Your Guide to Kitchen Cabinet Refacing
Busting DIY myths about cheap kitchen remodelsby Shannon Lee
Face Your Kitchen Columnist
In a tough economy, the cost of hiring a contractor can seem steep. That's one of the reasons so many people turn to do-it-yourself projects when they want to improve something about their home. However, it is important to heed stories of projects gone awry because the homeowner didn't have enough experience to get the job done.
Though it might be tempting to jump into your kitchen cabinet refacing project on your own, keep in mind that cheap kitchen remodels don't always end up that way. Like the best of good intentions, handling that remodel on your own can often wind up costing more than you bargained for.
The truth about cheap kitchen remodels
When it comes to a remodeling project, there are two significant points to consider: time and money. Think about these issues before you launch that project:
Doing it yourself can be a good idea if you have advanced carpentry skills or a long history of handling your own home improvement jobs. But if you are like most homeowners, you might find yourself in way over your head and in need of professional assistance to finish out the remodel. Save money and time from the start by turning the job over to a contractor.