Your Guide to Kitchen Cabinet Refacing
Consider These 4 Tips to Estimate the Cost of Cabinet Refacingby Melissa Bullard
Face Your Kitchen Columnist
If you're desperate for a new look for your kitchen, refacing your cabinets may be the most cost effective answer. As you probably know, refacing your kitchen cabinets typically costs less than half of what it would cost to replace them entirely. However, in today's economy, it's important to estimate the cost of any home improvements before you get started. Who wants to end up with a job half done or scramble for cheaper supplies at the last minute? While you may not be able to calculate the exact cost of refacing your kitchen cabinets, the following tips can help you estimate the approximate cost of refacing:
Once you've done your homework and have estimated the costs, you're ready to select doors, hardware, veneer, and professionals to complete the job. And if you've calculated carefully, your kitchen cabinet refacing job shouldn't cost too much more than your estimate, meaning you won't have to scramble for cabinet refacing funds at the last moment. Doing all the right homework ahead of time can save you time and money later on.
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