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  • Writer's pictureJenny

5 Simple Ways To Make Your Kitchen Look Like New

Does your kitchen seem a bit outdated? Perhaps it's not had a refresh in a long time, and you'd like to renovate it, but you don't have the money to do so at the moment.

You might not realize it, but there are plenty of incredible ways to transform your kitchen without spending a lot of money. Moreover, the ideas you can consider for your kitchen are simple enough for any DIYer to tackle with basic tools.

Intrigued? Take a look at the following five examples to give you some inspiration for your DIY kitchen refresh:

1. Paint Your Cabinets

Your cabinets are the most prominent items on display in your kitchen. They serve as useful storage locations for your utensils, frying pans, dishes, glassware, and more, and without them, your kitchen would look very sparse and messy.

Despite their usefulness, it's their aesthetics that can let them down after a while - especially if you move into a home and haven't had a say in the kitchen's design.

Did you know that one of the simplest and cheapest ideas for kitchen renovations is to make your cabinets stand out for the right reasons by painting them?

2. Use A Steam Cleaner On Your Floor

You likely vacuum or mop your kitchen floor occasionally to keep it looking clean and tidy. The truth is, such cleaning methods don't truly rid your floor of germs, bacteria, and other things that could potentially be dangerous to human health.

A steam cleaner is a superior yet simple way to sterilize your kitchen floor and make it look new. It only uses water and produces steam that gets heated to a temperature high enough to kill germs and bacteria on any surfaces it cleans.

3. Replace Your Faucets

Faucets undeniably look great when new, but after a few years of use, they begin to look lackluster. You don't need to invest in a complete kitchen remodel just because your faucets don't look great. Instead, simply replace them with new ones!

You'll find an almost limitless choice of models on the market that you can select, meaning you're bound to find the best one for your needs easily.

4. Upgrade To LED Lighting

Do you have "old school" lightbulbs or light bars in your kitchen? If so, it's worth removing them and upgrading to LED equivalents. LEDs offer several benefits, such as low power usage and brighter and crisper lighting, and they're affordable to buy nowadays.

Depending on your light fittings, you may need a special adapter to "step down" the power usage due to LEDs requiring so little electricity.

5. Change Your Cabinet And Door Handles

Last but not least, a quick, easy, and affordable way to improve the look of any tired-looking kitchen is by replacing the handles from cabinets and doors.

If you like the design of your existing handles, you could always remove them, paint them a different color, and reinstall them onto your cabinets and doors.


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