Deciding Between Refinishing and Replacing Cabinets Before Listing a Home for Sale

Posted by Alex on May, 2015

In San Antonio and elsewhere one of the biggest selling points to a home can be the kitchen. The kitchen is known as the heart of the home for many potential buyers and the right layout as well as the right finishing touches could mean the difference between selling quickly and something sitting on the market and it could make a big difference in whether or not you get offered your asking price.

Remodeling a kitchen for cabinets, counter tops, flooring, and other elements is considered a big job and it’s often considered an expensive job. But a few touches could make a big difference in how someone else sees your kitchen. And if you opt for a full remodeling the money spent could be a very good investment. The key is to explore options, weigh pros and cons of each, look at pricing, and consider the comparable in your market before you make a decision.

Replacing Kitchen Counters and Cabinets

San Antonio contractors would be happy to replace counters and cabinets. If the state of the kitchen is such that you think this is the best option then you can request quotes and arrange for a remodel to happen.

You could also opt to refinish them and spruce things up. There are a few ways that this can be done:

* Refinishing cabinets. San Antonio kitchen contractors can do this for you, ensuring a lower price than redoing the kitchen but with professional results that aren’t typical with a DIY project.
* Changing counters. If the cabinets are in good repair but the counter top looks dated and / or damaged changing counters can make a big difference. It’s often recommended over painting and correcting counters as these surfaces have to endure a lot of impact in the average kitchen and many DIY counter top refinishing tools are considered subpar.
* Sprucing cabinets up. New pulls / handles / knobs, etc. could spruce up the look of kitchen cabinets as well as modernize their appearance. Adding this to new counter tops could be a great way to update the look of a kitchen.

Get Kitchen Remodeling Quotes and Consider Your Options

Weighing your options between kitchen contractors can help you see what’s what in terms of costs, timelines, and options. A few quotes on various options can help you make an informed decision.

Are you looking for a kitchen contractor to help you with cabinets? San Antonio-based Shaw Company Remodeling would be happy to talk to your about your needs. Visit the site shawcoremodeling.com for more informatiion.

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