Old and tired cabinets are most common across households. If you don’t want to look at your cabinets bearing these characteristics any longer, you can take on a few things. For most people, getting rid of old cabinets only means changing them with a brand-new set of cabinets. However, this option might not be the most practical for many people and the best way to deal with the issue. While installing new cabinets can offer you other options not possible in your existing cabinets, you will come to realize that there also other things that you can do with your old cabinets without shedding too much money. If you are not looking into changing your entire cabinetry with a new set of cabinets, you can go with a cabinet refinishing project that maintains your existing cabinets.
There are many reasons for choosing a cabinet refinishing project over installing a new set of cabinets. If you look at the price of new cabinets like stock cabinets these days from your home improvement centers, you will see that they can go up to thousands of dollars. Often, buying stock cabinets is useless if your existing cabinets are custom-built for your home upon its initial construction. If you want to replace your existing cabinets with brand-new custom cabinets, the costs can go higher from thousands to tens of thousands of dollars. Besides spending your money on the purchase or construction of new cabinets, you also need to consider the cost of tearing out your existing cabinets and replacing them with new ones. There are also costs of replacing your countertops and the costs of hooking and unhooking your plumbing work back-up. Keeping all of these costs in mind, you may decide to stop your plans of a cabinet remodeling project before it even begins.
With a cabinet refinishing project, you will not have to deal with all of the above mentioned costs anymore. You may choose to replace your countertops as an option, and this is often the most expensive part of taking on a cabinet refinishing project, especially if there are plumbing costs involved. In terms of costs, a cabinet refinishing project will only require a few hundred dollars from you, more or less, if you chose to do the project yourself. You can still spend a few hundred dollars to have a professional get the project done for you, even a fraction of the costs required in replacing your cabinets with new ones.
Before you decide to start replacing your cabinets, you have to check the condition and style of your existing cabinets first. If you are satisfied with the style of your cabinet doors on your existing cabinets, you don’t need to do any replacement work. Take the time to check the condition of your cabinet doors, boxes, and drawers as well. If you find that everything is working fine and are in good condition, you don’t need to replace them. With all of these factors considered, a cabinet refinishing project is your best option. With the right set of professional tools and a bit of knowledge on your part, there is no doubt that you can make things happen in just a matter of a few hundred dollars and get the best outcome. You may also hire the professionals to do the whole cabinet refinishing job for you.