By Lassiter Strome. Kitchen Cabinets. At Saturday, June 29th 2019, 02:50:10 AM.
For one thing, while it goes on smoothly, oil-based paint takes a long time to dry in between coats—up to 16 hours. Without good circulation (such as inside of a cabinet), waiting for the paint to dry can really become an issue. Keeping your cabinets emptied for days as you let the paint dry between coats can be a nuisance that many people are not willing to deal with. Latex paint, however, is ready for another coat in as little as two to four hours. This means you can easily paint in a day and put your kitchen back together pronto.
Sure, you could replace your cabinetry, but that is a pricey undertaking. Just as painting the walls can refresh a room, painting your cabinets can make your kitchen feel brand new, bringing beauty and style back to this heavily used space.
Oil Paint vs. Latex Paint.Wondering whether you should reach for old-school oil paint or widely-available latex paint for your kitchen cabinets? The short answer is that latex paint is best for cabinets. Oil paint makes a case for itself with its reputation for easy application and a long-lasting finish that can be scrubbed and cleaned regularly, but latex paint is the best choice for most cabinets since it offers lower levels of volatile organic compound sand is quicker to dry.
It's also crucial that you match the dimensions of the new cabinets with your kitchen; there's nothing worse than ordering furniture, only to realize when it gets there that it just doesn't fit in. Apart from the shape and size, you also need to take care of the stylistic aspect of things, and make sure that whatever it is you buy, it will go hand-in-hand with the flow of your house... and since green materials come in a myriad of various designs and styles, they are the versatile choice,