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Davina E. says, "I recently had the pleasure of working with Nova Studios for custom Italian cabinets, and I must say, the experience was nothing short of fantastic. From the initial consultation to the final installation, the team at Nova Studios demonstrated unparalleled professionalism, creativity, and attention to detail. What sets Nova Studios apart is their commitment to quality and craftsmanship. The cabinets they produced for me are not only aesthetically pleasing but also highly functional and built to last. The design process was a collaborative effort, where they took the time to understand my needs and preferences, offering expert advice and innovative solutions that perfectly aligned with my vision. The level of customer service provided by Nova Studios was exceptional. They were always responsive, patient, and ready to address any concerns or adjustments I had along the way. The installation process was seamless, with the team taking great care to ensure everything was perfect. It's rare to find a company that truly goes above and beyond, but Nova Studios does just that. Their passion for craftsmanship and customer satisfaction is evident in every aspect of their work. I am thrilled with my new cabinets and have received numerous compliments on them. I highly recommend Nova Studios to anyone looking for high-quality, custom Italian cabinets. They deserve more than five stars for their outstanding work and dedication."See more
Davina E. says, "I recently had the pleasure of working with Nova Studios for custom Italian cabinets, and I must say, the experience was nothing short of fantastic. From the initial consultation to the final installation, the team at Nova Studios demonstrated unparalleled professionalism, creativity, and attention to detail. What sets Nova Studios apart is their commitment to quality and craftsmanship. The cabinets they produced for me are not only aesthetically pleasing but also highly functional and built to last. The design process was a collaborative effort, where they took the time to understand my needs and preferences, offering expert advice and innovative solutions that perfectly aligned with my vision. The level of customer service provided by Nova Studios was exceptional. They were always responsive, patient, and ready to address any concerns or adjustments I had along the way. The installation process was seamless, with the team taking great care to ensure everything was perfect. It's rare to find a company that truly goes above and beyond, but Nova Studios does just that. Their passion for craftsmanship and customer satisfaction is evident in every aspect of their work. I am thrilled with my new cabinets and have received numerous compliments on them. I highly recommend Nova Studios to anyone looking for high-quality, custom Italian cabinets. They deserve more than five stars for their outstanding work and dedication."

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does it cost to have kitchen cabinets installed?

In any kitchen, the cabinets are the main focus, so you want to make sure new or replacement cabinets are installed correctly. A professional carpenter can properly, securely mount new cabinets to the wall; the national average cost for this service is $7,725, although the cost varies widely depending on the type of cabinets, their material and their size, and the accessories you add. A typical fee is $70 per linear foot to remove existing cabinets and assemble and install new ones; the cost is less if you do the demolition and removal yourself. Stock cabinets are the least expensive to have installed, ranging from $75 to $400 each; semi-custom cabinets range from $150 to $900 each; and custom cabinets cost from $500 to $1,400 each. Wood cabinets are more expensive than those made from plywood or medium-density fiberboard (MDF) and finished with a laminate. Wood cabinets range in cost from $80 to $160 per linear foot. Laminate-finished cabinets cost $35 to $75 per linear foot, on average.

How much is custom cabinetry?

Custom cabinets can be built for any room, including bedroom closets and built-in armoires. Measured carefully and built precisely, custom cabinetry can increase storage and beautify any room. The national average for building custom cabinets ranges from $500 to $1,200 per linear foot. The cost is highly variable because there are so many styles, colors, glazes and other options. In general, the linear footage of the cabinets, the materials used to build them, and the cost of the labor will determine the cost. Solid wood costs more than plywood and wood veneer, and costs vary among different types of wood; maple and cherry cabinets are more expensive than pine. Glass-front cabinets can cost more, as can decorative hinges, handles and door pulls, which can cost $2-$45 each; choose carefully to stay within your budget and pull off the exact look you’re going for. Some carpenters also charge for installation, on average $100 per cabinet box. Additional molding and trim, such as crown molding at the ceiling, cost an average of $70 per 8-foot section, and adding finished ends to exposed cabinets averages $100-$200.

Do you tip cabinet installers?

In general, home service providers such as electricians, plumbers and contractors are professionals who don’t expect tips. They expect to do a job for you for the specific price they quoted. Of course, they may appreciate a tip for a job particularly well done or for which they’ve gone beyond what’s normally expected, such as completing the project early or under budget. Even better than a tip, it’s always appropriate to leave a positive review online after a good experience.

Who is a carpenter and what do they do?

Carpenters are skilled craftsmen who build things out of wood. Depending on what the carpenter builds, they may be referred to by various names. A framer is a carpenter who puts up the framing on a house. A trim or finish carpenter installs the finishing touches of prefabricated or custom trim and detail work once a house has been built and the walls are up. A furniture maker or woodworker builds furniture — such as tables, beds and dressers — out of wood. A cabinetmaker is a carpenter who builds custom and semi-custom wood cabinets. If you’re having a home built or remodeled, your general contractor will either provide or subcontract the carpentry work for the framing, cabinets and trim. You can hire a carpenter directly to update the trim in your home, build you a piece of custom furniture, or repair or replace your wood cabinets.

Do carpenters build houses?

Carpenters are trained to work with wood. That means that any part of your home that is built of wood is very likely to involve a carpenter. Framing carpenters will put up the wood that makes up the bones of your home. If you’re having a wood floor installed, it may be done by a carpenter — although being a carpenter is not a requirement to install flooring. Trim, baseboards, wainscoting and any other detail work is typically installed by a finish carpenter. The wood boxes of custom cabinets will be built and installed by a carpenter.

Although all of these components in your new or remodeled home are built by carpenters who specialize in building things with wood, a general contractor typically oversees construction of the entire house. If the general contractor is also a carpenter skilled in all these areas, they may well construct your entire home. More often, the general contractor subcontracts out the various building stages to different individuals, including carpenters.

How do you find a good carpenter?

To find a good carpenter near you, do the following:

  • Use Thumbtack to find a list of carpenters in your area.
  • Filter the list by selecting a specific carpentry service, such as general carpentry or cabinetry. 
  • Identify carpenters who have high ratings.
  • View the carpenters’ profiles and learn more about their specialties. 
  • Read their customer reviews and look at photos of their past work.

After you get a good sense of their quality of work, make sure the carpenter has the necessary credentials in your state. Then, request several cost estimates for your project(s).

What does a finish carpenter charge per hour?

On average, finish carpenters charge $60 per hour. However, this hourly rate will vary depending on where you live, the scope of the project and other factors. For a more accurate estimate, ask for price quotes from at least three finish carpenters in your area.

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