Remodeling a kitchen can be one of the most rewarding and fun experiences for a homeowner. The final results can make an entire home feel new and refreshing. For many DIY lovers, the process of a kitchen remodel might seem like the ultimate challenge. However, there are a certain number of tasks within a kitchen remodel which might be exceptionally difficult for an amateur to get just right. Mainly, cabinets.
Here are some of the primary benefits of trusting your cabinet installation to a pro:
Safety and Security
Cabinet remodeling requires careful planning and counterbalancing in order to ensure that everything works out properly. Cabinets are designed to hold dishes–most of which are heavy glass or ceramic. That means that if the cabinet cannot hold the weight, it can all come crashing down. This poses a health and safety risk, as well as a risk of destroying your kitchen remodel.
Professionals know how to properly countersink mounting for cabinets, and secure them to the wall for good. This guarantees that at no point will your cabinets come ripping off of the wall, destroying everything you love in the kitchen in the process.
The primary reason for doing a DIY remodel–aside from the fun of it–is overall cost. It is generally cheaper for you to handle all remodels and installations yourself. However, with cabinets, it can actually be more expensive in the long run. Here’s why:
- Cabinet installation requires the use of a lot of specialized tools that most amatuer DIYers simply don’t have.
- Purchasing or renting those tools is very expensive, especially for a single purpose.
- Breaking or damaging anything falls on you to pay for, whereas professionals are insured and obligated to take on the cost of any damages.
These are just a few of the major ways that a pro can actually save you money when it comes to cabinet installation.
There is simply no substitute for experience. Unless you are an experienced woodworker or craftsman, it’s unlikely that the final result of a DIY cabinet install will look as good as a pro’s. That is no knock against anyone personally, it’s just the nature of mastery.
Professionals are masters of their craft, and are able to get the measurements, cuts, and the overall look of the project done right the first time. The likelihood of mistakes and aesthetically displeasing damages is very low with someone who knows that they are doing to a ‘T’.
Cabinets need to be hung securely, and evenly. What’s more, the cleanup after a cabinet installation project is always a nightmare. There are far more reasons to hire a professional than are mentioned above. When it comes to cabinet installation, it’s almost always a good idea to let a pro handle it. You’ll appreciate the ease, and headache saving nature of it all when it’s all said and done!