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How to Update your Kitchen Cabinets

Update your Kitchen Cabinets with a few easy changes that wont break the bank. You don’t have to do a complete overall to have an fresh, updated space. Check out this easy to follow tutorial from Home Depot below!

Update your Kitchen Cabinets

The Home Depot provides a step-by-step tutorial showing you how you can update your kitchen cabinets. I’ll share some of the information below then you can check out their blog for the full tutorial. All the equipments and tools needed for this project are also sold at Home Depot.


  • Painter’s Tape
  • Vinyl Gloves, Mask, Safety Glasses
  • Degreaser
  • Rags
  • Canvas Drop Cloth
  • Tack Cloth
  • Scrap Wood (to prop doors on when painting)
  • BEHR Semi-Gloss Latex Paint/Primer (Platinum)
  • Paintbrush & Roller Kit


  • Screwdriver (or Cordless Drill)
  • Orbital Sander with Fine Grit Paper
  • Pencil
  • Fine & Very Fine Grit Sanding Block
  • Shop Vac
  • Compressed Air (optional)


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This includes gathering all the necessary materials needed for this project. Then use your drill or screwdriver to remove the existing hardware from the doors and drawer fronts.  If you plan on reusing your hardware, place it in a plastic bag inside the corresponding cabinet to avoid confusing during re installation.


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Home Depot suggest cleaning your cabinets after removing them. Wipe each one with soap and water and use a de-greaser on the ones that might need it. Once the cabinets are clean you’ll need to sand them down, then wipe with a cloth to create a smooth clean surface for the primer and paint.


Check out the full tutorial on the home depot blog here for the additional steps then leave us feedback in the comment section below.

Are you planning to update your kitchen cabinets using these tips provided above? Well, let us know in the comment section below; we love hearing your feedback.

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