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Kitchen cabinet ideas not sure what to do?

debbymastroNovember 26, 2012
Is it possible to get these old cabinets looking good again. How can i design the kitchen to add stove of larger size then original?
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Kim D
can you add island with electric stove. Change to hinges that don't show and get new hardware. You probably need to remove the swoop over the window and get new counter-tops and floor. Could also consider painting cabinets and brown trim.
    Bookmark   November 26, 2012 at 9:48AM
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I second the idea for adding an island with a stove. Are your cabinets solid wood?
    Bookmark   November 26, 2012 at 9:49AM
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Do the open and close well? You could paint them and get new hardware.
    Bookmark   November 26, 2012 at 9:57AM
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yes I think so. What type of island would I put with the existing cabinets?
    Bookmark   November 26, 2012 at 9:59AM
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Kim D
it doesn't have to match.. you could get it covered in bead board and paint it a cool color like "old barn red" or black or dark stained. If you keep the cabinets without paint they will need a good scrubbing or sanding and refinishing.
    Bookmark   November 26, 2012 at 10:18AM
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Susan Jablon Mosaics
Hi debby,
I noticed your kitchen lacks a true backsplash, and since you're remodeling, was wondering if you planned on installing one?
    Bookmark   November 26, 2012 at 11:46AM
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carpintería maddex
Aside from replacing the doors and adding crown molding, the island idea from altruwood sounds good if you have the area for it. And seems you don't have a corner cabinet left of the stove, does the stove align with the sink? or is facing the other wall? If you send me the measurements I can send you a proposal
    Bookmark   November 26, 2012 at 11:55AM
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Can you take a shot from other angles? It would help to get more ideas! :)
The island idea sounds great, IF you have the room, but it's hard to give advice on one angle of room.
    Bookmark   November 26, 2012 at 12:19PM
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For a budget friendly makeover, I suggest Gel Staining the cabinets Expresso and add new hardware could save you 5-10k google before and after gel stained cabinets
    Bookmark   November 26, 2012 at 12:45PM
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