Your Guide to Kitchen Cabinet Refacing
Top 3 Tips for an Environmentally-Friendly Kitchen Cabinet Refaceby Melissa Bullard
Face Your Kitchen Columnist
If you're an environmentally-conscious person and you're thinking about refacing your kitchen cabinets, it's good to know that refacing in itself can do a pretty good job following the mantra "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle." For years cabinet refacing has been known as a cheaper option for a kitchen makeover because it can cost less than one-half of what a full kitchen remodel costs, but now people also appreciate the fact that cabinet refacing can be so much more environmentally-friendly than kitchen remodeling just by its nature. When you're refacing, you're only replacing the doors and drawer fronts, whereas with a total remodel you would also be replacing the entire cabinet boxes, sending much more material to the landfill.
Of course, even if refacing is more environmentally-friendly than remodeling, there are ways to go about it that are greener than others. If you're interested in making your cabinet refacing job even more environmentally-conscious, here are some tips.
Environmentally-Friendly Ways to Reface Your Kitchen
It's nice to know that your kitchen reface job doesn't have to involve waste and consumption. By doing the research and making careful choices, you can complete an environmentally-friendly kitchen cabinet reface.Sources:
About the Author
Melissa Bullard earned a Bachelor's degree in English Literature, then a Master's Degree in Spanish Language and Literatures from the University of Nevada, Reno. She has taught writing, literature, and Spanish classes, and is currently working as a fre