Kitchen Cabinet Refacing

Kitchen Cabinet Refacing

Cabinet refacing is essentially a replacement of the doors and drawer fronts and applying a new surface over the existing body of the cabinets. Also, it includes changing The hardware such as hinges, handles, and drawer pulls the process for Cabinet refacing follows the order:
Cabinet doors are removed; drawers are removed, and their fronts are removed (the rest of the drawers boxes remain intact).
Cabinet sides are covered with new melamine panels.
New door hinges are added, if necessary. Hinges in good condition can also be reused.
New doors and drawer fronts are installed.
New handles, drawer pulls, and other types of fixtures are usually installed. Existing hardware can also be reused if it is in good shape.
Optional accessories, such as crown molding, glass panels, lighting, or storage accessories are installed.

Kitchen Cabinet Refacing Process

A cabinet refacing pro will usually require two to four days to perform this service, depending on the size of your kitchen. A three-day schedule might look something like this:
Day 1: Remove hardware, doors, and drawer fronts. Begin veneering. Pick up and clean at the end of the day.
Day 2: Continue veneering. Pick up and clean at the end of the day.
Day 3: Finish veneering. Install new doors and drawer fronts. Install hardware. Make final adjustments.
When doing this work yourself using kit materials, allow yourself a full week, at least, for the work.