Whether you’re planning a full kitchen remodel or are looking to refresh your space, refinishing your kitchen cabinets instead of completely replacing them will benefit you for years to come. Kitchen cabinets can have a lifespan upwards of 50 years but even cabinets that are 20 years old can look worn or outdated if not properly maintained. If your kitchen cabinets are lacking their original luster, don’t throw them out just yet. Instead, consider All American Refinishing to bring new life to your existing cabinets. Refinishing your cabinets will give your space an entirely new look and feel without demolishing your current cabinets and save you the time and money that comes with a major kitchen renovation.
There are numerous advantages to refinishing your kitchen cabinets. Probably, the first and most important reason is that it reduces the cost of a kitchen remodel. Choosing to refurbish your kitchen cabinets can cost approximately one-third of the cost of replacing your old cabinets with new ones. With kitchen cabinet refinishing, there is no need to destroy existing cabinets, which means that there is less potential for damage to the walls. It is also less time-consuming. Replacing your cabinets can take anywhere from weeks to months to complete. As opposed to refinishing your cabinets, with the entire process completed in under a week and typically only taking a few days. Refinishing is also a better option if you want to get a look that is more fitting the style of the rest of your home. If you have an antique or classic home, you may want to keep the original look of the home by simply updating the cabinets with new paint, finish, or hardware to get a combined look of modern with the home's original classic charm.