More About Kitchen Tune-Up Services


What is cabinet refacing?

Cabinet refacing enables you to revitalize your kitchen with new doors, drawer fronts, and matching veneer, while keeping your existing cabinet boxes. Without changing the familiar layout of your kitchen, you can improve both the appearance and durability. You can create a "new kitchen" look without the "new kitchen" price tag.

Is cabinet refacing right for me?

Door and drawer fronts can wear down faster than the frames. So it's not always necessary to install new custom cabinets. Refacing gives you the option of changing your look without gutting your kitchen or wallet.

Is cabinet refacing expensive?

Done properly, refacing can help you achieve the results you want at a very reasonable price. It all depends on the doors you choose and which company you purchase them from. As an established, mini-remodeling company with operations throughout the United States, we're able to command favorable pricing from top cabinet manufacturers. And we pass these savings to you!

Is it messy and time consuming?

Most cabinet refacing jobs are completed in just two to four days. And we clean the work area each day, giving you full use of your cooking areas and plumbing in the evening. This gives you the chance for renovation without disrupting the day-to-day activities in your home.

What are my cabinet choices?

Kitchen Tune-Up offers a great selection of wood choices and colors. Our 25 years of experience and business connections gives us a virtually unlimited number of door styles, sizes, woods, and colors to choose from.

Can I add cabinets if I need more space?

Yes. With our Refacing Plus™ option, we can install additional cabinets, drawers, and islands. This gives you even more options for an updated look and efficient space. We can even help you create special cabinetry like entertainment centers or home offices in other areas of your home.

Are there other benefits to refacing my cabinets?

When you choose to reface your cabinets instead of completely replacing them, you've done more than you may think. You've kept cabinet boxes out of a landfill and you've conserved the materials and energy it would have taken to create new ones. Your kitchen looks completely new and your remodeling project was eco-friendly!

What is a Tune-Up?

A Tune-Up is our proprietary wood reconditioning process. We start by separating then removing the build-up (dirt, grease, wax, smoke, and dust) from the wood's original finish. Then we touch up and blend the areas where color may have faded and apply a special colorant. Finally, we can treat your cabinets with a special penetrating oil that restores dried-out wood fibers and/or apply an entirely fresh coat of finish. We'll have your wood looking nearly new in no time!

Is wood reconditioning the right choice for me?

There are three signs your cabinets might need reconditioning: 1) there's stubborn build-up on the wood, 2) the stain/finish has worn away, or 3) there is minor damage to your cabinets. If one or more of these describe your cabinets, but they don't need to be completely replaced, reconditioning could be the right choice for you.

Is wood reconditioning expensive?

Kitchen Tune-Up makes wood reconditioning so easy and affordable, you can make it part of your regular home maintenance. It's the most cost-effective way to keep all your cabinetry and woodwork looking fresh and clean without unnecessary hassle and stress.

Is it messy and time consuming?

Our process keeps mess to a minimum on most projects. Wood reconditioning typically takes less than one day, which means you can freshen up your kitchen in time for that upcoming dinner party or holiday gathering.

Are there other benefits to reconditioning my cabinets?

When you recondition your cabinets, you're doing more than just beautifying your home. You're actually doing your part to help the environment too! By retaining the cabinets you already have, you're keeping them out of a landfill and no energy or materials have gone into making new ones. It's just another great reason to give Kitchen Tune-Up a call!

What is cabinet redooring?

Cabinet redooring simply means we replace your doors and drawer fronts with new ones in your choice of style that are color-matched to blend with your existing cabinet boxes. We replace your hinges and offer a wide variety of new pulls and knobs to complete the new look. It's a quick and easy way to update your kitchen.

Is redooring the right choice for me?

If your cabinet boxes are in good, solid condition and you're happy with the current color of your cabinets, this may be a good option for you. Redooring is a fast way to change your style without overhauling the entire look of your kitchen.

Are there other redoor options?

If you're Do-It-Yourself minded and want to change the color of your cabinets, we can supply color-matched paint for you to paint the cabinet frames. We install new doors and drawer fronts that match your newly painted frames. This is a great choice for those who love a white or bisque-colored kitchen. Then we replace your hinges, pulls, and knobs for a completely new and refreshed look. If you're looking for a more hands-off option and still want a color change, check out our Cabinet Refacing Services.

Is redooring expensive?

Redooring your cabinets is an extremely affordable option and can save you 40-60% of the cost to replace them with new custom cabinets.

Is it messy and time consuming?

Our process keeps mess to a minimum on most projects. Cabinet redooring typically takes 2-3 days, which means you can freshedn up your kitchen in time for that upcoming dinner party or holiday gathering.

Are there other benefits to redooring my cabinets?

When you redoor your cabinets instead of replacing them entirely, you do a small part to help our planet. Your cabinet boxes don't go to a landfill and the energy and materials needed to create new ones isn't used either! It's just one more thing to feel good about while you're enjoying your beautiful new kitchen.

What is the process for ordering and installing custom cabinets?

First, we'll visit your home for an initial consultation. If you know what you want, we'll help you achieve it. If you need creative ideas, we'll show you plenty. We are there to listen to your wants and needs. Don't be afraid to bring your own photos or drawings to the table; we want to make the kitchen you want. On our second visit, we'll bring beautiful, full-color designs for your review. This will allow you to really visualize your new space and make any changes you need. Finally, we'll order and install your new custom cabinetry.

Do I need new custom cabinets?

If you're looking to dramatically change the appearance or functionality of your kitchen, custom cabinets may be the right choice for you. Before you decide, please take a look at our full range of options, including the Tune-Up, Cabinet Refacing, and Refacing Plus™.

Are new custom cabinets expensive?

It depends on the cabinets you choose and which company you purchase them from. We operate a locally owned & operated business that is part of an established national franchise that’s been in business since 1988. We’re able to command favorable pricing from top cabinet manufacturers, and we pass these savings along to you.

Is it messy and time consuming?

No, most projects are completed in days. We will always clean up after ourselves. We try to minimize the disruption to your life whenever possible.

What else can I add if I need more space?

We can install additional cabinets, drawers, and even islands. We can even help you create special cabinetry like entertainment centers or home offices in other areas of your home. Talk to your Kitchen Tune-Up representative to find out what they can offer to help you make the most of your home.

What happens to my old cabinets?

We don't just throw out your old cabinetry. Whenever possible, we work with organizations such as Habitat for Humanity and the Salvation Army to donate your used cabinets. This keeps them out of a landfill and benefits someone else who needs them! If you'd like to hang on to your cabinets, just let us know. You may want them to create a storage or work area in your garage or laundry room. We can help with that too!

Organize Your Closets and Your Life

At Kitchen Tune-Up, we're passionate about making your dream closet a reality. Our expert team of designers works with you to design a solution that can change your life--all while staying within your budget!

What can Kitchen Tune-Up do for my bathroom?

We can recondition, reface, or replace any woodwork in your bathroom. a few simple changes can make your bathroom look like new! We also offer a range of products to make your bathroom more stylish and functional, like walk in shower conversions.

Is bathroom remodeling expensive?

It depends on the features you choose and which company you purchase them from. Does your bathroom need a quick update or a full remodel? We have services available for every budget and no matter the size of the project, we can help.

Is it messy and time consuming?

No, most projects are usually complete in one to two days. We clean up at the end of each day, so there's no need to worry about clutter or debris.


Countertops

Countertops are an essential part of the look for your kitchen. So how do choose the right material for your space, style, and budget? We want you to be an informed consumer and have information available on various countertop choices. Kitchen Tune-Up does not manufacture countertops, but our location has many different countertop choices ranging from local fabricators to national vendors. We can help you decide which countertop material is best for you.
Countertops

Countertops are an essential part of the look for your kitchen. So how do choose the right material for your space, style, and budget? We want you to be an informed consumer and have information available on various countertop choices. Kitchen Tune-Up does not manufacture countertops, but our location has many different countertop choices ranging from local fabricators to national vendors. We can help you decide which countertop material is best for you.
Laminate

Laminate countertops are moderately durable and available in a wide variety of colors and patterns. Laminate is an inexpensive option which makes it popular for those who want to change the look and feel of their kitchen without the permanence and investment of more expensive materials.

Solid Surface

Solid surface countertops are man-made and practically maintenance free. These countertops are available in hundreds of colors and can come in certain finishes such as dull or glossy. In addition, solid surface isn't as expensive as some other countertops. The price depends on the color and style you choose. Also, the option for seamless corners makes solid surface a popular choice.

Granite

Granite is a natural stone that has a smooth, natural look, making it one of the more popular choices for kitchens. It comes in an assortment of shades and patterns. Granite is an expensive option and it also requires care and maintenance. Ask about our Granite Tune-Up service to clean, seal, and polish natural stone countertops.

Quartz

Quartz is a more expensive alternative to granite. Quartz has become a more popular option in kitchens since it is extremely durable, long-lasting, and nearly maintenance free. Quartz is considered an engineered stone and is FDA approved for food preparation. Note that the patterns available are very limited.