When it comes to renovation projects and home improvement upgrades, it’s hard to know where to start, especially in the kitchen. You spend a lot of your time in the kitchen; it’s become a central hub where families come together after a long day apart to enjoy a meal, catch up, and spend quality time with one another. Unless you’ve bought a brand-new house with brand new kitchen appliances and cabinetry, chances are you need new kitchen cabinets.

Let’s look at three reasons you need new kitchen cabinets and why you should take the leap into this type of upgrade.

Here’s Why You Need New Kitchen Cabinets

Structural Damage or Wear and Tear

Depending on the age of your home, when the cabinets were installed, and the wear and tear on them over the years, your cabinets may have cosmetic damage or structural damage. Opening and closing cabinets, taking items in and out of them, and just their overall age can cause the cabinets to look grimy, warp shelves, and strip screws holding the weight of what’s in the cabinets every day. This is the perfect “excuse” you need to get new cabinets and perhaps look at other areas that need an upgrade to match.

New Kitchen Layout During a Remodel

If you’re already involved in a kitchen remodel and are moving appliances or fixtures around, why not go for new cabinets, too? That should be part of the plan when working with your family and eventual contractor on what your new kitchen will look like. Chances are if you are swapping out appliances and changing the layout, you’ll need new cabinets anyway. If you’re thinking of a complete kitchen overhaul, consider doing it all at once. Doing it piece-by-piece can end up costing more time on labor.

New Appliances and Accessories

Going high-tech in the kitchen is gaining popularity. With smart refrigerators, Alexa-device integration in homes, and other cool gadgets, you may need new appliances and accessories in the kitchen that won’t work with where your existing cabinetry lives. If you’re going all in on new appliances and kitchen accessories, get the kitchen cabinets to match and make everything pop.

We take for granted so many of the things in our homes we use on an almost daily basis, like our faucets, our toilets, and our kitchen cabinets. We forget the wear and tear these items takes with that much use. No matter the reason for deciding to change things up in the kitchen, make sure you’re looking at the big picture and everything you could to make your family’s gathering place even better.

Size – When deciding the size, think about the spa’s location; consider access to and from, privacy, proximity to the appropriate electricity source and the view from the spa.

Desired Seating Capacity – Decide how many people you would like your spa to hold (Family and friends).

Air Bubbler Systems – Many spas feature a blower that produces air bubbles from fittings throughout the spa to gently caress the body. While it is certainly not an essential feature, many people enjoy the sensation.

Smart Winter Mode – If you live up a northern climate your spa should have a smart winter mode. If the water temperature drops below ( usually 50 degrees ) the spa pac kicks on the pumps and blower to keep all water circulating to prevent the spa
from freezing.

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Before you buy a pool table, you should kick the tires and Look under the hood. Well, at least look under the hood.

Buying a pool table is not much different than buying a car– or any product you want to last for a long time. The closer you look, the more you’ll see which features are important to you and what will fit your lifestyle. And although you can’t test drive a pool table, you can visit a dealer’s showroom to check out the variety of models.

But before you go, it’s important to be a knowledgeable buyer. That’s where this “how to buy a pool table” guide comes in handy. Here you’ll find all you need for making an informed decision.

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We work with four different manufacturers at Home Stars. We have cabinets to fit everyone’s needs, from value cabinets to semi-custom cabinets.


Look below to find out about the features each manufacturer has. Go to the manufacturer’s website to find out more information on their cabinets.

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Here is an article I found with 9 tips on shopping for the perfect kitchen cabinets.

Buying Guide For Perfect Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen cabinets can add up to 60 percent of your overall kitchen remodeling cost. Chances are you’re going to spend thousands of dollars on your kitchen cabinets and for a very good reason. Your cabinets are one of the primary defining features of your kitchen and the most utilized units within that space.

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Below is an article from CONSUMER REPORTS “KITCHEN PLANNING & BUYING GUIDE”Oct. 2014, explaining what to look for when you’re buying cabinets.

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