Are you worried about how out of date your kitchen looks? Even if you do, you don’t have to panic. By following the right advice, you can give your worn-out kitchen cabinets a new lease on life. Let’s find out how to do this.
Add Glass-Fronted Doors
One way to spruce up your kitchen cabinets is to change the style of the door attached to them. Why should you wonder what’s behind a particular cabinet door? Labeling each door can be a smart short-term solution but adding glass-fronted doors can give your kitchen a touch of elegance that wasn’t there before, especially if you also add more lighting to your kitchen.
Change the Lighting
Another way to give your kitchen cabinets an aesthetic boost is to experiment with the lighting in your kitchen. Different light levels will make your cabinets and their pulls or handles look much different. If you think it needs to be brighter in your kitchen, you can try adding more overhead lighting. If you’re having trouble seeing what you’re doing but don’t want to have every light in the kitchen on to save energy, then you could consider adding undermount task lighting to your upper cabinets.
Choose a new color of paint and then add a coat of stain to help lock in the new color. No matter what color your kitchen cabinets, they won’t look the same as they did on your first day in your home. Even if its been so long that you can’t remember the last time you painted your cabinets, doing so again can make them a point of pride for whenever you have guests over to visit.
Change Their Hardware
Even if the cabinets themselves are still in good shape, you might have noticed that the hardware attached to them are no longer as reliable as they were. No matter how many times you’ve tried using a screwdriver to refasten them, the door handles, knobs, or pulls continually fall out of their sockets. When this happens, it’s a strong indicator that you should change the cabinet door hardware. When your hinges, knobs, pulls and latches all work smoothly, you won’t have to put up with the frustration of being unable to open or close your kitchen cabinets when you are done with them.