Look Best in a Galley Kitchen?

If you're feeling cramped in your galley kitchen, you might think it's time to start knocking down walls and overhauling everything. Before you invest in a significant remodel of your kitchen, however, consider upgrading your cabinets and shelves. With attention to the use of light, color and materials, you can brighten your space and feel comfortable cooking and working in your kitchen.What …
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Kitchen Cabinet Ideas To Inspire Your Remodel

Kitchen Cabinet Ideas To Inspire Your Remodel

Cabinets are critical to a functional kitchen. However, they do a lot more than provide storage for your necessary cooking implements. The cabinetry defines the look and feel of the most popular room in your house. There are so many great kitchen cabinet ideas and styles out there that you may feel overwhelmed. How do you choose the right style and color for your remodel? The best cabinets ar …
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MDF Cabinets and Their Benefits

MDF Cabinets and Their Benefits

MDF probably doesn’t come to mind when you think of beautiful cabinetry. For most homeowners, one of the first images to come to mind is no doubt beautiful solid woods, grain patterns, and stunning natural tones. It is no surprise that people still believe that solid wood is always the superior material when it comes to building fine cabinets. However, these days solid wood shares a significant …
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How Can I Change The Look Of My Kitchen Cabinet Doors?

How Can I Change The Look Of My Kitchen Cabinet Doors?

If you want to give your kitchen a quick and easy makeover, consider changing the look of your cabinet doors. Unlike a full remodeling job, changing just your kitchen cabinet doors allows updates to the look and feel of the space in a lot less time, money, and effort. Whether you're a beginner or a moderate DIYer, there is a way to give your kitchen cabinet doors a new look to suit your experti …
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9 Ways to Make a Small Kitchen Feel Larger

9 Ways to Make a Small Kitchen Feel Larger

A small kitchen space can be optimized to feel larger with the right design techniques. You can expand your kitchen floor plan without going through the hassle of a full remodel just by following some of these design tricks. We have put together 9 ways you can make your small kitchen space feel larger everywhere from choosing the right color to integrating appliances. 1. The Brighter, the Wide …
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How To Start a Remodel Project With Custom Painted Cabinets

How To Start a Remodel Project With Custom Painted Cabinets

When you're planning to remodel your kitchen, the number of choices you need to make just about cabinetry may feel overwhelming. From custom painted cabinets to floating shelves, your decisions can make the difference between an inviting kitchen and an uncomfortable space that doesn't fit your style. Start your kitchen remodel project right with attention to the design of your home and your …
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Should You Order Replacement Cabinet Doors for Your Kitchen?

Should You Order Replacement Cabinet Doors for Your Kitchen?

An updated kitchen can significantly boost the value of your home. Unfortunately, a complete kitchen remodel can easily come with a five-figure price tag. There are several ways to achieve the high-end look you desire with some cost-saving hacks. One way to completely transform your kitchen is by refacing your cabinets with replacement cabinet doors. The High Cost of Kitchen Remodels P …
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Kitchen Design Across the World

Kitchen Design Across the World

Every culture has distinct trademarks that represent each country, especially in architecture. From East to West, kitchen design has distinct features that shape the country's unique taste and history. While Japan and China have minimalist features, Italy and France embrace arts through patterns and embroidery. Take a look at all the kitchens across the world to get cultural inspiration and lea …
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Top 10 Cabinet Door Styles

Top 10 Cabinet Door Styles

Whether you’re renovating your new home or your current cabinets need a new look, picking the right cabinet door style is an essential part of the process. Your cabinet doors make a significant impact on the look, feel, and flow of your kitchen. Your cabinet doors will be one of the first things that people who enter your kitchen will notice, so it is important to find a style that you love. …
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Kitchen Remodeling: A Beginners Guide To Painting Cabinets

Kitchen Remodeling: A Beginners Guide To Painting Cabinets

The kitchen is the most renovated room in American households. While some prefer simple and practical kitchens, others like open kitchens with exposed concrete and vintage faucets. Your style depends on your personality and the overall flow of the home. When planning a kitchen remodel, painting your cabinets should be a high priority. Should You Repaint Your Cabinets? Kitchen remodels giv …
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3 Steps for Adding a Built-In Media Cabinet to a Home

3 Steps for Adding a Built-In Media Cabinet to a Home

If you're a contractor who provides custom kitchen cabinet installation, you may want to talk to your clients about adding a built-in media cabinet in their homes. Here's what you need to know about designing a custom media cabinet set. Why You Should Consider Sourcing Built-In Media Cabinets Creating a built-in media cabinet from scratch can be a complex task if there are any design concern …
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How Many Cabinets Do You Need In A Kitchen?

How Many Cabinets Do You Need In A Kitchen?

Whether you live in a tiny apartment or a large house, having a practical and functional kitchen that works for you is essential. From storage to accessories, your cabinets need to work with your lifestyle in order to make every square foot of your kitchen count. Depending on the size of your kitchen, you can have as many cabinets as you want. But there are a few must-have items that add practi …
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The Cheap Way To Reface Kitchen Cabinets

The Cheap Way To Reface Kitchen Cabinets

Upgrading your kitchen can sound intimidating and stressful if you have limited time and money. If this sounds like you, then we encourage you to continue reading because you may find some valuable information for your upcoming kitchen remodeling project. Rather than gutting out your fundamentally intact cabinet boxes, cabinet refacing can create an impressive transformation in your kitchen b …
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Can I Remodel My Own Kitchen?

Can I Remodel My Own Kitchen?

Remodeling your kitchen is a massive undertaking. There is a lot to do. From removing cabinets and knocking down walls, to changing the plumbing to installing new appliances. When it comes to remodeling your kitchen, you can definitely do it yourself if you have construction experience. But if you are a novice, opt for some additional help. In this blog post, we break down everything you can ea …
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How To Polish Kitchen Cabinets

How To Polish Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen cabinets are exposed to fingerprints, dirt, spills and other damaging substances every day. Pets and dropped pans often leave scratches. Even the heat and humidity from cooking can dull the finish on your cabinets over time. To restore shine to your kitchen, follow this easy step-by-step guide for how to polish kitchen cabinets. How To Polish Kitchen Cabinets First, be sure to …
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How To Choose the Right Cabinet Door Styles

How To Choose the Right Cabinet Door Styles

The primary function of cabinets is to provide a place to put stuff. However, cabinets are also a focal point that can change the entire look and feel of a room. To find the right cabinet styles to maximize your client's home value, consider current design trends, preferences of buyers and homeowners, and the project's budget.Cabinet Styles That Help to Maximize Home Value There are several f …
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10 Ideas for Kitchen Cabinet Doors

10 Ideas for Kitchen Cabinet Doors

The look and feel of our surroundings play a large role in how we feel day to day. And so, it can be beneficial to your mood to refresh your environment periodically. One of the easiest ways to give any room a makeover is by changing up the cabinets. By adding some paint, texture, or unique hardware, you can transform the look and feel of any room. One room where this is especially true is in t …
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Cabinet Doors For All Cabinets

Cabinet Doors For All Cabinets

Yep, you read that right! CabinetNow offers cabinet doors for all types of cabinets. Our doors can be universally customized to fit almost any brand, size, shape, or construction. With thousands of styles, colors, and materials, combined with our custom sizing, you can choose exactly what you are looking for to fit your existing cabinet boxes. Not only does this approach save you money, but i …
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Classic or Modern? Deciding on Kitchen Design

Classic or Modern? Deciding on Kitchen Design

With few exceptions, the kitchen tends to be the center of the home. It is also often said by real estate agents that the kitchen sells the house. When sitting down to make your kitchen design, how do you know what is the best approach? Classic Or Modern Kitchen Design? One question that often comes up when planning your kitchen design is whether to choose classic or modern themes. For ki …
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4 Cabinet Door Styles To Refresh Your Kitchen

4 Cabinet Door Styles To Refresh Your Kitchen

If you want your kitchen to hold its value and remain updated, many contractors recommend updating this space every 10-15 years. Replacing your kitchen cabinet doors is a great way to update your space without completely tearing everything out and starting from scratch. Though most kitchen cabinets have a lifespan of around 50 years, they can become outdated much faster than that. Whether you …
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Customer Success Highlight: Tom B.

Customer Success Highlight: Tom B.

Tom's brother-in-law purchased a lake house in New Hampshire to serve as a family vacation home. Here, the family gathers for golf trips, lake weekends, and to spend quality time together. While the location leaves nothing to be desired, the house itself was in need of a bit of a facelift. One area that was of particular concern was the kitchen. After the final bell rings, Tom steps away from th …
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5 Tips for Installing DIY Cabinet Doors

5 Tips for Installing DIY Cabinet Doors

Refacing your kitchen cabinets can update your kitchen for a fraction of the cost of remodeling. It's a great choice when you are ready for a new style but don't want to make over the entire flow of the room. There are many different styles of DIY cabinet doors available that you can customize to fit your needs.Tips for Installing DIY Cabinet Doors With any construction project, the first and …
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Are Thermofoil Cabinets Durable?

Are Thermofoil Cabinets Durable?

Picking kitchen cabinetry is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your personal style while creating a functional cooking and family-friendly space. Whether you’re remodeling or adding cabinets to your new home, your cabinetry is the most visible thing in your kitchen. Not only does upgrading your cabinets offer a great return on investment, but it gives your kitchen character like no other appl …
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8 Blue Kitchen Ideas to Inspire Your Cabinet Refacing

8 Blue Kitchen Ideas to Inspire Your Cabinet Refacing

From classic to contemporary, blue cabinets are a timeless feature to add to a kitchen because of the versatility of shades and styles. Whether you are looking to add a darker or lighter ambience to your kitchen, the color blue has a calming and alluring effect. If you are looking for a pop of blue in your kitchen cabinets but are stuck on the design, check out these eight blue kitchen ideas to …
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Is it Worth it to Remodel a Kitchen?

Is it Worth it to Remodel a Kitchen?

From time and effort to cost and labor, remodeling your kitchen is a huge investment. Whether you want to update your current kitchen or you're starting from scratch, remodeling a kitchen can add value to your home, improve functionality, and, in the long run, saves you money. If you're on the fence about a kitchen remodel, read on to learn about the benefits of remodeling your kitchen. Remode …
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4 Tips for Refacing Bathroom Vanity Doors

4 Tips for Refacing Bathroom Vanity Doors

Even if your renovation budget isn’t where you want it to be, you can still create fabulous new looks around the house with a little do-it-yourself effort. If you are short on time and funds, start with the bathroom. In addition to a fresh coat of paint and updated light fixtures, you can completely transform the space by refacing the bathroom vanity doors.Updating the Bathroom Vanity Doors R …
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5 Creative Ways To Use Floating Kitchen Shelves in a Home

5 Creative Ways To Use Floating Kitchen Shelves in a Home

Floating kitchen shelves can be used functionally and decoratively, no matter the floor plan. The open design maximizes usable wall space in a kitchen and allows for limitless decorative options. Below are some creative ideas for adding floating shelves to your next custom kitchen project.Decorate Neglected Walls The upper regions of walls in kitchens with high ceilings are often left b …
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6 Week Kitchen Remodel Timeline

6 Week Kitchen Remodel Timeline

Depending on the scope of your project and the amount of professional help you have, a typical kitchen remodel can take anywhere between 4 and 6 weeks. While this list does not include every element of the process, it does provide the framework from which you can plan your own project. It is more helpful to think in terms of frameworks and living documents than trying to pin everything dow …
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11 Sage Green Cabinet Door Trends

11 Sage Green Cabinet Door Trends

Trends are ever changing. The kitchen trend of the 60’s and 70’s green cabinets have managed to make a full circle to today in 2022. Do you recall the green cabinets in the Brady Bunch? What about in That 70’s Show? Well, they have officially made a comeback and we know because of their appearance in the celebrity homes of Dakota Johnson and Kendall Jenner. Also, the Pinterest kitchen i …
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Best Kitchen Layout Shapes

Best Kitchen Layout Shapes

Regardless of the size of your kitchen, you will need to determine an efficient layout. This could be a single-wall, or galley, style kitchen for smaller spaces, or an L or U shape in a larger kitchen. These three are some of the most common kitchen layouts, and there are endless ways to make it your own. In this guide, we will look at each of these kitchen layouts, and how they can be …
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The Complete Guide To Keeping White Cabinets Clean

The Complete Guide To Keeping White Cabinets Clean

Many homeowners adore the bright look and spacious feel of an all-white kitchen or bathroom. White cabinets can boost the value of your home and give spaces a positive feel. To keep these stunning accents as gorgeous as the day you bought them, periodic cleaning is important. This guide shows you the right and wrong ways to clean and protect white cabinets. Disclaimer: This blog post contains …
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A DIY Guide To Refacing a Cabinet With a New Cabinet Door

A DIY Guide To Refacing a Cabinet With a New Cabinet Door

Remodeling your kitchen is a great way to update your home's look and add value, but kitchen revamping is often expensive. Homeowners spend an average of $30,000 on complete kitchen remodels, with the range of $25,000 to $40,000 being common. If you’re uncomfortable with that budget, you can look for ways to update your look without breaking the bank. The cabinetry is one of the most notic …
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5 Ways To Make Your Bathroom Look Bigger With Cabinets

5 Ways To Make Your Bathroom Look Bigger With Cabinets

When renovating your bathroom, you don’t have to change the floor plan or knock down walls to make more space. To create more space, or the illusion of more space, in your bathroom you need to get creative. To help you along, here are five ways to make your bathroom look bigger with cabinets.1. Paint Your Bathroom Cabinets Besides using the right color on the walls, you need to choose the …
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Customer Success Highlight: Paul

Customer Success Highlight: Paul

Storage space is likely one of the most, if not the most, important aspects of your kitchen cabinets. However, not all storage is equal, nor is it a one-size-fits-all process. What solves your storage needs may not even come close to helping another person. What is essential about your kitchen storage is that it is designed with you in mind. In this week’s customer success story, we will look …
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25 DIY Coffee Station Cabinet Ideas for Your Remodel Project

25 DIY Coffee Station Cabinet Ideas for Your Remodel Project

Most coffee lovers agree that their favorite brew deserves its own space in the kitchen. A dedicated cabinet provides the perfect opportunity to display your coffee collection while keeping all the supplies organized and within reach. Sure, you could spend hundreds of dollars on an expensive coffee station, but why not create one? When you do, you can make any design you want. Thrift shops, a …
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4 Basement Storage Cabinet Ideas for Your Home

4 Basement Storage Cabinet Ideas for Your Home

Your basement can be a catch-all where clutter accumulates and seems to spread all on its own. If you want a tidy and organized basement, proper storage is a must. Many people turn to plastic bins or containers, but these can eat up precious floor space while making it difficult to locate and retrieve your possessions. Plus, a room full of plastic containers isn’t exactly aesthetically pleasing …
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What Is The Best Time Of Year To Buy Kitchen Cabinets?

What Is The Best Time Of Year To Buy Kitchen Cabinets?

Like fruit and flowers, the price of kitchen cabinets is seasonal. Because of fluctuating prices throughout the year, you must have your ear to the ground to ensure you find the best price as a homeowner. You want to get the best deal on your kitchen cabinets, right? So knowing when to buy your cabinetry is key to getting the best deal. In this blog post, we unpack the various factors you shoul …
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The Ideal Kitchen Triangle

The Ideal Kitchen Triangle

While it has been several decades since its inception, the concept of the work triangle is still a valid concept. The work triangle is made up of three stations that are strategically positioned to maximize your efficiency and minimize the number of steps you take while cooking. The work triangle will also help make cooking easier, which could help you discover your inner chef. As an added bene …
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Top 20 Kitchen Trends Through the Decades

Top 20 Kitchen Trends Through the Decades

Kitchen design and architecture has drastically changed in the past 100 years. Each decade defines a different era of technological advances and societal changes that has shaped our kitchens to how they are today. Trends are ever changing. However, one thing remains the same in a kitchen: designing an atmosphere that brings together friends and family. In the past 100 years we have gone …
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How To Install Floating Wood Shelves in Your Home

How To Install Floating Wood Shelves in Your Home

If you follow current trends in home decor, you've definitely come across floating shelves. Unlike a traditional shelf, floating shelves have no visible supports and appear to hover stylishly on the wall. Of course, the magic trick is clever construction and mounting hardware. The metal brackets that hold each shelf to the wall are completely contained within the body. Because of their simpli …
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Transform Your Home With a Kitchen Pantry

Transform Your Home With a Kitchen Pantry

When you put together your dream kitchen, it needs a few things: great lighting for your cooking and dining areas, good seating so everyone can gather together, ample countertop space that allows you to easily work, and the right amount of storage for your family. In some homes, that last part can be tricky. After all, it's hard to add more storage without completely changing the layout of yo …
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Reviving the Life of Old Cabinets with New Doors

Reviving the Life of Old Cabinets with New Doors

Replacing just your cabinet doors is a great way to give new life to cabinets that have lost their luster. Adding new, custom cabinet doors to your existing cabinets is also a great chance to modernize your design to keep it fresh for the future. There are many styles and types of custom cabinet doors. In this blog, we will look at some of the general categories for cabinet doors to help yo …
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Customer Success Highlight: Marcus

Customer Success Highlight: Marcus

Since the start of the pandemic back in 2020, many of us have gotten the opportunity to work from home. While working from home has many great benefits, one drawback is you begin to notice what you don’t like or what isn’t working in your home. This has led many to take on a huge variety of creative home improvement projects. One of these motivated DIYers is Marcus. During the pandemic, Marcu …
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Most Durable Wood For Kitchen Cabinets

Most Durable Wood For Kitchen Cabinets

Ever wonder why some cabinets cost more than others even if it is the same style? This is because cabinets are made out of many different materials. Cheaper cabinets are made out of materials that are less durable and higher-end cabinets are typically made from more durable and long-lasting materials. When it comes to choosing durable wood for your next cabinetry project, it ultimately comes …
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How To Choose the Perfect Cabinets for a Mid-Century Modern Kitchen

How To Choose the Perfect Cabinets for a Mid-Century Modern Kitchen

When remodeling a kitchen, it's important to pay special attention to the main design accents: cabinets and kitchen islands. They have a major impact on the kitchen's personality. What style of cabinet fits a mid-century modern kitchen the best?Checklist for Mid-Century Modern Kitchen Styles If homeowners request mid-century modern style, it means they like the authentic feel of wood ac …
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5 Things To Replace When Renovating Your Bathroom

5 Things To Replace When Renovating Your Bathroom

Remodeling a bathroom can feel like a larger project than it has to be. With all the plumbing and fixtures, it is easy to get overwhelmed and feel stuck. However, taking the time to create a solid plan of action at the beginning of the project can help keep you focused to the end. In this quick blog, we are going to take a look at 5 areas you may want to consider during your bathroom remodel pr …
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How To Design a Kitchen Using Two Tone Kitchen Cabinets

How To Design a Kitchen Using Two Tone Kitchen Cabinets

Designing a two-tone kitchen can be a fun and creative way to add some personality to your cooking space. By using two different colors for your kitchen cabinets, you can achieve a unique look that is perfect for your home. This blog post discusses some crucial tips for designing spaces with two tone kitchen cabinets.Determine Level of Personal Involvement Some people get excited at the mere …
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Is Clear Coat Necessary for my Kitchen?

Is Clear Coat Necessary for my Kitchen?

If you are remodeling or updating your kitchen cabinets, one important decision you will have to make is what finish will you use. For your cabinet doors, they will need to be finished in some manner to protect them from damage. Paint can be a great choice, especially if you have a color in mind. If you are a person who loves a natural look, then a stain finish can be a great way to highligh …
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5 Best IKEA Hacks for Replacing Cabinet Doors

5 Best IKEA Hacks for Replacing Cabinet Doors

We have carefully hand selected the best variety of our custom style cabinet doors and drawer fronts that can be used for the SEKTION line of IKEA cabinets to ensure there is a high quality selection for every project! Everything from modern, classic, sleek, and simple we are sure there is a choice for customizing each unique project. Our replacement doors for IKEA cabinets have a variety …
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How to Measure for New Cabinets

How to Measure for New Cabinets

Measuring your kitchen for new cabinets may seem like the kind of task that requires professional help, but this is not the case. Any motivated homeowner with some time is fully capable of taking on this project. However, just because it can be a relatively simple DIY project, this does not mean that you shouldn’t take your time.Download our Printable Measuring Guide. To get started, you …
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Choosing and Installing Cabinets for Laundry Room Use

Choosing and Installing Cabinets for Laundry Room Use

The laundry room might once have been nothing more than a neglected corner of the basement, but it's quickly becoming a more prioritized space on every homeowner's list. A laundry room redesign often not only adds value to the home but also makes it much easier and more enjoyable to stay on top of this seemingly endless chore. The key to a great finished product is choosing and installing the r …
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How To Order a Kitchen Cupboard That Fits Your Client's Space

How To Order a Kitchen Cupboard That Fits Your Client's Space

When your client's kitchen cupboard breaks, finding one that fits their space and needs can be a pain. Even if they just want to update the room, the problem is almost always the same. It feels like every cupboard is designed for people with either half or twice the kitchen size. Use these tips to order a beautiful set that fits the space perfectly.1. Measure the Space Measure the width, leng …
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How To Measure For A Drawer Box

How To Measure For A Drawer Box

It is hard to imagine a functional kitchen that doesn’t include drawers of some kind. Whether they are smaller drawers that house your flatware and cutlery or deep drawers for pots and pans, pullout drawers are vital to creating efficient kitchen spaces. Over time and through use, drawers can become worn out. This can cause your drawers to stick and to be difficult to use. Having to struggle …
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Two Ways to Reduce the Cost of a Kitchen Remodel

Two Ways to Reduce the Cost of a Kitchen Remodel

When remodeling a kitchen the first step is to make sure you have a plan that fits your budget. The last thing you want is to get halfway through your project and realize you don’t have enough room in your budget to finish your plan. This could leave your space looking unfinished or end up with something that is half what you want while the other half is what was available in your budget. This …
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 Installation Tips for Base Kitchen Cabinets

Installation Tips for Base Kitchen Cabinets

Before you get to work placing new base kitchen cabinets, remember the cardinal rule of construction efforts and installation projects. If you get the first piece right, you have a better chance of everything else falling into place as necessary. Misplace the initial install, and your cabinet project will turn into a stressful nightmare. Working with cabinetry takes time and patience, and if yo …
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Replacing Cabinets Versus Refacing With Cabinet Fronts

Replacing Cabinets Versus Refacing With Cabinet Fronts

If you want a sleek and stylish kitchen area, a new look for your cabinets can refresh the entire space. You have a choice. You could tear out your old cabinets and put in new ones, or you can simply replace the cabinet doors and drawer fronts, also known as refacing them. Refacing your cabinet fronts is affordable and less invasive. It doesn't tear up your kitchen the way replacing the ol …
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How to Measure Cabinet Doors Before You Order

How to Measure Cabinet Doors Before You Order

Measuring new kitchen cabinet doors is a quick and easy process. However, if you have never done this before, you may have a few questions. You may be wondering if you should use imperial or metric units, whether or not you should include the trim on the door, or how exact your measurements should be. If you are looking to get accurate measurements for new or replacement cabinet doors, you have …
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How to Transform Your Space With Floating Shelves: 20 Design Layouts With Floating Shelves That Will Surprise You

How to Transform Your Space With Floating Shelves: 20 Design Layouts With Floating Shelves That Will Surprise You

Floating shelves are trendy, stunning, and easy! The open floating wall shelving gives you the ability to maintain organized shelves while also giving you that Pinterest aesthetic to any room in your home. And the best part about them is they are easy to hang. Whether you are creating a long display of items or adding depth to your walls, floating wall shelves can transform your space effo …
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3 Reasons To Consider A Kitchen Remodel

3 Reasons To Consider A Kitchen Remodel

A kitchen remodel takes time and is a decision that should not be made quickly. But how do you know when it’s time to call in a designer and upgrade? Kitchen remodeling can range widely in terms of scope from simple cabinet door replacing projects to full gut and redesigns. The kitchen is one of the most used spaces in your home. So, it is important for it to be both functional and comf …
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DIY Guide To Updating an Ikea Cabinet Door

DIY Guide To Updating an Ikea Cabinet Door

If you are debating whether or not to trash your Ikea cabinets, there are several ways you can try to refurbish them to give your room a renovated look. Rather than tearing them out and replacing them with new cabinets, you can update each Ikea cabinet door to give your storage a fancy upgrade without breaking the bank. Here are some tips on how to update your cabinet doors on your own.Give …
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4 Shaker Door Cabinet Styles and How To Install Them

4 Shaker Door Cabinet Styles and How To Install Them

Your taste leans towards clean lines and minimal ostentation, so you've decided to start refacing your cabinets in a Shaker door style. Now that it's time to begin your project, you need to choose which of the top style options will fit your home's personality and your budget. We've explored the various designs for Shaker doors and chosen five styles that will suit a variety of décor types. …
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Are Solid Wood Cabinets Worth the Money?

Are Solid Wood Cabinets Worth the Money?

When it comes to kitchen cabinets and cabinet doors, solid wood is often the first material that comes to mind. Not only is it beautiful to look at, but it is also strong and sturdy. However, it comes at a higher price that is often out of homeowners' budgets. For homeowners who are remodeling or undertaking home renovations, understanding what you're paying for is essential — especially when i …
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Custom Cabinets and Their Benefits

Custom Cabinets and Their Benefits

When you start planning your kitchen remodel, you probably already have an idea of the direction you want to take the style. A remodel can be a big investment, so you want to make sure it works for your unique needs and cooking style. When it comes to cabinetry, many people may not realize that their cabinets can be as unique as the rest of the design! Custom cabinetry allows you to create un …
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Removing Cabinet Doors Without Causing Damage

Removing Cabinet Doors Without Causing Damage

Before diving into how to properly remove cabinet doors, it’s important to understand that there are a few reasons why you might want to take on a project like this. Some people remove cabinet doors to refinish them due to damage and the normal effects of aging. Others may remove their cabinet doors to replace them altogether. Another reason some people decide to remove the doors on their up …
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How To Update Your Kitchen With a Glass Front Cabinet

How To Update Your Kitchen With a Glass Front Cabinet

If you’ve imagined getting a kitchen makeover but are living in the reality of a tight budget, don’t despair. You can still transform your kitchen into something fresh and new without going broke. While many DIY sites tell you to undertake the task of painting your cabinets, you don’t have to go through all that work for a new look. A glass front cabinet completely changes the look of your cabi …
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5 Home Remodel Pro Tips

5 Home Remodel Pro Tips

Taking on a home remodel is an exciting time when you get the opportunity to reinvent your living space. Depending on the scope of your project, you will be doing things like picking out new paint colors, researching appliances, and getting excited about your new designs. However, with a project as large and important as a home remodel, there are many areas where things can go awry. What makes …
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What is Cabinet Door Refacing?

What is Cabinet Door Refacing?

Cabinet refacing refers to the process of removing your old cabinet doors and drawer fronts, replacing or refinishing them, and refinishing the cabinet boxes. This project is highly DIY-friendly and can be accomplished by many motivated homeowners. The best part about choosing to reface over replace is that you don’t have to worry about the mess and hassle of tearing out your old cabinet boxes. …
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How The Ferowich Home Illuminated Their Chicago-Area Kitchen

How The Ferowich Home Illuminated Their Chicago-Area Kitchen

Are you tired of your kitchen feeling dark and dull? Then it must be time to upgrade your kitchen to a brighter setting! The Ferowich family in their Chicago suburb home used our Revere cabinet doors to brighten their kitchen. They took out the dark warm undertones from their wooden arched cabinet doors and replaced them with cleaner, more sleek cabinet doors with a square panel. This b …
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The Fundamentals of Cabinet Drawer Repair: When To Replace Your Cabinet Drawer

The Fundamentals of Cabinet Drawer Repair: When To Replace Your Cabinet Drawer

In the first quarter of 2021, Americans spent about $350 billion on home renovations. People renovate their homes for various reasons, including regular maintenance, property sale and changing tastes. The kitchen and bathroom are popular rooms to redo. A common item to upgrade in both rooms is the cabinets and drawers. If yours are broken, is it time for a cabinet drawer repair or replacemen …
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Kitchen Design Tips for Modern Kitchen Cabinet Doors

Kitchen Design Tips for Modern Kitchen Cabinet Doors

The kitchen is typically the central hub of your home. It’s where meals are prepared and family and friends gather to share food and conversation. If you’re ready for a change to make this space more comfortable, stylish, and functional, consider installing modern kitchen cabinet doors. Cabinets are one of the focal points of any kitchen, so making a few changes here can instantly refresh the …
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How Can I Save Money on New Kitchen Cabinets?

How Can I Save Money on New Kitchen Cabinets?

Many people wonder how they can save money when buying new kitchen cabinets. A kitchen remodel can be a pricey project for most homeowners and knowing how to stretch your dollars can make a huge difference. Whether you are doing a full renovation or just a smaller scale update, here are 10 tips to help you save on your kitchen cabinets!1. Avoid Pull-Outs Pull-outs for your trash can or spice …
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Customer Success Spotlight: Deb and Chuck

Customer Success Spotlight: Deb and Chuck

In our last customer success spotlight, we took a look at Tom and Linda’s complete kitchen remodel. They tore their kitchen down to the studs and gave it a beautiful make-over. This week, we are excited to dive into Deb and Chuck’s project. Instead of a full remodel, they choose to reface their kitchen cabinets. However, just because their project was smaller in scope, don’t think that the end …
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Can I Reface My Kitchen Cabinets Myself?

Can I Reface My Kitchen Cabinets Myself?

Refacing your kitchen cabinets is a homeowner-friendly project that can drastically improve the look of your kitchen. Refacing refers to the process of replacing your cabinet doors and drawers and refinishing your cabinet boxes. This can save a lot of time and money since you won’t have to worry about removing the old cabinet boxes and buying new ones. Disclosure: This blog post contains affi …
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Why Ordering Online Is a Great Alternative To Building Cabinet Doors

Why Ordering Online Is a Great Alternative To Building Cabinet Doors

Upgrading cabinet doors is a great way to improve the value and appearance of a home. According to some estimates, replacing cabinet fronts, appliances and countertops can raise the value of a home by more than $18,000. Homeowners know this, and they may rely on a contractor or cabinet shop to help them upgrade their kitchens by installing new cabinet doors. If you’re getting ready to work …
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Everything You Need to Order New Cabinets

Everything You Need to Order New Cabinets

Ordering new cabinets for your kitchen or bathroom is a great way to totally transform the function and look of a space. However, this is often a project that feels out of reach for most homeowners. This is because there are many components that go into updating your kitchen cabinets, which can scare off a lot of homeowners. Depending on the scope of the work, many homeowners are actually bette …
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Customer Success Spotlight: Tom and Linda

Customer Success Spotlight: Tom and Linda

One of our favorite parts of working in the cabinetry industry is getting to see the stunning creations of our customers and hearing their stories. And so when Tom and Linda reached out wanting to share the results of their hard work, we jumped at the opportunity! Originally, Tom and Linda called in to get some cabinet doors and drawer fronts for a kitchen refacing project. Refacing means rem …
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Premium Grade Plywood Cabinet Boxes

Premium Grade Plywood Cabinet Boxes

A question we get asked a lot is how are our custom cabinet boxes made. Cabinet boxes can be made from a variety of materials, and knowing how yours are made is crucial to upkeep. Ordering custom cabinets online can come with many questions including what type of wood is used and how they will arrive. And so, we have crafted this guide to help you understand all you need to know about cabinet b …
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Is a Kitchen Remodel a Good Investment?

Is a Kitchen Remodel a Good Investment?

Remodeling your kitchen is a big decision that requires a lot of work and research. You will need to source all your materials, design your kitchen, maybe hire professional help, and, of course, install all of it. Additionally, you will also be looking at this new design likely every day until you sell the house. So, many homeowners ask “Is a kitchen remodel worth it?” If you are not planning …
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Glass Cabinet Doors and Their 4 Surprising Benefits

Glass Cabinet Doors and Their 4 Surprising Benefits

Glass cabinet doors are a great choice for a variety of kitchen or bathroom designs. A kitchen remodel can be a great time to introduce some strategically placed glass front doors. Many homeowners look forward to a kitchen or bathroom remodel as a great time to update the spaces with their personal styles. However, many of these same homeowners are surprised when they learn how much variety exi …
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Get Inspired with Cabinet Door Samples

Get Inspired with Cabinet Door Samples

Buying new or replacement cabinet doors can be a large commitment in terms of both time and money. If you are like me, then you like to have all the information you need before making such a large purchase. The last thing you want is having everything arrive and the color or shape is not exactly what you thought it would be. To help homeowners feel fully confident before buying, we at Cabi …
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How to Replace Kitchen Cabinet Doors

How to Replace Kitchen Cabinet Doors

Sometimes, we need to replace just the kitchen cabinet doors. Many homeowners are unaware that you can replace the kitchen cabinet doors only without having to rip out your cabinet boxes. This can be a great alternative to a costly kitchen remodel, as ordering just cabinet doors and drawer fronts is cheaper than a whole kitchen. And so you might be thinking, how do I replace just kitchen cabine …
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Painting Bathroom Cabinets

Painting Bathroom Cabinets

Many people wonder how to paint bathroom cabinets. Even if you have never thought about it, painting your bathroom cabinets may sound like a difficult task that would require professional help. This, however, is not the case. Painting your bathroom cabinets is essentially the same as painting cabinets in any other room of the house. In this guide, we are going to walk you through the process o …
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Replacement Cabinet Doors and Drawer Fronts for Your Kitchen

Replacement Cabinet Doors and Drawer Fronts for Your Kitchen

Replacement cabinet doors and drawer fronts come in a wide variety of styles, construction types, and materials. As a homeowner, it can be difficult to know not only what all your options are, but also to know where to start looking. Replacing just your cabinet doors and drawer fronts is a process known as cabinet refacing. This project is a cheaper alternative to replacing your entire kitchen …
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Kitchen Design With Templates

Kitchen Design With Templates

You don’t need a degree in interior design to create your next kitchen design. In fact, designing a new kitchen layout can be a fun activity and is DIY-friendly. However, many homeowners struggle with getting started creating their kitchen designs. Often times we can see the vision but have difficulty translating it to paper. This is where using templates for your kitchen design can help you …
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5 Pro Bathroom Storage Ideas

5 Pro Bathroom Storage Ideas

Bathroom storage and organization are important parts of the functionality of your bathroom. We have all in restrooms before that feel overcrowded, and as a result, they also often feel less clean. And so, you may be wondering how you can improve your bathroom’s storage capabilities. The amount you will be able to do will depend on the current size and layout of your bathroom and your budget. H …
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Unfinished Cabinet Doors Help You Save

Unfinished Cabinet Doors Help You Save

Many homeowners do not know that they can purchase unfinished cabinet doors to save on their kitchen or bathroom remodeling costs. But, where can you get unfinished cabinet doors? At CabinetNow, all of our cabinet doors and drawer fronts are available to be ordered unfinished. You can purchase our unfinished cabinet doors any time from our website, and we will ship them right to your door. Ho …
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Top 5 Cabinet Doors for Sale at CabinetNow

Top 5 Cabinet Doors for Sale at CabinetNow

Welcome to CabinetNow! If you have been on our site before, you know that we carry 100’s of customizable cabinet doors, drawer fronts, drawer boxes, and drawer fronts. However, browsing through all of these to find your favorite may feel like a daunting task. That is why we created this list of our top 5 cabinets doors for sale on our site. A kitchen remodel comes with a lot of decisions a …
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When to Schedule Your Kitchen Remodel

When to Schedule Your Kitchen Remodel

Scheduling your next kitchen remodel or renovation may seem like an easy task. However, the time you choose for your remodel can have a large impact on your project, including the price. Having a well-defined schedule and plan is one of the most important parts of ensuring your project is completed on time and within budget. Each season comes with its own uniques challenges and benefits. A …
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Quick Cabinet Touch-Up Ideas

Quick Cabinet Touch-Up Ideas

Nothing can be more frustrating than a blemish on your otherwise pristine cabinets. Luckily, there are a few ways that you can touch up your finished cabinet doors and drawer fronts without having to replace the whole thing. In this quick guide, we are going to take a look at ways you can touchup trouble spots on your kitchen cabinets so that you don’t have to replace any cabinet doors or drawe …
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Average Cost for Kitchen Cabinets

Average Cost for Kitchen Cabinets

If you are planning a new kitchen remodel or kitchen cabinet refacing project, you may be wondering how much new cabinet doors and drawer fronts will cost. Depending on the material and style, the cost will vary. However, on average, you can expect around $15 per square foot for laminate options and between $50 and $150 for solid wood cabinet door and drawer front options. With such a wide ra …
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Durability of Thermofoil Cabinet Doors

Durability of Thermofoil Cabinet Doors

When buying new kitchen cabinets, you want to make sure that your investment lasts as long as possible. It can also be an exciting time where you are designing your new kitchen and want to highlight your personal style. Updating or replacing your cabinets can completely change the look, feel, and function of your home. However, a kitchen remodel can be a significant investment, so you may be wo …
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How Tall Should Your Bathroom Sink Be?

How Tall Should Your Bathroom Sink Be?

When planning your next bathroom remodel, you will be faced with a lot of decisions. Depending on the scope of the project, you may be designing everything from a new bathroom vanity to a brand new layout. From cabinets to showers and toilets, designing a new bathroom will take some time and planning. Many bathroom vanities are available in stock sizes, but you can also find a wide vari …
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Most Common Cabinet Doors and Styles

Most Common Cabinet Doors and Styles

If you are anything like me, then you like to know all of your options before making a decision. However, when it comes to  cabinet doors and kitchen remodeling, you can spend a lot of time just browsing and still not see all the different cabinet door designs. To help you find the right fit for your next project, we are going to break down the 6 major categories of kitchen cabinet door …
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5 Tips to Save Money on New Kitchen Cabinets

5 Tips to Save Money on New Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen remodeling is an exciting time for any homeowner. Picking out new kitchen cabinets, paint colors, appliances, and giving your design that personal twist to make it unique. However, as exciting as a kitchen remodel can be, the price tag can be a huge deterrent for many people. You have likely already been planning and saving for your kitchen remodel. In order to help you out, we have p …
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Top 10 Free Kitchen Design Software

Top 10 Free Kitchen Design Software

When remodeling a kitchen, it can sometimes be difficult or even impossible to visualize a new design. After all, how can you picture something that doesn’t even exist yet? Luckily for you and me, there are a variety of free and paid kitchen design software solutions to get your kitchen plan finalized for your next renovation or remodeling project. Many of the kitchen design program …
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Standard Height for Kitchen Cabinets

Standard Height for Kitchen Cabinets

When planning a new kitchen or a kitchen remodel, you will need to make a lot of decisions. One question you may encounter that you might not be expecting is, “How tall should my kitchen cabinets be?” You may have never thought about kitchen cabinet height, especially if you are new to cabinetry or the DIY world. In this guide, we are going to cover the standard height for kitchen cabinets, why …
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Top 20 Kitchen Design Software for Your Remodel

Top 20 Kitchen Design Software for Your Remodel

A kitchen remodel is a large undertaking that takes a lot of time, money, and planning. One way to make the remodeling process easier and more enjoyable is to use kitchen design software. These programs can be a great resource for DIYers and professionals alike. To help you out, we put together a list of our top 20 kitchen design programs. Once you have your design ready, we can help you with y …
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Update Your Wall Cabinets

Update Your Wall Cabinets

Wall cabinets are excellent ways to expand your kitchen storage without sacrificing valuable floor space. Since these cabinets are typically around eye level, they will be one of the first things people notice in the room. The last thing you want is your guests to be greeted by damaged or outdated cabinets right when they enter. In this quick guide, we are going to take a look at a few ways to …
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How to Add Glass to Your Cabinet Doors

How to Add Glass to Your Cabinet Doors

Glass cabinet doors are a great way to add style and depth to your kitchen. However, if you never added glass panels to cabinet doors, then you may not know that this project can actually be DIY-friendly if you have a few tools, some time, and a bit of experience. You should also take the contents of the cabinets into consideration as you plan. In this guide, we will take a look at how to insta …
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Kid-Friendly Bathroom Ideas for 2021

Kid-Friendly Bathroom Ideas for 2021

Kids’ bathrooms should strike a balance between fun and function. For their bathroom, while comfort is important, there are also safety concerns depending on the age of the child. However, It can be difficult to think of kid bathroom ideas that are fun and practical. In this guide, we are going to explore some ways to make a bathroom safe and fun for children. Imagine a whimsical and fun spac …
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Does Your Kitchen Feel Too Small?

Does Your Kitchen Feel Too Small?

Small kitchens can cause major headaches for homeowners and renters alike. Kitchens are one of the rooms where there is never enough space, and if you already have a small kitchen making room is even more challenging to create a functional space. When your kitchen is bright and welcoming, you are more likely to use it and others will feel more comfortable in it. In this guide, we will explore …
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Should Your Flooring Match Your Cabinets?

Should Your Flooring Match Your Cabinets?

Designing a kitchen that compliments your lifestyle and personal style is essential to making it feel like home. Whether you decide to do a major remodel to your kitchen or give it a mini makeover, your cabinetry and flooring are two significant elements that can truly transform this space. Your cabinets and flooring take up most of the area in your kitchen, therefore aesthetically, it has to l …
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How to Organize Your Kitchen Without a Pantry

How to Organize Your Kitchen Without a Pantry

Kitchen organization and storage are two things that we are all constantly working on. When planning a kitchen layout it is important to design for storage and efficiency. People often choose to add a pantry in the kitchen However, if you aren’t planning to remodel, then you may be wondering how to improve your kitchen storage without a pantry. In this blog, we are going to explore creative sol …
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7 DIY Cabinet Door Repairs

7 DIY Cabinet Door Repairs

A kitchen remodel is a large commitment both in terms of time and money. However, sometimes cabinets or flooring can become damaged and you have no option. When it comes to cabinet doors, we have a few handy DIY repair tricks to try before you go out and buy new doors. In this guide, we are going to take a look at 7 DIY cabinet door repairs that can save you money. Disclaimer: This blog post …
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Can You Buy Just the Cabinet Doors?

Can You Buy Just the Cabinet Doors?

Cabinet doors are often something we take for granted. However, once they become damaged or discolored, that will likely be the only thing you notice in the kitchen. This can be frustrating as a complete kitchen remodel can be time-consuming and expensive. Buying just the  cabinet doors and refacing your kitchen yourself is a great way to give your kitchen a facelift. The best part? …
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What are Shaker Cabinets?

What are Shaker Cabinets?

You don’t have to look hard before you will start seeing Shaker cabinets advertised on cabinetry shops. The reason why this style of  cabinet door is so recognizable and ubiquitous is that it is one of the most popular cabinet doors on the market today. In fact, it is one of our top 10 sellers on CabinetNow! But, many people may not know exactly what it is that makes a Shaker a Shaker, …
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How Much Does it Cost to Replace Cabinet Doors?

How Much Does it Cost to Replace Cabinet Doors?

New kitchen cabinet doors can be the perfect solution to giving your kitchen a facelift without breaking the bank. By replacing just the cabinet doors, you transform the look and feel of your kitchen without having to spend a lot of money. Not only is this project affordable, but it can also be completed by your typical DIYer! The cost to replace just your cabinet doors can be anywh …
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Remodel Your Bathroom on a Budget

Remodel Your Bathroom on a Budget

The bathroom is an important space in your home that everyone uses. Due to this high level of traffic, these spaces can often become dirty, damaged, or otherwise in need of repair. The worst part of all this is that bathrooms are typically better-lit rooms, and so all the imperfections will be on full display. However, bathroom remodels can be pricey, which may make people feel they are force …
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Flat Panel Cabinets vs Raised Panel Cabinets?

Flat Panel Cabinets vs Raised Panel Cabinets?

If you are in the market for new cabinet doors, then you have likely been browsing through showrooms. With the wide variety of styles available today, it can be hard to even know where to start. Luckily, most cabinet styles can be broken down into two larger categories: flat and raised panels. In this blog, we are going to take a look at the benefits and drawbacks flat panel and raised pane …
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Can You Replace Just The Cabinet Doors?

Can You Replace Just The Cabinet Doors?

New cabinet doors are one of the fastest ways to instantly change the look and feel of your kitchen design. Many people don’t know that you can replace just the cabinet doors on your kitchen cabinets, which is a great way to get a fresh, remodeled look without a major price tag. Replacing just your cabinet doors, also known as cabinet refacing, can be a quick DIY project for most homeowners. …
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Top 10 Cabinet Door Styles

Top 10 Cabinet Door Styles

When it comes to cabinet doors and kitchen remodeling, there are so many choices it is difficult to know where to start. Whether you are refacing your current cabinets or you are doing a complete remodel project, you will need to find the right style of cabinetry for your kitchen design.While this used to mean hours of driving around to browse showrooms, today CabinetNow brings the showr …
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10 DIY Projects for Your Cabinet Doors

10 DIY Projects for Your Cabinet Doors

The holidays can be a great time to work on DIY projects, as many people have time off work. DIY projects are typically cheaper than most home improvement projects. This is because you will be doing most, if not all, of the work and these DIY ideas do not require a lot of material or upfront cost. In this article, we are going to take a look at 10 DIY projects you can do to give your kitchen …
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5 Last Minute DIYer Gift Ideas

5 Last Minute DIYer Gift Ideas

If you are looking for last-minute gift ideas for the DIYer in your life, you have come to the right place. People who tend to prefer to opt for the DIY route can be tough to shop for, but we have put together a quick list of 5 perfect gifts for the DIYer in your life! These gifts range in price, but all should be readily available at your local hardware stores or online. Be the hero this holid …
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New Kitchen Checklist

New Kitchen Checklist

A kitchen remodel or a new kitchen construction is a daunting task. There are so many decisions that you will need to make in order to complete a successful project. Making a plan before you start the project is key to ensuring not only that everything gets completed, but making a plan can actually help you keep your budget under control. However, if you have never worked on one of these home …
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Is It Cheaper to Replace or Reface Kitchen Cabinets?

Is It Cheaper to Replace or Reface Kitchen Cabinets?

Kitchen remodeling is a big decision. One of the biggest concerns with projects like remodeling is the costs. You may be wondering how you can save money on your next kitchen remodel. One way to make your kitchen remodel more cost-effective is to reface your kitchen cabinets rather than replace them. Refacing kitchen cabinets is the process of replacing just the cabinet doors while preserving th …
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Why You Should Replace Your Kitchen Cabinet Doors This Holiday Season

Why You Should Replace Your Kitchen Cabinet Doors This Holiday Season

Replacement kitchen cabinets are an unlikely suspect for the perfect holiday gift. We all have someone in our lives that is difficult to shop for, so why not give the gift of a new kitchen? With our  holiday gift certificates now available, you can give someone special the exciting opportunity of a kitchen remodel or makeover. In this article, we are going to look at why giving the gift …
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Unwrap Shaker Cabinets this Holiday Season

Unwrap Shaker Cabinets this Holiday Season

When it comes to “big ticket” holiday surprises, kitchen cabinets or  cabinet doors often don’t make the list. A kitchen remodel is often planned out months in advance and can be costly. With a holiday certificate from CabinetNow, you can help someone achieve the kitchen of their dreams. For your holiday remodel, we recommend Shaker cabinet doors. The shaker cabinet style has been …
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Two-Tone Cabinet Doors for Your Kitchen

Two-Tone Cabinet Doors for Your Kitchen

Sometimes, we want to take our kitchen design in a new look before we host friends and family, but don’t know where to start. Painting your cabinet doors in a two-tone finish is the perfect DIY project to get your kitchen ready for the holidays. A two-tone paint job is not only stunning but also offers benefits to both small and large kitchens alike. Painting your kitchen cabinets can be a ti …
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Can You Buy Just the Drawer Box?

Can You Buy Just the Drawer Box?

Did you know that you can buy just the cabinet drawer box? Often, we live with drawers that stick or require a “special touch” to open, because replacing cabinetry can be expensive and requires a certain level of skill. However, replacing just your drawer boxes can be a more budget-friendly, and easier, solution to these frustrations. Often, drawers can stick if their slides or glides have be …
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Reface Your Kitchen Cabinet Doors and Save!

Reface Your Kitchen Cabinet Doors and Save!

For most people, you don’t think about replacing your cabinets until things start falling off walls or drawers can no longer be opened. This is, typically, because ripping out cabinets is both time-consuming and can be costly. However, you don’t have to wait for doors to fall off the hinges or spend a ton of money to get a new look in your kitchen. Just replacing your cabinet doors and drawer …
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Kitchen Remodeling Costs and Return on Investment

Kitchen Remodeling Costs and Return on Investment

Kitchen remodeling is a large commitment in terms of both time and resources. Unfortunately, there is not a workaround for this, unless you are satisfied with subpar quality. From choosing materials to deciding on your final touches, a kitchen remodel will require a lot of decisions and research on your part as the homeowner. At CabinetNow, we want to make sure that you have all the information …
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5 Small Bathroom Ideas

5 Small Bathroom Ideas

Not having enough space for your towels or personal items in the bathroom can be frustrating, and it can even leave you feeling like you cannot even use the space. However, adding storage to your bathroom can be a time-consuming and expensive process when you think about knocking down walls or changing the existing layout. But, the good news is that there are creative ways to add storage spac …
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5 Tips for Starting Your DIY Kitchen Remodeling Project

5 Tips for Starting Your DIY Kitchen Remodeling Project

A kitchen remodel is no small feat, as there will be a lot to do and plan. From removing old appliances or knocking down walls to rewiring and painting, the wide variety in types of tasks for your remodel may have you wondering what you can realistically manage on your own. If you have a lot of experience in the DIY world, then it is likely that you will be able to do a substantial amount of th …
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4 Benefits of Adding a Kitchen Island to Your Design

4 Benefits of Adding a Kitchen Island to Your Design

A kitchen island can be an excellent addition to your house in terms of both function and aesthetics. It adds valuable storage space and a new work surface. In addition, your kitchen island may also be designed to accommodate a microwave, oven, or sink. If you are already planning to remodel your kitchen, then this can be an excellent time to add an island. The best part is you don’t even …
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How to Buy Kitchen Cabinet Doors Online

How to Buy Kitchen Cabinet Doors Online

Deciding to replace your kitchen cabinet doors is exciting. Planning a new style, finding decorative items, and other detailing choices will have you making, and re-making, thousands of decisions. The more you think about your kitchen remodel, the more overwhelming it may feel. While we cannot help you with your floor or appliances, we do know cabinetry. When browsing online showrooms, it is …
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How to Plan for Your Kitchen Remodel

How to Plan for Your Kitchen Remodel

When you are planning to build a new kitchen, there is so much that goes into the process. You'll need items like countertops and flooring as well as construction materials such as nails, caulking, and hardware; then of course everything needs an aesthetic touch too. From paint colors all the way down to choosing the type of light fixtures, a complete kitchen remodel can feel daunting. It's r …
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How to Replace a Drawer Front

How to Replace a Drawer Front

While replacing your cabinet doors can be a simple enough process, remove the door from the hinges and hang the new one, but how about replacing the drawer fronts? Replacing these smaller fronts can feel more overwhelming than their larger counterparts. This could be because the hardware is more difficult to access, or it could be due to simply not knowing how the hardware, drawer box, and draw …
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Ideas for Glass Panel Cabinet Doors

Ideas for Glass Panel Cabinet Doors

You don't need to paint your kitchen or change out cabinet doors if your kitchen is feeling drab and in need of an update. Instead, consider adding glass fronts to some or all of your cabinet doors! This will give any space in the house that open feeling that brightens everything up at once while still working well in your space without making major changes. You don’t have to do a major remod …
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How to Plan a Home Laundry

How to Plan a Home Laundry

We all need to wash our clothes and linens. Most of us have an automatic washing machine, but the question is: where do we put it? The most common locations for your washer/dryer tend to be in your basement or kitchen--but if you've got some extra room there may not necessarily be anything better than just locating them in their own room so they're easy to access when needed!Location, Locatio …
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Custom Cabinet Doors in 5 Easy Steps

Custom Cabinet Doors in 5 Easy Steps

Ordering new or replacement cabinet doors may seem like a difficult task. However, at CabinetNow, we are proud to offer a straightforward, five-step process to new custom cabinet doors. Our team of cabinet experts is passionate about helping you make your design visions a reality. In this blog, we are going to outline these five steps, so that you have all the information you need to order cu …
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How To Paint Kitchen Cabinets Like A Pro

How To Paint Kitchen Cabinets Like A Pro

When remodeling your kitchen, one of the biggest steps is finishing your cabinets. Whether you choose darker stains, trendy paint, or a natural finish , you will need to have a solid plan and a good understanding of the process. Proper application of your finish is vital to ensuring your cabinets last as long as possible. In any project, cutting corners will cause issues. Skippin …
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Crafting a DIY Home Bar with Cabinets

Crafting a DIY Home Bar with Cabinets

If you want your own personal bar in your home without breaking the bank, DIY is a great option. Purchasing a pre-made home bar can be expensive, and that does not include installation costs. However, with a couple of cabinet boxes and effort, you can create the next trendy bar right in your own home. In this blog, we are going to take a look at some of the considerations for and installation o …
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Spice Rack Ideas and Spice Storage

Spice Rack Ideas and Spice Storage

Spices are an important part of diverse cuisine types and learning about them can expand your cooking knowledge. By expanding your palate to incorporate different flavors into recipes for everything from dips to desserts—you'll have more fun in the kitchen while being able to cook up something delicious that's truly unique every time! A good home cook knows that where you store spices can imp …
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Fresh Bathroom Remodel Ideas and Strategies

Fresh Bathroom Remodel Ideas and Strategies

A bathroom should be both functional and hygienic, but it should also provide guests with a comfortable space where they can relax. Bathrooms that are too drab or dated feel heavy and cluttered to users, so keep in mind how you want your guest's experience to feel when thinking about what kind of bathroom renovations may be best for them.Bathroom remodeling projects can vary widely in scope. They …
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Thermofoil: Top 10 Designs

Thermofoil: Top 10 Designs

Recently, we published a blog on our top 10 solid wood doors. This week, we wanted to highlight our 10 favorite thermofoil cabinet door designs. Thermofoil is a vinyl laminate that is heated and pressurized onto a medium-density fiberboard, or MDF, core. These doors come in a wide variety of color and texture options like natural wood, granite, and even brushed aluminum. Thermofoil products …
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Kitchen Design Ideas and Trends for 2021

Kitchen Design Ideas and Trends for 2021

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms to consider when remodeling because it's where you spend a lot of your time. You want your kitchen to look great, but you also want it to be functional. So, what are some kitchen design trends that will stay popular? You do not have to be an interior designer to know that kitchen design trends change over time just like fashion. However, this can be …
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Does a Kitchen Remodel Add Value?

Does a Kitchen Remodel Add Value?

If you're thinking of selling your home, chances are that the first thing on your mind is how to make it more valuable. To do this, many homeowners remodel their kitchen before putting their house up for sale- and with good reason! Remodeling a space as central to everyday life as the kitchen can add value to your home. When done correctly, a kitchen remodel can add the most value to your hom …
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Wood Joinery at CabinetNow

Wood Joinery at CabinetNow

Wood joinery is one of the most basic and important parts of woodworking. Without being able to join two pieces of wood together, every piece of furniture would be a single, solid wooden sculpture. And so, over time master carpenters and other artisans have developed dozens of ways to join pieces of wood together.At CabinetNow, we use a few different woodworking joint techniques to provide you wit …
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White Shaker Cabinets: The Timeless Classic

White Shaker Cabinets: The Timeless Classic

White Shaker Cabinets are a staple of kitchen and bathroom design. Shaker-style cabinets have always enjoyed a good amount of popularity due to the high quality of both the material and craftsmanship associated with the Shaker community. White Shaker-style cabinet doors combine an extremely versatile door design with an equally versatile color. White shaker doors are great choices for a wide …
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Are Thermofoil Cabinets Good?

Are Thermofoil Cabinets Good?

Thermofoil cabinets are a great choice if you are planning a remodel or cabinet refacing project. If you have been browsing options already, you have probably already seen countless cabinet door styles and dozens of materials. Each of these materials varies in durability, aesthetics, and cost. For homeowners on a tight budget and are looking for a wide range of styles and colors, look no …
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​Thermofoil or Solid Wood Cabinet Doors?

​Thermofoil or Solid Wood Cabinet Doors?

Cabinetry can be a huge investment when it comes to remodeling your home. Cabinets play an important role in the value of your house, whether you're preparing for sale right now or not. From solid wood cabinets to laminate and thermofoil options, there are specific aspects that make each type stand out from the rest. So, choosing what is best depends on things like quality and price point--but don …
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How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets - Prepare Like a Pro

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets - Prepare Like a Pro

Painting kitchen cabinets can an affordable way to upgrade your kitchen on a budget. Many homeowners might not know how to paint kitchen cabinets, so we put together a guide to get you started. Purchasing new kitchen cabinets can cost you thousands of dollars and push homeowners to increase their remodel budget. But painting your cabinets can be a cost-effective way to makeover your kitchen cab …
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Why Do They Call Them Shaker Cabinets?

Why Do They Call Them Shaker Cabinets?

If you've ever purchased cabinets for your bathroom or kitchen, you've undoubtedly heard of the term shaker cabinets. But what exactly is a shaker cabinet? Here is everything there is to know about shaker cabinets—from its history to its evolution—we give you all the details on this incredible piece of cabinetry. Plus we'll share how it got its name and how to use it in your kitchen. …
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6 Reasons Why Summer Is The Best Time To Remodel

6 Reasons Why Summer Is The Best Time To Remodel

Summer is the best time of year to remodel and tackle all those home improvement projects that the harsh winter weather prevented. This can be a great time to tackle DIY projects or larger undertakings like remodeling. From weather to seasonal sales, here are 6 reasons why summer is the best time to remodel your home. 1. The Weather The time of year that you choose to remodel your home …
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​DIY Breakfast Nook in 5 Easy Steps

​DIY Breakfast Nook in 5 Easy Steps

Breakfast nooks are a wonderful addition to any kitchen because they provide the perfect place for your family members to eat breakfast together. The bright, natural light helps make it feel cozier and more welcoming, which is especially nice in colder months! If you want this project done on your own--it never hurts to have some help from someone else too--be sure to find a guide to get an …
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10 Most Common Renovation Mistakes

10 Most Common Renovation Mistakes

Homeowners often make 10 common mistakes when renovating their kitchens or bathrooms. These easy-to-make mistakes can extend project timelines and hurt your bottom line. Having a list of what not to do can help save time and money! Listing the 10 most common things homeowners should avoid helps ensure that you don't have any unpleasant surprises during a bathroom or kitchen remodel. Read on f …
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Panel Ready Dishwasher and Custom Covers

Panel Ready Dishwasher and Custom Covers

Panel ready dishwashers are great if yours is sticking out in the kitchen like a sore-thumb. You have  stunning cabinets, side by side they match perfectly, and then all of a sudden there’s this stainless-steel beast disturbing the flow. I’m a big fan of uniformity—and of course—finding creative new DIY projects to play with, so when I learned about hiding your dishwasher with cabinet do …
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Thermofoil  Cabinets and Drawers: The Pros and Cons

Thermofoil Cabinets and Drawers: The Pros and Cons

Thermofoil cabinets can be a great choice for your kitchen remodel or refacing project. These cabinets arrive fully finished, and they are more budget-friendly than solid wood. Thermofoil is a vinyl laminate that is heated and pressurized onto a medium-density fiberboard, or MDF, core. MDF is denser and heavier than particleboard and provides a much smoother appearance and more durable exteri …
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Eye-Catching Two-Tone Finish

Eye-Catching Two-Tone Finish

Do you want to create eye-catching contrast in your kitchen? One of the easiest ways to attain a "wow" factor in the room is to create visual dimension by painting your kitchen cabinets with a two-tone finish. It instantly adds depth and contrast to accentuate the doors, grooves, frames, and style of the cabinets without breaking the bank. Painting your cabinets is a budget-friendly DIY proje …
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How To Stain Cabinet Doors

How To Stain Cabinet Doors

Staining your cabinets is a quick way to give your space a completely new look. With a wide variety of sheens and colors available, you will no doubt be able to find the perfect one for you. Stain is a great way to highlight the natural beauty of the cabinet’s wood, while at the same time protecting the surface. In this guide, we are going to take a quick look at the steps for staining your kitche …
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Exciting Modern Thermofoil in 2021

Exciting Modern Thermofoil in 2021

If you have been planning a kitchen remodel or renovation, then you have likely looked at dozens of styles of cabinet doors. After seeing so many doors, you probably feel like you have seen it all. However, we would like to introduce you to our new Modern Thermofoil series. We are bringing ten new styles and ten new colors to our site with this line. Each style takes a classic design and reimag …
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Cabinet Door Material at CabinetNow.com

Cabinet Door Material at CabinetNow.com

There are a lot of considerations and decisions involved when renovating cabinetry. One aspect that doesn’t always get as much attention as style or color is wood species. There is a wide variety of options available today for different wood species and inorganic options. These all come with various benefits and drawbacks, so it can be challenging to know which is best for you. In addition to y …
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5 Benefits Of A Kitchen Island

5 Benefits Of A Kitchen Island

Adding a kitchen island has many practical, functional, and decorative benefits. With the variety of options in style and use, adding a kitchen island can add a whole new dimension to the room. Adding a kitchen island is not easy, but if you’re remodeling, it might be a perfect time to add one. For this blog post, we are going to look at some of the benefits of adding in a kitchen island, regardle …
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Base Cabinet Construction Types

Base Cabinet Construction Types

Base cabinets are the foundation of your kitchen, so learning about the common types of cabinet construction is incredibly helpful when planning a remodel . This is because each type of base cabinet can be very different in terms of how they will look on your wall, how much they will cost you, and even how hard they are to install, so learning the differences between cabinet constr …
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An Introduction To Boat Cabinets

An Introduction To Boat Cabinets

If you have recently acquired a boat and want to install cabinets, you might be wondering where to start. There are a lot of concerns that go into construction on a boat from weight to materials. In this introduction, we will cover some of the important information you will need to get started on your boat cabinets. One resource you should be sure to seek out is a shipwright. They can give yo …
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Small Kitchen Cabinets Ultimate Guide

Small Kitchen Cabinets Ultimate Guide

In our last blog post, we took a quick look at ideas for small kitchens. We thought this topic deserved another, more in-depth discussion. A recent article from CNBC reported that the average apartment size is 5% smaller than a decade ago. For studio apartments, where space is already at a premium, this number is closer to 10%. As smaller living spaces seem to be on the rise, we thought it w …
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5 Kitchen Trends that Really Last

5 Kitchen Trends that Really Last

If you have just finished remodeling your kitchen, the last thing you likely want to do is start over. This means that it is important to consider your style choices when you remodel your kitchen or any space for that matter. Much like fashion, trends for kitchens come and go. However, in the kitchen, these trends tend to last longer. In this guide, we will take a look at 5 kitchen trends that …
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How to Choose Between Cabinets and Drawers

How to Choose Between Cabinets and Drawers

When planning for a remodel or update in your home, you should consider your storage needs first. No matter what room of the house you are remodeling or updating, having a detailed plan at the start is vital. Two rooms that can have particularly tricky storage woes are the kitchen and the bathroom. In this blog, we will look at how the right mix of cabinets and drawers can help keep your spaces …
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Should I Have Cabinet Pulls or Knobs?

Should I Have Cabinet Pulls or Knobs?

One of the most notable features of any kitchen is the cabinetry. If you are looking for ways to update your kitchen, changing your cabinet pulls or knobs can be a fast way to make a big change. There are plenty of options available for hardware, so choosing a style, design, and type to suit your needs will surely be accomplished. Everything from bar pulls and ring pulls to cabinet knobs and …
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Choosing Sinks for Your Bathroom

Choosing Sinks for Your Bathroom

Bathroom sinks – or basins – have a host of important functions in all homes so it isn’t surprising that they come in a wide variety of styles, shapes, and even different colors. With so many options, it is difficult to know which is best for you. In this blog, we will give you a quick guide to help you decide what bathroom basin could meet all of your bathroom needs. Pedestal Basins Totall …
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8 Kitchen Cabinet Storage Ideas

8 Kitchen Cabinet Storage Ideas

Kitchen storage always seems to a bit more complicated than any other room in your home. Before you start donating or throwing away things that you need, try smart storage. By using every nook and cranny in your kitchen wisely, you’ll be able to find a place for everything in your kitchen. Use these eight kitchen cabinet storage ideas to stay neat and organized. 1. Customize Your Pantry One …
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Top 5 Unusual Uses for Kitchen Cabinets

Top 5 Unusual Uses for Kitchen Cabinets

The functionality, practicality, and beauty of kitchen cabinets should not only be limited to the kitchen space. Besides holding your pots, pan, and other essentials, kitchen cabinets can be used in other areas of your home. They can make fantastic storage solutions or creative add-ons. Whether for a desk for your home office or a play kitchen for your kids, kitchen cabinets can be used in many …
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How to Make a Fabulous Frame for your Bathroom Mirror

How to Make a Fabulous Frame for your Bathroom Mirror

Tired of the same old look in your bathroom? Do the glass edges of your mirror leave you wanting more? Well then, you’re in luck! Adding a border to a basic frame-less mirror will not only radically impact your bathroom decor, but it also makes a great home DIY project. What You Will Need Though costs will be different depending on the size, material, and thickness of the frame you’re goin …
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What is the Most Durable Finish for Kitchen Cabinets?

What is the Most Durable Finish for Kitchen Cabinets?

Taking up most of your wall and floor space, kitchen cabinets are an eyeful. Being used every day means that your kitchen cabinets are most likely to get bashed, dinged, dented, and slammed. Your kitchen cabinets can start looking lifeless and worn out throughout the years as the finish wears off. Therefore, you must use the most durable materials and products for your kitchen cabinets. Remembe …
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How To Prevent Water Damage In Your Cabinets

How To Prevent Water Damage In Your Cabinets

Whether it's your bathroom or kitchen, water damage can cause various problems. The biggest issue is mildew, which is not only annoying but can cause health problems. Because of the lack of ventilation combined with water, cabinets - especially below your sinks - are prone to mildew. Instead of trying to get rid of mildew, here’s how to prevent water damage in your cabinets. Checking And Ident …
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What is the Return on a Kitchen Remodel?

What is the Return on a Kitchen Remodel?

It is no secret that homeowners trying to sell their house do renovations to increase its value. Various factors can increase your home's resale value, with one of them being your kitchen's state. A kitchen is the heart of any home, so it's obvious that potential homebuyers look for a modern, welcoming space that they can see themselves living and cooking in. Therefore, many homeowners opt to d …
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Is a Double Vanity Worth It?

Is a Double Vanity Worth It?

Adding a vanity to your bathroom is a quick and easy way to give the room a new look. A bathroom vanity is more than just a storage solution and a beautiful piece of decor. It is also something that you and your family use every day. From style to function, your bathroom vanity needs to work with you and your family's needs. The choices for style and functionality are broad, with one of the mos …
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What is the Standard Height for Bathroom Vanities?

What is the Standard Height for Bathroom Vanities?

Are you remodeling your master bath or giving your guest bathroom a makeover? Nothing changes the look, feel, and function of these rooms like a beautiful new  vanity. No matter how big or small the room, a bathroom vanity is a multi-functional centerpiece that adds style, storage, and functionality to your bathroom. For decades, the standard height for bathroom vanity has been 30 to 32 …
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Are Drawers Better Than Cabinets?

Are Drawers Better Than Cabinets?

With so many incredible options, designing your kitchen cabinetry can be a time-consuming process with multiple decisions to make. For the sake of convenience, most homeowners go with the standard row of upper cabinets with another row of cabinets below. Additionally, the lower cabinets often have a set of doors with one drawer. Even though this is the easiest option to go with, you can do so m …
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What's The Average Cost To Replace Kitchen Cabinets?

What's The Average Cost To Replace Kitchen Cabinets?

Whether it's time for an upgrade or you need a replacement due to damage, as a homeowner, you will probably need to replace kitchen cabinets once in your life. Most people assume that replacing cabinetry is a big job that comes with a hefty price tag. But that's not necessarily true. With a wide variety of materials, tools, and contractors, the cost to replace your kitchen cabinets varies. You can …
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How Much Should It Cost To Replace Kitchen Cabinets?

How Much Should It Cost To Replace Kitchen Cabinets?

Replacing your kitchen cabinets is a massive job that takes time, energy, and a lot of money. Most homeowners have no idea how much they should be spending to replace their kitchen cabinets. From hiring contractors to buying the cabinets, it can all be very confusing, and your bill can quickly add up if you don't know what you're doing. When replacing your cabinets, you'll first need to buy t …
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Transform Your Basement into a Wine Cellar

Transform Your Basement into a Wine Cellar

Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links and we may receive a small commission for purchases made. These are products we highly recommend.Are you a wine collector with a basement that is currently not being used for anything? You can transform your basement into a wine cellar. Yeah, really. And yes, it is awesome.From a laundry room to an entertainment area, your basement is a versatile …
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The Best Floor for Your Kitchen

The Best Floor for Your Kitchen

Kitchen floors take a beating. In addition to constant foot traffic, there will inevitably be a variety of hot, sticky, and oily spills. Sometimes sharp or heavy utensils and a variety of implements will be dropped. The kids will kick another ice cube under the fridge. Your kitchen floors need to be tough and easy to regularly clean. When you plan a new kitchen or revamp an old one, flooring shoul …
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4 Creative Ways You Can Use a Pegboard in Your Home

4 Creative Ways You Can Use a Pegboard in Your Home

Pegboards are such an under-utilized home organization tool. We love them in garages and sometimes craft rooms, but they tend to be tucked away and out of sight. What’s with all the pegboard stigma? Pegboards can be adapted to any room with any decor style. They can be easily painted. Some can even be stained. You can accessorize with different finishes and easily add decorations. Additional S …
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How to Build a Hidden Cabinet Doggy Door

How to Build a Hidden Cabinet Doggy Door

Doggy doors are such a great way to allow your dog ample time outside. No one likes opening and closing the back door every 5 minutes for their dog. But doggy doors are definitely not the most aesthetic. They love to explore the outdoors. What better way to encourage their adventurous spirit than a convenient cabinet doggy door? You want me to cut a hole in the back of my kitchen cabinets for the …
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How to Install a Peel-and-Stick Backsplash

How to Install a Peel-and-Stick Backsplash

If you are looking for a cost-saving project that is sure to add charm to your decor then look no further than a peel-and-stick backsplash. They are cost-saving, make your walls easier to clean, instantly update your kitchen or bathroom, and can even be renter-friendly. What’s not to love?Let Your Unique Sense of Style Shine A backsplash can significantly transform the appearance of any room. Yo …
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Cabinet Doors for Your Custom Kitchen Cabinets

Cabinet Doors for Your Custom Kitchen Cabinets

For those that have a passion for woodworking, building custom kitchen cabinets can be fun yet tedious and challenging. With all the etching, routing, and engraving you need to do to develop beautiful results, it saves time to build your cabinets online through customized options. Cabinet doors are the most important part of your kitchen cabinets because they are what everyone sees, not to mention …
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How to Paint Laminate Cabinets

How to Paint Laminate Cabinets

Want to know how to paint laminate cabinets? Cabinet Now provides you with everything you need and a step-by-step guide to doing so. The easiest way to give your kitchen, bathroom or bedroom a facelift is by painting your laminate cabinets. Whether your cabinets are starting to look worse for wear, or are the wrong color, some paint will fix it. Unlike wooden cabinets, laminate ones have a di …
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How to Perfectly Wallpaper the Inside of your Cabinets

How to Perfectly Wallpaper the Inside of your Cabinets

Need a way to make your kitchen cabinets stand apart from the rest? Not a problem! By simply layering the interior of your cabinets with wallpaper, you’ll be able to brighten up their basic look with a refreshing touch of color. This quick cabinet modification pops cheerfully out at you whenever you open your cabinet doors, and blends perfectly with windowed cabinet fronts that naturally show …
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Selecting Countertops for your Cabinets

Selecting Countertops for your Cabinets

Are you struggling to pick countertops and cabinets to compliment each other? We provide you with tips and tricks to help you do so.Tips For Matching Your Kitchen Countertops And CabinetsMatching your countertops with cabinets has to do than picking the right color coordination. There are various factors that come into play when making the perfect match. Here’s how to pick countertops to compli …
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Kitchen Cabinets Aren’t Only for Kitchens and Bathrooms

Kitchen Cabinets Aren’t Only for Kitchens and Bathrooms

Good-looking modular units more commonly seen in kitchens and bathrooms are making their way into other rooms of the house. Once upon a time, every room in the house utilized freestanding furniture for storage. Large cupboards, chests of drawers, dressing tables, Welsh dressers, and a multitude of other suitable items for storage were used in kitchens, in living rooms, dining rooms, and bedrooms …
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How to Stain and Seal Your Wooden Cabinets

How to Stain and Seal Your Wooden Cabinets

Wooden cabinets have an enduring appeal that many homeowners love. But they do need some care and attention, especially when you install new wooden cabinets that have not previously been stained or sealed. Once this has been done, maintenance will be minimized and all you will normally need to do is keep them clean. Even a clear sealer will change the color of wood a little, but it will also …
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How to Make an Outdoor Kitchen

How to Make an Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor living takes on a whole new meaning when you are able to cook, eat, and entertain alfresco. So what better plan than to make yourself an outdoor kitchen?Outdoor Kitchen This stylish patio features a simple counter-top barbecue and built-in oven as well as plenty of storage for outdoor entertaining. Although not shown in the picture there is a built-in sink on the right-hand side that utili …
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How to Measure a Cabinet Door Overlay

How to Measure a Cabinet Door Overlay

Measuring your cabinet door's overlay is a simple process, if you know what you are doing. Watch our tutorial video below to get started! Download the Printable Measuring Guide If you need any assistance, feel free to give us a call at 1-855-669-5222 or an email to info@cabinetnow.com. …
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What's It Like to Reface Your Kitchen with CabinetNow?

What's It Like to Reface Your Kitchen with CabinetNow?

A couple years ago, we teamed up with Jenny at RefreshLiving.us to help her reface her kitchen cabinets at a lake house she owns. The boxes were still in good condition, and they'd already tried to paint their existing doors, but there was still room for improvement. She was happy with the layout of the kitchen, so a complete remodel wasn't in order. Instead, she chose to transform her kitchen …
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Cabinet Door Questions - Answered

Cabinet Door Questions - Answered

How much does it cost to replace cabinet doors?There are various factors to take into consideration when it comes to the cost of replacing cabinet doors. Depending on door size, quality of material, and door style, the price of replacing a door can vary. Can cabinet doors be replaced?Yes, cabinet doors can be replaced. It is much faster and easier to replace a cabinet door than your entire ki …
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First Time Cabinet Builder - Joey H. of Charleston, South Carolina

First Time Cabinet Builder - Joey H. of Charleston, South Carolina

We love helping people achieve their dreams kitchens, and want to share a project recently completed by Joey H. of Charleston, South Carolina. He's a first time cabinet builder that designed and built his own custom kitchen using our full-custom offering. We think it looks great, and are excited to work with you on your dream kitchen! From a full-custom framed walnut kitchen, to modern, textured m …
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Tips for Choosing Cabinetry Decorative Hardware

Tips for Choosing Cabinetry Decorative Hardware

Decorative hardware is the final touch to completing the look of your cabinetry project. It is also a cost-effective way to change up your space without doing a complete cabinet overhaul! The style that you pick can really impact the feel of your space.  The hardware that you pick out is like jewelry for the project whether it’s updating or remodeling.It may seem overwhelming …
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8 Tips for Smart Kitchen Storage and Storage Organization

8 Tips for Smart Kitchen Storage and Storage Organization

Kitchen storage always seems to be a bit more complicated than any other room in your home. Before you start donating or throwing away extra spices or appliances try to simply store smarter in your cabinets. By using every nook and cranny in your kitchen wisely, you’ll be able to find a place for everything in your kitchen. Use these eight kitchen cabinet storage ideas to stay neat and organize …
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Choosing the Right Vanity  for Your Bathroom

Choosing the Right Vanity for Your Bathroom

 When building custom bathroom cabinets, you have a lot of decisions to make and a lot of options to choose from. The first thing you need to consider is how much space you have to work with so you can know which vanity cabinet box to choose. Double bathroom vanities are convenient for big families who share the bathroom, yet a single vanity saves a ton of space and provides more …
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​Raised Panel Cabinet Doors for your Cabinetry

​Raised Panel Cabinet Doors for your Cabinetry

Choosing Raised Panel DoorsAt Cabinet Now you get custom high-quality, American made raised panel cabinet doors and drawer fronts in several wood species and rigid thermofoil (RTF). Raised panel cabinet doors showcase the area focus on the center panel being raised above the rest of the door. This creates a groove between the frame and the central panel giving extra depth to the cabinetr …
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Screw in Hinge vs. Doweled Cabinet Hinges

Screw in Hinge vs. Doweled Cabinet Hinges

When it comes to hinges on your cabinet door you have to think about the installation.  We offer a pre bore option on our doors that complements your hinge selection.  If you don't know what  pre bore is you can click the link and find out.  Screw in Hinges are the most cost effective type of installation when buying a hinge. The reason is that you aren't paying for the …
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How To Assemble Vanity Boxes

How To Assemble Vanity Boxes

How To Assemble Vanity Boxes Materials: Vanity Box Each piece of your vanity box, such as the frame and the individual walls of the box, will arrive ready to assemble. Wood Glue This will be the key component used to hold your box together, and will be necessary during numerous steps of this project. Staple Gun/ Finishing nails and hammer The …
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Redoing Your Kitchen on a Budget

Redoing Your Kitchen on a Budget

Remodeling the kitchen with custom-built cabinets can potentially come with a big price tag, depending on what you desire. Fortunately, it doesn’t necessarily have to be extremely costly to get what you want and need. You can find more affordable cabinet options and there are also a lot of ways to update existing kitchen cabinets on a smaller budget.Some cost-saving cabinet options include: Repla …
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What are Some Materials Used for Kitchen Cabinets?

What are Some Materials Used for Kitchen Cabinets?

Oak and Hickory woods are very strong and so they can handle lots of movement. Maple is hard and stiff to keep straight for a long time while Cherry has lightweight advantages, in combination with good strength and a beautiful wood grain. Alder is a softer hardwood, but is harder than pine so it is commonly used as a cabinet door frame, but it can be used as the panel. Ridged Thermofoil (RTF) cabi …
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Breakdown of Kitchen Cabinet Materials

Breakdown of Kitchen Cabinet Materials

Oak has uniquely attractive grain markings, is super strong and durable for long life, and has less damage while cleaning.Maple is shock and abrasive resistant with a highly decorative wood grain while being hard, stiff, and smooth to the touch, and less prone to warping and bending.Cherry is a reddish brown tints with straight grains and a smooth surface while also being lightweight, moisture res …
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​The Strongest Wood for Your Kitchen Cabinet Doors

​The Strongest Wood for Your Kitchen Cabinet Doors

Oak and hickory are some of the strongest, most reliable wood species available for custom cabinet doors. They generally cost more, but they mix beauty with long-lasting reliability. If you want doors that resist impacts and warping, these two would be good choices. Oak in particular has uniquely attractive grain markings, is super strong and durable for long life, and takes less damage during cle …
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What is the Least Expensive Wood?

What is the Least Expensive Wood?

Pine cabinet doors are a less expensive option and can last awhile, but they start to show their age easier than hardwoods. Having kids can also play a significant roll into what you choose. You don’t want something that dents easy and you want to be able to clean it with less effort.Medium-density fiberboard (MDF) cabinet doors are made of densely glued fibers and covered with a material to …
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Painting Kitchen Cabinets: Latex vs Oil Paint

Painting Kitchen Cabinets: Latex vs Oil Paint

Check out the paint selection at any home center and you’ll see a wide variety of latex and oil-based paints. You can use either for kitchen cabinet doors, but one might be better for your situation than another. When painting with latex, you can clean your brushes, rollers and trays with soap and water. There’s no need for any kind of solvent. If you can’t stand the smell of paint thinner, latex …
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How Do You Prep Kitchen Cabinets for Painting?

How Do You Prep Kitchen Cabinets for Painting?

First Remove The Cabinet Doors:The best way to paint cabinets is to remove them with a screwdriver or cordless drill. By doing this you will help to protect the hardware from damaged by the paint. To ensure you know how all the doors fit together, carefully label each piece so that it can easily be reassembled.Second,Prepare The Cabinet Doors For Painting:Once the doors are removed, you …
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How Does Cabinet Refacing Work?

How Does Cabinet Refacing Work?

Refacing consists of installing all new kitchen cabinet doors and cabinet drawer fronts onto the existing cabinets and drawer boxes. Refacing your cabinets may be more cost efficient, but it isn’t the best option for all cabinets. You need to consider the quality of your cabinets. If they are high-quality cabinets they may be good candidates for refacing. Although it is not always easy to kno …
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How to Determine the Cost of a Kitchen Remodel

How to Determine the Cost of a Kitchen Remodel

1. Determine if you are replacing or refacing your cabinets. Whether you're planning to reface your cabinets or replace them, deciding what to do is a big decision. With both decisions having their pros and cons, it is essential to weigh up your options. 2. Measure your space so you know exactly what you'll need. Knowing what you'll need to order is obviously important. Lucky for you CabinetNow ha …
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How To Paint Laminate Cabinets

How To Paint Laminate Cabinets

The easiest way to give your kitchen, bathroom or bedroom a facelift is by painting your laminate cabinets. Whether your cabinets are starting to look worse for wear, or are the wrong color, some paint will fix it. Unlike wooden cabinets, laminate ones have a different painting procedure. So, before you pick up your paintbrush, here's a step-by-step guide on how to paint l …
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Can I Reface My Kitchen Cabinets?

Can I Reface My Kitchen Cabinets?

With cabinet refacing, it doesn’t matter how badly outdated or dingy the doors and drawer fronts are. All that matters is that the cabinets and drawer boxes are in sound condition and free of any serious damage. Your cabinets may look good from the outside, but make sure you check the inside for damages too. Here are a few quick steps to check if your cabinets can be refaced:Steps:C …
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What is the Average Cost of a Kitchen Remodel?

What is the Average Cost of a Kitchen Remodel?

According to HomeAdvisor the average homeowner spends anywhere from $12,000 to $33,000 when remodeling a kitchen which works out to around $75 to $250 per square foot. The exact cost will be determined by the scope of your project, the materials you use, the finish you choose, and labor costs. …
Keep Labor Costs Low with Ready to Assemble Cabinets

Keep Labor Costs Low with Ready to Assemble Cabinets

The money you will pay a contractor can eat up a large portion of your remodel budget. If keeping labor costs low is your concern you may want to consider ready-to-assemble cabinets. These are excellently suited for Do-It-Yourselfers and can come in both framed and frame-less varieties. This type of cabinet is defined by its need for assembly after purchase and delivery. The required hardware …
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CabinetNow Featured On DIY Network!

CabinetNow Featured On DIY Network!

Pictured here are CabinetNow.com's plank cabinet doors in paint grade maple, painted navy blue. Contractor/Host James Young says "Navy blue is the new grey when it comes to cabinet doors". Last Tuesday's episode featured Shelly, a young homeowner that bought a 1950's fixer-upper because she figured it was "a good investment". After fixing up and remodeling most of the house she found herse …
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CabinetNow Featured On Ana-White.Com

CabinetNow Featured On Ana-White.Com

Recently Ana White (DIY Professional and Alaskan mom) has been working on some projects that feature cabinetnow.com doors. Ana is an avid blogger with a lot of design creativity and resource inspiration. She used our doors in her "Momplex" kitchen project. For more tips and design inspiration, you can visit Ana White at www.ana-white.com …
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Deciding on Shelf and Drawer Options for Custom Cabinets

Deciding on Shelf and Drawer Options for Custom Cabinets

When building custom cabinets, storage is definitely something you want to think about before going any further with your project. Both shelves and drawers play a significant role in organizing items and maximizing space. To build your cabinets, you’ll need to know what sizes you need for shelving and drawers alike.Cabinets in The KitchenCustom kitchen cabinets require drawers …
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6 Must-Have DIY Cabinet Construction Tools

6 Must-Have DIY Cabinet Construction Tools

As any home Do-It-Yourselfer will tell you, having the right tools for a project can make all the difference between a fun afternoon, and a day-long headache.The same is true when it comes to working with cabinets, from cutting and building a new cabinet box, to making modifications to your existing doors and drawers, there are some tools that are almost always helpful to have on-ha …
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How to Install Shelving in Cabinets

How to Install Shelving in Cabinets

Spacious cabinet interiors are nice for holding taller items and creating lots of arm room for you to rummage around in, but they often leave too much wasted space in terms of vertical storage.In such cases, the best thing you can do to increase your cabinet’s performance is introduce some additional shelving.The method of shelving installation we’re covering here is excellent for its qu …
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5 Ways To Make Your Bathroom Look Bigger With Cabinets

5 Ways To Make Your Bathroom Look Bigger With Cabinets

When renovating your bathroom, it is unlikely that you’ll change your floor plan or knock down a wall. To create more space or the illusion of more space in your bathroom you need to get creative. To help you along, here are five ways to make your bathroom look bigger with cabinets. 1. Use The Right Color On Your Cabinets Besides using the right color on the walls, you need t …
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The Best Position for Bathroom Cabinets

The Best Position for Bathroom Cabinets

Bathroom cabinets are often discounted as unimportant. While nothing could be further from the truth, there are practical reasons for this. One problem is that this is a wet, steamy environment and if ventilation isn’t adequate this could affect whatever is being stored in the bathroom.So, instead of having cabinets and cupboards to store towels where they are needed these are …
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Best Kitchen Layouts

Best Kitchen Layouts

Irrespective of the size and shape of your kitchen – as a room – there are just a handful of possibilities in terms of kitchen layout. For example, you might opt for an L-shaped or U-shaped layout in a large room and then use the rest of the area for eating or relaxing. Alternatively, in a small room you might find you can only utilize a single wall, or if the room is long and narrow a ship-style …
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Staining And Sealing Wood Cabinets

Staining And Sealing Wood Cabinets

Wooden cabinets have an enduring appeal that many homeowners love. But they do need some care and attention, especially when you install new wooden cabinets that have not previously been stained or sealed. Once the staining and sealing has been finished, maintenance will be minimized and all you will normally need to do is keep them clean. The stain – if you use one – and sealer chosen for wo …
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Checklist For A New Kitchen

Checklist For A New Kitchen

Planning a new kitchen from scratch can be a daunting task. The challenge is to establish your priorities at the start so that you know exactly what is needed, and what the project will cost. It stands to reason that changes in the planning stages won’t impact on your finances, but those made once the remodel project is underway probably will. Whether you are planning to do the job yourself o …
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What Height Should Your Bathroom Sink Be?

What Height Should Your Bathroom Sink Be?

Whether you call it a bathroom vanity, a sink, a wash-hand basin, or just a basin, this practical piece of sanitary ware has come a long way since the days when people used a bowl and a jug of scented water to wash their hands. Now it’s not just about having a bowl or basin to hold water to wash your hands, face, and perhaps for shaving or brushing your teeth, it’s more about having a correctly in …
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The Benefits Of Kitchen Islands

The Benefits Of Kitchen Islands

Adding a kitchen island has many practical, functional and decorative benefits. With the variety of options in style and use, adding a kitchen island can add a whole new dimension to the room. Adding a kitchen island is not easy, but if you’re remodeling, it might be a perfect time add one. Here are five benefits of a kitchen island that you might not have thought of: Additional Storage Spa …
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Cabinet Doors: Not Just For Kitchens Or Bathrooms

Cabinet Doors: Not Just For Kitchens Or Bathrooms

Once upon a time, every room in the house utilized freestanding furniture for storage. Large cupboards, chests of drawers, dressing tables, Welsh dressers, and a multitude of other suitable items for storage were used in kitchens, in living rooms, dining rooms, and bedrooms. They were functional and often beautiful. But as our homes became more streamlined and living spaces decreased in size there …
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How to Clean And Care for Kitchen Cabinets

How to Clean And Care for Kitchen Cabinets

It really is a no-brainer that when you clean and care for your belongings they will last longer. This, of course, applies to the clothes you wear as much as the cabinets you use in your home. Proper cleaning and caring for your kitchen cabinets will help extend their longevity and save you money!Similarly, like clothing that needs to be treated according to the fabric it is made from, cabinets mu …
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Eat in Kitchens and How to Plan One

Eat in Kitchens and How to Plan One

Nowadays, not everybody has space in their home for a separate dining room. For this reason open-plan living rooms often include some sort of dining area. Additionally, because the kitchen is commonly the hub of the home, more and more people are opting to include some sort of eating zone in the kitchen. Eat in kitchens has become more and more popular as people look for more ways to maximize thei …
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Best Small Kitchen Design

Best Small Kitchen Design

Even though kitchens do not have to be large to work well, small kitchen design has specific challenges and consideration. There is just so much you would like to have in your kitchen and not usually very much room, which is why it’s vital to prioritize.Because space is limited in the smallest kitchen spaces, a simple galley-style solution is often the best option. It stands to reason since galley …
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How To Touch Up Finished Cabinets

How To Touch Up Finished Cabinets

However careful we are, both ordinary wear and tear and accidental damage can result in dings and scratches on kitchen cabinets. These are generally not serious enough to justify stripping and refinishing the cabinets, and in most cases not sufficient to require refacing or replacing the cabinet doors, although this sometimes is the only answer.Wood kitchen cabinets are often finished with polyure …
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Incorporating Appliances

Incorporating Appliances

Planning a kitchen isn’t rocket science, but there are a lot of elements to be considered. These include the supply of electricity, sometimes gas, water in the form of plumbing, as well as the inclusion of kitchen cabinets, shelves, cupboards, and appliances, depending of course on what is needed.If the planning process is approached logically there should not be any negative issues.Start with a b …
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Cabinet Construction Types

Cabinet Construction Types

Learning about the common types of cabinet construction is incredibly helpful when considering what cabinet boxes would be best for your household. This is because each cabinet type can be very different in terms of how they will look on your wall, how much they will cost you, and even how hard they are to install, so learning the differences between cabinet construction types can make a big di …
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How To Install A Pull-Out Drawer

How To Install A Pull-Out Drawer

The benefits of this trendy drawer style are plain enough to see, and better yet, pull-out drawers also happen to be incredibly simple to install. To learn how, just check out the following short guide.MaterialsFor this project, all you'll need is a cabinet box with shelves, pull-out drawers and their connecting bases (which should be included with purchase), and to gather up some basic household …
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Corner Cabinet Assembly

Corner Cabinet Assembly

Materials:Corner Cabinet BoxEach component of your corner cabinet box, such as the frame, shelf, and the individual walls of the box, will arrive unattached and will require assembly.Wood GlueThis will be used in multiple steps as it is the main adhesive holding all of your corner cabinet pieces together.Staple Gun/ Finishing Nails And HammerYou will need to use stronger methods than wood glue to …
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Ideal Kitchen Triangle

Ideal Kitchen Triangle

It might seem like a dated concept, but unless you have a very large home that can accommodate a separate scullery, the work triangle is key to an efficient kitchen. It is also an excellent starting point for any kitchen design.How The Kitchen Work Triangle Quite simply, the kitchen triangle, or work triangle, links the cook’s three work centers that are defined by the principal appliances …
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Choosing Drawer Slides

Choosing Drawer Slides

Kitchen and bathroom cabinets almost always include drawers, unless they are cheaply designed to have fake drawer fronts. Drawers are used in storage rooms, entertainment rooms, basements, guest rooms, and more. Since these storage compartments experience a lot of weight and movement, they need to have the right drawer slides. When building your custom kitchen or bathroom cabinets, it is important …
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How to Add Crown Molding to Your Cabinets

How to Add Crown Molding to Your Cabinets

Crown Moldings are an excellent way to improve your cabinet’s outward appearance with a fashionable accenting border, and with the right tools, they can be simpler to install than you might think.Just follow our short guide below to learn how to highlight your home with this classic cabinet enhancement. Materials Crown MoldingMiter SawSafety Goggles and MaskMeasuring TapeWood Glue and Finish N …
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Kitchen Cabinet Configurations

Kitchen Cabinet Configurations

What to Know when Choosing your Kitchen CabinetsFinding the best kind of kitchen cabinets can be a confusing task to tackle, especially with so many different aesthetic styles and uniquely functioning designs available for consumers to choose between. Your base cabinets made the foundation for your kitchen, so knowing what you need is vital. To clear things up and make choosing cabinets a lit …
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How To Install Glass Panels

How To Install Glass Panels

Installing glass panels into your cabinet doors can greatly improve the atmosphere of an entire kitchen space, bring a new sense of sophistication to the living room, or at the very least, provide a convenient window that showcases your cabinet’s collection.Just follow our step-by-step instructions, and you’ll be admiring your own glass cabinets in no time! Prepare MaterialsBefore we can move f …
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Install Base Cabinets

Install Base Cabinets

How to Install Base CabinetsIf you are here reading this, odds are you have some empty wall space in your home which is just wasting away. So, let’s spruce up those absent areas with base cabinets to create some new easy access storage that not only looks great, but offers convenient household functionality as well.Materials Lower CabinetsLevelStraight EdgeTape MeasureShimsScrewsDrill and Drill B …
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How To Choose The Right Wood Stain

How To Choose The Right Wood Stain

When it comes to the color of your kitchen cabinets, you may be facing the biggest choice you’ve had since beginning a kitchen remodel. While you can simply choose a color of stain off of a chip or chart, it’s very likely that this stain will end up looking dramatically different once applied to your cabinets. It’s also likely that if you find a stain color you like on someone else’s cabinets that …
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How To Assemble Base Cabinet Boxes

How To Assemble Base Cabinet Boxes

Getting your cabinet box out of its packaging and ready to mount will require some assembly and a mild amount of craftsmanship, but overall this is a pretty quick project when you know what you are doing. All the information you need is available right here, so to make your cabinet box's construction as painless as possible, let's start by making sure that you have the required materials before we …
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Base Cabinets: Framed vs. Frameless

Base Cabinets: Framed vs. Frameless

Homeowners choosing to install new cabinets in their kitchens have a lot of choices and decisions to make. From the color of the cabinets to the material they are made out of, choosing a new cabinet is rarely as straightforward as simply to pointing to one on the shelf. One lesser known choice that homeowners may also be faced with is whether to use framed or frameless cabinet construction. Bot …
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Measuring For Cabinet Drawers

Measuring For Cabinet Drawers

It’s not difficult to measure for cabinet drawer boxes. There are two keys to getting the job done right: overlay and hardware. You’ll find a helpful guide to getting the correct measurements below, but the best thing you can do to ensure your drawer boxes are the right size is to check your hardware specs. After you’ve consulted the installation instructions for the hardware you plan to use, …
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Cabinet Refacing Can Save You Thousands!

Do you love the idea of remodeling your kitchen, but hate the thought of buying and installing all new cabinets? If so, then you’re not alone. Far too many dream kitchens are never realized because of the time, expense and mess associated with kitchen remodeling projects. However, there is another option for you to consider. Refacing offers a quick and affordable way to renovate your kit …
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How to Clean Your Cabinets like a Pro

How to Clean Your Cabinets like a Pro

Best cabinet care practices aren't always easy to come by. With so many different options in cabinet doors, types of cleaners, and cleaning materials, it can be hard to know who to trust. At Cabinetnow.com, we are experts at saving you time and money to make your cabinets last a long time. We know you put a lot of time (and money!) into your kitchen renovations. That’s why we want to help you …
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6 Week Kitchen Remodel Timeline

6 Week Kitchen Remodel Timeline

Remodels can be a long and grueling process. You see it all the time on HGTV, when couples go at it because of an unexpected expense and a tight budget. Being prepared and having a general guideline of projects can reduce your risk of stress and going over budget.Typically a kitchen remodel can be done in 4-6 weeks, depending on the your needs and the professionals you’re working with. We’ve broke …
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Painting Kitchen Cabinets: A Guide

Painting Kitchen Cabinets: A Guide

Most kitchen cabinet door manufacturers offer unfinished paint-grade doors, and you can easily paint them yourself with a few inexpensive supplies. Here’s a list of the things you’ll need and a brief overview of how to get the job done rightLatex Vs. Oil Paint Check out the paint selection at any home center and you’ll see a wide variety of latex and oil-based paints. You can use either for k …
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Cabinet Refacing: Putting On A Pretty Face

Cabinet Refacing: Putting On A Pretty Face

If you’re the kind of shopper who has trouble making up their mind, then you’re going to need a little extra time to pick out cabinet doors for your kitchen-refacing project. That’s because we currently offer nearly 180 different doors, covering styles ranging from traditional to contemporary and everything in between. And our doors come in eight different wood species, making your choice ev …
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How To Pick The Right Wood Species

How To Pick The Right Wood Species

Here are some recommendations when considering how to approach this process:1) Paint grade MDF is only for painting, you never want to finish MDF.2) Many woods stain well, but Alder is the most reasonable wood species that can be stained to look like more expensive materials such as cherry. Alder is a softer material than cherry.3) Maple finishes wonderful as a clear coat, but tends to become blot …
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New Cabinet Doors by Not Just Another Housewife

New Cabinet Doors by Not Just Another Housewife

This fall, we decided to reach out to a fantastic blogger in need of a cabinet makeover. Stacy Risenmay of the blog Notjustahousewife.net fit the bill perfectly and happened to be in need of a kitchen cabinet reface!  What is a cabinet reface? Cabinet refacing is a great way to save money during a remodel because only the cabinet doors get replaced. If the cabinet boxes are st …
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