Kitchen Cabinet Refacing Cost Calculator – Estimate Your Budget

This tool will help you estimate the cost of refacing your kitchen cabinets.

Kitchen Cabinet Refacing Cost Calculator

This calculator helps you estimate the cost of refacing your kitchen cabinets. Refacing involves replacing the doors and possibly the drawer fronts of your cabinets, while keeping the existing boxes. To use this calculator, enter the following details:

  • Number of Cabinets: The total number of cabinets you want to reface.
  • Cabinet Material: The type of material you want to use for the cabinet doors and drawer fronts (e.g., MDF, Wood, Plywood).
  • Hardware: The hardware cost per cabinet, such as hinges or handles.
  • Labor Cost: The overall labor cost for the refacing project.

After entering the required information, click the “Calculate” button and the total cost will be displayed in the “Result” field.


This calculator provides an estimated cost and may not reflect the exact amount due to variations in labor costs, specific material costs, and other project-specific factors. Always consult a professional for precise quotes.

Use Cases for This Calculator

Calculating Kitchen Cabinet Refacing Cost

Provide a user-friendly interface where users can input the total number of cabinets to be refaced and the cost per cabinet. The calculator should then automatically multiply these values to determine the total cost of the project.

Estimating Labor Cost

Allow users to enter the estimated hours required for labor and the hourly rate. The calculator should then calculate the labor cost by multiplying these values. This feature provides a clear breakdown of costs.

Including Material Costs

Enable users to input the cost of materials per square foot and the total square footage of the cabinets. The calculator should multiply these values to provide an estimate of the material cost, making budget planning easier.

Calculating Total Refacing Cost

After gathering all necessary inputs, the calculator should sum up the labor cost and material cost to give users an accurate total cost for the cabinet refacing project. This final figure helps users make informed decisions.

Customizing Cost Factors

Offer an option for users to adjust various cost factors such as hourly labor rates or material costs. This customization feature allows users to experiment with different scenarios and compare costs effectively.

Providing Cost Breakdown

Show a detailed breakdown of the total cost, including labor, materials, and any additional fees. By itemizing the expenses, users can understand the cost allocation and plan their budget accordingly.

Offering Cost Saving Tips

Include a section with tips on how users can save money on cabinet refacing. Suggestions may include DIY options or using cost-effective materials. This feature adds value by helping users make cost-efficient choices.

Displaying Currency Format

Format the calculated costs in the local currency for better user experience and clarity. This simple yet important feature eliminates confusion and ensures users easily understand the financial aspects of the project.

Refacing vs. Replacement Cost Comparison

Integrate a comparison tool that shows the cost difference between refacing and replacing cabinets. Users can see the potential savings of refacing and make an informed decision about the most cost-effective option.

Sharing Cost Estimates

Enable users to share or print the cost estimate for future reference or consultation with professionals. This sharing feature enhances user experience and facilitates communication during the planning process.

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