Kitchen cabinets – should we rework, replace or delete?
Kitchen cabinets are one of the first things people notice when they enter your kitchen area. Kitchen cabinets, which often extend from wall to wall, are not only practical accessories, they also help to spice up the feeling and atmosphere of your kitchen. But if they look old and worn, they can also make the entire room appear boring and tired.
If you decide to update your kitchen cabinets, you can either redesign the old cabinets, repaint them, or just get them out of your kitchen and install new ones. Before making decisions, however, there are a number of factors you need to consider and the opinion of an expert to determine which one best suits your preference and budget needs.
For someone who wants to make their kitchen look new, but doesn't want to completely redesign the room, redesigning the kitchen cabinet is the right way. Whether you have a California style cabinet or darker, modern cabinets in your kitchen, redesigning them will save you the hassle of tearing up your entire kitchen, not to mention the cost.
However, the redesign is not suitable for every kitchen cabinet, since it can only be carried out for cabinets that are still structurally sound. If your kitchen cabinets are already dilapidated and not working, you definitely need to invest in new cabinets to ensure that the functionality of your kitchen is not compromised.
The last option – to paint old cabinets with a fresh coat of paint – is becoming increasingly popular, especially for those who have a small budget to work on and want to do the work themselves. Repainting is the cheapest option to update the look of your closet.
In fact, if you paint your cabinets yourself, it is possible to save a considerable amount of money compared to completely remodeling your entire kitchen. The process can also be done much faster, but is a less convenient and risky option – especially for those who lack the skills. In addition, just like reworking, this approach can only be applied to cabinets that are still intact and usable.
If you plan to update your kitchen cabinets but are not sure which approach is the best, don't worry anymore. Find out more about the Advantages and disadvantages of revising, replacing and repainting your kitchen cabinets Check out this Kitchen Cabinet Refacing infographic.