The main weakness in most cabinet refacing jobs is the way the cabinet boxes are covered. Laminates and paper-thin wood veneers are commonly used in the industry, but in a kitchen environment with lots of heat and steam these adhesive-backed veneers may bubble or blister
To eliminate this problem, we install nominal 1/4″ thick solid wood on all the outside cabinet surfaces. The end result is a cabinet that is virtually indistinguishable from new custom cabinetry.
Here’s our cabinet refacing process:
Cabinet refacing details