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I don’t want to completely replace all of my cabinets, but would like to give them a facelift. What are my options?

You can try refacing the cabinets by replacing the front of the cabinet with new doors and facings. Or, you can apply a new finish or paint to the...

 

My run of cabinets is going to end with just a little space to spare between the last cabinet and the wall. What do I do about that space?

You can buy a narrow filler to fill in that gap. The wood is stained and finished to match the other cabinets you will be...

 

I don’t have a dishwasher and hadn’t planned on getting one, so why should I include it in my plan?

Even if you don’t plan to have a dishwasher, you may want to include a 24” base cabinet beside the sink. You can always use the cabinet space....

 

Do I need countertop space beside the built-in oven?

Yes, and experts recommend you have 18”, with a bare minimum of...

 

How much countertop space should I have beside the range?

Experts recommend having 24”, with a bare minimum of...

 

How much countertop space should I have beside the refrigerator?

Experts recommend having 18”, with 15” as the bare minimum. This should be located on the latch...

 

How much countertop space should I have beside the sink?

Experts recommend having 36” on either side of the sink, with 24” as the bare...

 

How much room do I need for an eating table?

Allow 36” between the nearest obstruction and an eating table, so there is room to pull a chair away from the...

 

How much space should I leave for a walkway when planning a kitchen?

The general rule is to leave at least 42” between the front edge of the counter top to the nearest table or...

 

How big should the work triangle be?

Each leg of the triangle should be between 4 and 9 feet long, with the total of length not more than 26...

 
 
 


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