Updating formica countertops
The high dollar would replace the dishwasher, refrigerator, microwave and stove.If those items are working properly, give them a good scrub down and let them be.Triangle Honeymoon shares a comprehensive post on installing Ikea butcher block counters from start to finish. This & That also offers tips on how to cut out a hole for your under mount sink in this tutorial.
Note—if you must update the cabinets in more than paint color, you can order new doors instead of an entirely new cabinet.
Beware of custom sized cabinets—that can drive up the price of your ‘quick fix’ solution.
And if you need one more tutorial, Instructables offers a very detailed concrete countertop tutorial which includes all of the pros and cons involved in the process.
Again, this option isn’t for everyone but if you are adventurous and on a tight budget this might be the perfect solution for you! Install Your Own Butcher Block Countertops Butcher block countertops are a hot trend right now and can give your kitchen a warm cottage feel.
This is an incredibly affordable option that any beginning DIY’er can accomplish and Kristi will show you how!