Updating your cabinets is one of the easiest, and often most affordable ways to update your kitchen. It’s no secret that kitchens are one of the biggest ticket items when it comes to selling a home, buying a home, or conducting a home renovation, and thus, ensuring that your kitchen looks its best is often a dream among many homeowners. Luckily, you can spruce up your kitchen without digging too far into your pocketbook with these few easy tips.
Honestly one the easiest ways to give your kitchen a quick update it to deep clean, and we mean DEEP CLEAN your cabinets. Your cabinetry, especially around your oven or high use areas, can be prone to build up, dust, debris, oils, etc. and while you may not notice the buildup, once you start to clean and scrub your cabinets, you may be amazed at just how much gunk you can get off them, leaving them looking near new.
Sand and Paint
Before planning to sand and paint your kitchen cabinetry, make sure that you have all the needed equipment, as well as the time, needed for the job. Once you’re prepared, remove the cabinet faces from the boxes, remove any hardware, and simply clean and sand down your cabinets and give them a fresh coat of paint. Whether you choose to use the same color as before, or want to try something new, by sanding and painting your cabinetry you are creating a kitchen that looks near new due to this inexpensive update.
Outdated hardware? Luckily this is an extremely easy fix, and one of the simplest ways for your kitchen cabinets to get an instant face lift. Whether you want to go with a subtle look, something elegant or something bold, the options for hardware are near endless and allow for a long range of different styles to make your kitchen cabinets eye catching.
Open shelving is a huge trend right now. From featuring art, china, vases, décor, etc. by simply removing a few of your cabinet faces and prepping the interior, you can have a design feature within your kitchen without spending a fortune.
If you’re wanting to try something new but are worried about committing to a bold statement piece, you’re in luck. Removable wallpaper is a huge perk when it comes to updating your kitchen, and whether you want something bright and bold, subtle and sleek, or want to mix and match, removable wallpaper is a great and fun way to update your kitchen without the risk of damaging or ruining the cabinetry below.
Home renovations are a great way to express yourself and create the home of your dreams, whether that be with a kitchen remodel, a full renovation, or a few minor home improvement projects, Three River Design and Remodel would love to help with your next project. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact one of our design experts at any time.