Cabinet refacing is a popular solution for homeowners who want to update the look of their kitchen without having to undergo a full kitchen remodel. Here are some frequently asked questions about cabinet refacing, answered.
Q: What is cabinet refacing?
A: Cabinet refacing is the process of updating the look of your cabinets by replacing the doors, drawer fronts, and hardware, while leaving the original cabinet boxes in place. Refacing can be done in a variety of materials, including wood veneers, laminates, and thermofoil.
Q: How long does cabinet refacing take?
A: The timeline for cabinet refacing depends on the size of your kitchen and the materials used. Generally, a standard kitchen refacing project takes between 3-5 days to complete.
Q: Can I add new cabinets during a refacing project?
A: Yes, it is possible to add new cabinets during a refacing project. This is a great option if you want to expand your storage space. However, adding new cabinets will increase the cost of the project. Also, we don’t move walls, electrical, or plumbing.
Q: How much does cabinet refacing cost?
A: The cost of cabinet refacing varies depending on the size of your kitchen and the materials used. On average, refacing can cost between $3,000 and $10,000. However, this cost can be significantly lower than a full kitchen remodel, which can cost upwards of $20,000 or more.
Q: Can I change the color of my cabinets during a refacing project?
A: Yes, changing the color of your cabinets is a popular reason for refacing. You can choose from a variety of colors and finishes to achieve the look you want.
Q: Can I replace my countertops during a refacing project?
A: Yes, it is possible to replace your countertops during a refacing project. However, this will increase the cost of the project. It is important to note that if you replace your countertops, you may need to update your backsplash as well to ensure a cohesive look.
Q: Can I still use my kitchen during a refacing project?
A: Yes, you can still use your kitchen during a refacing project. The refacing process is less disruptive than a full kitchen remodel, and most of the work can be done without removing your cabinets. There is a minor disruption as we require you to clean out your cabinets to ensure your things aren’t damaged during the refacing process.
Q: Do I need to hire a professional for cabinet refacing?
A: While some homeowners may attempt to do cabinet refacing themselves, it is recommended to hire a professional for the best results. A professional will have the necessary tools and experience to ensure a quality refacing job.
Cabinet refacing is a great option for homeowners who want to update the look of their kitchen without the cost and hassle of a full remodel. By answering these frequently asked questions, we hope you have a better understanding of the cabinet refacing process and what to expect. Take the next step and request an estimate today.