Refacing or resurfacing your kitchen cabinets is the process where you remodel your current cabinet. This process allows you to keep your old cabinets and replace their doors, side frames, panels, and moldings. The resurfacing process allows you to make your cabinets from scratch, and you can get a fresh and updated look. You can also choose the completely new hardware while resurfacing your cabinets.

Refacing vs. Resurfacing Your Cabinets

refacing vs resurfacing cabinets

Refacing the cabinets are less expensive than resurfacing; meanwhile, resurfacing the cabinets can be a little expensive. Refacing the cabinets cause a little mess, and resurfacing the cabinets can take a little longer because you have to install them from scratch. On the other hand, resurfacing the cabinets provide you with more space than your previous cabinets, as you can increase the space according to your requirements. Also, if you are looking for the complete remodeling of your kitchen, then resurfacing can be the better option; otherwise, you can for refacing for a more budget-friendly solution.

How do I decide if my cabinets need refacing or resurfacing?

If you are confused about whether your cabinets need resurfacing or refacing, here are a few things to keep in mind while making the decision. If you have wooden cabinets, you can easily go for refacing, but if you are bored with the old design, you must reface the theme.  Cabinet resurfacing is an ideal option if you’re only addressing physical issues on the cabinet, which can include scratches, dents, and faded color.

However, refacing would be ideal for changing the complete material along with the material Also, if your previous cabinets are made of laminate or thermofoil, refacing is not an option because this material can’t be sanded or striped.

How do I get my cabinets refaced or resurfaced?

Cabinet refacing or resurfacing is a lot of work that requires experience and professionalism. Otherwise, you can also end up creating an extra mess for yourself or wasting your precious time. Hiring professionals like us saves you time, and you also get high-quality work with the best material, tools, and expertise that is durable for the long term.


Refacing or resurfacing your cabinets are suitable options based on your budget and requirements because they provide your kitchen with a new, cleaner look. However, refacing is not only limited to the cabinets. You can also reface the countertop, wine rack and shelves.

To learn more about our kitchen cabinet refacing and resurfacing services, please get in touch with us here at Marich Inc. We would be happy to visit your home for a free consultation regarding kitchen remodeling in Austin TX and the surrounding areas. Call us at (512) 952-1868 for a free consultation.


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