Your Guide to Kitchen Cabinet Refacing
Cabinet Hardware Adds Spice to Your Kitchen Designby Allison Millar
Face Your Kitchen Columnist
Want to add the finishing touch to your cabinet refacing project? Add a rustic wrought iron kitchen cabinet pull or a sophisticated porcelain cabinet knob. The options in cabinet hardware are almost endless.
Cabinet Hardware Adds Style to Cabinet RefacingCabinet refacing can dramatically change your kitchen design. Add in new cabinet hardware and the transformation will be complete.
Select Cabinet Hardware StyleThe first step is to decide which style will blend with your cabinet refacing. Look for cabinet hardware styles and finishes to bring out the natural beauty in the cabinet wood or blend with other parts of your kitchen design. Look through home improvement stores, kitchen, bathroom and plumbing supply stores and specialty web sites.
Among the popular cabinet hardware options are:
Blend the New with Kitchen DesignAs you shop, make sure the cabinet hardware blends with the overall kitchen design. Think about the overall style of the room and the other materials you will be using. Also consider:
Cabinet Hardware FinishesCabinet hardware is made from a variety of materials. Among the options are:
Cabinet Hardware CostsAdding cabinet hardware is one home improvement project that adds a big bang for a relatively small amount of money. Prices range from $2 each for more traditional cabinet hardware found at home improvement and hardware stores to $20 each for hand made decorative styles.
About the Author
Allison E. Beatty is a syndicated real estate writer. She has been a writer of home improvement columns for 15 years. Her articles have appeared in numerous national newspapers and magazines, and on home improvement web sites.