By Lassiter Strome. Kitchen Cabinets. At Tuesday, July 02nd 2019, 01:22:07 AM.
Wood Cabinets: Paint adheres best over a scuffed surface, making true wood cabinets a great candidate for painting. Sand the surface to prep it for paint and the result is a better bond and smoother finish. This is especially important if your wood cabinets are already stained or have a glossy finish - you will need to get through this finish layer first, either with sandpaper.
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.
Oil-based paints are known for their resilient finish, and so they might be your first thought as the best paint for kitchen cabinets. If you open the cabinet with sticky or greasy hands, you can scrub away any residue without worrying about wearing away the paint or dulling the surface. However, oil paints have some flaws that become especially hard to ignore when painting cabinets.
If you hear the rustic word, you can imagine the decoration in a log cabin that includes bear panels and dark panels on the walls. Or, you may believe of a rustic landscape with a pan of copper on the countertops hanging from a pot rack. The reality is, you can do rustic in several distinct respects. The main thing is you have a space in which you love to spend time. Since most people spend a lot of time in the kitchen, you'll find two different ways to do rustic in that room.
You could envisage switching counters to large wooden styles of butcher block counters if you have enough in your budget. If that is not feasible, you can create a cart with butcher block top as a central island if there is a space in your kitchen.