If things are starting to fall apart in your kitchen then you might want to think about getting some replacements. You don’t always have to invest in a completely new kitchen, this can be extremely costly. All you need to do is give your current kitchen a bit of love by replacing a few things. It can make such a difference just by getting a few bright and shiny new parts. It’s not as difficult to fit new parts in your kitchen as you might think. All you need to do is order the parts and get someone to help you install them, you will also be able to fix some things yourself.
Many people end up having the same kitchen for quite a few things, so eventually the contents are going to start falling apart. Don’t struggle with a kitchen that isn’t functioning properly, get the replacements you need and it will make your life much easier. Here are some of the common things you might need to fix in your kitchen.
Have you opened one of the doors in your kitchen and its fallen down? Kitchen doors are an important part of your kitchen and it’s difficult to cope when they break. They can also be quite hazardous so it’s best to get the fixed or replaced as soon as possible. It can also make a huge difference to the overall look and feel of your kitchen if you get doors replaced. Your kitchen will look brand new and you can opt for a slightly different style.
Kitchen drawers can get stuck or become difficult to open. The exterior of your drawer could be broken, but you can also break the inside of your drawers. Don’t try and cope with broken drawers, get them fixed.
Hinges can often break and prevent you from using your kitchen properly. Thankfully, they are not very expensive and are very easy to fix. You can also upgrade your hinges and get soft closing and self closing variations. You can get door hinges for your kitchen for under £6.
Your kitchen will start looking a bit scruffy if all the door handles are broken. You might want to get a new set of door handles for your kitchen anyway. There are so many different designs to choose from. You might not think it but just changing your door handles can give your kitchen a completely different look. You can get wooden and metal handles in all different shapes and sizes to suit your kitchen.
One of the most annoying things to break in your kitchen is your tap. It’s very frustrating trying to manage without running water, and something you won’t want to do for very long. You will probably want to get your tap fixed straight away, all you have to do is order a new one.
If your whole sink is broken or you have a problem with your sink you will need to get it fixed fairly urgently. Broken sinks can cause a huge amount of problems such as leaks and water issues. Fitting a brand new sink isn’t the easiest part of your kitchen to fix, but don’t worry, just call a professional and they will be able to fit your new sink in no time.
Andy Hibbit is kitchen fitter and installer and blogs about kitchen and bathroom installations. He recommends kitchen warehouse ltd.