The Kitchen

From kitchen renovations and remodeling to DIY kitchen project plans and room ideas, this board has all the tips and instructions you need to get a functional, beautiful kitchen.
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Follow the wood grain: If you’re painting frame-and-panel doors, follow the direction of the wood grain with your finishing brushstrokes. The vertical stiles should receive the last brush strokes running from top to bottom.

20 Surprising Tips for Painting Kitchen Cabinets

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how to install cabinet hardware - get knobs and pulls right the first time

How to Install Cabinet Hardware

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install cabinets like a pro! - tips for installing box cabinets successfully. learn how to hang kitchen wall cabinets and install island cabinets with these pro tips.

Install Cabinets Like a Pro!

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Make sure it’ll fit! - What to Look for in a New Fridge: Refrigerator Buying Guide

What to Look for in a New Fridge: Refrigerator Buying Guide

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Kitchen remodel before and after: the remodel includes stained glass, hidden storage, and a "nerve center." http://www.familyhandyman.com/kitchen/design-ideas/kitchen-remodeling-ideas-and-tips/view-all#step1

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Clean Out Disposer Crud - Appliance Care and Maintenance Tips to Make Appliances Last: http://www.familyhandyman.com/appliance-repair/appliance-care-and-maintenance-tips-to-make-appliances-last#14

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Shim Large Bows Most of the time you can shim the cabinets as you go, but if there's an extreme bow in the wall (more than 3/8 in.), shim it out before you hang the cabinet. If you don't, you may accidentally pull the back off the cabinet while fastening it into place.

Install Cabinets Like a Pro!

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Start With the Upper Cabinets It's easier to hang the uppers when you're not hanging way over the base cabinets. Rest the uppers on a ledger board—it'll ensure a nice, straight alignment and eliminate the frustration of holding the cabinets in place while screwing them to the wall.

Install Cabinets Like a Pro!

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Use Good Screws Many top cabinet makers prefer GRK's R4 self-countersinking screw. You'll pay accordingly, but why scrimp on screws when you're spending thousands of dollars on cabinets?

Install Cabinets Like a Pro!

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Use a Block of Wood for Scribing Find the largest distance between the outside of the cabinet and the wall. Take that measurement and make a pencil mark on your filler strip (measure over right to left in this case).

Install Cabinets Like a Pro!

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Remove Cabinet Doors and Drawers Removing shelves, doors and drawers makes installation easier and prevents damage. Mark the location of the doors on painter's tape, and make a pencil mark at the top of the hinges so you have a good starting point when you reinstall them.

Install Cabinets Like a Pro!

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Cut a Dado in the Backsplash - Installing Laminate Countertops: http://www.familyhandyman.com/kitchen/countertops/installing-laminate-countertops

Installing Laminate Countertops

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Trim Out the Sink Hole - Installing Laminate Countertops: http://www.familyhandyman.com/kitchen/countertops/installing-laminate-countertops

Installing Laminate Countertops

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Install Cabinets Like a Pro!: Tips for installing box cabinets successfully. Learn how to hang kitchen wall cabinets and install island cabinets with these pro tips. http://www.familyhandyman.com/kitchen/diy-kitchen-cabinets/how-to-install-cabinets

Install Cabinets Like a Pro!

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Use 2x2s to Secure Cabinets to the Floor - Install Cabinets Like a Pro!: http://www.familyhandyman.com/kitchen/diy-kitchen-cabinets/how-to-install-cabinets#9

Install Cabinets Like a Pro!

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Installing Laminate Countertops: Build a laminate countertop from scratch. http://www.familyhandyman.com/kitchen/countertops/installing-laminate-countertops

Installing Laminate Countertops

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Keep Cabinet Doors Closed - 10-Minute House Repair and Home Maintenance Tips: http://www.familyhandyman.com/smart-homeowner/diy-home-improvement/10-minute-house-repair-and-home-maintenance-tips#6

10-Minute House Repair and Home Maintenance Tips

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Kitchen Design Ideas: Projects and ideas to update your kitchen's design. http://www.familyhandyman.com/kitchen/design-ideas

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9 ideas for getting kitchen clutter off the counters: Clean up your countertops with under-cabinet appliances, hidden storage and other space saving ideas. http://www.familyhandyman.com/kitchen/storage/organizing-kitchens-and-clearing-the-clutter/view-all

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Kitchen Storage: Maximize your kitchen storage capacity with tips for finding unused space. http://www.familyhandyman.com/kitchen/storage

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Remodeling ideas for your kitchen with new cabinets, backsplashes, and lighting. http://www.familyhandyman.com/kitchen

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Level Mosaic Tile With a Block - 17 Modern Tile Installation Tips: http://www.familyhandyman.com/tiling/tile-installation/modern-tile-installation-tips

Modern Tile Installation Tips

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Diagnosing Appliance Fault Codes - The Top 10 DIY Appliance Repairs: http://www.familyhandyman.com/appliance-repair/the-top-10-diy-appliance-repairs

The Top 10 DIY Appliance Repairs

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Install Hardware Higher on the Lowest Drawer - How to Install Cabinet Hardware: http://www.familyhandyman.com/kitchen/diy-kitchen-cabinets/how-to-install-cabinet-hardware

How to Install Cabinet Hardware

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Adjust Hinges on Misaligned Doors - How to Install Cabinet Hardware: http://www.familyhandyman.com/kitchen/diy-kitchen-cabinets/how-to-install-cabinet-hardware

How to Install Cabinet Hardware

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