Updating old wooden kitchen cabinets

04 Jan

Kitchens are more than just where you prepare your meals.

Nowadays, the kitchen is a command center, dining area, and the one room in the home where families spend the most time together.

Following the instructions on the box, mix trisodium phosphate (TSP) with water.

While wearing gloves, sponge the mixture on both sides of the cabinets and wipe off with a clean cloth.

Image courtesy of Collaborative Design Architects Abundant windows and a skylight bring the outdoors into this elegant, rustic kitchen design.

The detailing throughout the space, such as the embellished cabinets and mosaic tile stools, enhance the rustic feel and add an antique look.

The window box lets in as much natural light as possible, and the light yellow walls give the space a little color.

Even if they don't look dirty, grease and grime have likely worked their way into the surface of your cabinets.Image courtesy of Burgin Construction Warmly stained maple and black cabinetry combine to create a rustic, cottage-like kitchen.The breakfast bar with a stainless steel countertop and pot rack completes the sophisticated space.If you're looking for a way to spruce up the space, and an overhaul isn't in the budget, try one of these easy kitchen cabinet upgrades.You can brighten the room with a coat of cabinet paint, add handy storage features like a pull-out shelf or a free-standing island, or even build a window seat with stock cabinets—all with our help!