Popular kitchen cabinet designs include Shaker-style cabinets and furniture-style cabinets. Shaker-style cabinets are classic square-paneled doors with a simple look. Furniture-style cabinets are designed as an extension of other rooms. The cabinets resemble the furniture around the rest of the hous
Kitchen cabinets often take up a very large amount of space in one's kitchen, but solutions such as custom cabinets and altering space design can help alleviate the feeling of claustrophobia. Changing cabinet colors or taking off the cabinet doors are specific ideas that make a kitchen appear larger
As of 2015, the average cost of kitchen cabinets ranges from about $4,000 to $20,000, according to Cost Helper. One of the major factors influencing the cost is whether the cabinets are pre-made stock cabinets or ones that are custom-made for the kitchen.
Options for lighting under kitchen cabinets include puck lights, LED strips, T4 fluorescent strips and LED rope lights. All of these choices send extra light directly to the counter space beneath the cabinets.
Organizing your kitchen cupboards is a lengthy process that takes a few hours to a few days, depending on the size of your kitchen and how much clutter you have. Before you begin, gather up some basic cleaning supplies, garbage bags, a box for donations and a sturdy stepping stool.
Clean kitchen cabinets by emptying them, wiping the interiors with soapy water, rinsing and drying. Clean the exteriors by treating especially soiled spots with a cleaner that contains orange oil, wiping the exteriors down with soapy water, rinsing and drying.
Some high-quality kitchen cabinets include those from brands such as Kraftmaid Cabinets, Thomasville, Marsh Furniture and Mid Continent Cabinetry. The National Kitchen and Bath Association recommends cabinetry that uses dovetail construction on all four corners, drawers constructed with all-wood sid
As of July 2015, Lowes.com offers base, wall and pantry kitchen cabinets. Cabinets are available unfinished and in a range of colors, including white, brown, black, yellow and green. A variety of brands are available, including Kitchen Classics, KraftMaid and Shenandoah. Cabinets range in price from
To install upper and base kitchen cabinets, mark their position on the wall, and locate the studs. For upper cabinets, attach a support board to the studs. Screw a few cabinets together, pre-drill on the studs and framing piece for screws, and attach cabinets.
One tip for installing kitchen cabinets is to install the upper cabinet ledger before the base cabinets are in place. Ledgers are long boards that span the entire length of the wall and serve to support the upper cabinets. Mounting and positioning the ledger and upper cabinets before the base cabine