How to update the old furniture wall
Old wall unit, ideally suited to the size of the room, looks unfashionable, dull and spoils the impression of the interior. Throw another strong furniture just pathetic. In this case, it can be updated. It will cost much less than buying a new one.
You will need:
- putty for wood; - Furniture Accessories (ties, hinges, legs, shelf supports, handles, rails, lift-ups); - New furniture facades; - Spray paint for wood; - Screwdriver; - Self-adhesive film.
Instruction how to update old furniture wall
Remove from cabinets all doors and windows. Try to move furniture from side to side and see how stable it is. If the wall creaks and wobbles can not work with it.
Make sure all screws and tie, tighten them if necessary. Look at the back of the furniture. The rear wall should fit snugly to the body, if somewhere she departs, attach it with a small furniture studs.
All scratches and chips on the body zashpaklyuyte special means. The stores sell furniture putty different colors. Pick the one that will be perfect in the color of your furniture. Be particularly careful to treat the ends, are often defects occur.
If you do not like the color of your furniture, you can change it with the help of a spray-paint on wood. Pick the right shade and apply it evenly with a thin layer so that the texture of the tree were showing through the paint. Tint paint should be only one or two shades lighter or darker than the original color. In this case, the furniture will look more natural. Inking cabinets not only outside but also inside. Allow the paint to dry.
Radically change the color of the furniture can paste over her self-adhesive film, simulating the texture of wood. Before you do this work, be trained to work with the film on a small piece of furniture. Any shortcomings in the work will be evident, and the furniture will look sloppy.
Wooden feet in height 15-20 cm give the furniture outdated look, so it's best to replace them. Now on sale there is a huge selection of furniture legs for every taste and in any style, from high-tech to the Baroque. Try to keep the height of the new leg is not too different from the old.
Put cabinets nearby and consider whether it is possible to change the location of the doors and niches. You can replace the sliding glass door swinging or try to combine swing mezzanine door. Replace them with one, rising up on a lift-apah. Swap the open and closed niche, outweighing the door. Do not limit your imagination memories of the old appearance of your walls.
The most responsible and expensive part of the upgrade - a replacement doors or, as they are known furniture makers, facades. The doors can paste over self-adhesive film. But it is better to buy ready-made. All sizes of furniture parts for a long time are unified. In stores today you can buy any facades of suitable size.
If your wall custom sizes doors, they can be ordered in any cabin on the production of furniture. There you can order a glass door and, together with the necessary accessories.
There are various materials for facades: MDF, painted chipboard, structured chipboard, doors with glass inserts or texture. The most expensive option - is the facades from MDF. This is a very sturdy and reliable material. Doors from MDF can be any shape. Facades of painted chipboard are cheaper. They are quite suitable for updating old furniture wall.
Hang facades, screw all the knobs. Set the furniture in place.