I’m often asked why some brands of pre-fabricated cabinets are so expensive when they are made of particle board. Most quality cabinets use a material that does resemble a low-grade particle board but is actually much more durable.
Full kitchen remodels now cost at least $25,000 and frequently run $50,000 or more. But many kitchens aren’t worn out or dysfunctional, they just look tired and out-of-date. The answer is a cosmetic upgrade, including replacing the countertops, sink, and hardware. Read on to find out more.
Once upon a time, cabinets were built on site by trim carpenters. Today, that’s true only for the highest-end units. Most cabinets are now made in shops or factories, where the environment is ideal for controlling wood quality and craftsmanship.