Cabinet Refacing Pricing
In 2005 the average kitchen remodel cost more than $40,000. As prices continue to increase, many homeowners are taking advantage of cabinet refacing as an inexpensive alternative. With an average cost of $3,900-$5,900 to reface a kitchen at one local company in the greater Boston, Massachusetts area, cabinet refacing is becoming ever-more popular.
The most significant cost of kitchen remodeling is usually the cost of the new kitchen cabinets. By choosing to do cabinet refacing rather than complete cabinet replacement you can give your kitchen a whole new look for much less. Refacing allows you to revitalize the look of your kitchen easily and economically.
Refacing and Repairing
Kitchen cabinet refacing also give you the opportunity to make any needed cabinet repairs to rolling shelves, door hinges, or drawer boxes. The cabinet refacing professional will have to remove and discard all the doors and drawers in order to reface the surfaces. With the full cabinet boxes exposed, repairs are definitely easier.
When refacing your kitchen cabinets you can change the look of your kitchen drastically. You can go from traditional to contemporary or from classic to modern. First the doors and drawers are thrown in the trash, then the existing cabinet box is refaced with either wood or laminate. After the new doors, drawers, hinges & moulding are installed your kitchen will be unrecognizable. You can change style and color. You will have a variety of style and color options available. New doors can do a lot to change the style of the room. Beveled or raised-panel doors will give your kitchen a classic look while doors with no detail or “flat slab” panels look more contemporary. Modern kitchens often have cabinet doors with plastic panels or frosted glass for that sleek look.