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Kitchen Cabinet Ideas or Nightmares? by Frank LaMark

Filed in Kitchen Problems & Solutions by on February 6, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1762

One of the quickest and easiest ways to change the look of your kitchen is new kitchen cabinets. Today, there are hundreds of ideas for kitchen cabinets. They can be wood or acrylic, stained or natural or can come in every color of the rainbow. The best way to start is to decide what type of cabinets you want, and then find the product that best suits your needs.

But picking the style of kitchen cabinets is not the only decision you will need to make. The function of the cabinet is almost as important as the design. The interior of the kitchen cabinet can have file drawers, pull-out features or pegs for plates and bowls. You can have a spice tray installed directly into the cabinet or can even have a pull-out shelf installed for pots and pans. It is safe to say that if you can think it, a cabinet manufacturer can build it. The key is to decide how the kitchen can best function for your needs and then find cabinets to work around it.”Maybe you don’t want to go to the expense of completely replacing your cabinets”. and ecommerce retailer of ready to assemble cabinets. An easy way to change the look of your cabinets is to change the hardware. There are thousands of cabinet pulls and knobs that can be installed. Some are glass, others are metallic and some are even leather. Replacing the cabinet hardware will immediately change the look of a cabinet and can sometimes be far cheaper than a complete kitchen renovation. If you do go this route, be sure to measure the current hardware to ensure you purchase the right size. Hardware too big or small might mean you will have to do extra prep work on the cabinet doors.Another way to add some spice to your kitchen cabinets is with door inserts. Inserts can be clear or frosted class or for a more rustic look, wire mesh can be installed. What makes this a good idea for your kitchen cabinets is that only a few doors need to be replaced with inserts to change the look of your kitchen completely.

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Frank LaMark is a contributing author in the kitchen and bath industry with over 15 years experience in kitchen and bath remodeling and design.