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Pro’s & Cons of Cabinet Refacing

outdated kitchen cabinetsThe holiday season is often centered on family, friends and FOOD. Increased family hours typically coincide with more hours logged in the kitchen. While visiting the homes of our friends and relatives, we often are left admiring certain aesthetics and features of our host’s kitchens. Do you find yourself asking, what can we do to get a kitchen like that?

If a full kitchen remodel isn’t in your budget right now, we have another solution for you – cabinet refacing. Refacing your existing cabinetry, can give your kitchen that much needed facelift you were looking for. Painted cabinets can now become oak! Oak cabinets can now become cherry! As you can see the possibilities are truly endless. In a matter of only days we can add an exciting, new appearance to any kitchen (or bathroom, or office, or anywhere your cabinets need refreshing).

Keep reading to learn more about the pro’s and con’s of cabinet refacing versus replacing.

Pro’s of Cabinet Refacing

  1. Costs substantially less
  2. Takes less time
  3. It’s less disruptive than tearing out and installing new cabinetry
  4. You can still use your kitchen while refacing (someone has to bake those holiday treats!)

Con’s of Cabinet Refacing

  1. It won’t fix a bad kitchen design (learn more about the ideal kitchen layout here)

If you are one of those stuck with a bad kitchen design, all hope is not lost. With the right road map, and some careful planning, we can help you take the smallest of kitchen’s and transform it into one of the most loved rooms in your home. We are experts at blending the new with the ‘old’, so that your updated look, doesn’t leave the rest of your home feeling like it belongs elsewhere.

In the meantime, check out our gallery of custom cabinetry and find some inspiration to help you start planning your next project.

If you would like to see if cabinet refacing might be the right option for you, or have any questions, give us a call today 800-247-2041!

*The aforementioned pro’s and con’s are from the article: Refacing Your Cabinets-The Options and Costs by houselogic.com.

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