By Lassiter Strome. Kitchen Cabinets. At Wednesday, July 03rd 2019, 00:19:26 AM.
Think of paint finishes as you might the spectrum of colors on a paint fan. In this instance, though, the spectrum is not colors but gradations of glossiness: matte (flat, non-shiny) at one end and high-gloss (so shiny you can almost see your face) at the other end. Which is the best paint finish for the kitchen? Satin and semi-gloss tend to be favorites, while matte is rarely recommended because it is difficult to clean and beads of moisture will cause streaks.
A semi-gloss or gloss finish is the best choice when painting kitchen cabinets. A paint with some sheen will help reflect light and be more durable in the long run, which is important in the kitchen environment. Many formulas of both semi-gloss and glossy paint are described as washable and have increased resiliency when being washed or scrubbed clean. This is due to the fact that more resin and binders are used in formulating semi-gloss and glossy paint, giving the paint more durability.
You might not be ready for a full kitchen remodel, but you can still spruce up the look of your kitchen with a fresh coat of paint for your cabinets. The process is simpler and less costly than installing all new cabinets, and it is within the abilities of most homeowners. If you choose the right paint for kitchen cabinets, it can transform the look of your space while covering up dull, dingy surfaces.Open the door to new possibilities by painting your kitchen cabinets in a bold fresh color or opt for a classic look with a crisp shade of white.
White is perfect for cooking kitchens, as these kitchens are by nature smaller and closed from other rooms. If the little space is painted white or features white armchairs, it gets opener and more attractive. You can get darker floors when you are white on cabinets or walls, and the room still feels sleek and roomy. In the kitchenette you can also add tiny hanging lamps to make as much light as possible throughout the space. Make sure that the light is not tender and yellow, but only soft white.