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KITCHEN WAINSCOTING IDEAS and TIPS

David Pangione
 


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INSTALLING WAINSCOTING IN YOUR KITCHEN RENOVATION

Has installing wainscoting in your kitchen renovation crossed your mind. Many people that remodel end up installing wainscoting in their kitchen renovation project. Wainscoting can be a very nice addition to your kitchen remodeling project.

Wainscoting installations are very popular in modern kitchen renovations. Wainscoting, dating back to the 1600's had made a modern day comeback. Stylish and hip, you can pick from many different types of wainscoting styles to install in your kitchen renovation.

When undecided about what style wainscoting you should install, the best thing to do is get books that show pictures of various wainscoting styles. Pick a style that best fits with your kitchen design. Try to imagine that style of wainscoting in your kitchen. Maybe the pictures show a cabinet style that is similar to the cabinets that you will be purchasing.

Another way to get ideas for a wainscoting style's is to search around on the internet. Research wainscoting styles online can save you allot of time. Online, you will also find several pictures showing many various types of wainscoting installations. You can make copies of your chosen selection and use that for a reference when you will need to order material or even have a contractor build it for you.

WAINSCOTING YOUR BACKSPLASH

A popular trend now is too install wainscoting on your backsplash. Installing wainscoting on your backsplash is usually done with a wainscoting beadboard. Wainscoting beadboard usually comes in sheets. You will need to cut the sheets to the sizes that you will need. Fastening your wainscoting beadboard backsplash can be done with glue or finish nails. After you have the wainscoting fastened, you will need to apply a bead of caulking where the wainscoting meets the countertop.

WAINSCOTING YOUR KITCHEN ISLAND

Kitchen islands have become very popular in the last few years. Many people are creating their kitchen island from wainscoting beadboard. With the beadboard as a backsplash and possibly on the walls, the island would complement the rest of the room. You can purchase a standard island cabinet and wrap it with wainscoting. Even the drawers can be covered. If you have an existing island, you can reface that as well. A basic four sided cabinet island can even be inserted to appear like shelving. With four sides, you can have your wainscoting shelf cabinet in place with a granite countertop above. Use the shelves for display pots, storage and even plants.

WAINSCOTING THE KITCHEN CABINETRY

For those that are creative, we are going to step it up a notch and really get you thinking. For those that are skilled with working with trimwork tools. Using the wainscoting sheeting, refacing the cabinets with wainscoting can give you an entirely new look in your kitchen. Don't toss those old cabinets, reface them. Unscrew the hinges from the cabinets and remove all the doors. Using a table saw, rip the needed size wainscoting pieces so that you can glue them to the face of the cabinetry. You can reattach the doors or you can even reface the cabinet doors as well. Sometimes people will paint the cabinetry one color and the doors another.

Author:

Mr. David Pangione

Pangione Developers Inc.

Note: All this information is 100% original. Every word is spoken from experience of being a NJ Home Improvement Contractor for over 30 years.

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