Kitchen Cabinet Painting Ideas

One of my favorite home improvements is kitchen cabinet painting. That’s because it can be done relatively cheap and can do them. Often the task easily performed on a weekend and the results are dramatic an old kitchen.

Here are six basic steps to take in order to achieve a firm “paint does it yourself kitchen project:

Step 1: Evaluation of the work

Wood cabinets, laminates, wood and metal are easy to paint. If the cabinets are made of plastic laminates require review process a little more. Those that are painted in a position may require special techniques and materials. If the project-coated plastic, it is recommended that a professional trader to be consulted. Always test a color selected sample in a hidden area to ensure good adhesion occurs, use before committing to the color selection.

There are a variety of applications to use. The color can be applied by brush, roller or spray gun. Each has advantages and disadvantages. The experience and the amount of color is a good indicator of what to do best for you. A further consequence, the type of kitchen cabinet painting or finish you selected.

Step 2: Remove the doors and hardware

How do you remove doors and drawers and all hardware? Hardware consists of knobs, handles, hinges and locks. There is always a good idea, in a secure container on is that nothing is lost ensured. Another good idea is the number of doors and drawers so that they are placed in their home town.


Step 3: Clean the surfaces repainted

The kitchens are widely used. For this reason, they are also victims of the fats and oils. Steam is a factor. Splashes of food will increases the need to ensure that all surfaces thoroughly cleaned before starting the work. There are a variety of cleaning products for removing paint surfaces. Avoid using cleaning agents, oils. Degreasing is the best solution. Make sure all surfaces are thoroughly rinsed, but not saturated. Must is completely dry before the next step for kitchen cabinet painting.

Step 4: Sand painted surfaces

Sanding is all you should be ready for kitchen cabinet painting. It is recommended that the sanding block is used to prevent the rounding of the corners and edges. Just sand the front and edges are visible. The goal here is to the surface, so that roughen the new paint adhere properly. A good rule of thumb is to sand until all were gone glossy surfaces. Ensure that all sanding dust off before proceeding to the next step away.

Step 5: Preparation of the company

The first consideration is to use a primer or sealer. Do this consistently on all surfaces. This is a suitable surface for new paint is a. This ensures that the new paint correctly and keeps long enough after it is fully cured (dried).

Step 6: List of companies

It is always a favorite for your project. Begin your kitchen cabinet painting with executives face, color and the inside edges of the frame. Go from there to the outer edges of the trays. These areas will be carried out quickly and are less visible because it is a good chance to warm up will be made with the project without fault in the majority. Make sure you correct the leaks and stains, while the color is still very fresh.

Doors and drawers are to come. Remember, all forms that can be applied close. Apply the paint thoroughly and evenly. Make the material to flow into cracks, crevices and cracks that you go without it to accumulate. Apply a thin, uniform, non-revision of the brush. This will be bubbles and bumps.

Allow four hours between coats and lightly sand each coat before applying. Due to the extensive use of kitchen cabinet is recommended to use three layers. You will not regret you did.

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