Over time the surface and outlook of kitchen cabinets can become dull. This is due to the moisture that is found in a kitchen along with the steam and cooking fumes.
One of the easiest and least expensive ways to change the look of your kitchen is by replacing your kitchen cabinet handles. Although the changes might be small, but they are important as they tend to draw the eye in.
Choosing new kitchen cabinet handles can be more difficult than you think. With so many different kinds of styles and colors to choose from, it’s not an easy task to pick just one that will blend in you with kitchen.
Kitchen cabinet handles can come in a circular shape, rectangular square and even oblong. If your cabinets already have a rectangular border around them, maybe you would to avoid handles of the same shape.
The next big decision is the material that the handles are crafted from. Metals and plastics are generally the two most popular. Although wicker handles are making a comeback as well.
New handles are a fun way to change the look of your kitchen. Maybe you want to be bold and put red handles on white doors or black handles on yellow doors.
Replacing your kitchen cabinet hinge is another easy yet eye catching changes. Many people find it easiest to choose a kitchen cabinet hinge that matches the handles they use. In fact many hardware and home improvement stores pack their handles and hinges together. This is certainly the best way to ensure that all of the hardware on your cabinets matches.
What happens if you decide on a colored handle? You also might want to consider colored hinges. Generally colored hinges are crafted from plastic. It wouldn’t be a good choice for cabinet that will be used frequently.
Another idea is to purchase a plain looking kitchen cabinet hinge. For example wooden cabinets a brown kitchen cabinet hinge would certainly blend into the cabinetry and therefore offset the handle. You’ll want to go this route if the handles you purchased are where you want people’s eyes drawn to.
Ever thought of adding a kitchen cabinet organizer? Well, it does make your kitchen neater and at the same time beautify your kitchen. Provided you choose the right one!
There are many standard sized kitchen cabinets that can accommodate a quality cabinet organizer. You can settle for a cheap plastic version or look for better made products that will cost a bit more.
Another way to go is to have kitchen cabinet organizer custom built. Although this is a more costly method, but if you are a stickler about how your kitchen is set up, then you might want to explore this option. Just take a little time to flip through the yellow pages or search online. You can easily find a bunch of qualified professionals that will build the perfect kitchen cabinet organizers for your kitchen.
Many people who undertake the job do a few things at a time so their kitchen isn’t in complete disarray. While, some others prefer to do the entire job at once. The choice is entirely up to you. Although it’s a fair amount of work, the effort is worthwhile when you see the difference in your cabinets and kitchen. Have some fun and brighten up the look of your kitchen today.
ATC for another idea of housing
Would you like to support ATC for more sustainable consumption patterns? Take part of the 1 reservation = 1 tree planted program, book here and share:
Did you like this article? Register now and for free to be informed of new and up-to-date news articles.