Painted Cabinets

Kitchen Cabinet Painting: Professional vs DIY

There are good things and bad things about painting your kitchen cabinets yourself. If it’s done right the first time, then you can save money. But if you value your time, then it will cost you more. Painting your cabinets yourself takes a long time, it requires a lot of...
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Do It together Kitchen Cabinet Painting

Should I Paint or Replace my Cabinets?

If you’re on the fence about whether you should paint your cabinets or replace them completely, then here are a few tips to help you decide. Benefits of Cabinet Painting Painting your cabinets is cost effective. Painting is a fraction of the cost of replacing your cabinets....
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DIY Kitchen Cabinet Painting

DIY Kitchen Cabinet Painting

From a Friend… “I never realized how much work goes into repainting kitchen cabinets until I tried to do it myself. The key word here is tried. Here’s the process of what I went through. Finding out whether the material of my cabinets could be painted Who knew...
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Visit Sound Finish at the Seattle Home Show!

Sound Finish will be at the Seattle Home Show!

We are pleased to be an exhibitor at the Seattle Home Show! The Seattle Home Show runs from February 20th through the 28th. You can find us at Booth 1340! About the Seattle Home Show: The Seattle Home Show is the Northwest’s largest consumer home show with everything for the home...
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Cabinet Painting vs Cabinet Refinishing

Cabinet Painting vs Cabinet Refinishing – Which is Right for You?

Cabinet painting or cabinet refinishing? They are both great options – it just depends on what you want. What you get with Cabinet Painting Cabinet painting has many benefits – for starters, you can choose whatever color you want. While you can go with the trendy...
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Why we don't do Cabinet Refacing

Why We Don’t Do Cabinet Refacing

When a homeowner wants to change the look and feel of their kitchen on a budget, a few options initially come to mind: Cabinet painting, cabinet refinishing, or cabinet refacing. Cabinet replacement may also come up, but unless the cabinets are structurally unsound, or if you are...
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Home Staging Essentials for Each Room of the House

Home Staging Essentials for Each Room of the House

When preparing your home for sale, staging has become essential if you want to get the most bang for your buck. You don’t necessarily need to do a drastic makeover and make your home look like it came straight out of a magazine, but there are certain basics that should be...
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Farmhouse Kitchen Style

Farmhouse Kitchen Style

A leading trend for kitchen design for the past few years is the farmhouse kitchen. This style is airy and light, nostalgic, and ultimately just feels welcoming. There are multiple key elements that can define a farmhouse style kitchen. Vintage Decor One of the easiest ways to...
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Small Bathroom Design Tips

Small Bathroom Design Tips

There’s a vast amount of homeowners who feel that their bathroom is too small, but, due to budget restraints or home design, are simply unable to remodel and make the room physically larger. However, there are many design tips that can help you make the most of your small...
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Kitchen Color Trends for 2016

Kitchen Color Trends for 2016

Interior design trends are always changing- and when it comes to the kitchen, the heart of the home, it’s a wise idea to keep track of the current styles, especially if you’re planning on selling your home. Here are some of the top kitchen color trends emerging for...
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How To Clean Painted Cabinets

How To Clean Painted Cabinets

After investing in cabinet painting, it would make sense to want the results and finish to last as long as possible. To do this, it’s important to follow these simple cleaning tips to keep your painted cabinets looking brand new for years to come. Use Warm Water to Wash...
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Home Staging Tips for Winter

Winter Home Staging Tips

Selling your home in winter can be challenging, but comes with its own rewards. During winter, there are fewer homes on the market, meaning less competition and higher demand for the homes that are available. Winter Home Staging Tips: Take care of ice and snow: keep your...
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Kitchen Design

6 Kitchen Design Mistakes to Avoid

The kitchen is the heart of the home, and arguably the room that sees the most action, from cooking everyday meals, to hosting guests, to prepping for large parties, to a small sit-down over coffee. As such, the kitchen is a place that needs to be both attractive and functional....
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Improve Home Value ROI

5 Projects to Improve Your Home’s Value

When you are selling your home, or just planning on making some updates, it’s important to put your money to its best use. To do so, there are five top home improvement projects that experts say will provide the most return on investment when you want to improve your...
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White Bathroom

How To Make A Small Bathroom Feel Larger

While it would be nice to have a large, spacious bathroom, in some circumstances you just have to work with the space you have available. Decorating and designing around a small bathroom space can be difficult, however there are a few tried and true methods that you can employ to...
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Kitchen Paint Visualizer

Find The Best Color Palette for Your Kitchen

Choosing paint colors is a time-consuming and sometimes frustrating process. There are so many shades to choose from, and it can be difficult to know what colors look good together, and which ones clash. Fortunately, there are some great resources available to find the best color...
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Cleaning House

Prepare Your Home For Sale – Before Listing

Listing a home before it’s ready for sale can be a costly mistake. A home that is properly prepped for sale will not only be sold quicker, but can easily gain a higher asking price. Luckily, there are many things you can do to get your home market ready that cost little to...
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Home Staging Selling Mistakes

Home Staging Mistakes To Avoid

Home staging is becoming a necessary part of home selling. While there are some simple and proven techniques to staging, such as cleaning, depersonalizing, etc., there are still quite a few common mistakes that could hinder or even prevent a successful sale of your home, and...
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Everett Fall Home Show 2015

Everett Fall Home Show 2015

This weekend, come check us out at the Everett Fall Home Show! This annual event is Xfinity Arena’s largest vendor event of the year. Snohomish County’s premiere Fall event will feature hundreds of specialized local businesses. Everett Fall Home Show Admission...
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Fall Home Staging

Home Staging Tips for Fall

As the seasons change, so should your home staging strategy! Selling a home in fall can have certain advantages- for one, there are typically fewer homes on the market in autumn, meaning your house will have less competition. So take advantage of this colorful season through...
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Seattle Home Selling Tips

Why Won’t My Home Sell?

Scratching your head as to why your home has been stuck sitting on the market? There’s many potential causes, but here are some of the most common reasons as to why a house won’t sell: The Home is Overpriced This is usually the number one reason a home won’t sell....
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Seattle Kitchen Makeover – Clean White Cabinets

White is often a homeowner’s first choice when it comes to cabinet painting, and it’s easy to see why! A white kitchen is bright, feels larger, and gives off a sense of cleanliness. Here is one of our latest jobs, where the client requested that their cabinets be...
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On Cabinet Hardware – Styles & Finishes

Putting in new hardware is a simple, easy way to update the look of a kitchen or bathroom. Cabinet hardware comes in a wide variety of styles, colors, and finishes, so there are options to complement any style. Consider them as accessories for your cabinets – the finishing...
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Cabinet Painting for Small Kitchens

It’s incredible the effect that paint colors can have on a small kitchen! Instead of a major overhaul, remodel, or cabinet refacing, simply changing up the colors of kitchen walls and cabinetry can drastically update and open up a small kitchen. Bright White Cabinets For...
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Green Painted Cabinets

Why Hire a Professional Cabinet Painting Service?

Before deciding to “do it yourself” when it comes to painting your kitchen or bathroom cabinets, or to hire the least expensive painter you can find, you may want to consider these points that suggest the lowest price may not be the best value. There are many advantages to hiring...
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Kitchen Cabinet Measurement Center

Inside the Cabinets: How to Organize and Save Space

While we often focus on the outward appearance of kitchen cabinets, it’s important to not neglect what’s inside! Make the most of your storage space by utilizing some of these handy tips, tricks, and tools: Cabinet Door Measurement Center Starting off, this DIY...
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Kitchen Updates are Key to Increasing Home Value

To maximize the value of your home, kitchen updates are key. Here are some of the most cost-efficient ways to update your kitchen and get a high return on investment. Update Select Appliances You don’t necessarily have to shell out thousands when updating appliances in your...
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Staged Dining Room Table and Kitchen

Stage Your Home Like a Pro with These 6 Easy Ideas

Shorten the time your home is on the market by incorporating the staging guidelines used by the pros: Put yourself in the shoes of a home buyer. Imagine an agent has just arrived at your front door to show a buyer around your property. While they look for the right key to open...
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Home Staging Tips for Summer

Summer is in full swing, and it’s a great time to take advantage of the nice weather to prepare your home for market. Here’s some home staging tips to make your house look its best during the summer months: Take full advantage of the bright weather and work on your...
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The Disadvantages of Cabinet Refacing

Most of the time, when people are looking for ways to save money on their kitchen remodel, they think of cabinet refacing. Cabinet refacing is the process in which just the cabinet fronts are replaced and the outsides covered, rather than replacing the entire units. One of the...
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What Color Should You Paint Your Cabinets?

One of the most crucial decisions when designing or decorating your kitchen is the color of the cabinets. After all, Cabinets take up, on average, 40% of the visual space in the kitchen. Ultimately the decision is up to you, but here are some guidelines and ideas to get you...
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Painted Cabinets – From Maple to White

White cabinets provide a look that will surely never go out of style. Color trends may come and go, but classic white is here to stay. It’s amazing how a simple change can instantly make a kitchen feel brighter, larger, and cleaner. You can see for yourself what an...
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Change your Hardware, Transform your Kitchen.

Swapping out the hardware on your cabinets is a quick and very affordable way to switch up the look and feel of your entire kitchen. Take the image on the right, for example. Same cabinets; four different handle types. Contrast In most cases, creating contrast between your...
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Kitchen Makeover: Why You Should Start With The Cabinets

So you’ve decided to give your kitchen a makeover. Whether you’re a homeowner looking for a change of scenery or finally getting around to some home renovation projects, or a seller, realtor, or flipper looking to get the most bang for your buck when getting a home...
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Get beautiful, dark cabinets!

Black, espresso, and other dark cabinets are one of the most popular kitchen trends for 2015. Whether you’re looking to switch up the look and feel of your home for yourself, or are looking to increase your home’s value and get it ready to sell on the market, dark...
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Keep your refinished cabinets in top shape – it’s easy!

An important factor to consider when getting your cabinets refinished is what to expect as far as maintenance. After all, you want this work you’ve had done to look it’s best for as long as possible. Luckily, up-keep is remarkably simple when you get our cabinet...
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Visit us at the Everett Home & Garden Show!

We’re pleased to announce that we will be attending the 14th Annual Everett Home & Garden Show this weekend! This three day event runs from March 6th through the 8th, and is located at the Xfinity Arena (formerly known as Comcast Arena) in Everett, at the intersection...
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Visit Sound Finish at the Seattle Home Show

Come Visit us February 14th-22nd at Century Link Field in Seattle Have you been wondering if Sound Finish Cabinet Refinishing is the right choice for your kitchen or bathroom? Come meet owner and expert, Andrew Walter in person; ask questions and see how for yourself how it...
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Another Cabinet Makeover – Before & After

At Sound Finish, we specializes in making old, worn, cabinets look new again, and we make sure they stay that way. The cabinets below were old, worn, and torn. We came in, deep cleaned cleaned the cabinets, color matched and re-stained the wood, and followed up with a new...
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3 Kitchen Remodel Hacks

Want to update your worn out kitchen? Here are some tips to save time and money:   Fix up those cabinets. Instead of completely replacing your cabinets, which can be a costly, time-consuming venture, there’s easier and more affordable options to give new life to your kitchen....
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Homeowner’s Return On Investment

For more information about getting the most out of your investment, watch our video: Your home is possibly the most important purchase you will make in your lifetime. It’s also usually the most expensive, and someday you will either sell it or pass it on to your kids. To...
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Seattle Kitchen Cabinet Makeover

Cabinet Makeovers are less expensive than you think. Making over your Cabinets are a budget friendly alternative to Buying New. Sound Finish specializes in making old, worn, cabinets  look new again. Most Kitchens are done into less than 2 days and there’s no need to remove...
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Ways to Prepare your Home to Sell

Cost-Effective Ways to get the highest value for your home.   So you’re ready to sell your home? We’ve got some great tips   There are many things you can do that cost little to nothing Step 1: Clean Everything! An immaculate home tells buyers that the house has...
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Cabinet Refacing VS Cabinet Refinishing

What is Cabinet Refacing? Cabinet Refacing is a way to make over your existing cabinets by replacing door and drawer fronts and covering existing cabinet boxes with new wood. While it is less expensive than completely replacing your cabinets, it is a more messy, more invasive and...
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Sound Finish Kitchen-Cabinets

Refinish and Maintain Your Cabinets.

If you have cabinets that need to be restored to their natural beauty, we can make that happen. Give your cabinets a new take on life. Our sealant bonds to the original finish, enhancing the wood grain, giving it a fresh oiled look. Unlike oiled methods however, these results...
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Can Sound Finish redo my kitchen cabinets even if I have a backsplash and granite countertops?

YES! Since our Cabinet Refinsihing process does not require demolition, it’s easy to work around existing fixtures. You don’t have to worry about your counters or tile being damaged. Our Cabinet Refinishing system works on any existing finish you may have. Plus, most...
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