Kitchen cabinets experience maximum wear because of the very nature of their utility. They bear the brunt of the heat, grease, food residue, and stains, that result from cooking. Sooner or later, you come to the decision that your kitchen cabinets need revamping. Replacing kitchen cabinets can prove to be an expensive option. A less costly and often more creative option can be replacing or repainting the doors of the kitchen cabinets.
Search the market and you will find you can utilize professional expertise to get custom-made laminate doors for your cabinets. These laminated doors imitate wood and don't require paint. Professional cabinetmakers will make doors of any size and any color.
This is not to say that you cannot get doors made from real wood. Popular woods for cabinet doors includes maple, oak, and cherry. If wood is not your style, you can even think in terms of stainless steel or glass. To get the perfect fit, measure your existing doors carefully and give the measurements to the manufacturer. Also, remember to choose the perfect style for your cabinet doors. Styles vary from raised to curved or even flat with intricate moldings.
You can also express yourself by painting your kitchen cabinets doors yourself. Not only will you have the satisfaction of doing your work yourself, but you will also be able to cut down on the extra costs of hiring a professional. But do keep in mind that the entire job may take a period of at least three days.
To paint the doors, you will have to first clean them thoroughly and remove all stains to get an even and uniform finish. Also, you should fill in all cracks and scratch marks with wood putty. Then apply a coat of paint with firm strokes. You can also consider spray painting to get a more uniform and trendy look. Give the final touch by choosing elegant knobs for your fresh, new cabinet doors.