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Old 04-11-2013, 11:03 AM   #121
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Re: Ikea Cabinets

Originally Posted by KG007 View Post
I probably should parse my statements. As knock downs go, IKEA may be perfectly nice. But it galls me when someone is all wiggly excited about putting something like that in an expensive home because he thinks he can get over on homeowners who don't know any better.
I agree with that.
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Old 04-11-2013, 04:17 PM   #122
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Why would anyone want cabinets that are 25+ years old? No matter how good quality they are they will look dated and ugly in that time.

Granted they are good for me as I specialize in refacing them but I find that even the cheap cabinets also make good candidates for refacing. As long as there isn't water damage in the sink cabinet the main problems are that the doors are out of date or the hinge screws have threaded out. Even cheap cabinets can last forever.

I had a call once from this woman who had melamine cabinets that you would amazed to find out they were 20+ years old. I thought they were put in a year before. Everything in her home was meticulous and she took amazing care of the cabinets.

The doors are what makes a cabinet, the inside in most cases are almost always good enough.

As long as the boxes are good dude, just reface the doors for a fraction of the cost and your in business.
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Old 04-11-2013, 04:26 PM   #123
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Aren't all Ikea cabinets just particle board with laminate surfaces?
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I agree with that.
I agree with that as well.

Sorry about that.....I don't quite know how to do the quote thing.


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