How to Paint Laminate Cabinets and Doors

With the right preparation you CAN paint laminate. However, you just can’t use any type of ordinary household paint. It needs to be specifically formulated in order to adhere to it. Laminate paint is available in a large range of colours but can be tinted to virtually any colour that you desire. Painting the cabinets…

Sliding benchtop for kitchen islands

Whilst visiting the Taste Living (Hacker kitchen) showroom at Brookvale recently, I had the opportunity to witness a sliding benchtop in action. Dubbed the Double Flybridge, this sliding benchtop sits on top of the kitchen island cabinets and effortlessly slides apart to reveal an induction cooktop as well as a sink and pop up tap….

Laminate Benchtop Guide

Laminate (commonly known as Laminex or Formica) benchtops have been around since the 1950′s. Hard-wearing and practical, it is a very cost effective material. It comes in a large range of colours, ranging from solid colours to woodgrains, stone and abstract patterns. You can even get any image you desire printed on it. It is a…

Free kitchen base cabinet plan

Building your own kitchen isn’t really that hard. After all, a kitchen is basically a collection of boxes and panels. Let’s have a look at a simple construction technique for building a frameless kitchen base cabinet. Frameless kitchen base cabinet plan There are many types of kitchen cabinets but the two most common types are…

Kitchen Cabinet Door Refacing

Of all the various ways to remodel your kitchen, the most economical refurbishment of all is to reface your existing kitchen doors. There are usually 3 ways to reface your kitchen cabinets and that is by; painting refinishing or replacing your kitchen doors Now don’t fool yourself that this is the best way to go…