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How to Refinish Kitchen Cabinets

Old, worn, stained, peeling and chipped cabinets are an eyesore that make your home or office appear dirty and unkempt. Have no fear! There is an affordable alternative to completely replacing your wood cabinets – cabinet refacing. Refinishing wood cabinets is a much more cost-effective way to improve their appearance. It is far from cheap to replace cabinets so if you rely on the Cincinnati cabinet refinishing pros here at the Furniture Medic by Cinti, refacing your cabinets will improve the resale value of your home or make office space more attractive to renters…not to mention, it will improve the atmosphere for your family, friends, or coworkers.

If you have the patience and proper tools, you can even refinish cabinets yourself. It is not an easy job for most but if you follow these cabinet refinishing tips you can do it!

How to Reface a Cabinet Door

  1. Sand away any existing finish on your cabinets
  2. Seal the wood then apply paint or your varnish selection
  3. Now, here comes the more challenging part. Most kitchen cabinet doors have raised parts, grooves, and other textural details that make sanding and repainting a pain. Once you realize what you’re up against and still want to take the next step, you will need to invest in fine sand paper, a Dremel, and a pretty small paintbrush to get in the grooves of the wood cabinets to paint them correctly.

If you decide it’s worth your time, sanity, and properly finished look of your wood cabinets to have a professional wood cabinet restoration service like Furniture Medic of Cincinnati handle the job with a trained skill set, give us a call!