Remodel for less with modular cabinets

Installation tips for a perfect fit

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If you're considering remodeling your kitchen, bathroom, laundry room or any other area in your home that needs cabinets, modular cabinets can be a great time and money saver. Installation is well within the range of most moderately experienced do-it-yourselfers, and all the tools you'll need are probably already in your arsenal. Simple projects such as a bathroom or a laundry area may require only one or two cabinets, while a complete kitchen may need 20 or more cabinets along with a variety of accessories.Either way, rely on the assistance of a designer at the store where you're purchasing the cabinets to assist you with selecting exactly what you need, as well as completing a scale layout drawing and complete material list. Prepping for installation When your cabinets arrive at the job site, begin by sorting them out. Check each one against the layout and the packing list to make sure everything, including all of the accessories -- fillers, toe-kick covers, crown moldi...