Look for replacement door pulls sized to
match the existing holes in your cabinets. If you don't,
you'll need to fill the old holes and conceal them. With
painted cabinets, you can hide the patch with touch-up
paint. With wood cabinets, select a wood filler that
matches the surrounding finish. Matching all-laminate
cabinets with filler is difficult and not recommended.
Instead, just get replacement hardware that matches the
1. Take off the old door
pull by removing the fastening screw. If you won't be
using the same screw hole, patch the hole with a wood
filler that matches the finish of the cabinet door.
Use a combination square to make consistent layout
marks on the doors for the new door knobs.
2. Drill new holes from
the front of the door. Take care not to press so hard
as to splinter the back side of the door when the
drill bit comes through. Insert a fastening screw into
the hole and attach the knob by tightening it to the
door. Some fastening screws are made of soft metal so
be careful not to strip the threads.