BEFORE & AFTER
We’re always thrilled to hear what our previous friends and customers have to say about our kitchen remodeling work, but as they say, a picture is worth a thousand words! Take a look at our gallery for beautiful pictures to see just how well we have WOW’d our customers with a new kitchen remodel.
Why Choose Cornerstone?
Kitchens are at the heart of almost every household. It’s where families gather, conversations happen, and where holidays are celebrated. When remodeling a kitchen, the journey is almost as important as the finished product. It is important to choose a kitchen remodeling contractor that will not only turn your dream kitchen into a reality, but will walk with you each step of the journey and make the process an enjoyable one.
If you are just looking to give your kitchen a facelift, a great place to start is with a cabinet remodel. Since 1988, we have been refacing kitchen cabinets in Southwest Florida. Cabinet refacing involves all new doors, drawer fronts, hardware, and hinges, and the re-laminating of your existing cabinet boxes. From the outside, your cabinets will look brand new, and since most people in your home won’t be looking inside your cabinets, it can be our little secret.
We also build custom cabinets utilizing both solid wood and Thermofoil doors. We are not limited to the sizes in a catalog and we can produce a kitchen for you that fits like a glove and is tailored to your specific needs. Nobody knows how you use your kitchen like you do, so our designers will come into your home and sit down with you to help plan a kitchen design that will best suit you. Whether you are just looking for a dynamic looking show piece or a functional kitchen that effectively uses all of the available space or both, Cornerstone is the place for you!
On top of the cabinet work that we do, we also produce all of our countertop work in-house without having to sub that work out to other companies. We supply Granite, Quartz, and Solid-Surface kitchen countertops and it is all fabricated and installed by our expert crews that specialize in those areas. Because we do our countertop work in-house, it enables us to have a better turn-around time than most companies in the area. We want to get you back to being able to use your kitchen as soon as possible and we feel that we can do that better than anybody else.
From cabinet refacing to new custom cabinets and everything in between, Cornerstone has the expertise to design a kitchen remodeling project that will leave you walking into your kitchen every morning saying “WOW!”
KITCHEN CABINET REFACING
When we reface and remodel your kitchen cabinets, we come in and remove and dispose of your existing doors, drawer fronts, hardware, and hinges. Then we lightly sand your cabinet exteriors to prepare them for the new laminate or veneer. New laminate or veneer is then applied to the cabinet box exteriors before the new doors, drawer fronts, hardware, and hinges are installed. Most kitchens can be refaced in one to three days. We can also add upgrades like crown molding, rollout shelves, and decorative end panels that will take your kitchen to the next level.
KITCHEN CABINETS REMODELING
With a new cabinet remodeling project, we will measure everything ahead of time to put everything into production. The day we come out to remove your kitchen cabinets, everything is ready to be installed. We will remove your existing cabinets and dispose of them. Then we start installing the new custom-designed and custom-built kitchen cabinets usually that same day. Within a few days, you will have new kitchen cabinets and then you can move onto the countertop portion of the project.
KITCHEN COUNTERTOP REMODELING
Whether you select Granite, Quartz, or Solid-Surface kitchen countertops, the remodeling process is basically the same. We will send one of our templaters out to your home when the countertops are ready to be measured. This step ensures that the countertops will fit perfectly when we come out to install them. Then, we take the template back to the shop to fabricate the new kitchen countertops. Within a week, we are back installing your new kitchen countertops. We remove the existing countertop and start installing the new countertop. Often, a countertop installation is completed in a day, while larger kitchens with full backsplash may add an additional day to the installation process. At Cornerstone, we use quality materials, and we have quality people that fabricate and install them.
WHAT IS CABINET REFACING?
When we reface cabinets, we come in and remove and dispose of your existing doors, drawer fronts, hardware, and hinges. Then, we lightly sand your cabinet exteriors to prepare them for the new laminate or veneer. New laminate or veneer is then applied to the cabinet box exteriors before the new doors, drawer fronts, hardware, and hinges are installed. Most kitchens can be refaced in one to three days. We can also add upgrades like crown molding, rollout shelves, and decorative end panels that will take your kitchen to the next level.
HOW MUCH WILL I SAVE BY REFACING MY CABINETS?
The average reface using Thermofoil doors will save you approximately 30% – 40% off of the cost of a good quality new cabinet. Using wood doors, the savings is approximately 25% – 30%.
IF I NEED TO REPLACE A FEW CABINETS, CAN I STILL REFACE THE REST?
Yes. Because everything we do is custom, from the cabinets we build to the doors that we use in refacing, we can make a few new cabinets to replace some existing or add on a new section to the kitchen, and then reface everything else to match. From the outside, it will all look like it has always been there.
DO YOU REFINISH EXISTING WOOD CABINET DOORS?
No. The labor involved in stripping and refinishing existing cabinet doors is extensive, messy, and the doors most often will not take the stain properly after they have been stripped. It is actually more cost effective to replace the doors with new and re-veneer the existing cabinet boxes.
WHAT IS YOUR WARRANTY ON NEW CABINETS OR CABINET REFACING?
Because we are so confident in the products that we offer in our cabinets, we offer a lifetime material warranty on any products that we manufacture against material defect for as long as you own the home. This includes our new custom cabinets with Thermofoil or Wood doors, and also cabinet refacing with Thermofoil or wood doors.
WILL YOU HELP ME WITH DESIGNING MY KITCHEN?
We have experienced designers that will come to your home, listen to your needs, measure the project, and design a kitchen that will make the best use of the space possible. We use a computer design program that allows us to show you the layout of a new kitchen in 3D, so that you can see what the kitchen will look like before it is ever installed.
WHY SHOULD I BUY CUSTOM CABINETS INSTEAD OF STOCK CABINETS?
Stock cabinets are mass-produced in a factory with no thought given to individual customers or individual needs. With a stock cabinet, you are limited to whatever sizes are in that company’s catalog. As a result, there is often more dead space in a stock kitchen because there are extra large fillers to fill the dead space.
Also, if a stock cabinet comes in wrong, damaged, or was forgotten on the order or not shipped at all, your kitchen project will be halted for a time until that cabinet comes in, which holds up countertops and other phases of the project from being completed.
With custom cabinets, we use the space in the best way possible, and your cabinets are built just for you, not mass-produced and sitting on a shelf somewhere.
Also, if one of our cabinets is the wrong size, or damaged, and we have to remake it, we will rebuild the cabinet box quickly and install it so that the rest of the project can keep moving along. Then, when the new doors are ready for that cabinet, we just install those, but the rest of the project was able to keep going. With custom cabinets, not only do you have a much sturdier construction and better use of the space, but you also have a much smoother install process and quicker turn-around times.
WHY SHOULD I BUY FROM CORNERSTONE?
Since 1988, we have been serving the SW Florida community. We have over 16,000 customers in this area, and we have a great reputation with the Better Business Bureau and Consumer Fraud Awareness. For that to be true with how many customers we have and how long we have been in the area, there must be something different about the way Cornerstone does things compared to everyone else. During our time here, we have seen many cabinet companies come and go. We have even redone kitchens that other companies completed just 3 or 4 years before, but they are no longer around to take care of their customers. Through it all, Cornerstone stands tall as the premier cabinet, countertop, and remodeling company in our area.
At Cornerstone, we have the right people to ensure that, from start to finish, you will not only get a high quality project, but you will have a great experience throughout the project. You can find lower prices and higher prices than Cornerstone, but in SW Florida, you will not find a better value for your money than you get at Cornerstone. You will also have the peace of mind that we will be there to stand behind our work for years to come. That kind of peace of mind is priceless.
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