Kitchen Cabinet Remodeling - Ideas and Estimates
Cabinet Refacing and Kitchen Design Optionsby Allison E. Beatty
If you are looking for a completely new kitchen design, consider these projects in addition to refacing your cabinets. Or, pick and choose a few and create a more subtle change to your kitchen design.
Kitchen Cabinet Wood Makes a DifferenceDuring a cabinet refacing project, one important decision involves the type of cabinet material. Consider:
Kitchen Cabinet Door StyleThe style of cabinet door also will make a big difference. Look for:
Replacement Windows Add StyleIf your kitchen design has an old, unsteady window, consider a replacement window with:
Try Cabinet Organizing ProductsA cabinet refacing project offers the perfect opportunity for enhancing cabinet functionality. Try:
Add Granite CountertopsAdding a sleek granite countertop can take your kitchen design to a new level. During a cabinet refacing project, add a bold black or a more subtle cream granite countertop to highlight your new kitchen design.
Wall Tile DesignsKitchen wall tile can add a fun accent to your kitchen design. Among the popular styles are:
Kitchen Cabinet Hardware StylesOne way to spruce up your newly refaced cabinets is to update the cabinet hardware. Look for sleek satin nickel round knobs or rustic wrought iron pulls.
Lighting EnhancementsThere are many lighting options to make your kitchen design more modern. Try:
Use Paint to Boost Kitchen DesignPaint provides the finishing touch to any kitchen design. As you plan your cabinet refacing, look for paint colors and textures that blend with new cabinet door styles. Earth tones remain popular, as do bold blue, yellow and red.
About the Author
Allison E. Beatty is a syndicated real estate writer who has been writing home improvement columns for 15 years.