By Lassiter Strome. Kitchen Cabinets. At Thursday, July 04th 2019, 00:58:06 AM.
The other important thing to remember is to use an oil-based primer. Due to the more porous nature of MDF, water-based primers can swell the surface. Use an oil-based primer for the first coat and then you can paint kitchen cabinets with water-based latex paint without worrying about moisture absorption.Laminate Cabinets: Painting laminate kitchen cabinets is possible, but more tricky than painting wood or MDF cabinets. Laminate is a printed, plastic that is adhered on top of a base layer - usually a composite material. The finish is slick so you will have to make sure you put in the prep work for a quality finish.
Tools and Supplies You Will Need:Interior acrylic-latex paint,Primer,2 1/2-inch paintbrush,Roller frame and roller cover,Paint tray and liner,Canvas drop cloth,Masking film,Painters tape,TSP-3 sodium phosphate,Random orbital sander and sandpaper of varying grits,Dust mask or respirator,Tack cloth,Shop vacuum,Soft, clean cotton rags
Most cabinet doors still use a form of contoured design, in which frames and panels are constructed so that the cabinet faces are dimensional rather than flat. This raised panel design, such as is found in Shaker-style cabinets, gives a very traditional look. However, flat-panel doors, otherwise known as slab cabinet doors, are increasing in popularity, largely because they lend a modern look to any kitchen or bathroom.
Again, the alternative which is more efficient for your specific cookery and space as a whole needs to balance your own tastes.