If you want to spruce up your kitchen cabinets, but you can’t afford to replace them, consider re-facing or refinishing them. Both methods will save you approximately 50% on your renovation, with attractive results. Be sure you understand the difference between re-facing and refinishing.
Re-facing involves taking the cabinets off their hinges, and adding new ones to the existing hinges. It also involves adding new drawer fronts, moldings, and hardware. By replacing all of those fixings with ones you choose, you can design the kitchen of your dreams.
Refinishing can be tough work, but often results in a great look at a low price. Refinishing involves removing the old finish. Cabinets are sanded own to the unfinished would. Then, a new sealer and stain is applied. Old hardware is often replace in the process.