Face Your Kitchen
Your Guide to Kitchen Cabinet Refacing

Open the Door to a Celebration

by Kelly Richardson
Face Your Kitchen Columnist

Kitchen and bath cabinets are some of the most frequently used pieces of furniture in the home, so take some time to show them a little TLC.

A Moment's Pause

October is National Kitchen and Bath Month and what better way to celebrate than to take a moment to think about how your kitchen and bathroom cabinets are holding up. Not only are the kitchen and bathroom two of the most frequently used rooms in the house, but the kitchen and bath cabinets receive the brunt of the use, holding all of the most important items in their respective rooms.

This fall, evaluate the wear and tear on each cabinet. Look for things like a frayed wood cabinet, loose screws and hinges, water damage on a wood cabinet, outdated cabinet hardware and peeling paint. Consider the efficiently and strength of the bath and kitchen cabinet design. It may be time to think about updating these small-but-critical pieces so they continue to hold up for years to come.

Time to Begin

If you've checked into the condition of your kitchen and bath cabinets, chances are, you've found something that needs to be fixed or changed or updated. Kitchen cabinet design has come a long way in the last few years with better, sturdier materials and a wider variety of designs to choose from. If you have a cabinet that need major or even cosmetic repairs, contact a cabinet professional for help. He or she will tell you the best way to take care of a wood cabinet or even a synthetic one, as each kind requires a certain type of care to maintain its look and function throughout its duration in your kitchen and bath.


About the Author
Kelly Richardson covers the home improvement scene in between his seasonal projects. His articles appear wherever intelligent interior design is valued.

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