Kitchen Cabinet Refacing
Looking to upgrade your Kitchen without the high cost of completely new cabinets? Maybe Kitchen cabinet refacing is an option to consider. Instead of a entirely new cupboards, the cabinet door is refinished instead. Once installed the newly resurfaced door gives your kitchen a great facelift at a fraction of the price.
Refacing, Refinishing, Resurfacing.
At the end of the day, they all mean the same thing. There are a few ways this can be done.
A New Coat
The cheapest way to reface your kitchen is to simply apply a fresh coat of paint to everything without changing anything else.
A New Coat + Fixtures
For a bit more of an upgrade, it is possible to reface the existing cupboards by applying a fresh coat of paint and also changing the hinges and handles on the doors.
A New Coat + Fixtures + Doors
For this method of refinishing, the cabinet boxes are saved but the doors are completely replaced with new doors as well as hinges and knobs. The cabinet boxes remain the same and are just painted over. See photo for an example.
Refinishing to the Rescue
If you don’t have the budget for a completely new kitchen, consider refacing your existing cabinets. You’ll be surprised how much of a difference it can make.