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Old 09-11-2019, 11:47 AM   #541
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Yes, we changed the cabinets. The kitchen was from 1955! We also upgraded the electric and added plenty of outlets since we never had outlets where we needed them. We didn’t change the layout at all because I liked how the old kitchen operated, just everything was OLD.

Oh, WOW! I liked the new design when I first saw it, but now that I see the old one, I LOVE the new one! Huge difference.
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Wow Sue...great transformation!
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Sue your kitchen is gorgeous!
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We also just “updated” as the wife calls it, the kitchen. Cabinets painted, new countertops, and island changed for seating.

And evidently we hung it from the ceiling.
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That's really expensive!
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Yes, we changed the cabinets. The kitchen was from 1955! We also upgraded the electric and added plenty of outlets since we never had outlets where we needed them. We didn’t change the layout at all because I liked how the old kitchen operated, just everything was OLD.

All the new doors and drawers are “ soft close” and I got a lot of drawers instead of lower cabinets.

Here is a “before” pic.

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Oh MY! What a change! I love that subway tile too!
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Sue & Dm great kitchens !
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Few things bring more joy (and value) than a new kitchen! Congrats to both of you on tackling the project! Wonderful transformation!
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That's really expensive!
Only for the labor. The material costs the same.
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Not to mention the insurance, all the liability from falls...
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We are redoing most of our home. The kitchen was a very large part of the effort. We hired out the countertop and laying the backsplash, but otherwise it was all our work. Took it down to studs and rebuilt.
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Another beautiful kitchen!
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Not to mention the insurance, all the liability from falls...
Flipping pancakes might be easier though.
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Blowing that dough! Just bought new tires for the truck. Interesting observation on inflation (or lack there of): old tires were 10 years old cost $211/tire in 2009, the same tire today was $206. Both old and new sets of tires were BF Goodrich 285/75R16 all Terrain.
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White cabinets are the norm now. Oh my! Both of my homes are way outdated with stained cabinets.
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So are mine and they are brand (1 yr) new. Stained solid maple, I like wood.

If you're gonna paint 'em just use MDF. Masonite. Particle board. Melamine.
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We are redoing most of our home. The kitchen was a very large part of the effort. We hired out the countertop and laying the backsplash, but otherwise it was all our work. Took it down to studs and rebuilt.
Beautiful kitchen. Thanks for sharing.
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White cabinets are the norm now. Oh my! Both of my homes are way outdated with stained cabinets.
Nothing wrong with stained cabinets if that is what you like best. Personally I love my white cabinets. They brighten up the kitchen and lift my spirits.

From what I read online, white cabinets are now considered to be outdated. That's not really keeping me up at night.
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Not just the cabinets, but both my homes got stained doors and casings, floor moldings, window casings. Very old style. One home is 35-year-old, the other is 14-year-old.

That said, I like white cabinets a lot more than dark cabinets as shown below.

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