Kitchen Cabinets: Replacing or refacing

The option to keep your existing cabinets and refacing them, or to completely re-install new cabinets can be quite daunting. Here are some things to consider when deciding to refacing or replacing your existing cabinets.

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Decide whether your current kitchen design is functional as it is. If yes, then you only need to reface.


Check to see if your existing framework of your kitchen cabinets would still be durable in the long run. If not, then consider replacing them.


Decide how your new kitchen will affect the overall appearance of the area. If you are investing a lot to uplift the entire area, then consider to replace your cabinets as well.


If you have an unlimited budget to do over your kitchen, then the best option is to rather replace your cabinets.