Painting your kitchen Cupboards
- You spend a lot of time in your kitchen and with today’s trend of having open plan kitchens so do your guests.
- Usually the skeleton of the kitchen does not need much work and you would concentrate on cupboard doors and drawers.
- Laminated wood can be painted however the paint will not last as long as painting solid wooden panels.
- It is important to sand down your doors and make sure you get rid of all fat and grease.
- Once sanded and all holes are filled with wood filler remove all dust and paint with a primer.
- When primer is dry give it a light sanding and remove all dust.
- Use a water-based enamel to paint.
- If it is required to change the counter tops these could be cut to exact size by your hardware shop in your area and replaced, there are many inexpensive options.
- Door handles are inexpensive and could make a huge change to the look of your kitchen.
- You would need a foam roller and a brush, wood filler and sand paper.
Big Mistakes You Make Painting Kitchen Cabinets
- You don’t allow yourself enough time
- You don’t clean the wood
- You don’t remove the doors off and drawers
- You skip labelling where your doors, drawers and hardware go
- You skip sanding
- Your surface isn’t dust-free before you paint.