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Kitchen Cabinets Refacing

Kitchen cabinets refacing has gained popularity over the last decade. Not only does it cost less at the same time it can actually result in a more environment friendly kitchen.

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Your kitchen cabinet can get new looks just by replacing the surface. So why replace the whole kitchen cabinet? Refacing generally costs much lower that actually replacing your cabinets.

Kitchen cabinet reface is a method through which you restore the kitchen cabinet doors and fronts of the drawers. The process also involves veneering the rest of the cabinet.

Refacing cabinets normally will need to be completed by professionals. Do it yourself refacing might be too challenging a task for you.

You may have all the details on how to reface kitchen cabinets even then try it only if you know the veneering process well. Veneering requires talent and skill that may be both time taking and tough to learn.

So what all is involved in refacing kitchen cabinets? There will be certain parts of your kitchen cabinets that will be redone or refaced and other completely replaced.

The cabinet doors will be separated and replaced with new ones. The same will be done with your drawer fronts. Front area of the cabinets will be veneered with either wood veneer or rigid thermo foil.

Wood veneers remember uses real wood and you can get the look of many wood types. Starting from hickory to walnut to maple and ash everything is available. Just decide on what you want and it should be possible to get the effect.

RTF or rigid thermo foil kitchen cabinets refacing is done using a melamine-based material. These should be used if you know that the cabinets would need to stand abuses from your pets and children. RTF has an additional advantage of getting cleaned easily.

Veneer does not normally peel off as the material has an inclination to stick. So the quality of it all depends on the technique used in installation of veneering.

Kitchen cabinets refacing can take from two to five days depending on the size of your kitchen and the number of cabinets. The process will start with removing the hardware from the cabinet, then the doors and drawer fronts.

The cabinets will get cleaned next and the process of veneering starts. Normally another layer of veneering will be done to get the desired impact. That being completed new doors and drawer fronts will be installed along with new cabinet hardware.

Even vintage kitchen cabinets can be refaced condition to the cabinets being structurally sound. Refacing not only makes the cabinets change their look but makes them sturdy and durable too.

Reface kitchen cabinets to make the cabinet’s environment friendly. The formaldehyde used in the chemicals used for manufacturing cabinets are covered by the veneering.

Old wood is reused thus saving resources at the same time the process saves trees from being cut for manufacturing new cabinets.

Kitchen cabinets refacing is a process that should always be considered when remodelling your kitchen. You can get beautiful cabinets at half the prices. So best of luck!

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