By Lassiter Strome. Kitchen Cabinets. At Tuesday, July 02nd 2019, 01:21:35 AM.
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.
Figure out the square footage of your walls so you know how much paint to buy. Usually in a new-construction kitchen, the space will be devoid of everything but drywall. Calculate the square footage of each wall by multiplying room height (likely 8 feet) by room length (variable). Then add up all walls to get the total.
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.
There should never be a rustic kitchen embarrassed. Whatever the style of rustic you decide, the feeling should be hot and inviting. Resist the desire to take themed decorator products overboard. Trends come and go and you can have less decor tolerance if you overload them than if you keep them simple.