"Builder grade" or "contractor grade" is defined as inexpensive products made from low-grade materials, as opposed to quality grade or custom grade materials that are more durable.Some builder grade products are better than others, and trying to figure out how to cut the budget for an improvement project isn’t as straightforward as making price comparisons. Windows The National Fenestration Rating Council has devised an NFRC label to help consumers compare product performance to price.Knobs and pulls are kitchen jewelry that can dress cabinets up.
So if they’re sad, the whole kitchen looks a bit depressed.When I decided to diy my kitchen (more on that story here), I crossed paths with a 2008 blog post from “Girl with Aspirin” that was linked up to a garden web forum. Faucet: MOEN Lindley Single Handle Pull-Down Sprayer Kitchen Faucet in Spot Resistant Stainless (8.00) 3. I first rolled on with a small foam roller and then immediately pulled through with the Purdy brush. It also lets some of the wood grain show through, which I liked. and now I will recreate them for you here (I’d share a link but can’t find an active Girl with Aspirin blog). Cabinets: original oak cabinets, painted in Benjamin Moore Bittersweet Chocolate Satin Impervo Alkyd (oil-based) paint 2. Paint the backs of doors and insides of drawers first. Finally, since I used an oil-based paint I skipped the priming step. If you can wait, give it a few days to avoid smudges when you flip them over.