Do you know that in order to replace your old kitchen cabinets, it may cost you a big amount of money? Generally, some say that most homeowners spend around 40% of the kitchen-remodeling budget on cabinets. DIY kitchen cabinets installation will save you more than you expect, as you do not have to pay someone for installing cabinets while you can install them yourself.
Despite of your intention to do this job yourself, it is kind of big job, in addition that you should be more practical for the sake of doing it perfectly.
Cabinet Doors Remodeling. Consider you have a small budget or even no budget ever, you can just transform your old and awful cabinet doors into unique and beautiful new ones. For painted cabinets, you can just remove the doors, the hardware and get all stuff outside of it. An electric sander will be a good tool to get rid of the old doors and frames’ paint. In case you find some charming wood after removing the pain, cut some small sticks of pine, shape them like a rectangle and glue them on the cabinet doors from the outside.
Paint. There is a possibility after removing the paint that the wood under may not look that good to be displayed. That is why you need to make the cabinet doors look more antique by painting them the color you desire and use the sander to remove some color. However, there should be some color in the wood’s fiber. Just like the wood fiber runs from up to down, remember to use the sander exactly alike. Applying a lacquer after to brighten them up and add protection. If you want to be creative and give a unique look, attach a few new hardware, in addition to new door handles.
Cabinet Doors Replacement. What if your old cabinet doors cannot be reused? Replacing them is what you should go for while you still have your cabinet itself. Considering your budget, you should of course seek some places in order to search for cheap wood, which has to be suitable to your cabinet in so many ways. Setting up some good plans in the first place will help you know what exactly you need. Keep the instructions in mind gradually is what comes after. Finally, follow the plan you set up.