Buying used kitchen cabinets can actually be more beneficial to you than trying to find a cheap set of new ones. Usually when we think used, we think old, and that's not always the case. If you do a little research, you'll find that many times a set of "used" cabinets are in perfect and were only removed because of a remodel.
Why You Should Consider Used Kitchen Cabinets
For the budget conscious, your going to consider leaning on the cheaper side of things. You might end up with cabinets that consist of shoddy workmanship,and cheap materials. If you consider purchasing used kitchen cabinets, you can still spend what the budget allows and get better quality.
Where to Look
The best place to begin your search is locally. You'll find that there are companies who will specialize in the sale of used cabinetry, and indeed, some that install new cabinets will sell the ones they have removed. Other places to look are:
- classified ads
- flea markets
- online (careful - the savings may be lost in shipping)
Before You Purchase
Before you purchase used kitchen cabinets you're going to want to make sure they are going to fit in the allotted space. Check them for warping and make sure the support members are all intact and unbroken.