IKEA cabinets are stylish and affordable. They’re great for creating a custom look on a budget, particularly if you are looking to spend less than $60,000 on a kitchen redesign. In fact, the cost of an IKEA kitchen remodel is roughly in the $20,000 to $45,000 range -- which is very cost effective since the price of custom kitchen cabinets alone from some manufacturers can run that much. However, if you want get a custom looking kitchen but spend 20 to 30% less, there are a few tips you may want to consider to maximize your design freedom while using IKEA kitchen cabinets.
So you have a kitchen that's making you say “Yuck!” There’s good news: cabinet door replacement is the best solution for updating the style of your kitchen cabinet doors and drawers. If you were to redo everything, kitchen cabinets could gobble up as much as 30 percent of the remodeling budget. However, if they you to go with replacement kitchen cabinet doors, you can save up to 75 percent of the cost of redoing the whole kitchen.
Hooray! You’ve put together a beautiful cabinet or a piece of furniture, and it’s now ready to be sent to the Finishing Shop by Swedish Door for that final coat of paint or varnish. The thing you might be wondering is if Swedish Door will just take care of that last little piece of work known as sanding.
So you’re a contractor or carpenter who has had a product painted or varnished by the Finishing Shop by Swedish Door. You’re probably wondering if we’ll package the items for transport. The short answer is yes.
If you’re using a finishing shop, such as the Finishing Shop by Swedish Door, for your woodworking projects, the natural question you might ask is: what kind of finish is used? It’s a really good question.
Wood finishing goes back thousands of years. In fact, the very first reference to wood finishing comes in the Genesis story of Noah, where God commanded him to use pitch on the ark he was building.
If you’re a contractor working on sprucing up an office space, you might be wondering about its furniture. It’s no secret that office furniture is heavily used, but it still needs to look professional despite all of that wear and tear. For that reason, you might be thinking of replacing office furniture. The problem is, a lot of office furniture made today is prefabricated and isn’t really built to last. If you’ve got vintage furniture in the office you’re working on, it may just be good enough to repaint it.
You might be thinking of using a professional wood finishing shop for whatever woodworking project you have in mind. Don’t do it! To do this would be absolutely absurd! What could a wood finishing shop know about wood? Do you actually think that a wood finishing shop knows what it is doing? Of course not!
Doing a renovation of your home? Maybe you’re living in an outdated home and want to refresh the kitchen without rebuilding it from scratch. But maybe you want to resell, and know the kitchen is going to get a lot of attention because that’s going to be the place where potential home buyers are going to look first, along with the bathrooms. In either case, you might be thinking that giving a facelift to your kitchen is a good plan.
You’re a woodworker or a carpenter and have a product that needs finishing, whether it be cabinet doors for a kitchen or bathroom, or moulding or panels. You might be thinking of taking the finishing job, which could be complex, out of your shop. However, the question remains: “What do I need to know before I go to work with a professional wood finishing shop here in Ottawa?” Good question, and we’re here to help!