By Lassiter Strome. Kitchen Cabinets. At Friday, June 28th 2019, 02:02:26 AM.
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.
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.
If you are like most people, your cabinets take up the most visible space in your kitchen. That is great when they are in good shape; but if they are not as beautiful as they could be, we will show you how to paint your kitchen cabinets like a pro.
One of the most important tips is that the kitchen is not visible from the main door. Imagine, home is your body, the main entrance is your mouth and kitchen from your digestive system. The kitchen must be deep inside the house. It must be behind your house, but not right behind the house to prevent running away.