Your Guide to Kitchen Cabinet Refacing
Customize unfinished kitchen cabinet doorsby Shannon Lee
Face Your Kitchen Columnist
Though many homeowners love to handle home improvement projects on their own, some of those projects can get too complicated for someone with novice carpentry skills. That's why calling in a contractor to install the replacement cupboard doors and/or new cabinets can be the best route to take. But what if you want to compromise and do some of the work yourself? Unfinished oak kitchen cabinets or cupboard doors can allow you to do just that.
Make those kitchen cabinets yours
If you want to put your own touch on your new kitchen, consider painting or staining unfinished cabinet doors. Stains range from light to very dark, but each brings out the beauty in the wood underneath. If you choose paint, the options are literally endless. From basic colors to carefully chosen custom blends, paint is a good way to add a burst of color and make your kitchen unique.
Once you have chosen the paint or stain, there are a few simple pointers to remember.
Now get the replacement cupboard doors installed
After you have painted or stained those unfinished oak kitchen cabinets or doors to your liking, call in a professional to complete the job. A good contractor can have cabinet fronts in place within a few days, and you can be enjoying your new look by the weekend. You have done the fun part; now sit back and let someone else do the difficult work.