Adding Kitchen Cabinet Molding: 3 Tips Adding Kitchen Cabinet Molding: 3 Tips

Installing kitchen cabinet molding can create a visually interesting aspect in your kitchen area. This is often the finishing touch on a beautiful kitchen remodel. Here are a few tips that you will want to keep in mind when adding kitchen cabinet molding.

1. Overestimate

When purchasing your cabinet molding, you will want to make sure that you get extra, up to 10 percent than your estimate. Many people buy only the exact footage that they need for the job. Then they end up having to put several small pieces in an open area to finish the job. Allow enough so that you can put a full pieces on the front of the cabinets. This will give result in a more professional look.

2. Use a Miter Saw

When you are cutting the molding for the cabinets, a miter saw is your best bet. Many people will try to use a miter box and a regular saw to make the cut. However, this will often not produce a smooth enough cut for the job. Using a miter saw will ensure that the job is done right.

3. Paint or Stain Before Installation

When you are installing cabinet molding, it is best to paint it before you install. Otherwise, you will end up getting paint or stain on the cabinets.

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