By Lassiter Strome. Kitchen Cabinets. At Thursday, July 04th 2019, 03:36:38 AM.
White is also a timeless choice which can add airiness and light to kitchens with small windows. Besides, it leaves a lot of space for impressive colors and personal elements, which would break the monotony and make the place look cooler.
Advances in water-based paint formulas have made it much easier to use latex paint for kitchen cabinets. Many latex paints are now produced with greater durability for cleaning and can stand up to a good scrubbing. This is a must for a kitchen, so definitely look for a paint that is described as washable for your cabinets.
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.
You can see fully-built cabinets for the kitchen while strolling through aisles of home improvement shops. These cabinets are usually prepared for assembly, which the shop has just set up for you. Install cabinets that come in parts and parts that you bring together instead of paying the additional fees. The measurements of your current cabinets are all you need to start, so you understand the correct parts and size. In order to install your own cabinets, you need not be a whiz in the building. When you buy prepared to assemble, you will receive directions to simplify your work.