Eco Friendly Cabinets

To Huggy Bear’s Cupboards Eco-friendly means that the production and use of our green materials have less of an impact on the environment. We use the Eco-friendly wood Lyptus to build our green cabinets, where the mills use virtually every part of the log. Lyptus trees grow quickly and can be harvested every 14-16 years. These forests produce 30 times …

Do It Yourself Cabinet Installation

Do-it-yourself cabinet installations can either be easy or very difficult. You will need some basic tools: Accurate 2 and 4 foot levels, a power drill with bits up to ¼-inch in diameter, several squeeze clamps and rubber stoppers, a power screw gun, and a belt sander. You may also need bigger tools such as a table saw or other power …

Painting Cabinets

Painting your cabinets is an easy and inexpensive way to upgrade your worn out kitchen. It is always fun to see before and after pictures so before you start take some pictures of your kitchen. The cabinet painting process begins with preparation. The better you prepare the cabinets, the better the end result will be. Preparation Start by removing drawer …

Cabinet Care Tips

When caring for your cabinets you can clean them by using only a damp cloth. Never use an abrasive cleaner, and avoid using cleaners such as Fantastic or 409 many of them contain chemicals that, when used repeatedly, can break down any finish. Stubborn stains can be removed with lighter fluid. Avoid leaving standing water on your door and drawer …

Cabinet Finishing

Sanding The first step to refinishing your existing cabinets is to remove as much hardware from your cabinets as possible. It will be helpful later if you can come up with a system to remember which piece of hardware goes to which cabinet. Also remove the doors and drawer fronts before starting. Sand all existing paint, stain, or finish off …

Tips For Upgrading Your Kitchen

The kitchen is often the most used room in the house. Remolding your kitchen will not only increase the value of your home drastically but will also making spending time in the kitchen and cooking more enjoyable. Kitchen remodeling can be cheap or expensive, it all depends on your budget and what you want to upgrade. For example, if you …