If your kitchen box is in good condition, but the knobs and pulls on doors and boxes are either obsolete, or if you just do not like them anymore, you can easily replace box hardware for a new look. Kitchen cabinet hardware includes things like box knobs, drawer pulls, box plates and hinge.
Buds and Pulls
In most cases, alters cabinet buds and drawer handle should be a relatively easy job. The hardest part may be to choose the ones you want from the thousands you can find available in hardware stores and online. If you have something very specific in mind to keep searching, you can probably find what you want. Manufacturers have become quite creative with their bud design. You can find them in a variety of materials from various metals to wood, glass, ceramics and even polyester and almost any shape you can imagine.
Often, you can use the existing holes in box when changing box knobs and drawer pulls. Although drawer pulls can be a little more difficult because they require two holes. About pulls or handles you chose not fit existing holes you can use wood putty or A box plates to cover the old holes.
Cabinet Back Plate
Cabinet plates fit between the front of box door and box dial. They can be used just for looks or for covering holes from previous knobs or handles. They are also used to protect box from dirt, grime and scratches.
If box knobs and handles you choose does not have a matching back plate, you can simply look for one that is a matching materials, finish and style your knobs and pulls . If you buy from a hardware store that will be easy to do. If you order online should be fairly easy too, as you can buy the plates from the same manufacturer that you purchase the knobs. Just be sure to get exactly the same surface so that they blend together well. Most images on the web are quite clear so you can see how well they knobs and plates go together.
If your hinges are in good condition, you may want to leave them. Most hinges are located on the inside of box so they are not easily seen and will not detract from the look of your kitchen box . If they are dirty, you just want to remove them, clean them, then install them. This will both make them look and work better.
Those are some ideas to change kitchen cabinet hardware. If you have any questions about kitchen cabinet hardware, let us know by commenting below. Asking some professionals are always the best idea for your kitchen cabinet hardware.