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7 quick kitchen revamps

Update the busiest room in the house without the hassle of renovating by giving all the surfaces a fresh new look.

7 quick kitchen revamps

The kitchen sees lots of use on a daily basis, so over time it will start to look tired and show the signs of wear and tear.

A run-down kitchen is not an enjoyable place to prepare meals, plus a dated look won’t do you any favours come resale time.

Installing a new kitchen can easily cost tens of thousands of dollars and take weeks, but a simple surface transformation can be done on a DIY budget in a weekend.

Old benchtops, cabinets, sinks and floors can all be repaired, replaced or revamped to give the kitchen a completely new look.

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Step 1. Fix peeling laminate
Step 1. Fix peeling laminate
The Family Handyman

To fix bench edges, gently pull back the laminate while cutting the old adhesive with a utility knife.

Apply contact adhesive to the back of the edging and the benchtop edge, then press them together firmly.

Run a roller along the edge and tape securely until dry.

 
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