Home Repair: How to Fix Kitchen Cabinets

Quick solutions to the most common cabinet problems

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Clamps
  • Miter saw
  • Cordless drill
  • Circular saw
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Level
  • Rags
  • Utility knife
  • Wood glue

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • 3/4-in. plywood
  • 1x2
  • Brad nails
  • Drawer slides
  • Door bumpers
  • Toothpicks
  • 1/4-in. plywood
  • Removable thread adhesive
  • Wood cleaner
  • Back plates for knobs
  • Roller catches
  • Wood fill stick
  • Dry lubricant
  • Magnet catch