Kitchen Cabinets

Man with dust mask spray painting kitchen cabinet doors.

Tips for Painting Kitchen Cabinets

Painting your kitchen cabinets can be a great weekend project, and it’s not that hard to do as long as you follow the proper steps. Watch this video to see some tips on how to go about it.

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How to Make a Kitchen Cabinet Hook for Bananas

Watch this video to find out how to make and install a simple hook to suspend bananas beneath the hanging cabinets in your kitchen without taking up added counter space.

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How to Level and Attach Kitchen Cabinets

When installing the cabinets during this kitchen remodel, the base cabinets were put in first to allow measurements for the granite countertops. The base cabinets were set on blocks to compensate for the hardwood floor that was installed later. Wood shims were used to level the cabinets and align the faces.

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How to Adjust Concealed Kitchen Cabinet Hinges

If your kitchen cabinets have adjustable hinges, you may need to tweak them from time to time so the doors will close properly. Watch this video to find out which screws to turn to achieve the perfect fit on your cabinet doors.

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Should Kitchen Cabinets or Flooring Be Installed First?

Amy asks, “When remodeling a kitchen, should you install the cabinets or finished flooring first?”

I prefer to put the finished flooring down before installing the cabinets, though it can be done either way. While it uses more flooring material, the installation requires less cutting and fitting. Read on to find out more.

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Repairing wooden cabinet knob with toothpicks.

How to Fix a Stripped Wooden Cabinet Knob

Watch this video to find out how to fix a stripped wooden cabinet knob using toothpicks and glue.

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How to Make a Curtain Rod Spice Rack

An expandable, spring-loaded curtain rod makes a great rack to store spices. Simply adjust the rod to fit inside a hanging cabinet and arrange the individual spice containers on the rod with the labels facing out. Watch this video to find out more.

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How to Buy Kitchen Cabinets on a Budget

Your best bet when buying new kitchen cabinets on a budget is to choose middle of the line cabinets and then add accessories to them, rather than splurging on top of the line cabinets. Accessories like pull-out trays and tilt-out drawers can be added to maximize all of the space that you have in your kitchen.

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