Now that the holiday season is over and the kids are back in school, and you have a ton of free time on your hands, maybe it's time to complete that kitchen upgrade you have been planning or thinking of for the last while.
If this sounds like you, don't even think of starting without reading this awesome post from our friends at Improve Net:
You will find that it covers EVERYTHING from floors, to colour scheme, to sink and faucets, island, lighting and of course kitchen cabinets and hardware.
"As you know, your cabinets take up a lot of real estate in your kitchen and set the tone for the rest of the room. If you’re feeling frustrated with how your kitchen looks now, then I’d suggest starting project upgrades with your cabinets."
"One strategy for sprucing up your kitchen is to get rid of dark and dreary items. Reinvent the space with bright and cheery pieces, paint and designs that make the room come alive."
AND whether you should hire a pro? Here is what the experts say:
"Even though DIY is usually cheaper, don’t attempt complex projects you think you can do just to save a buck. It’ll cost you more money in the long run and you'll experience complications if it's not done right the first time."