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Old 04-15-2014, 09:40 PM   #16
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Kitchen Cabinets - Refinish, Reface, Replace


You have a lot of cabinets there. Right off the top of my head, I'd say 50k is probably about right to have someone come in and do all the work.

I just refaced all my cabinets and bought new prefinished hardwood doors. Put in bamboo flooring, and just ordered quartz countertops. By the time it's all done I'll have 20k in materials. If I was going to charge someone for all the work I did, it would be a 50k job.

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Believe me, Big Jim. If there is a way to save those cabinets I will find it. Enlarging the wall oven cabinet can be done a couple of ways similar to your suggestion and I am thinking it wouldn't be that difficult to add a strip of oak cut to the tight dimension so that the top of the granite sits at the same level.
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You have a lot of cabinets there. Right off the top of my head, I'd say 50k is probably about right to have someone come in and do all the work.

I just refaced all my cabinets and bought new prefinished hardwood doors. Put in bamboo flooring, and just ordered quartz countertops. By the time it's all done I'll have 20k in materials. If I was going to charge someone for all the work I did, it would be a 50k job.
It's good to know what materials run and I expect that if you are putting it in your own home its good stuff. I may reconsider the bid I have.

I pulled his bid and the actual amount is $56,190 and 38,323 for refacing the existing. Either way the wall oven cabinet and the set tot he right will be new so as to allow for a larger oven. Both bids include granite tops and backsplashes, plus installation of the appliances, sink, and faucet. Flooring is not include in the scope of work. Each bid includes that island table.

One thing that I have wondered about is their refacing material/method. The use what appears to be 1/16" MDF to which a very thin hardwood veneer is affixed. If you get cabinets, instead of refacing the old, the faces and ends are constructed of plywood with a very thin veneer.

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