How to Choose Cabinet Painting Contractors

Things to do before hiring a cabinet painter for your home.
Dark to white kitchen cabinets

When searching for a cabinet painting service for your kitchen or bathroom, you’ll probably want to get two or three quotes from different contractors to determine the best fit for you.

Is it all about price, though? Probably not. Okay, definitely not. Yes, you’re going to want a cabinet refinishing contractor who can accomplish your goals within your budget, but you also want a contractor you can trust to do the best job possible. You want to love the results, and that means choosing the right company.

Restyle Junkie compiled a few essential questions you should  ask to ensure you choose the best cabinet refinishing contractor, including us, when you are ready to get a quote.

How many kitchens have you painted?

This question gets right to the experience level of the contractor. The more they’ve done, the more experience they have and the more they’ve seen. Experience usually coincides with efficiency and quality. When it comes to kitchen cabinet repainting, you want someone who can do a superb job within your desired time frame, that actually specializes in painting cabinets and probably some custom trim work too!

Dark to white kitchen cabinets
Refinished white kitchen cabinets with gold harware

Where I can I see reviews?

If you haven’t come to us with as a referall, you should want to  see what customers are saying about your work! We suggest reading Google reviews. (Here is a link to Restyle Junkie’s reviews) And, while social media can hide the “truth,” if the company your looking to hire to paint your cabinets has a Facebook or Instagram account, it’s always nice to see that it is up to date with fresh ideas.

Are you licensed, bonded and insured?

This may not be important to all customers, but to many, it’s extremely important, and you should definitely ask. In case you’re wondering, yes, Restyle Junkie is licensed, bonded and insured and is a member of the AZROC.

 Do you have a showroom or samples?

While we no longer have our physical showroom, we bring the cabinet samples to you.  It is really helpful to see the color in with your lighting.

All contractors, whether they have a showroom or not, should have samples available for you to see. Looking at a cabinet-painting contractor’s finished work tells you a lot about what their capabilities are and whether they fit with your goals.

How do you seal paint?

This is important as it speaks directly to the durability of your refinished cabinets. Some contractors use self-sealing paint. Restyle Junkie uses a water based laquer.  We ony need to use a sealer when there is a glazed or pinstriped finish used on top of the cabinet. There are also wax sealers, but am definately not a fan of them as they are not as durable and will need to be redone in a few years.

Looking for a Quote from Restyle Junkie?

Getting a quote from us is easy.

  1. Send us pictures of your kitchen, bathroom, or wherever your cabinets are.
  2. Tell us how many total doors and drawers you have, even if they don’t open.
  3. Tell us how you think you want the cabinets finished.

Request your quote here.

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