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Submitted by: Laurel Lindsay

If you have decided it s time to replace your kitchen cabinets, you probably already know that new kitchen cabinets can be very expensive. Most cabinets are custom-made and measured by professionals for a specific model of a house. Finding replacement kitchen cabinets that will fit in your home is a big challenge. However, with some patience and in-depth searching, you can find kitchen cabinets to replace your existing ones and still save hundreds or even thousands of dollars.

Visit A Local Custom Designe

Just because a business does custom design jobs, it doesn t mean that they don t have discounted items or aren t on a bit of a downtime that will allow them to do a job for less than usual. If you go in with your budget in hand, the design staff will be glad to sit down and try to make something work that meets both of your monetary requirements.

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Maybe they have some cabinets from a job that was cancelled or from a contract that ran out of money that would fit your measurements perfectly. You never know, so stop by this place first to see if you can get something prettier and of higher quality than the big box discount stores will offer.

Consider Other Alternatives

Some home improvement stores and warehouses will have kitchen cabinets that are discontinued or not good sellers available at reduced prices. They may also have cabinets that are being phased out in favour of new styles. This can mean substantial savings for you.

RTA (Ready-To-Assemble) kitchen cabinets take some work on your part, but are often 30 to 40 percent cheaper than ones that are already put together. These kitchen cabinets come with instructions and hardware: you will have to supply the tools.

You may also be able to find some cabinets at a local Re-Store. If you find some beautiful wooden cabinets at a secondhand furniture place, call your local custom woodworking shop and see if they can restore the doors and conform them to your kitchen s specifications. Make sure you get any estimates in writing and read everything over carefully before you sign a contract with the person who will be making your kitchen cabinets. Custom-built cabinets can save you a lot of hassle but make sure it will be cheaper than buying new ones.

Auctions and estate sales are another place you can look for stuff like this. If a house is scheduled for destruction or complete restoration, the owners will often try to sell the salvageable structural or design components inside of it, so look through your local classifieds for auctions, estate sales, or salvage listings. If you find something great, you can always take them to your local woodworkers to have them recovered and fitted for a fraction of the cost of new cabinets. Who knows? You could end up with a unique set of antique cabinets full of stained glass or rare wood for a very reasonable price. It s certainly worth a look.

Kitchen cabinets are expensive, but that doesn t mean you can t find ways to save money on them. It will take more time and effort than simply buying new cabinets retail, but the savings are more than worth it. Take the time to research some alternatives and you may well find your dream kitchen cabinets at a bargain price.

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byAlma Abell

A clogged drain can be very frustrating, especially while you’re trying to go about your daily tasks. Usually when this happens, homeowners reach for the drain cleaner and plunger. When that doesn’t clear your drain, you’ve got a bigger problem. If the clog in your drain is more than you can handle, you’ll need to call a professional service for drain cleaning.

Q.) How does my drain get clogged and how can I keep it from happening in the future?

A.) Kitchen drains can clog from grease build up, bits of food that get washed down the sink and lack of maintenance. Hair and soap scum are the culprits of a bathtub drain clog. To keep your drains from clogging, never pour grease or any type of heavy liquid down your drain. Purchase drain screens for your kitchen and bathtub sinks to collect everything that doesn’t need to be washed down the drain. To easily maintain your drains, frequently pour about 1/2 cup of baking soda down your drain followed by hot water to clean and flush it out.

Q.) What will a professional plumber do to clear my drain and how much will it cost?

A.) The plumber will first inspect your drain and pipes to find out where the clog is located. The plumber will use a drain snake, which is a coiled metal tool that works like an auger, to clear the drain. This drain cleaning process normally doesn’t take very long for an experienced plumber. If the problem is more serious, such as corroded pipes, the plumber will have to remove the old pipes and replace them with new ones. Some plumbers charge by the hour and some charge by the job, so the total cost may vary between plumbing companies. When you call for service, ask about their prices upfront and take advantage of coupons and specials on their website to save money on their services.

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