5 Steps To Resurface Your Kitchen Cabinet

Resurfacing your kitchen cabinet is an economical method to remodel your kitchen. It is a procedure in which the existing kitchen cabinet exteriors are covered with a new veneer board. Through this process, you can easily impart a new look to your worn out kitchen.  With kitchen cabinet resurfacing process, you can almost save up to 50% or more of the cost associated with a complete remodel. Besides saving money, you also get to avoid the clutter and mess created during the remodeling process.

Kitchen cabinet resurfacing is a typical job, and it takes around three to four days to complete the task. There will be no need to dismantle any appliances, sinks, countertops and cabinets. Here is a list of 5 steps that shall help you execute the task of resurfacing the kitchen cabinet smoothly.

1.Firstly, you need to decide whether you need to replace the cabinets or resurface them. For most individuals a kitchen remodel is a simple procedure revolving around addition of hardware and hinges. However, you need to check whether the cabinet framework has been damaged or not. If they are damaged it is best to replace them but if just the finish has been hampered than resurfacing would be a better option than replacement.

2.Secondly, you need to estimate the resurfacing cost. Assure that the cabinet resurfacing professional you hire is reputated and licensed. Ask him to provide you with a rough estimate. Depending upon the condition of the cabinet and its size, the cost may range from $3000 to $10,000.

3.Thirdly, you need to procure quotes from other resurfacing companies. Contact various companies and ask them to submit a rough estimate. You can also visit the web to locate companies. Try to procure quotes from at least two to three companies.

4.Ask the shortlisted companies to create a design plan for you. Work with them and give in your ideas. Most of the companies now days offer computer generated design plan. The right company shall inspect the cabinet and ascertain the kind of repairs that need to be done.

5.Lastly, you need to compare the quality of work, design plan and the cost estimates of the shortlisted companies. There should be a balance between these factors. The cheapest option may not always be the best option and it may also happen that you are being overcharged.

Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on October 31st, 2010


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