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MDF Cabinets and Their Benefits

MDF Cabinets and Their Benefits

Posted by John C. on 2021-05-25

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 portion of that stage with MDF. MDF, or medium-density fiberboard, is a man-made building material that is constructed from wood fiber, veneer, resin, and wax. These ingredients are heated and pressed t
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Eye-Catching Two-Tone Finish

Eye-Catching Two-Tone Finish

Posted by John C. on 2021-05-17

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 project that virtually anyone can tackle. Why purchase new cabinet’s when you can give your older ones a new appearance? Paint instantly livens up an outdated kitchen or puts a fresh shine on a modern space.The
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How To Stain Cabinet Doors

How To Stain Cabinet Doors

Posted by John C. on 2021-05-14

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 kitchen cabinets. Staining wood can be a bit of a tricky process if you have never done it before. While a paint finish sits on top of the surface, the stain will soak into the grain of the wood. This is wh
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Remodeling A Poorly Planned Kitchen

Remodeling A Poorly Planned Kitchen

Posted by John C. on 2021-05-06

Whether you have been living with a badly 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. While the exact scope of the project will depend on the current state of your kitchen and your budget, there are several areas to improve the functionality of the space.Having a badly planned kitchen can make the cooking feel like a chore, and it can be so bad that you avoid cooking altogether. In
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Cabinet Door Material at CabinetNow.com

Cabinet Door Material at CabinetNow.com

Posted by John C. on 2021-04-27

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 your bottom line, your choice of material can also affect things like style and longevity.  Alder  Alder is a common wood species found in the North American West and is a member
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Cabinet Construction Types

Cabinet Construction Types

Posted by CabinetNow on 2021-04-21

Learning about the common types of cabinet construction is incredibly helpful when planning a remodel. This is because each 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 difference in how you make your decision. After all, the cabinets you end up choosing are likely to stay with you for a while, so it’s a good idea to arm yourself with the right knowledge to find the best match for your cabinet needs.Framed CabinetFra
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What's The Average Cost To Replace Kitchen Cabinets?

What's The Average Cost To Replace Kitchen Cabinets?

Posted by CabinetNow on 2020-09-18

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 find a cost-effective solution for your kitchen or get the best cabinets with a price that reflects that. Here is a breakdown of the average cost to replace kitchen cabinets. In A NutshellDepending
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How Much Should It Cost To Replace Kitchen Cabinets?

How Much Should It Cost To Replace Kitchen Cabinets?

Posted by CabinetNow on 2020-09-15

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 the cabinets with its doors, boxes, and drawers. Once you have your cabinets, you'll need to hire a contractor and handyman to install them. All of the above will need to be taking into consideration when bu
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Can You Buy Just the Cabinet Doors?

Can You Buy Just the Cabinet Doors?

Posted by CabinetNow on 2020-09-14

Cabinet doors are the face of your kitchen, so having them look amazing is essential. But being the front of your cabinets, your cabinet doors sees the most bumps, spills, and scratches, especially in a kitchen. The good news is that you can replace both your cabinets doors without replacing the entire cabinet. Whether for repairs or refacing, cabinet doors can be bought individually or as collective. To help you make the best decision, here’s a concise guide to purchasing cabinet doors. Know Your Door StyleThere is an array of door styles and designs for you to choose from. Each has its bene
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Can You Just Replace The Cabinet Doors?

Can You Just Replace The Cabinet Doors?

Posted by CabinetNow on 2020-09-10

In today's economy remodeling, your kitchen may not be in your budget. But there is a way to give your kitchen a complete makeover without spending thousands of dollars - refacing your cabinets! By refacing your kitchen cabinets, you essentially keep your existing cabinets but replace the doors and hardware. This two-day DIY project can be done to old and worn cabinets that need a fresh look or just looking to update your kitchen. From material to hardware, if you plan to reface your cabinets, use this guide to fully understand the options available to you. Selecting New Cabinet DoorsWhen sel
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How to Plan a Home Laundry

How to Plan a Home Laundry

Posted by CabinetNow on 2020-09-04

Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links and we may receive a small commission for purchases made. These are products we highly recommend.We all need to wash our clothes and linens. Most of us have an automatic washing machine and a tumble drier to make laundry day less grueling. But the question is, where do we do our washing? The most common locations for the washing machine and dryer tend to be the basement, kitchen, bathroom, and sometimes even the garage. Odds are you placed your laundry equipment wherever you found the hookups in your home. But if you have a little extra
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Can I Reface My Kitchen Cabinets Myself?

Can I Reface My Kitchen Cabinets Myself?

Posted by CabinetNow on 2020-09-02

Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links and we may receive a small commission for purchases made. These are products we highly recommend. The simple answer is yes, you can reface your kitchen cabinet yourself! Cabinet refacing will give your kitchen a whole new look in just one weekend. Plus, it will cost one-third of what it would to replace the cabinets altogether. Try this DIY project today to save thousands of dollars What You'll Need To Reface Kitchen Cabinets Before you start this DIY project, make sure you have the following tools: Screwdriver Circular Saw D
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3 Easy Ways to Store Spices in Your Kitchen

3 Easy Ways to Store Spices in Your Kitchen

Posted by CabinetNow on 2020-08-26

Whether you’re a holiday-cook or a home-chef, chances are you have a lot of spices in your kitchen. Every cuisine type—Indian, Chinese, Thai, Mexican, Mediterranean—has a unique, important set of associated spices.Unless you are someone who regularly cooks with a wide range of herbs and spices, the question of where to store your spices in the kitchen may never be an issue. Chances are you’ll just stick them in a cupboard or drawer close to the stove or oven. Or maybe you just put them in whatever leftover space you found in the kitchen cabinets. But it’s important to put some thought and plan
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How to Build a Hidden Cabinet Doggy Door

How to Build a Hidden Cabinet Doggy Door

Posted by CabinetNow on 2020-08-17

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 dog??Okay, it may seem strange at first glance. Hear us out. There are actually a few reasons why base cabinets are the best place to install your doggy door: It’s a creative and cool way to hide yo
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How to Install a Peel-and-Stick Backsplash

How to Install a Peel-and-Stick Backsplash

Posted by CabinetNow on 2020-08-11

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. You can let your own sense of style and your diverse taste preferences guide you when choosing the perfect peel-and-stick backsplash. They come in a wide array of colors and design choices such as mosai
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Renovation mistakes

Renovation mistakes

Posted by CabinetNow on 2020-08-02

Never make another renovation mistake! Cabinet Now breaks down the top10 renovation mistakes that homeowners make and to avoid them.Top 10 Renovation MistakeRenovating your home can be hard work and costly. Not only are you physically changing your house, but renovations often turn a house into a home. But with endless upgrades comes plenty of silly mistakes. To help you save time and money, here are the top 10 renovation mistakes to avoid.1. Getting Your Cabinetry Measurements WrongOne of the costliest mistakes that homeowners make is measuring cabinetry incorrectly. After buying and installi
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How to Perfectly Wallpaper the Inside of your Cabinets

How to Perfectly Wallpaper the Inside of your Cabinets

Posted by CabinetNow on 2020-07-30

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 off their stylized interiors. It’s also readily reversible, making it a rental friendly way to transform drab cabinet interiors into stylized storage spaces worthy of showcasing. Plus, even if upset
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Selecting Countertops for your Cabinets

Selecting Countertops for your Cabinets

Posted by CabinetNow on 2020-07-27

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 compliment your kitchen cabinets.Pick Countertops And Cabinets That Suits Your LifestyleWhen picking your countertops and cabinets you need to consider your lifestyle. What you do in your kitchen and the ag
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Kitchen Cabinets Aren’t Only for Kitchens and Bathrooms

Kitchen Cabinets Aren’t Only for Kitchens and Bathrooms

Posted by CabinetNow on 2020-07-24

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. They were functional and often beautiful. But as our homes became more streamlined and living spaces decreased in size there was a move towards more modular storage units that could be built in to s
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How to Stain and Seal Your Wooden Cabinets

How to Stain and Seal Your Wooden Cabinets

Posted by CabinetNow on 2020-07-21

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 bring out the natural color hue and will enhance the grain too. From left to right: white oak, red oak, and beech. The stain – if you use one – and sealer chosen for wooden kitchen cabinets will dep
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How to Make an Outdoor Kitchen

How to Make an Outdoor Kitchen

Posted by Mr. DIY on 2020-06-03

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 Tis 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 utilizes plumbing from the adjacent kitchen. The design and style of your outdoor kitchen will depend on numerous factors including the space you have available and the budget you are prepared to throw at t
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