How to Paint Cabinets. Painting can help liven up and old or outdated cabinets in your home without you doing a complete renovation. While it is a lengthy project, it is one that you can do yourself with very few supplies. Choose a paint
How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets Step 1: Remove Doors and Hardware. Step 2: Clean Surfaces. Step 3: Sand. Step 4: Apply Primer-Sealer. Step 5: Apply the Paint.
The best way to paint kitchen cabinets is with a paintbrush and small roller. Spray painting is also an option if you want the process to move more quickly, but it can be tricky. When you're ready to get started, clear off your kitchen counters, empty your cabinets, and cover your backsplash and appliances.
Next, paint the cabinet doors and drawer fronts, along with any separate wood pieces or moldings. If these parts have raised or routed features, be sure to flow the paint into crevices and corners, but don't allow it to accumulate in these spots. Always apply paint in thin, light coats, but be sure to cover all areas.
But updating a kitchen with old cherry wood or knotty pine cabinets needn't prove expensive; a fresh coat of paint is much less pricey than replacement cabinetry. You will have to exert a bit more care when painting kitchen cabinets than you do for other household surfaces, but the project is within the capabilities of most do-it-yourselfers.
Tutorial: painting (fake wood ) kitchen cabinets Jennifer@piecesofme november 1, 2010 . love love love this! i have the exact ugly cheap builder cabinets! so sad that they would even use these ugly things!.