Update your kitchen cabinets

We always recommend that you hire an expert to do the job for you for numerous reasons which include experience and insurance of a quality job! But for those who want to know how to paint kitchen cabinets without a professional sprayer, this is the way you can get professional looking results for under $200.
How To Achieve Professional Results When Painting Your Kitchen Cabinets
I have been getting a ton of questions via recently about Possum Removal Cost one of our Facebook postings where I painted our kitchen cabinets and walls. Most individuals are curious and want to know how to paint kitchen cabinets, and how much it cost to get our cabinets looking like new.
Our house is very old and so are our cabinets. It did not bother us at first but finally we got sick of looking at that ugly veneer seem so we decided it was time for a makeover.
It is not very difficult to paint over veneer it just needs the right prep work. If you hire a professional I would suggest trying to do as much as you can yourself like taking off the doors and hardware and possibly sanding them gently with a 220 grit sanding block. Only a light scuff will do (imagine you’re cleaning a window). That will save you a few dollars. But if you choose to do it on your own here are a few hints on how to paint kitchen cabinets and get amazing and long lasting results.
Preparation When Painting Kitchen Cabinets
After you remove your doors (or just masking your hinges) lightly sand/scuff the surfaces that are being painted with a 220 grit sanding block. Use a Sort of degreasers such as Windex or Zep Citrus Degreaser.
Next, you have 2 options.You can use a 220 grit sandpaper and lightly scuff your surfaces or use Krud Kutter-Gloss Off which you can wipe on using a rag and let it sit for 10 minutes. Your surfaces will be deglossed without having to sand them.
Your next step is to prime the surfaces with the right primer. I used one coat of “INSL-X Stix” which is a urethane acrylic You can find it online or in your local Benjamin Moore Supplier. Check your local Hardware store.
Using a good quality paint will help you get the best finish possible. I suggest using Benjamin Moore Advance Alkyd. It is very easy to work with and dries into a hard and durable finish.
Using a 2-inch Nylon paintbrush begin cutting around the hardware (if you did not get rid of the doors) and any places your Whizz™ roller will not reach. Then use your Whizz™ roller to apply your ALKYD enamel. Try to paint in exactly the same direction as your grain (if your cupboard has a fake wood layout). You may hang your doors today but keep in mind that even though the enamel will dry overnight, it still requires 30 days to fully cure so be cautious and try to avoid scrubbing them until those 30 days.

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