Kitchen cabinets: Should we reface, replace, or paint?

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Most people spend so much of their quality time in the kitchen. It ends up going through a lot of wears and tears from all the oil and grease that comes with cooking so sooner or later; you’d have to deal with the damages in the room’s aesthetic. That’s why remodeling a kitchen is essential. It gives a new life to your dated kitchen model.

The problem is a full kitchen remodeling is costly. While it’s easy to make plans, you have to decide whether your finances could handle the upfront costs. If you don’t have enough money to deal with a full renovation, you can go for minor changes instead like upgrading your kitchen cabinets.

A kitchen wouldn’t be complete without cabinets. Kitchen cabinets are where important items such as food, tools, and even small appliances are stored. Besides its practical benefits, kitchen cabinets can visually improve the room. Since it takes up a large part of the kitchen, it’s one of the first things people would see when they walk into the room.

In upgrading your kitchen cabinets, you can choose to either replacing, refacing, or painting.

If you’re searching for a cheaper and faster option, you can look into painting or refacing. They both cost less than installing new cabinets, and it usually takes just a few days to finish, so it’s less disruptive for your daily routine. On the other hand, if your cabinet materials are damaged or deteriorated, then painting or refacing can’t do anything to fix it.

It’s important to consider your current cabinet conditions before deciding on whether to replace, reface, or paint. If you don’t become satisfied with the new look of your cabinets, then you would only be spending more than you bargained for.

That’s why before making a decision, take a look on this infographic by Kitchen Cabinet Refacing which will tell you everything you need to know about refacing, replacing, and painting your old kitchen cabinets

Kitchen Cabinets - Should we Reface, Replace or Paint