Your Guide to Kitchen Cabinet Refacing
Boost Resale Value With Cabinet Refacingby Allison Millar
Face Your Kitchen Columnist
Planning to sell your home within a few years? Consider cabinet refacing to help boost your kitchen design and overall home appeal.
Kitchen Design Can Boost Resale ValueThe kitchen serves as the center of family activities, the heart of your home. When selling your home, it is important to improve your kitchen design, as it might lead to a higher sales price. Cabinet refacing can add the new look that might make your home sell quickly.
Select Kitchen Cabinet Style CarefullyThere are a variety of kitchen cabinet styles to choose from when refacing cabinets. If you plan to sell your home shortly, look for kitchen cabinet styles that will appeal to a wide range of people. Among the common kitchen cabinet choices are:
Change Cabinet Hardware During Cabinet RefacingNew cabinet hardware can add the finishing touch to your kitchen design. During a cabinet refacing project, splurge a little on cabinet hardware to showcase your individuality. Even the most expensive cabinet hardware will only add a few hundred dollars. The result will be a kitchen design that potential homebuyers remember. Among the popular styles are:
Avoid Trendy Kitchen DesignsWhen planning a kitchen remodeling project for resale reasons, stay away from changes that will make your kitchen design too far from the mainstream. Avoid:
About the Author
Allison E. Beatty is a syndicated real estate writer. She has been a writer of home improvement columns for 15 years. Her articles have appeared in numerous national newspapers and magazines, and on home improvement web sites.