They’re also among the most expensive feature to replace in the kitchen.
So that’s where these inexpensive cosmetic miracles fit in.
For information about entering new data in a database, see the article Add one or more records to a database.
Read this section if you are new to Access or unfamiliar with the concepts behind relational databases.
Painting cabinets yourself is cost-effective — a few gallons of paint, sandpaper, cleaner — but the process is time-intensive.When you design a database table, you select a data type for each of the fields in that table, a process that helps ensure more accurate data entry.For example, suppose you specify the Number data type for a field because you need to calculate sales figures.Knobs and pulls are kitchen jewelry that can dress cabinets up.Note that cabinet hardware can get very fancy and expensive — costing and up for a single ornate knob. Microsoft Office Access 2007 provides a number of tools for updating existing records, including datasheets, forms, queries, find-and-replace, and the new Data Collection feature.As you proceed, remember that updating data is not the same process as entering new data.You can paint most cabinet surfaces, but proper prep is key to success.For laminate and melamine finishes, be sure to rough up the surface with 150-grit sandpaper, and apply a good bonding primer before topping it off with the color of your choice.Natural wood cabinets (especially cherry) will darken with age.Change the glass insert in a cabinet door, and you change the look and feel of your kitchen.“Decorative glass takes stock cabinets and gives them a custom look,” says Anthony Longo, who sells glass panels.