What is Cabinet Refacing?

If you’re like many homeowners, you plan to keep the existing layout of your kitchen exactly the same but wish to renew and update its look. Cabinet refacing, also known in the industry as cabinet resurfacing, lets you keep your existing kitchen intact while completely transforming its appearance.

Kitchen cabinet refacing includes reinforcing your existing cabinet frames with a durable ¼” plywood, then a veneer of real wood or maintenance-free laminate is then applied over the plywood. Expert craftsman perform precise measurements to ensure your new refaced cabinets boxes are seamless and color-matched to perfection with your new doors and drawer fronts. The transformation is finally completed with your choice of new hinges, knobs and/or pulls, and molding.


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Refacing Your Cabinets Can Solve Many Kitchen Design Obstacles

  1. Cabinet Refacing delivers a wow-worthy transformation at half the price for new cabinetry.
  2. Utilize your existing layout, but you can add an island, peninsula, or additional cabinets.
  3. Want taller cabinets? No problem—we can reface AND increase the cabinet height!
  4. Solve your kitchen organizational problems with cabinet storage upgrade options.
  5. Choose from the very latest in kitchen accessibility and livability solutions.
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  1. Cabinet Refacing delivers a wow-worthy transformation at half the price for new cabinetry.
  2. Utilize your existing layout, but you can add an island, peninsula, or additional cabinets.
  3. Want taller cabinets? No problem—we can reface AND increase the cabinet height!
  4. Solve your kitchen organizational problems with cabinet storage upgrade options.
  5. Choose from the very latest in kitchen accessibility and livability solutions.

What are the Benefits of Kitchen Cabinet Refacing?

Refacing cabinets simplifies the kitchen remodeling process and offers you several advantages over installing new cabinetry.

Refacing Can Save 50% of the Cost of  Installing New Cabinetry

Save 50% of the Cost for New Cabinetry

Due to the reduced new materials and labor, cabinet refacing ends up costing you half the amount of what you would pay for all new kitchen cabinetry.

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Have Your New Kitchen In As Little as 3-5 Days

Get Your New Kitchen In 3-5 Days

A full kitchen remodel could render your kitchen unusable for as long as six weeks, but Kitchen Magic can reface your kitchen cabinets in less than a week!

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Choose From Many Colors & Finishes

Whether you already have a color in mind, or need help deciding, cabinet resurfacing affords you a variety of choices that are sure to include the perfect hue for your new kitchen.

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What Do I Get With Cabinet Refacing?

When homeowners ask about the difference between refacing kitchen cabinets and all new cabinetry, they are often surprised with all that comes with a refaced kitchen that is actually all brand-new! Below is an item-by-item breakdown of what comes with every refaced kitchen that is installed by Kitchen Magic.

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Costs $ $$$
NO Rip-out Required
NO Permits Required
Average Installation Time 3-5 Days 6+ Weeks
Made in USA
Wide Selection of Colors & Styles
Expert Design Advice
Dedicated Service Team
Doors & Drawer Fronts
Drawer Boxes
Cabinet Boxes & Framework Existing All New
Countertops Available
Backsplash Available
Storage Upgrades Available
Decorative Accessories Available
Open Shelving Available
Under Cabinet Lighting Available

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"Work efforts were beyond stellar"

On behalf of my wife and myself, we want to thank you with all our hearts for the outstandingly excellent job that your team did for our kitchen renovation. Our great appreciation and admiration for Mr. George Sopkovic, our magic installer. His work efforts were beyond stellar in workmanship, pride in his work, and attention to every little detail. I hope you will extend our deepest thanks in appreciation to this extraordinary team of Kitchen Magic professionals and our only regret is that they aren’t our next-door neighbors, because they sure felt like family.

Mr. & Mrs. John Pascal
"Kitchen Magic made it so easy"

Kitchen Magic made it so easy to remodel our kitchen from beginning to end.  A short time after our call, Jill came in and spent quality time with us.  She made some great suggestions and assisted us in our goal to enhance our home with a kitchen that was perfect for us. The installers were prompt, courteous and neat. We feel our kitchen has a unique look and is more user friendly than before.  Every one of our friends and relations love our kitchen.

Mr. & Mrs. Frank Carney
“We could not believe the gorgeous transformation”

Never in my wildest dreams, did I imagine my kitchen to come out as exquisite as it has. We had our reservations about refacing but right from the very start, you made us feel very comfortable and at ease with that choice. Although we made many changes, additions and adjustments, and went back and forth with one another, you could not have been more agreeable and accommodating to work with. We could not believe the gorgeous transformation that took place before our very eyes.

Mr & Mrs. Scott Rynecki
“Truly the best renovation experience we’ve ever had”

I can't tell you enough how happy we were…It was truly the best renovation experience we've ever had. I'm home with a 2- and 3-year old and the new island is the center of our days. Me and the girls station ourselves at the island, happily eating our breakfast and lunch together while planning our day. And I’m so much happier cooking and cleaning in what feels like a million-dollar kitchen.

Mrs. Heather Boyle
"Happy to recommend your company"

I am very satisfied with the work that Kitchen Magic provided. I had cabinets in the kitchen and bathrooms refaced. Everyone who views them says they are perfect. The crew of two was very professional, protected the room, and floors from dust with plastic coverings. The granite counter top compliments the cabinets. Thank you for your service from the initial presentation to the final touches. Happy to recommend your company.

Mrs. Joan Sola
"Everything was very professional and organized"

Contacting Kitchen Magic to do our kitchen refacing was the best decision we could have made. From start to finish everything was very professional and organized. Customer service has gone out of their way to make sure our finished product was exactly what we wanted and we couldn't be happier.

Mrs. Theresa Godden

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Frequently Asked Questions About Cabinet Refacing

How long does cabinet refacing last?
Cabinet refacing can last a lifetime if special care and measures are taken. Under normal kitchen use and conditions, you can expect to enjoy up to 20 years.
Does refacing my cabinets make them more structurally sound?
Yes, we reinforce the structural integrity of your existing cabinet boxes with high-quality ¼” plywood panels. We do not use particle board in any part of our products, ever.  This also provides a clean surface for the new laminates or wood veneer.
Are refacing and refinishing the same thing?
Refacing and refinishing are completely different kitchen remodeling processes. When refacing, an installer removes the doors and drawers, laminates the existing cabinet boxes in the new color, style & material and then replaces the doors & drawers with all-new. Refinishing requires sanding the existing cabinets, doors & drawers, then reinstalling all the existing kitchen components.

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Are cabinet refacing installers trained or can any DIYer do it?
Kitchen Magic’s cabinet installers are certified professional craftsmen with years of experience and training to reface and install new cabinetry for your kitchen. The refacing process should be done by certified professional and is not for the average DIY homeowner.

Thinking about doing it yourself? See why you may want to consider hiring a pro.
Do you reface the drawer box or replace the whole drawer?
Drawer boxes cannot be refaced. Typically, we recommend replacing the drawer boxes which would include all new drawer glides. For all cabinet refacing projects, new drawer boxes and drawer fronts are included.
Can I reface my cabinets if I’m removing the soffits?
Yes. It is often the case that a homeowner would like to remove the soffit when remodeling their kitchen. Removing the soffit and refacing the cabinets can be done in tandem. Removing the soffits would also be dependent upon what is inside of them—hollow or plumbing. The draftsmen will determine what is inside your soffit at the time they measure your kitchen.

Not sure whether you want to keep or remove your soffit? Here’s some advice.