Recent Cabinets Articles

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What Color Should Your Kitchen Cabinets Be?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 14, 2014

The kitchen is the heart of your living space, and an excellent place to express your personality. Today’s kitchen cabinets come in a vast array of colors. Which to choose for...

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Are Built-Ins Worth It?

Posted by Katie Marks | Feb 04, 2014

Built-ins are an incredibly popular aspect of interior design in homes from all eras, from homey Craftsmen with charming woodwork to soaring modern homes with sleek, minimalist shelving...

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11 Uses for Wooden Dowels

Posted by Katie Marks | Dec 13, 2013

Wooden dowels too often seem like one of those things that stacks up around the house or workshop -- you buy some for a project, you use what you need, and then you have leftovers that...

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Eight beige kitchens with serene style

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Jul 02, 2013

Kitchens are where many of us spend the majority of awake time at home. Between cooking, eating, doing homework at the kitchen table, cleaning up, reading the morning paper with morning...

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Six Problems to Avoid When Installing Cabinets

Posted by Kevin Stevens | Jun 24, 2013

Installing kitchen cabinets can come with some challenges. Over the years of my work as a Denver-area carpenter, I have learned how to avoid common cabinet installation problems. Here...

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How to Clean Kitchen Cabinetry

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | May 23, 2013

Your kitchen cabinets are exposed to grease, dirt, finger prints, sticky stuff, and the occasional projectile meatball. Ouch. That kind of stinks, because you paid a lot for them, right?...

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Contact Paper Picks to Cover Ugly Cabinets

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Jan 08, 2013

I love my apartment. It's not perfect, but I love it. The building is well-managed; the floors are hardwood; there is plenty of light. My kitchen, though, needs some love. Yes,...

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Cheap Kitchen Cabinet Upgrades That Look Expensive

Posted by Philip Schmidt | Nov 21, 2012

In the hierarchy of kitchen remodeling, replacing cabinets is king—no other improvement does more to transform both the look and function of the space. At the same time, all-new...