Kitchen cabinets are one of the most fashionable aspects of any kitchen, and because trends come and go just the same as any other trends do, kitchen cabinets refacing is one of the best ways to update your space. Kitchen cabinets are also one of the biggest features in any kitchen, no matter the size. The size, color, style, and material of your kitchen cabinets dictate the style for the entire room, and the ones you select are an important decision in any kitchen makeover.
Kitchen cabinets are also a big investment into a kitchen makeover, following appliances as one of the largest expenses in any kitchen makeover budget. Luckily, however, by simply refacing your kitchen cabinets you can alter the look and feel of your cabinet fronts for less expense and faster than rebuilding the cabinets from scratch. Kitchen cabinets refacing is simply the process of removing the cabinet doors, or sometimes only the facing laminate or other material that gives the cabinets its color and style, and recovering your cabinets with a new door or a new facing. You will likely need a professional do this for you, and you will need to purchase your new facing from a specialist kitchen design retailer, but the cost will be much less lower than a total cabinet refresh. This means that you can always stay one step ahead of the rest with fashionable and stylish kitchen cabinets and you needn’t worry about investing in timeless, safe, and traditional cabinet fronts.
With developments in materials used for cabinets, the choice is now wider than it has ever been before. Traditional materials are still extremely popular, such as solid wood with ornate details for a more traditional look, and sleek colored laminate for a modern look. But today materials such as hardened glass and stone are growing popularity because of their versatility and style. Almost any color or pattern can be digitally printed onto a glass cabinets, so you can add a truly personal touch with bespoke designed cabinets. With laminate or vinyl cabinets, the job really is as simple as selecting a different color and finish, and recoating the cabinets themselves. Refacing your kitchen cabinets can freshen up your kitchen, but combining that with a splash of paint can entirely transform the entire room in a very short space of time.
You have the option to switch from matte to glossy finish, add a bolder color or make your kitchen more neutral and calming, use natural materials to add different textures and tones to your kitchen, or just change a few cabinets at a time for a funky and modern mismatched style.
When you first invest in brand new cabinets, it’s worth the investment into good cabinet fronts and interiors that will stand the test of time. Investing in solid shelving and hinges can make all the difference in the future. Speak to your kitchen designer about kitchen cabinet refacing and they will advise you on the best cabinet shells to purchase.