So, your kitchen cabinets are a mess, and you dread forking out all that cash for new ones. Well, perhaps new ones are not what you need. The first place to start, may be with a thorough blitz of the ones you have. A good quantity of elbow fat may be just what you need to get rid of all that cooking fat and accumulation of muck from over the years. Particularly if all the drawers, hinges and hardware are still in good active order. A simple absolute of soapy water and effort may do the trick. Make sure to wipe all the soap off before aeration and replacing the cabinets. Removing hardware handles and pulls first, gives you a accidental to clean them separately and an opportunity to remove any gunk that may have built up among the hardware and the cabinets themselves.
Maybe you still like the look of your cabinets, but their just a fraction grungy. If your cabinets are made of solid wood and need a fraction more blitz than just soap and water, then present is another approach you can try. It’s a bit more of a acerbic approach, but will do the job when anything a fraction tougher is required. You’ll need a combination of 3 tablespoons turpentine, 3 tablespoons boiled linseed oil, and 1 quart of hot water. You have to be very careful with this recipe, as it is a fairly arson mixture. Any brushes or rags that come in affairs with this stuff will be fairly arson as well. Be sure to arrange of them per your civic city ordinances.
Once you’ve got your fraction concoction ready, it’s time to get to work. Either bandage or remove anything around the cabinets that you don’t plan on cleaning. This includes cabinet hardware, countertops, floors, walls, and small appliances. If you can empty the cabinets as much as possible, it will aid blitz inside as well as out. Be sure to wear gloves while doing this job, as to avoid any damage to your skin. Removing cabinet doors may be attentive as well, depending on how flexible you are, when it comes to reaching inside to the deepest recesses of your cabinets. As before, removing the hardware and washing it separately is a good idea, plus you get better access to the small sections of cabinet that were below the hardware pulls and hinges. Wipe all the cabinet clean with a rag dipped in your blitz solution. Use a different clean rag to dry the surface, once all the old gunk has been removed. Once everything is clean and dry, change all the hardware, and put the kitchen cabinet doors back on.
Hopefully your cabinets look just like new, and you’ve saved physically a few thousand bucks in proxy costs. If your still not to keen on how they look, then perhaps it’s time to consider a fresh coat of color or finish to make brighter things up. We repainted our dark old cabinets with a fresh coat of while melamine color and new modernized hardware. While we did eventually change them, the color and new hardware made them bearable for a few more years.
Home Renovating. Home Remodelling.