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Cabinet Basics

There are many options available in kitchen and bath cabinets including style, size, finish, and storage accessories. Find basic information about what to look for and how to select the cabinets that will help to transform your bathroom or kitchen.
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Before You Buy Kitchen Cabinets
Before you buy your kitchen cabinets, there are a number of things you should do and know. Read here to learn what you should be thinking about before you make this important decision.

Kitchen Islands Go Front and Center
This article on designing with a kitchen has lots of links to island photos on the web. You will find the help you need to decide what will work well for your kitchen.

How to Secure Kitchen Cabinets for an Earthquake
If you live in an earthquake-prone area, you really should consider securing your cabinet doors so you don't lose things when the big one hits.

Cabinet Options from Kitchens.com
Explore your options and learn about door styles, finishes, accessories, and get tips on how to decide, including a handy questionnaire.

Cabinet Trends from Kitchens.com
Read more about the latest trends in kitchen cabinet design including French Country, Contemporary, and Old World.

Cabinets 101
A glossary of cabinet terms. Find out about heartwood, knife hinges, lite, mullions, and more.

Getting Started from Kraftmaid
A helpful planning scrapbook, dealer locator, and other resources, on this cabinet site.

Installation of Kitchen Cabinets by Merillat
Detailed online guide to installing kitchen cabinets, from Merillat. Five sections and diagrams give you step-by-step information.

Kitchen Cabinets: Face-frame or Frameless
This brief tutorial explains the different construction features of framed and frameless cabinets.

Reface or Replace Cabinets?
This article from "This Old House" gives great advise and costs associated with refacing cabinets. It will help you decide if you should replace your kitchen cabinets or just reface the cabinets you have.

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