Do you get tired from looking at the same old cabinets of your kitchen? The dull and bored look of your kitchen is making you depressed as the surroundings has a major impact on the mood. You are thinking about doing a makeover of your kitchen but there are certain things which you need to take in considerations. First thing is to determine the budget for the kitchen refinishing. Once you decided the budget the next thing is to decide the method through which you will do the changing of your kitchen. Below I will highlight some methods and their different aspects.
Refacing the cabinets means that you will simply change the appearance of your cabinet doors or drawers. It will save you a lot of money comparing with other methods. Basically in this the amount of money mostly depends upon the material you will use or if you do it yourself or hire some professional. If you are a handy person and are familiar with some basic knowledge of using tools. You can easily do this kitchen refinishing just by yourself.
You will need to remove the already installed cabinet doors, drawers, handles and any other thing that are attached with them. Now buy the color of your choice from the market along with other chemical that are used with the color. You would have to sand the surface and make it ready for another color to put on it. This entire process takes a 1 or 2 at most and you will be using your new kitchen in no time.
The layout and cabinet space in your kitchen will remain exactly the same as before. The kitchen would surely have a new look to admire while saving you the cost of going through all the messy replacement and not be able to use kitchen for a long period of time. You will have to eat from some restaurants etc till all the kitchen refinishing gets done.
If you want to go the next step then that is cabinet replacement.
Your cabinets got too old and seen the better days of their life then you would need to go for cabinet replacement. It will cost you a lot more than the cabinet re-facing and will take more time. On the other hand it will also provide variety of options that we have now. You can change the layout, cabinet spacing, increasing or decreasing of drawers or cabinets or can move an element in the kitchen from one place to another. The greater the changes are the greater will be the price of the work done. You will need to hire a professional for the complete kitchen refinishing process as you won’t be able to do this on your own. It requires a lot of knowledge and thorough understanding of the work. It may take a lot days or maybe weeks depending upon the nature of the work and the changing that you are making.