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Redoing Your Kitchen on a Budget

Redoing Your Kitchen on a Budget

2018-12-19

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: Replacing the cabinet doorsRefinishing the cabinet surfacesPainting the cabinet surfacesAdding additional shelves or replacing old onesReplacing the cabinet hardwareA lot of times, you may find that you do
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What are Some Materials Used for Kitchen Cabinets?

What are Some Materials Used for Kitchen Cabinets?

2018-12-19

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) cabinet doors are NOT really wood, but look like it and have a higher price tag to reflect their dent and stain resistance, as well as not being able to peel or bubble. We'd love to help you start buildin
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Breakdown of Kitchen Cabinet Materials

Breakdown of Kitchen Cabinet Materials

2018-12-19

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 resistant, hard, and stiff to prevent warping and bending.Alder is a brighter, softer hardwood yet harder than pine and is bend and moisture resistant to provide long-lasting cabinet door frames.RTF cabi
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​The Strongest Wood for Your Kitchen Cabinet Doors

​The Strongest Wood for Your Kitchen Cabinet Doors

2018-12-19

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 cleaning.Maple is softer but still quite durable. It's 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 ben
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What is the Least Expensive Wood?

What is the Least Expensive Wood?

2018-12-19

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 look like wood. If your budget is tight, this may be a good solution. However, keep in mind that they may experience more wear and tear over time from exposure to moisture, grease, and other elements.
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Painting Kitchen Cabinets: Latex vs Oil Paint

Painting Kitchen Cabinets: Latex vs Oil Paint

2018-12-19

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 is a good choice. The downside is that you can’t sand latex paint, so you’ll have a harder time fixing little mistakes or smoothing out rough spots.For a professional quality finish, consider using oi
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How Do You Prep Kitchen Cabinets for Painting?

How Do You Prep Kitchen Cabinets for Painting?

2018-12-19

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 must clean the surfaces it. Use a product such as trisodium phosphate (TSP) on both sides of the doors which will remove dirt and grease. Always wear protective gear for your eyes and hands
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How Does Cabinet Refacing Work?

How Does Cabinet Refacing Work?

2018-12-19

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 know how old the cabinets in your home are cabinets built before the 1980s were built with better materials.Refacing is Environmentally Friendly. If you care about the planet, and your cabinets
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How to Determine the Cost of a Kitchen Remodel

How to Determine the Cost of a Kitchen Remodel

2018-12-19

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 has prepared a few useful guides: measuring for drawer boxes, measuring for cabinet drawers, and measuring for cabinet doors. 3. Decide what material(s) you are going to use.The material(s) you choose w
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How To Paint Laminate Cabinets

How To Paint Laminate Cabinets

2018-12-19

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 laminate cabinets.Materials You’ll Need Laminate cleanerLaminate primerRubber glovesSanding block/sandpaperLatex or oil-based paintPaint brushesRoller paint kitScrewdriverPainter’s tapeStep-By-Step Pr
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Can I Reface My Kitchen Cabinets?

Can I Reface My Kitchen Cabinets?

2018-12-19

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:Check inside each cabinet for cracked side panels or loose bottoms. Gently poke around with an awl or pocketknife. If you find soft, spongy areas, it could indicate wood rot or water damage. Be su
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What is the Average Cost of a Kitchen Remodel?

What is the Average Cost of a Kitchen Remodel?

2018-12-19

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.
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Keep Labor Costs Low with Ready to Assemble Cabinets

Keep Labor Costs Low with Ready to Assemble Cabinets

2018-12-19

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 and components for each cabinet’s construction are included with delivery, and assembly and installation usually takes a few hours. Once finished, a ready-to-assemble cabinet can be just as sturdy, a
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CabinetNow Featured On Ana-White.Com

CabinetNow Featured On Ana-White.Com

2018-12-02

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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CabinetNow Featured On DIY Network!

CabinetNow Featured On DIY Network!

2018-12-02

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 herself unsatisfied with the "chaotic", "outdated" and "disorganized" kitchen. Shelly shares her house with three roommates and they all agreed; the kitchen was old, cramped and in need of a renovation. Cu
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How to Install Shelving in Cabinets

How to Install Shelving in Cabinets

2018-03-16

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 quick completion time, easily adjustable nature, and sturdy long-lasting performance. So without further introduction, let’s get started! Materials ShelvesTo find an appropriately sized shelf
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6 Must-Have DIY Cabinet Construction Tools

6 Must-Have DIY Cabinet Construction Tools

2018-03-16

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-hand.To make sure your next cabinet construction job goes off without a hitch, check out these 6 must-have home tools!Laser LevelThis handy tool is one part level, one part laser pointer, and it wo
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Deciding on Shelf and Drawer Options for Custom Cabinets

Deciding on Shelf and Drawer Options for Custom Cabinets

2018-03-16

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 for small utensils like silverware and measuring cups, while bigger drawers can come in handy for bowls, cleaning supplies, and more.Cabinets in the BathroomFor custom bathroom cabinets, shelves
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The Best Position for Bathroom Cabinets

The Best Position for Bathroom Cabinets

2018-03-14

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 often stored with bed linen in another room. Similarly, makeup and personal items like deodorant and face cream are often kept in the bedroom.Certainly, the size of a bathroom will determine the
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5 Ways To Make Your Bathroom Look Bigger With Cabinets

5 Ways To Make Your Bathroom Look Bigger With Cabinets

2018-03-14

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 to choose the right color for your cabinets. The right color can create the illusion of more space. By using pale colors on your cabinets, you increase the brightness in your bathro
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Best Kitchen Layouts

Best Kitchen Layouts

2018-03-01

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 galley kitchen might be more appropriate.If you are building a new home you can choose the size and shape of all the rooms, including the kitchen. But if you are working with a ready-built shell, or i
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