A kitchen remodeling project can take many forms, but the cabinets are usually one of the priorities. The look of the kitchen cabinets contributes in a big way to the kitchen’s aesthetics. If your cabinets need a bit of work, but you still love them – you still have many options. We understand that a lot of homeowners love their cabinets, but they hate the rest of their kitchen.
Sometimes there is no need to change cabinets when a simple refinishing job will do. Then you can apply the money you would have spent on cabinets on other areas of the kitchen. Win/win!
Refinishing – This is obviously the cheapest way to get new looking cabinets in your kitchen. This can be an easy DIY project, but you can call a professional if you want to regain quick use of your kitchen. The work will involve sanding off the paint or stain, and applying a fresh coat. For a new look you replace a stain with color, or vice versa.
DIY Cabinet Building – This is a good cost saving measure for kitchen remodeling. Cabinet building is one of the simpler carpentry projects, but that does not mean that it should be taken lightly. First-timers can find inspiration online or in DIY home improvement books.
Implement Open Shelving – This is not only cheaper than adding more cabinetry, it can also revitalize the look of the kitchen with a more airy, spacious appearance. You can use open shelving for those decorative or colorful dishes that would otherwise be hidden.
Opt for Recycling – Reclaimed wood can be obtained cheaply or even for free in some places. You can use wood from an old standing cabinet you were planning to throw out. Great sources of wood for recycling include old barns and boatyards.
“New” Cabinetry and a Spectacular Kitchen
The money you save on your cabinets can keep the remodeling budget on track for a spectacular new look. This is the perfect solution for homeowners who still love their cabinets, but want to remodel the kitchen. Cabinets generally eat a good portion of the kitchen remodeling budget, so keeping your cabinets is an excellent way to skimp on cabinetry and splurge everywhere else.
Our kitchen designers will be able to create the perfect kitchen for your individual needs while using your existing cabinets. Look at our gallery of incredible kitchen remodeling projects. Call us at 404-378-6962 to schedule an appointment for a consultation to discuss your plans involving remodeling your kitchen. You may also contact us on our website with some basic information about your project if you would like us to contact you.