Replacing Kitchen Cabinet Hardware
To remove old knobs or handles and replace them loosen the screw on the back of the door that holds the old hardware in place then remove the knob or handle.
Replacing kitchen cabinet hardware. Since i planned on replacing the brass knobs with updated pewter knobs. Email protected buy kitchen cabinets august 20 2011 at 10 50 am. First remove the existing hardware by loosening the screw on the back of the. Count the number of drawer pulls knobs you need to replace snap a closeup of the existing knobs on the piece of furniture or door on which you plan to replace the hardware.
How to replace cabinet hardware step 1. Fill and camouflage screw holes. Bisch basch bosch 23 060 views. Hgtv experts pat simpson and jodi marks show how to give your kitchen a brand new look by replacing the cabinet doors drawer fronts and hardware.
Use a screwdriver or a cordless drill driver to remove the existing hardware from the. I have a pretty standard system when it comes to cabinet hardware. Remove one of the cabinet doors and unscrew the hinges and handle. Costs range from 7 000 to 10 000 at a minimum to reface kitchen cabinets in a 10 foot by 10 foot kitchen.
Take an overall photo of the room for inspiration and color matching when you re out shopping. For instance many experts recommend matching the new cabinet hardware finish to the finish of the existing kitchen lighting and plumbing fixtures. Refacing costs about 40 percent to 50 percent less than the cost of replacing cabinets in a full kitchen. Take a handle and hinge with you to the home center to match the size hinge overlay and screw spacing with the new.
Before you head to the store. Mark drill holes or build jig. Banggood cabinet hardware jig drill guide. Here s how to go about it.
Tommy s trade secrets how to replace kitchen unit hinges. Take advantage of cabinet hardware s ability to give your kitchen the flair it needs. It s an easy job and you ll save money because it costs much less than replacing your entire cabinets and drawers. But i wanted to use handles on the drawers instead of knobs so i had to do a bit of reconfiguring.
Place a template from a hardware installation kit against the edge of the. Others argue it s best for the hardware to match.