kitchen remodel

Should I Replace or Reface my Kitchen Cabinets?

Whether you should replace or reface your kitchen cabinets depends on a variety of factors. You have to carefully examine your situation before coming to a decision. Below we discuss what factors need to be considered when making your decision.




Refacing can be done without taking out countertops, walls, or entire cabinet boxes. Our professionals can simply install plastic laminate or wood veneer to the cabinet’s exterior face-frame and side panels. And replace the doors and drawer fronts. Or you can paint the cabinets.


A refacing project generally takes less time to complete than a cabinet replacement project.

Con: you need to like the current lay out of your kitchen. The cabinets have to be in good shape. If you want to reconfigure or add accessories like roll out shelves, drawers, then it may be less expensive to start with new cabinets.




Replacing your cabinets means that you will the option of changing or redesigning your kitchen space the way you desire. This is why so many homeowners choose to replace their cabinets.


By choosing to replace your kitchen cabinets entirely, you will be able to “start from scratch”. You will have no limitations in regards to their design and function. You will have the option to completely customize your features.


Before making a decision on whether to replace or resurface your kitchen cabinets, carefully consider your current layout, countertops, faucet, sink, appliances, and all other relevant items. Once you have taken note of all these, you will have to decide which course of action is most suitable and practical.

Kitchen cabinets are the one of the most critical elements of a custom kitchen remodeling project and we can make selecting your kitchen cabinets easy. Contact us online, call us at 763-544-5950, or visit our Twin Cities showroom to see why so many homeowners choose Crystal Kitchen + Bath for their remodeling needs.

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