Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Staining kitchen cabinets with a paintbrush

Cleaning and Updating Kitchen Cabinets on a Budget | Ep. 76

Updating a kitchen usually involves a lot of time and expense, but if you just want to refresh the room a little, there are some simple tricks to make the job manageable.

3 Ways to Use Wasted Space Above Kitchen Cabinets

Stumped on how to close the space between your kitchen cabinets and ceiling? Here are 3 tips.

Solved: Are Particle Board Cabinets Safe Near Ovens?

Are particle board cabinets safe beside ovens? Here's what you need to know about this popular, affordable building material.
Applying silicone caulking to cabinet door.

How to Quiet Noisy Cabinets with DIY Silicone Bumper Pads

Find out how to quiet noisy cabinet doors by making your own cabinet door bumper pads from silicone caulking. Watch this video to find out more.

How to Build a Simple Spice Rack

Watch this video to see how to make a spice rack shelf which takes up little room inside your kitchen cabinets and makes it easy to find your spices when you need them.
Upscale kitchen with gorgeous flooring and beautiful raised-panel cabinets

Should Kitchen Cabinets or Flooring Be Installed First?

When remodeling a kitchen, should you install the cabinets or finished flooring first? That's a common question, and here's the answer!
Closeup of stunning upscale kitchen floor with raised panel cabinets and the toe kick

How to Cut Existing Flooring Flush with Cabinets

Stacy asks, “I want to remove my existing flooring, but the cabinets are built on top of it. How can I cut the flooring flush with the edge of the cabinet kickboard?”

A specialty toe-kick saw is available that can cut flush with a cabinet under the toe space, or you may be able to adapt a grinder to do the job.
Dining room with hanging chandelier.

Standard Dimensions for Cabinets and Furniture

Dimensions for cabinets and furniture have been standardized over the years to fit the average size person. While you can customize furnishing to fit your own personal needs, here’s a list of commonly used dimensions to help you when planning your next project.