Kitchens are often referred to as the heart of the home and they deserve as much love and attention as any other room in the house. One of the more eye-catching ways to update the kitchen is to tackle the cabinets. Whether it’s a total replacement or simply swapping out the hardware, updating your kitchen’s cabinets is a bold way to perk up your home value.
Replacing Old Cabinetry
There are several ways to go about picking new cabinetry. One of the easiest ways is to head to your local showroom or hardware store. There they will have multiple demos set up and knowledgeable staff to guide you. If you want quirky or more inexpensive, you can look for used kitchen cabinets for sale Toronto at yard sales or through internet searches.
Replacing Cabinet Doors
If the cabinets are primarily sound and you overall like the layout, consider just swapping out the doors. Switching from an older, more ornate style to a sleek, modern look will instantly update your kitchen. You can even swap out wooden doors for more unique options like plastic, metal, or glass. This is also a great opportunity to get creative and swap out solid doors for custom insets like corrugated metal, frosted glass, or even chicken wire.
Switching out the hardware is a subtler update. Everything from handles to hinges to knobs is replaceable. Be careful, though, as this can get expensive. It seems like such a simple thing, but a change from a knob to a handle or vice versa can change the whole feel of the kitchen. One quick change and you can go from modern to vintage and back again.
A quick internet search will clue you in on the latest trends and you’re sure to find something you love. Whether you paint, replace or update in general, have fun with the process.