Kitchen cabinets: Is upgrading to formaldehyde-free worth it?
When asked, my kitchen cabinet supplier just told me I can upgrade the sheet material in my cabinets to a NAF (No Added Formaldehyde) grade for somewhere between $1000-$1500. Considering the cost of a new kitchen that doesn’t seem unreasonable.
However, is there value in that upgrade?
I just did a little reading up on formaldehyde and it seems it’s a naturally occurring substance in all wood products, and many other places as well. Only when the concentrations are high is it a danger.
So my question is, do you think the upgrade to low formaldehyde cabinets is actually worth it? I have no problem paying for good things, but that is assuming I’m getting something (or in this case NOT getting something) for my money.
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