Face-Lift for Your Kitchen at Price Your Wallet Will Enjoy
If your kitchen or bathroom is looking way outdated you can always remodel your cabinets at a fairly low cost. Cabinets are the primary focus of your Tiny kitchen designs and also for your bathroom layout design. With just a few easy and inexpensive changes to your cabinets you can totally revitalize the way your kitchen or bath looks.
The first thing you can do to your cabinets that cost next to nothing is to sand them down. Sanding will get all the dirt, paint, grease, and most of the ware of the cabinets. If sanded good enough you should be able to restain the cabinets a lighter color if you so chose.
After the cabinets and cabinet doors have all been sanded you need to wipe them down with a damp cloth. Now they are ready for you to restain or even paint if that’s what you so choose to do.
Buying new hardware is relatively cheap yet gives the cabinets a totally new look.
When it comes to the cabinet counter tops there are a few options you have. You can either leave the old counter tops the way they are, You can buy new countertops, or you can tile the old counter tops for a new look.
When buying new counter tops you can measure the ones you have, and make a blueprint. You then can take this blueprint to your local home improvement store. They normally have a section that allows you to order custom counter tops. This can get a little more expensive depending on your taste. If your cabinets where set in common size and shape orientation you may just get lucky enough to be able to just buy stock counter tops.
If for some reason you don’t want to leave the old counter tops the way they are, or buy new ones you can tile them.
The steps involved in tiling the counter tops are fairly simple. If you ask the clerk in the ceramic tile section of the home improvement store they can usually give you great tips and tricks. The nice thing about ceramic tile for the counter tops is that you can add any design you want.
Ceramic tile does have one major downside. This downside is that you will brake more dishes especially glasses. The reason is that ceramic tile is harder then most Formica counter tops. So if a glass or breakable dish falls it is more likely to brake.