Your Guide to Kitchen Cabinet Refacing
It's a Good Idea to Hire a Professional When Refacing Your Kitchen Cabinetsby Sue Booth
Face Your Kitchen Columnist
You can give your kitchen a dramatic new look and increase the resale value of your home by refacing your cabinets. Cabinet refacing is an ideal way to save on remodeling costs, but don't go it alone, hire a contractor to help you renovate.
The Rewards of Cabinet Refacing
Kitchen cabinets are a large component of your kitchen and can comprise the most significant costs in kitchen remodeling. Experts agree that upgrading your kitchen yields the number one greatest return on your home investments.
Don't Reface By Yourself
Even though you want to be as frugal as possible, you shouldn't tackle a kitchen remodeling project on your own. The National Kitchen & Bath Association cautions, "Don't do it yourself. Remodeling a bedroom, dining room, or family room is very different from taking on the challenge of a kitchen or bath…This is not a do-it-yourself project!"
About the Author
Sue Booth is a freelance writer and a former product analyst for Good Housekeeping magazine. She holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.