5 DIY Kitchen Upgrades
Don’t have the budget for a big kitchen renovation? Don’t worry-there are little things you can do to make a big impact in your kitchen’s functionality and aesthetics. In this blog, we talk about five DIY upgrades you can do all by yourself using Danco kitchen repair products. Let’s get started!
1.Install a Faucet Aerator
A faucet aerator can help you lower your water bills by reducing and regulating water flow. If you have a noisy faucet, this handy little device can also reduce the whistling and gurgling sounds that are usually caused by uneven water flow. On top of that, it can:
- Improve water pressure
- Minimize splashing
- Increase filtration
Want to install a faucet aerator? Danco has a range of water-saving aerators with innovative features. Aside from using Cyclone Technology, our Slotted Faucet Aerator and Water Saving Aerator in Chrome are Water Sense certified. They can reduce water consumption by as much as 30% compared to standard 2.2 GPM products!
2.Upgrade your Faucet Handles
It’s amazing what new faucet handles can do in freshening up the look of your kitchen. They are affordable and easy to install-perfect for the avid DIYer on a budget. A new faucet handle will not just elevate the design of your kitchen. It can also increase its functionality and make it so much easier to clean and cook.
Danco’s Universal Lever Handle can help you make your kitchen more luxurious without spending a lot of money. Restore your faucet to like-new condition with this designer-style handle featuring a super durable metal construction and up-scale chrome finish.
Do you love the look of cross-style faucet handles? You can’t go wrong with our Faucet Cross-Arm Handle. It features a white porcelain finish and chrome metal trims. This pack includes adapters to make it suitable for most faucets.
3.Install a Spray Head
Extend the capabilities of your kitchen faucet with a spray head! This nifty little upgrade can make doing basic chores a breeze, allowing you to:
- Do lots of multitasking
- Prepare food more conveniently
- Save water
- Filled buckets on the floor
- Water house plants
- Fill pet water bowls
- Spray and wash close-by kitchen walls
A simple spray head can really change your life. If you’re looking for something easy to install, check out this Easy Spray. It’s a handheld faucet sprayer with a handy on and off toggle switch so you can’t quickly control water flow depending on your needs.
Another bestseller, our Kitchen Center Pullout Spray Head is perfect for washing off dirty dishes and cleaning fruits and vegetables. Its universal configuration makes it suitable for a wide range of faucet brands.
You should also check out our Smart Spray Pull Down Faucet Spray Head. Install this universal pull-down replacement spray head in your existing faucet in as easy as 1, 2, 3. Adapters four different faucet brands are included.
4.Upgrade to a built-in Soap Dispenser
With the rise of all kinds of communicable diseases nowadays, frequent hand washing is more important than ever. Why not install a built-in soap dispenser in your kitchen?
The Universal Soap Dispenser is an affordable and easy upgrade that can help you reduce the transfer of germs and bacteria. This nickel-finish dispenser comes with a hose (48 inches long) that fits a 1-gallon soap container hidden discreetly under your sink. It can also be filled from the top using the under counter soap container (included). Suitable for most countertops because of its long shank.
With convenient access to soap, it’s also so much easier to keep surfaces clean and disinfected. If you have a sink gap, check out the Air Gap Soap Dispenser. This chrome-finish soap dispenser can give your kitchen a more upscale look.
The Universal Soap Dispenser is another elegant soap dispenser, this icy white model can hold 12 oz. of soap. It’s very easy to install and can instantly update the look of your kitchen.
5.Change out your Hardware
Upgrading your cabinet hardware can make a big impact with little investment. Opt for sleek polished chrome, matte black, or go with a bold statement and use brass. When you’re updating the cabinet hardware, you have an infinite number of exciting design combinations to give an instant uplift to your kitchen and make it feel modern and fresh.
Like most people, you’re probably staying home a lot more and cooking your own meals. Spending all that time in your kitchen might have me you realize that this space can use some refreshing. We hope that these affordable and simple tips can help you get started!