Your Guide to Kitchen Cabinet Refacing
Give Your Kitchen a Much Needed Faceliftby Joe Cooper
Face Your Kitchen Columnist
A kitchen can be a tough room to maintain. Heavy wear and tear can subject your kitchen to a faster aging process than other rooms in your home. Periodically your kitchen needs a facelift, and it doesn't always take a major remodeling to do it.
With a whole kitchen remodeling costing between $50,000 and $100,000, kitchen cabinet refacing is a simple alternative, affordable for many budgets.
How to Tell if Refacing Can Help
Here are some basic guidelines for determining whether your kitchen could benefit from kitchen cabinet refacing:
Hype v. Reality in the Kitchen
The Realty Times recommends "getting more for less" with kitchen remodeling projects. They suggest that many of the most expensive improvements you can make to your kitchen are just hype, but improving the style, appearance, functionality, and quality of your kitchen cabinets isn't.
About the Author
Joe Cooper writes home services and design articles and edits medical literature. He holds a bachelor's in American Literature from UCLA.