Every time I check out a rental apartment, I take a deep breath before stepping into the kitchen. You never know what you're going to find, but old cabinets, outdated appliances and dingy backsplashes are likely awaiting. Even if this isn't your "forever home," you don't have to live with these eyesores. Here are some smart (read: completely temporary) ways to deal with the top three rental kitchen problem spots.
from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/diy-fixes-for-rental-kitchen-cabinets-appliances-backsplashes-243579