Yes, painted cabinets will run you more than stained ones. Just how much more depends on the choices of paint and cost of labor. Some estimates that a paint job will cost 5%-25% more than a stain job on your cabinets. The painted cabinets are more expensive because they are harder to achieve the perfect look, requiring primer and sanding between paint coats. Staining is quicker. The materials are cheaper and a bit more forgiving to your average DIYer. That said, which one is superior depends entirely on the aesthetic of your kitchen.
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