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Do-It-Yourself Cabinet Painting: Tips From the Pros


Painting cabinets is a tedious but fairly simple do-it-yourself project. However, before beginning the project, there are things to consider before investing valuable time and energy into the project.

Cabinet Refinishing Cost Compared to Cabinet Refacing Cost in St. Louis


Older cabinetry is usually well built, so preserving older kitchen cabinets is an option worth considering. There are two affordable approaches to cabinet refinishing.

Cabinet Refacing (Re-Dooring) Without Wood Veneer in Kirkwood


Many homeowners are happy with the color of their cabinetry, but are unhappy with their outdated cathedral arch doors, or just don’t have the budget for a full blown renovation or traditional cabinet refacing. Is there an alternative for sprucing up outdated kitchens and baths without breaking the bank? Yes, there is!

DIY: How to Glaze Your Kitchen Cabinets in St. Louis


Glazed kitchen cabinetry is very popular today; unfortunately, glazed replacement cabinets are too costly for many homeowners’ budgets. Glazed finishes add about ten percent to the already high cost of new replacement cabinetry. This also applies to less expensive wholesale discount cabinets. With cabinet refacing (cabinet resurfacing), also expect to pay a ten percent premium for glazed replacement doors and drawer fronts.

Fabuwood: Fine Imported Cabinetry


For those unfamiliar with cabinet refacing process, cabinet refacing involves replacing the old doors and drawer fronts with new doors and drawer fronts, providing the older cabinetry an updated, modern look. Cabinet boxes usually remain in place, which is environmentally friendly and preserves existing countertops. Many homeowners have expensive granite or solid surface countertops that they want to preserve, making cabinet refacing a good alternative to traditional cabinet replacement. During the refacing process, matching wood veneer is applied to the cabinet frames and the end panels are covered with either matching flat wood panels or solid wood decorative panels for a custom look. A variety of matching solid wood trim, such as crown molding, is also available for refacing.

Painted Cabinet Trends


In the current economic climate everyone is looking for the best deal when it comes to remodeling their kitchen or bathroom. Insert a great new trend in the cabinetry market, painted kitchen cabinets and, not unlike interior design trends, two tones.