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Cost of Replacing Kitchen Cabinets

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

Alongside the aging of your beloved home, the pieces of furniture in it also wear out little by little. In the kitchen, one of the things that show signs of aging is that trusty cabinet. To be more specific, the drawers don't slide as seamlessly as it did ten years ago, the colors change and the shelves bow.

Oftentimes, you will also see kitchen cabinets that were very trendy and sophisticated ten or twenty years ago. Hence, it is not very appealing to you and your visitors' eyes now. Yes, even the cabinet styles change each time and every homeowner would surely want to put their hands on those contemporary and nifty kitchen pieces.

There is just one problem though: the cost of replacing kitchen cabinets may shatter any homeowner's dream of having those modern kitchen items. The prices of modern kitchen essential have really gone up along with their upgrade in terms of design and functionality; thus, leaving other homeowners to resort to more budget-friendly options such as cabinet refacing.

Cabinet refacing can be done from simple refinishing of doors and other hardware, perking up the hardware like the drawers and applying more attractive veneers and furnishings. You could also up the cabinet improvement a notch by replacing those dingy and tired doors with more modern and stylish ones.

The price of this remodeling process is indeed easy on the pocket compared to the cost of replacing kitchen cabinets. It allows you to put 30% to 50% of your budget back in your pocket. However, you need to remember that the refacing price is not fixed.

The prices depend on some factors such as the hardware that you choose, number of cabinets that you have and veneers or other embellishments that you prefer. You may also be charged for choosing options like upgrading moldings and countertops. If you are on a really tight budget you can consider some painted kitchen cabinet ideas so you can keep the ones you have now, but give them a fresh new look.

There are several home improvement companies that offer cabinet replacing services. But if you have the motivation to do it yourself, you can always purchase the needed hardware and materials to do the trick. This way, you can keep the cash that you need for your kitchen cabinets remodeling ideas and start saving to reach the high cost of replacing kitchen cabinets.



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