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How To Paint Kitchen Cabinets White

How to paint kitchen cabinets white – Your kitchen cabinets are very worn and broken. These surfaces are subject to conditions of hot and cold, as well as steam and moisture. Not to mention, dirty hands often open and close the cabinets while cooking or eating. If this describes your kitchen, a simple coat of paint can give your kitchen a clean and new look.

If your cabinets are now painted or possess a wood finish, white paint is a relatively easy process, and the results brighten the area straight away. Read more of instructions for how to paint kitchen cabinets white.

1. Empty all the drawers and closets. If you are painting the interior and exterior of the cabinets, you need to keep your dishes and other items in another room, at least for two days, until the paint dries.

2. To paint kitchen cabinets white, remove all drawers, cabinet doors and accessories. These include handles, knobs and hinges. You should let the surface be free for painting, with few areas that need to be painted around. Place all disposable accessories in plastic bags and labeled to ensure easy installation when your project is completed.

3. Clean all the surfaces. Using a sponge and a multipurpose cleaner, clean all surfaces that will be painted.

4. Sand all the surfaces. Gently sand the doors, drawers and any surface before painting.

5. In order to paint kitchen cabinets white first apply a primer. Be sure to choose one that is compatible with the paint you are using. Use base oil with oil paint, lacquer or primer with latex paint. Let the primer dry completely before applying the final paint.

6. Apply the first coat of paint. You can use a mini-roller on the front of the cabinet and on the inside, but you’ll probably prefer to use a brush or spray paint for doors, especially if they have ridges and grooves. Let the first coat dry completely.

7. Apply a second coat of paint. This should provide a clean, white finish. If you painted on dark wood, applying a third layer after the first two drying may be necessary.

8. Finally, reinstall the drawers, doors and accessories.

This guide explained how to paint kitchen cabinets white.  You can use the same method to paint them any color you choose.

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