12 Easy Ways to Upgrade Basic Kitchen Cabinets
- Add Task Lighting or Uplighting. Installing lighting on cabinets isn’t just a practical improvement.
- Remove the Doors.
- Add Glass Door Inserts.
- Install Roll-Out Shelving.
- Replace Door Fronts With Chicken Wire.
- Add Crown Molding.
- Add Lid Storage.
- Spice Up Your Doors.
How can I update my kitchen without remodeling it?
Here are a few easy ways to update your kitchen—no remodeling necessary.
8 Little Ways to Update Your Kitchen Without Renovating
- Switch Out the Hardware.
- Paint the Cabinets.
- Add in Open Shelving.
- Cover Your Countertops.
- Add Under-Cabinet Lighting.
- Splurge on One New Appliance.
- Paint the Walls.
How much does it cost to reface kitchen cabinets?
What Does Refacing Cost? A professional cabinet refacing for a typical 10-foot-by-12-foot kitchen starts at around $1,000 to $3,000 for laminate. Expect to pay $2,500 to $6,000 for real wood veneer. Costs can rise to $7,000 to $9,000 or more for a large project with high-quality wood veneer.
Is it cheaper to paint or replace kitchen cabinets?
Price out replacing your kitchen cabinets and painting will look better and better. The cost to paint a kitchen is typically 1/3 to ½ the cost of replacing. The paints applied to cabinets are also very durable and will last just as long as new cabinets in most cases.
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