The first thing you notice in any kitchen, this surface: steel appliances, granite countertops, new hardwood floors. But if you think, the very first catches the eye that is located at eye level, and almost always is - cabinets. And the most eye-catching surfaces are cabinet doors. However, to the doors of the kitchen cabinets are often treated simply as a functional tool. It's not too interesting decor items, of course, if you do not make it so. Small reface, and your cabinets will stand out from the other interior kitchen.
Quality cabinet doors style the whole interior. Whatever their design, traditional or modern, as cabinets take up most of the space in the kitchen, they give the character of the entire room. Cabinet doors say a lot, so it is better that they say something positive about your taste. If guests do not notice the kitchen cabinets, there's nothing wrong with that. You may want them to merge with the surroundings, become invisible and did not suppress the interior. Well, if these were your intentions. But do not let that be an excuse not upgrade. So as you may think, people always notice that the cabinet doors are worn out or just started to stand out of style. So it's important to always keep them in good shape and in line with the rest of the situation.
When it's time to face-lift doors, consider the following options:
It is the fastest, cheapest and easiest alternative. Do not underestimate the power of paint - simple painting surface in a fresh color can work wonders. But nothing comes easy. You still have to spend a whole weekend. Need to remove the door, and with them - pens and all the other accessories, to clean the surface of the abrasive cloth, cover the primer (which is more efficient than the primer coating), and only then paint paint. Since the process usually requires a lot of doors, highlight this job enough time and be patient. Tip: To save time and money and choose a new color, contrasting with the color of the wood.
2. Replacement of doors.
This is the most popular version of the full upgrade the cabinet door. If the cabinets are made of durable material, why change them? Instead, just replace the door, because all the same, you and your guests see only them. This procedure combines the simplicity and low cost of a complete change of appearance of cabinets. Options such refacing a lot, so it may be better to hire a professional to help you choose the materials and do the work. You can order a new wooden door from any timber. Or laminate. Or other material that is to your liking and within your means.
3. Replacing cabinets.
Typically, this is an extreme measure. Full noticed all cabinets require a lot of time and money. But if the cabinets are already split, it needs to be done. However, look at it from the positive side: you have the opportunity to reface the entire kitchen decor. For example, you may wish to change the traditional style to a more modern. Then buy a new metal lockers, which will give the kitchen a clean and modern look brilliant, and then progressively refaced and the remaining items of the kitchen to match the new interior.
Remain Constant Style
Whichever method you choose, always make sure that the style is not disturbed at all interior details. Have you stopped the choice on a new tree, or laminate, paint or update a complete change of style, after the installation of new doors you need to check the rest of the cabinet. Do not need a new liner by cabinet? Should I leave the old handles and locks or upgrade them too? If you decide to buy new, choose those that apply to the refaced doors. Whatever design style you choose, it must be maintained in all the details of kitchen interior, only the kitchen will look harmonious and homogenous.