Update Cabinet Doors With These Pointers

Hang on to these tips on adjusting and fixing up old cabinet doors.

Handywoman Adair Thies shares tips on kitchen cabinets.

You should replace old, worn-out cabinet doors with new ones that come with adjustable hinges. To adjust them, simply adjust the hinge with a Phillips-head screwdriver.

To make your own lazy Susan for a cupboard, hot glue the bottom of a pizza pan, a cake pan or a wicker paper-plate holder to a ball-bearing turntable. These are available for purchase at most hardware stores. The turntable on a lazy Susan allows for quick and easy access to kitchen items.

Keep kitchen cabinets organized with a rack for baking sheets.

Making a Baking Sheet Rack

Materials and Tools:

wooden cutting board
wooden dowels, cut into equal lengths

Steps:

1. Equally space drill holes in the cutting board about a 16th of an inch smaller than the width of the dowel. Shave off a bit on one end of the dowels.

2. Fill the holes with a small amount of wood glue and pound the dowels lightly into the holes.

3. Place your baking sheets and other pans between the rows of dowels.

Keep Reading

Next Up

Updating Kitchen Cabinets

Updating kitchen cabinets transforms your kitchen into a gathering place for the whole family.

Cabinet Doors, Latches and Hinges

Learn the basic types of doors, hinges, latches and catches available for kitchen cabinets

Unfinished Kitchen Cabinet Doors

Get all the info you'll need on unfinished kitchen cabinet doors and learn how they can be successfully incorporated into your kitchen design.

Storage Rules in Kitchen Cabinets

Redesign and remodel storage with functionality in mind.

Kitchen Cabinet Installation Overview

Check your installer's work with these guidelines.

Stock Kitchen Cabinets

Consider stock kitchen cabinets as an option for an economical kitchen design.

Painting Kitchen Cabinet Doors

Learn the best ways to paint kitchen cabinet doors.

Replacing Kitchen Cabinet Doors

Replacing your kitchen cabinet doors can breathe new life into an outdated kitchen.

Custom Kitchen Cabinet Doors

Custom kitchen cabinet doors show off your unique personality and style.

Modern Kitchen Cabinet Doors

Modern kitchen cabinet doors are easy with the right information.

On TV

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.