Kitchen cabinet refacing is the idea that you can applied to transform the look of your kitchen cost efficiently without have to replace the cabinet itself. Refacing itself refer to different actions to make the look of the cabinet look so much different whether by covering the exposed frame with plastic laminate or changing the knob, pulls and hinges. It will cost you less compare to changing the whole cabinet that still usable.
Not only it will cost you less money, there are other advantages that you can enjoy from kitchen cabinet refacing. If you want to make specific calculation, it will cost you only half from replacing the cabinets. It will take less time to do the whole job and while you were in midst of refacing, you can still use your kitchen to cook. You also don’t deal with lots of hassle because it was easier to reface the cabinet rather than to tear them out. When you do this, you become part of green kitchen remodeling because you basically don’t add anything to the already crowded landfill.
Still, this simple action may not work for everyone. A cabinet with good structure and in good shape is the best candidate for refacing but the cabinet with broken structure, water damage or broken frames is not the best candidates. For these kinds of cabinets, there is no other option other than to replace it with a new one. You just to make sure that your new cabinets made from good material that can stand through many years of use that allow you to reface it sometime in the future. One last thing, when you chose to reface you cabinet, you need to make sure to do the job perfectly to give perfect result or you may want to call for professional people that specialize in kitchen cabinet refacing.