When you’re getting ready to invest money into a new remodeling project, doing your research is key! Getting the most out of your project for your most affordable price is always the goal. With that in mind, you also want to make sure you’re aware of the process and possible options you have when going into a project like kitchen cabinet refacing.
What is Cabinet Refacing?
Kitchen cabinet refacing is like changing out a cracked phone screen. You’re basically recovering the outer layer or something that’s been through a bit of wear and tear. It’s also a great way to change up the look of your cabinets or match it to fit a theme you’re trying to emulate. It’s essentially a cheaper alternative to remodeling your cabinets without all the extra finances, time, and work when it’s not necessary.
The overall process of refacing any furniture is a bit lengthy, however, it’s also incredibly simple. In fact, it’s a grand total of three simple steps. First, you’re going to want to take out the drawers and doors that you’re going to be recycling and cover the front edges of the cabinets with peel-and-stick wood veneer. Next, you’re going to hang the new doors with easily adjustable cup hinges. Lastly, attach the new door fronts to your old drawers and attach the new moldings and hardware. You may also want to look into buying new hardware along with your resurfacing, since those have likely gone through as much, if not more, wear as the cabinets themselves. You also may need to consider installation needs, if you can personally do this job yourself, or if you’re going to need some assistance from an outside professional.
Change for Change
Although kitchen cabinet refacing is a bit of an investment, it’s a lot cheaper than an entire remodel. A remodel is necessary in some cases, however, if you’re just looking to breathe some new life into your kitchen without going the full mile, refacing is the solution.
First of all, kitchen cabinet refacing is the perfect solution to repurposing the cabinets you love that have seen the normal weathering over the years. It’s also a great solution to stay up with remodeling trends when you don’t necessarily want to replace anything permanently. On top of that, it’s more environmentally friendly than repurchasing new cabinets and throwing older ones into a landfill. And, of course, the cost is often less than half the cost of entirely new cabinets.
What Works For Your Kitchen
As always, everyone is different with their wants and needs, so why limit that in a place you spend at least three times a day? Some people love a classic look while others may prefer something a bit more modern or bold. It’s all dependent on what you want and what could work for your lifestyle. If you have kids, you may be considering childproofing your cabinets and drawers, which also makes kitchen cabinet refacing a safer option. Or maybe there’s some sentimentality to the ones you already own and don’t want to take that away when you can just give your cabinets a healthier look.
Need Help With Kitchen Cabinet Refacing?
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