If you bought quality wood or laminate cabinets, you already know a few simple cabinet care tips can protect your investment and prevent voiding your warranty. Even though wood cabinets have finish coatings to protect them, you can still scratch the wood through abuse or an accident.
Be careful when using knives and other sharp kitchen accessories near your cabinetry. Always have a cutting board nearby and keep knives in a safe location. Avoid opening a cabinet drawer with a kitchen utensil in your hand. Keep plenty of trivets handy for hot cookware coming off or out of the stove. If you smoke, consider not smoking in your kitchen. Be extra careful with candles in your new kitchen. But even the most careful homeowner has accidents.
There are several products you can keep on hand for unexpected scratches, nicks, dents or burns. You can find out more about these products as well as cabinetry care tips at Armstrong.com. Here are some examples: