By Lassiter Strome. Kitchen Cabinets. At Sunday, June 30th 2019, 23:57:35 PM.
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.
Oil-based paints are known for their resilient finish, and so they might be your first thought as the best paint for kitchen cabinets. If you open the cabinet with sticky or greasy hands, you can scrub away any residue without worrying about wearing away the paint or dulling the surface. However, oil paints have some flaws that become especially hard to ignore when painting cabinets.
Have you ever thought about the importance of your kitchen design? Did you think of a solution which could make it trendy and stylish? If you ask us, the key to a timeless kitchen is to use white elements.White kitchens look amazing even without lots of effort and time. White has a visually enlarging effect on small kitchens; and fits perfectly with any style/decoration without creating too much clutter.
The cabinet style can make a big difference to the cost, because a very easy cabinet door is much cheaper than one with lots of details. The kind of finish may also influence the cost. If this is a problem, you can paint or stain your cabinet to save cash on your own. Finally, wood species will change the price. Some wood is cheaper than others, so if the cost is a problem, you can choose a less expensive wood and stain it like your choice.