Cabinet repair advice please

Kim_From_MariettaApril 6, 2011


We have recently purchased a foreclosure home, and we would like any tips on fixing the nicks, scrapes, scratches, and gouges on the nice new kitchen cabinets.

The cabinets are wood with a medium cherry finish. We are not experienced with this type of repair, and we are afraid of making it look worse. What is the best way to do this?



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You'll get better advice if you post some pictures.

    Bookmark   April 6, 2011 at 11:13AM
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I do this sort of work professionally. I have all the colors, products and skills to do this. I can do an average kitchen in a day and it would cost about $400, more or less, depending on the number of cabinets and the amount of damage.

>> I am not soliciting your business Newer kitchens can have a two part finish that doesn't take other finishes well. A professional can determine this.

Using products like "Restore-a-Finish," in my opinion, do some light cleaning, but are temporary fixes. The times I've used it, a month later, there was little change.

What I would not do is "slap on some poly," as what is on there is almost certainly not polyurethane and other things will bond better.

    Bookmark   April 6, 2011 at 5:45PM
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