Retrofitting is the process of adding new functions or accessories to existing cabinets. Irie Cabinetry is highly skilled and experienced in all the techniques and can even recommend improvements you might not think of.
There are numerous situations in which retrofitting and/or accessorizing are an ideal choice.
It is more green. As the United States looks for ways to decrease energy uses and the associated greenhouse gas emissions, the retrofit, or "greening" of existing buildings is a logical step. This is reflected in the growing trend of retrofit projects compared to new construction.
You can update vintage buildings and architectural masterpieces. Give them modern efficiency while retaining the integrity of their styling.
You can have a new look and function without the expense of extensive remodeling.
You can improve the safety and child-proofing of your home economically.
You can add security features to your existing cabinetry.
Retrofitting might include using such accessories as:
Ironing board pullouts
Rollout trash receptacles
Sporting goods storage (bike racks, golf supplies, ski racks, etc.)
Workbenches and tool chests
Drawer slides (including soft-close)
New hinges (also to include soft-close), handles, pulls, and knobs