Cabinet Refacing Vs. Cabinet Refinishing – What’s the Difference?

Need to spruce up on your cabinetry terminology? Today’s post will definitely deliver. If you’re unsure what the difference is between a cabinet reface and a cabinet refinish, we are here to set the record straight. Join us as we highlight the major differences between refinishing and refacing services.

3 Simple Steps: Cabinet Refacing

So you’ve heard of the term “cabinet refacing” but if you were asked to explain the process to someone, you wouldn’t even know where to start. Today we’re here to share the three simple steps of cabinet refacing.

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So to summarize the infographic: if you want to reface your cabinets, you will be replacing your current cabinets with all new doors and drawer fronts. You have the option to pick the style of your door, the perfect color for your door, and then accessorize by adding storage solutions like a super susan or a tip out tray to best suit your lifestyle. You can also pick your sink style, countertop, and drawer organizers. How simple was that?

3 Simple Steps: Cabinet Refinishing

Unlike cabinet refacing where you are replacing your existing cabinetry with brand-new doors, cabinet refinishing is a process that involves your current cabinets.

3 Simple Steps Cabinet Refinishing

Let’s recap the difference between refacing vs. refinishing. When you reface your cabinets, you keep your existing layout and add new doors that look and function like brand-new cabinetry. When you refinish your cabinets, your cabinets stay intact and are professionally cleaned and restained the same color to give it a revitalized look.

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