Are you bored with your kitchen cabinets? Maybe you are renovating your kitchen or are simply looking for a new look to add a bit of style to your cooking space. Cabinet refinishing is just one of the many ways you can give your kitchen a bit of an upgrade without the time and expense of carrying out a major renovation project. Anything is possible with the help of an experienced professional.
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Cabinet refinishing costs
So, you want a new-look kitchen without the hefty price of renovating the room. No problem. The first thing you need to do is set a budget. To help you do this, here are some of the average costs involved in cabinet refacing and restoration.
Refinishing kitchen cabinets
The cost to refinish cabinets varies, as professionals may charge for their services by the hour or give you a flat rate. The average homeowner typically spends $55* per hour or $2,700* per project.
Replacing kitchen cabinets
Refinishing your existing cabinets is usually a much cheaper option than replacing them. On average, it will cost $5,000-$18,000* for a full new set.
Kitchen cabinet restoration
If you want to add new parts to your cabinets you can expect to pay from $15* per draw front, $2-$10* per knob and $5-$25* for each new drawer pull. This only covers the cost of the materials, not the labor charged by your contractor.
Frequently Asked Questions
*Cost estimates referenced are sourced from HomeAdvisor, Angie’s List and other national home improvement websites.