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  • How do I get an installation quote?
    Simply send us your kitchen plan. We're happy to provide you with a quote.
  • How do I reserve an installation date?
    We require a 50% deposit to secure the date.
  • How do I prepare the plumbing for the installation.
    Plumbing: Have your plumber prepare the water and drainage pipes like this (applicable for both wall and floor run): This preparation will result in a nicer cut-out inside the sink cabinet comparing to not-preparing it.
  • Do I have to be present during the installation?
    No, you don't have to. However, we need your presence during the first hour of the installation to go through all the measurements, confirm that the plan we received is the correct and final plan, and pinpoint solutions should any issues arise before the work starts.
  • Do you protect the floor during the installation?
    Yes, we do. We always carry protective blankets to protect your floor.
  • How do you make the fillers?
    A filler is a piece of finished wood used to "fill" openings or gaps between cabinets, or a cabinet and any obstruction. There are two types of filler: flush cabinet and flush doors. Our default filler is “flush cabinet”. “Flush door” fillers give a custom look and requires more materials to make.
  • How do you control sawdust?
    We use a top-of-the-line Festool HEPA dust extractor that can trap 99.5% of tiny dust particles from recirculating back into the air. All our saws are hooked up with this extractor, leaving the job site (your living space) dust-free.
  • Do you make the cut-out for the kitchen island's electrical outlet(s)?
    No, we don’t make the cut-outs for electrical outlets on the exterior of the cabinets. We only make it in the interior. Your electrician will determine where and how to place the outlet on the exterior.
  • Do you dispose of the packaging boxes?
    No, we don’t dispose of the packaging boxes. We will place them at a designated location on your property or sidewalk at your approval.
  • Can you validate the IKEA kitchen plan for me?
    Yes. Every quotation includes a list of required panels, sizes, and quantities. You can use this list to reconcile with what you've already purchased.
  • What is your arrival time?
    We arrive between 8:30 AM and 9:30 AM.
  • Do I need to have all the materials before you arrive?
    Yes. The customer is responsible for ensuring that all necessary materials are on-site before our arrival.
  • If I don’t have enough materials that you have to go back, is there a fee?
    Yes. Our go-back fee is $250 +tx plus the work to be completed.
  • How do I get a quote for cabinet doors?
    You can fill out the form here or send us a message. We will come to your place to take the measurement, discuss options and show you samples of our selection.
  • What material are the doors made of?
    Our doors are made with a high quality, double refined, CARB Phase 2 ATCM 93120 compliant, 3/4" engineered core. An engineered core provides a stable, consistent substrate. Component backs are thermally fused laminate (TFL)
  • Cleaning and care.
    Clean using mild soap and a damp cotton cloth, mild kitchen or glass cleaning products or denatured alcohol. Bleach (a 2% mixture) can be used as a disinfectant on most surfaces. Test on a non-visible spot before using. Avoid any abrasive materials, solvent based cleaners, harsh chemicals or any brushes or scouring pads. DO NOT USE ACETONE
  • Hinge boring specifications.
    Standard door hinge boring: 3” from top or bottom edge to centre of hinge. 3 mm from closet edge to hinge hole. Inserta european style. Standard drawer fronts don’t have pre-drilled holes. IKEA hinge boring: Compatible with IKEA’s SEKTION cabinet and MAXIMERA drawer system.
  • What is the production time?
    Our production time is 2 to 3 weeks.
  • Damage, defect or missing products
    All damage and defects, concealed or not, and missing product must be reported within 48 hours of receipt to L|O|C Customer Service at Please inspect the contents of your shipment before signing your delivery receipt.
  • How do I get a kitchen refacing quote?
    Please send us a message via our Contact form. We will get back to you within 48 hours.
  • What is cabinet refacing?
    Cabinet refacing is a cost-effective kitchen renovation method that involves replacing the cabinet doors, drawer fronts, and hardware while preserving the existing cabinet frames. It provides a fresh look to your cabinets without needing a full replacement.
  • What is the cost of cabinet refacing compared to cabinet replacement?
    Cabinet refacing is typically more cost-effective than cabinet replacement. On average, refacing can cost between $8,000 to $15,000 for the kitchens similar to the before-after example on this page. Smaller kitchens may cost even less.
  • Is cabinet refacing suitable for all cabinet types and sizes?
    Cabinet refacing can work for most cabinet types and sizes, but it's essential to have a professional assess your existing cabinets to determine their suitability for refacing.
  • Can I change the style and colour of my cabinets with refacing?
    Yes, cabinet refacing allows you to select new cabinet doors and drawer fronts in different styles, materials, and colours. This allows for a wide range of design possibilities to suit your preferences.
  • Can I add new cabinets or modify the layout during refacing?
    Cabinet refacing primarily focuses on cosmetic changes to the cabinets. However, if you wish to make layout changes or add new cabinets, it may be possible to incorporate these modifications into the project, but it may increase the scope and cost.
  • How long does a cabinet refacing project typically take?
    The duration of a cabinet refacing project depends on the size of your kitchen and the scope of the work. On average, it can take 2 to 3 days.
  • Do I need to empty my cabinets before refacing?
    Yes, it's advisable to empty the contents of your cabinets before the refacing project begins. This ensures that the process can proceed smoothly without any obstructions.
  • Is cabinet refacing suitable for bathrooms and other cabinetry (wardrobes, closets, etc) in my home?
    Yes, cabinet refacing can be applied to bathroom vanities, laundry room cabinets, and other cabinetry throughout your home. It offers a consistent and cost-effective way to update the look of your spaces.
  • What areas do you service?
    CALGARY CHESTERMERE Altadore Banff Trail Bankview Bel-Aire Beltline Bridgeland Cambrian Heights Capitol Hill Chinatown Downtown West End East Village Eau Claire Elbow Park Elboya Erlton Greenview Highland Park Orange Lofts Ramsay Renfrew Richmond Beddington Heights Carrington Country Hills Country Hills Village North Calgary Modern Contemporary Savanna in Saddle Ridge Bayview Bonavista Downs Braeside Bridlewood Cedarbrae Chaparral Chinook Park Deer Ridge Evergreen Fairview Haysboro Kelvin Grove Kingsland Lake Bonavista Legacy Maple Ridge Midnapore Millrise Oakridge Palliser Parkland Pump Hill Queensland Shawnee Slopes Shawnessy Silverado Somerset Southwood Sundance Walden Willow Park Woodbine Woodlands Acadia Auburn Bay Auburn Walk Aura Townhomes Bristol Townhomes Canoe Chalet No5 Chaparral Valley Copperfield Cornerstone Cranston Cranston Ridge Deer Run Douglas Glen Douglas Ridge-Douglasdale Douglasdale Estates Dover Glen Ebony Elgin Estates Hotchkiss Jackson at Walden Lake Bonavista Estates Lynnwood Riverglen Mahogany Calgary Mahogany Street Towns McKenzie Lake Mckenzie Towne Muskoka at Auburn Bay New Brighton Ogden - Lynnwood - Millican Origins at Cranston Parkhill Place Rangeview Land Retreat at Cranston's Riverstone Riverbend Seton Southeast Calgary Cul-De-Sac Southeast Calgary Mountain View Stonecroft at Auburn Bay Symmetry at Copperfield The Morello Willow Park Estates
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