Utility Room / October 3, 2018 / Lena Tomlin.
Everybody has kitchen cabinets, some folks have built in cabinets, there are medicine cabinets, toy cabinets, garage cabinets, curio cabinets, and bathroom cabinets. No matter where the cabinets are positioned, however, they all provide one function – to store items.
Sometimes we store items in a cabinet for an extended period of time, and they seldom get opened like a curio cabinet. Other kinds of cabinets are more functional and receive much use on a daily basis like the kitchen, garage or bathroom cabinet. No matter how a cabinet is getting used or what it is getting for, after a while they start to need some work to look new again. Here are a few ways to give old cabinets a new life.
A more pricey way to spruce up old cabinets is to get rid of them completely and buy and install new ones. There are many diverse degrees of quality when it comes to cabinets. The wood that they are, or are not, made out of will be a huge factor in the price of your cabinets. The fancier the design on the door of the committee, the higher the cost.
If you like the concept of new cabinets without ripping your kitchen apart or the cost that comes along with that work, you can usually have your cabinets refaced. The base of your cabinets stays unchanged, and nothing is removed from your kitchen except the old drawer fronts and doors. The greatest advantage to having your cabinets refaced as opposed to replaced is that they will be completed in about three days, the cost is significantly lower, and you will still feel as though you got a new, updated kitchen.
There are some things that you can do nevertheless, to brighten up lower cabinets before you choose to take out a small loan and install new ones. Even though higher quality knobs will cost you a little more, you will be surprised at what new knobs and drawer pulls will do to your out of date cabinets.