I would like to add hardware to my white 42" thermofoil kitchen cabinets but I'm concerned about drilling holes. Is it okay to drill holes to attach hardware (pulls and/or knobs) in this type cabinetry.
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Is there knobs and pulls on them now? If so just replace them with new ones the same spacing.
If there's nothing there now, yes it can be drilled. I would look for a drill guide while I was picking up the knobs.
It's a simple cheap plastic guide that guides the drill bit so it drills in the exact same place each time. No measuring needed.
I'd use what's called a bullet point drill bit. It has a tip on the end of it to keep the drill from slidding around.
Joecaption, Hartfield, VA: I currently have no hardware on the cabinets, that's why I've been nervous about making that drill mark. Thanks so much for your information and I will make sure I buy a "guide".