Refinishing vs. Painting

“There are cabinet painting companies and there are cabinet refinishing companies.  We want to help you discover the difference.”

– Jennifer Hill, owner CCFF

If you are considering updating your kitchen cabinets, there are many options available to you. Trying to determine what is the best option can be overwhelming. There are four basic options:  Paint, Refinish, Reface or Replace.  Today, we are going to talk about the difference between Refinishing and Painting.

Botched Kitchen Renovation Finally Beautiful Again

Atlanta homeowners in the upscale West Midtown area were so excited to finally begin their kitchen renovation. They hired a contractor last June to install a new Island, new doors and drawers and rework the oven wall.

Six months later, the kitchen was still not even close to being finished. The homeowners went months without their kitchen in hopes that the contractor would do the right thing and finish the job correctly.

Cabinet Painting 101: What you Need to Know

So you have decided to paint your cabinets but are nervous about the outcome? Rightfully, you should be.

This week I am focusing on what to expect during the process and some commonly asked questions we encounter from our clients.

Having been in business for 11 years, we have learned a lot over the years. Important items, whether you choose CCFF or another company for your refinishing needs.

Help! My painter botched my job

Lately, we’ve been inundated with calls from clients who’ve had their cabinets painted by house painters and are unhappy with the finish. While these companies are often great with tackling basic interior walls and trim, they usually don’t have the experience with refinishing or painting cabinets. So I thought I’d talk about some key questions you should ask before hiring a company to paint your cabinets. With over 14 years in business, we’ve learned a few tricks to get the “smooth” finish that’s an absolute must!

How Long Should A Good Cabinet Finish Last?

This is by far one of the most frequently asked questions in our industry. The answer is “it depends.” It boils down to wear and tear.

We have some clients whose kitchen was remodeled over 10 years ago, and the cabinets look like they were installed last week. While we have seen other kitchens requiring touch-ups after just two years.

Help…My cabinet doors are cracking!

At KBIS this year, there was a lot of discussion over painted cabinets and the issues painting wood presents. There are 2 ways to make doors in the industry, Wood or MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard). There are pros and cons to both. Let’s talk about them both!

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