Many homeowners are happy with the color of their cabinetry, but are unhappy with their outdated cathedral arch doors, or just don’t have the budget for a full blown renovation or traditional cabinet refacing. Is there an alternative for sprucing up outdated kitchens and baths without breaking the bank?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!
The cost of remodeling kitchens and baths continues to increase faster than home values, making it important to get good value from home improvements. One of the best kept secrets in kitchen and bath remodeling is cabinet re-dooring. Similar to traditional cabinet refacing, worn outdated doors, drawer fronts, trim and end panels are replaced with modern full overlay doors with concealed European soft close hinges, drawer fronts, and wood end panels and decorative wood trim (crown molding, light valance, corbels, table legs, bead board), finished with custom-matched stain and a soft matte sheen. Cabinet boxes remain in place, which is environmentally friendly and preserves the countertops. The big difference between cabinet re-dooring and traditional cabinet refacing is that in cabinet re-dooring the cabinet frames are not veneered. Since the new doors, drawer fronts and trim are the same color, there’s no need to veneer the cabinet frames. Veneering is the most time-consuming, labor intensive (expensive) component in the traditional cabinet refacing process. Like traditional cabinet refacing, cabinet re-dooring offers many of the benefits and modern features found in new cabinetry. Cabinet re-dooring projects can be customized with the following modern features:
Cabinet re-dooring is generally 25% less expensive than traditional cabinet refacing and 50% to 60% less expensive than new cabinetry. Like traditional refacing, cabinet re-dooring projects are usually completed within four or five days without losing the use of your kitchen. Cabinet re-dooring is a low-cost alternative worth considering for your next kitchen remodeling project.
Cabinet Solutions serves St. Louis, Southern Illinois and surrounding areas and offers cabinet refacing, cabinet refinishing and several lines of new cabinetry. Call 314-305-0976 or click below to schedule a personal in-home or showroom consultation.