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post #1 of 4 Old 06-07-2010, 05:57 PM Thread Starter
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Wink tired old kitchen, bathroom cabinets....

My townhouse is 30 some odd years old now. The cabinets have never been replaced. I believe they are pressboard~ they are flaking at the tops and bottoms. Can't replace them- need to paint or cover them with something.....any suggestions?
Thanks, Marilyn
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post #2 of 4 Old 06-07-2010, 06:18 PM
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My suggestion would be, don't prolong the agony. Go ahead and tear out and replace.

Painting will result in - 30 year old painted cabinets.
Recovering flake board / particle board, expensive and labor intensive.

There are a number of good cabinet lines out there with a good price point, shop around, DIY to save on install.

Again, my thought, replace.

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It would help to have some pics to see how serious the degrade is.

You can never have too much pepperoni on your pizza or own too many clamps.
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Several companies in UK offer replacement doors, using old carcases.
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