By Lassiter Strome. Kitchen Cabinets. At Sunday, June 30th 2019, 23:05:49 PM.
If your wood cabinets are bare, natural wood, they may need little to no sanding. However, know that they will absorb a lot of paint - especially if you go with water-based latex paint. A primer will assist in making sure the coverage is even and through.
Do not sand too much, since the veneer is just a thin layer hiding what is beneath. You are just looking to make the surface rough enough to give the primer and paint something to adhere to.MDF: Kitchen cabinets made from MDF are great candidates for painting, as long as you know how to properly prep them. You have two priorities when prepping MDF cabinets for painting: seal the edge and use an oil-based primer.The edge of MDF is more porous, and if it does not already have a finished surface, then you will want to use some drywall compound to seal it and keep moisture from swelling the material during the painting process.
The contemporary effect of floating cabinets makes a kitchen space memorable. Floating lower cabinets showcases your flooring while opening the space up. The look is surprisingly functional and ergonomic, since a cabinet is storage area near the floor is often hard to access or difficult to use for those with back problems. To showcase floating cabinets, add lighting beneath them to cast a contemporary vibe and glow.Going green is here to stay. And nothing says green like solid, low bamboo cabinets. Because bamboo grows so quickly, installing bamboo cabinets means less deforestation of the environment.
Don't worry about mixing and matching different styles of furniture either. Just because it's an open concept room doesn't imply that everything wants to completely fit in space. If you want a contemporary kitchen and dining room but a hot and cozy place to watch films, go for it!