It’s time to give that kitchen — the most visited room in the house — a new look.

Since you are spending so much time there, don’t you deserve a room that is efficient, modern and pleasant? Undoubtedly you want to make improvements that make sense and fall within your budget. You also want quality within a price you can afford. Most of all, you need an experienced licensed contractor who has proven to be capable of completing the job at an affordable price time and time again.


Essential Cabinet Refacing Inc. (ECR) is in its 23nd year of business. For owners Ringo and Michele Pauly, the first advice they got as young entrepreneurs came from Lex Brodie, who encouraged them to run their business with integrity. To them, this meant listening to their customers, sharing their remodeling expertise with clients to ensure the job performed was the right match for the customer and doing the job at a competitive, yet fair price. Since then, their mission has been to have satisfied customers at the end of every project.

Over the years, materials and remodeling methods have changed a great deal. ECR has kept current in the industry and offers up-to-date styles, designs and materials. ECR has offered refacing as an economical option for upgrading cabinets since 1989.


Refacing is the method of giving cabinets a “facelift” without going through the time and expense of ripping out existing cabinets and installing new ones. Since the doors and drawers are replaced, the exterior of the cabinets is brand new and gives a modernized look. The interior remains the same and a lot of money is saved. This gives customers the freedom to increase their budget and add features such as new countertops, appliances or special features like rolling pull-out drawers.


As the customers’ needs changed, ECR has continued to expand on its scope of work to include new custom-built cabinets and countertops. Custom cabinets are locally built in ECR’s shop. Owners have their choice of materials in the cabinet structure, hardware and exterior finish. Countertops come in almost any material customers desire.

ECR is located at 212 Mohonua Place. Showroom hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

For more information, call 847-7835 or visit


Come see Essential Cabinet Refacing Inc. at the 2013 Spring Home, Garden and New Products Show from Friday, April 25, to Sunday, April 28, at Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Estimates are always free. If you sign up for an estimate at the home show and choose ECR for your project, the company will give you 10 percent off your estimate. This offer will only be valid until May 20.

contact // 847-7835
address // 212 Mohonua Place.
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