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Organization and Layout Tips for Kitchen Cabinets

One of the basic elements of any kitchen is the kitchen cabinets. They are essential for the design and function of the kitchen, so planning what, where, and how many you should have are very important. Kitchen cabinets dictate the layout of the kitchen, so this is a crucial part of your planning. The types and sizes of cabinets and drawers will have a significant impact on your storage capabilities, but so will their placement and organization. You have to make sure you can access them easily, and they should contain the things you need at any time. This is not as easy as you might think. All these factors will depend on your lifestyle and the way you use your kitchen. Your kitchen has

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Top Tricks to Rejuvenate Kitchen Cabinets for the Holidays

There once was a time when carpenters built kitchen cabinets by hand to fit the available spaces. It is no longer cost-effective to do this, however. Cabinetmakers now use modern technology to build and construct them in quantities using materials other than solid wood such as medium density fiberboard or particleboard. This makes the cabinets more affordable and available to all homeowners. These mass-produced cabinets are good quality if you get them from reputable brands. That said, the investment in cabinets is still considerable, so you want to maximize your use of them. If your cabinets are looking the worst for wear, and with the holidays coming up, you want to know your options. Here are top tricks to rejuvenate kitchen cabinets for the holidays.

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The Lowdown on Medium Density Fiberboard for Cabinets

Most stock and RTA cabinets as well as many types of trim and moldings today have some medium density fiberboard or MDF in its composition. MDF has been around for many years because using it in lieu of solid wood makes many of threes items more affordable. That said, any material has its pros and cons, and while MDF does have many desirable attributes, it is not always the best choice for some applications. Here is the lowdown on medium density fiberboard for cabinets. What is MDF? Medium density fiberboard or MDF is in general terms is a composite product made primarily from wood materials and residuals. These range from fine hard to soft wood components such as sawdust, chips, and shavings, and these are

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Guide to Keeping Kitchen Cabinets in Top Condition

Guide to Keeping Kitchen Cabinets in Top Condition

Keeping your cabinets in top condition will extend its life, and spare your pocket. In fact, natural wood kitchen cabinets can last indefinitely if you take reasonable care, which includes regular cleaning, polishing, and using mild products to avoid damaging the material. Cleaning and polishing the wood can also accentuate the inherent beauty and uniqueness of your kitchen cabinets. This is especially true if you opt for hand-wiped natural stains for your cabinets to heighten the sheen and color of the wood. Maintaining cabinets is easy if you establish a routine. It starts as early as the installation, but the daily attention is the key. This guide to keeping kitchen cabinets in top condition can help you do that. Newly installed As soon as you

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Dealing with Wasted Space on Top of Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchens usually come in standard heights and dimensions so most people can work comfortably in them. Kitchen cabinets are particularly important as they determine the height and width of the work-space and storage. They come in two variants: wall cabinets and base cabinets. Base cabinets are usually about 36 inches from the floor with countertops. Installers usually hang wall cabinets from 18 to 20 inches above the base cabinets, which is high enough to prevent most people from hitting their heads on it when working on kitchen countertops. It is also low enough for most people to access the contents of cabinets without too much trouble. These standard heights are with respect to the floor. Since the height of the ceiling is typically eight feet

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Accessories for Kitchen Cabinets You Really Need

Any kitchen is sure to have some type of storage, and that usually takes the form of kitchen cabinets. Aside from storage, kitchen cabinets are also an integral part of the kitchen’s design. Kitchen cabinets represent a considerable investment, so it is important to choose good quality products that will last a long time. However, quality RTA or mass-produced cabinets have standard dimensions, so they may not always provide the kind of storage you need for everything. Most cabinetmakers know this, so they usually offer a line of storage accessories you can use to supplement kitchen cabinets. The design of these accessories will allow you to maximize your storage space and let you use your space most efficiently. Drawers The most common accessories you will

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Clever Tricks for Cleaning Kitchen Cabinets

The kitchen and bathroom are where we spend time in every day, and the kitchen is particularly popular. As a result, these two rooms require more regular cleaning than any other room. Kitchen cabinets accumulate quite a good amount of grease, dust, and bacteria. Typically, this is from opening and closing the cabinets as well as the steaming and frying you do daily. The air that comes in from the outside also brings in a bit of dust that then sticks on the surfaces in and around your kitchen cabinets. Unless you are religious about cleaning your cabinets, you could end up with quite a bit of deep-set grime. Cleaning kitchen cabinets is a bit of a hassle, so you might be thinking of putting

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Facts about Particleboard and Plywood for Kitchen Cabinets

All solid wood construction for kitchen cabinets is a thing of the past. Sure, you can still find them, especially if you get custom cabinets, but they are quite pricey. It is rare to find them in prefab cabinets, such as standard and semi-custom lines. However, most people prefer to stain their kitchen cabinets, and for that, you need solid wood. Many cabinetmakers struck a compromise. They use solid wood for the cabinet doors and the frames, and use plywood or particleboard for the cabinet box. This makes kitchen cabinets much more affordable. On the other hand, the cabinet boxes bear the brunt of the weight of its contents, so it must be quite sturdy. You will have to be careful when making your choice

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The Lowdown on Materials Used for Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen cabinets are not likely to occupy a lot of your attention unless you have an issue with them and you need to replace, or you plan a renovation. In either case, you will probably need to know more about basic facts about the kitchen cabinets you are about to choose. One of these is the material. You might think that each material is much like the other, but that is not really the case. You have a choice of wood or metal, usually stainless steel. If you choose wood, you have still many other options. Here is the lowdown on materials use for kitchen cabinets with a short description to help you with your choice. Solid wood As you might imagine, solid wood means

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Kitchen Cabinets and Other Trends for 2019

The styles and designs for kitchen cabinets tend to be slow to change. This is a great thing if you want to put in new ones and having to worry about them going out of date quickly. However, there are other ways that kitchen trends can have an impact on your remodeling plans. Generally, you do not want to jump on board design trends because they might change in a few months, especially when it comes to home remodeling. However, kitchen remodeling is a bit less reactive. Kitchens must be functional, so trends tend to reflect that. You can safely use some trends to help you with your own kitchen upgrade if they are in line with the way you work. The following seven trends

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