One of the best investments any owner can make to add value to their home is to renovate a kitchen. New cabinets and fresh countertops can make a world of difference. Both are surprisingly easy to install as detailed in this integrated book/DVD video by professional cabinetmaker Gregory Paolini. Through a comprehensive, multimedia approach he shows exactly how to do it yourself, from choosing the right cabinetry and countertop materials to preparing the site for easy installation. There’s valuable direction for installing both wall and base cabinets so they’re level and square, as well as perfecting side panels and trim around the cabinets. The author’s foolproof methods apply to both stock and custom cabinets, giving readers plenty of options—both high-end and economical—for updating their kitchens. Step-by-step text, photos, sidebars, and “WorkSmart” tips will go a long way in getting the new look just right.