By Lassiter Strome. Kitchen Cabinets. At Thursday, July 04th 2019, 03:36:55 AM.
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.
Avoid the builder-grade cabinet look by getting creative with your cabinet choices. Go with a two-tone effect in your kitchen by selecting one of two approaches to get the look:High and low two-tone effect. Use one color on your lower cabinets and a different color on your upper cabinets. To create a fresh, lasting look, stick to complementary colors. If you find that you are color-challenged, use a deeper, richer shade on the lower cabinets, and a much lighter shade of the same color or white for the top cabinets.Actual two-tone. Instead of mixing and matching color cabinets, select cabinets that have a two-tone look to them.
If a surface has already been painted and the paint is in good, clean condition, it likely will not need priming. Unpainted drywall, bare wood, and painted surfaces in poor condition should be primed. Apply the primer with the roller on large areas and with the brush on areas too small to accommodate the width of the roller. Roll the Large Areas.
Why in the kitchen choose recovered wood? Firstly, many of these woods can no longer be found— the wood of today originates from much younger, less dense trees. "The warmth of the natural colors of retrieved wood patina is noteworthy, and the wood integrity owing to the era of the tree is incomplete," said Malachi.The wood is re-claimed, which should take warmth, rustic charm, personality, and the feeling of history to the center of your home. "We appreciate the uncovered nature, texture and beauty that the wood saved offers."