One of the primary goals (and sometimes the only goal) of a kitchen remodeling project is to change the look of the kitchen cabinets. Doing so can have a dramatic effect on the look and feel of your kitchen. However, you often don't need completely new cabinets to accomplish this. Painting or refacing them can achieve quite the upgraded appearance for your cabinets.
Resurfacing vs Refinishing
So what's the difference between resurfacing and refinishing? Resurfacing is a process in which the existing cabinet framework is replaced with laminate or wood veneer replacement material. The existing cabinet boxes are retained but all cabinet doors and drawer fronts are replaced with new ones. Its also possible to replace cabinet side panels, face frames and moldings so that everything matches. This covers up all blemishes such as scratches and stains and allows for making the cabinets look more modern. Resurfacing is a good opportunity to upgrade the hardware or molding as well.
Refinishing is simply changing the color or the finish of the cabinets by either hand sanding or chemically stripping the existing finish from the wood, then applying new paint or stain. This gives the cabinets a different and much fresher look. Sometimes this is referred to as just painting, which is a trendy thing to do right now. See the picture to the right for a kitchen cabinet paint job. The before picture is on top and the after picture is on the bottom.
The team at Boynton Kitchen and Bath use only the highest quality stains and paints and would be happy to assist you in this endeavor. Resurfacing or refinishing can be a messy and time consuming job that you don't want to tackle yourself without expert assistance. Let us give your cabinets a complete makeover!
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