Explore your options for restaining kitchen cabinets, plus browse helpful pictures for ideas and inspiration from HGTV.
A kitchen cabinet facelift consists of cleaning kitchen cabinets, refinishing cabinets and for changing out cabinet hardware.
Grime, grease and grunge on kitchen cabinets don’t stand a chance with these tips from DIY Network.
Bring tired kitchen cabinets back to life with a good cleaning, new hardware, a fresh finish and a few simple, creative accents. This article explains basic.
Old kitchen cabinets can accumulate layers of dirt, grease and grime. New paint or stain won’t adhere properly to dirty, greasy surfaces, so a thorough cleaning of your cabinets is a vital step in refinishing them. Prior to cleaning, use a screwdriver to remove the doors and drawers from the cabinets, as well as additional
Restaining cabinets requires a clean, smooth surface for the stain to adhere. Worn and dull colored cabinets qualify for restaining as long as the wear is not e.
When you choose painted Cleaning And Restaining Kitchen Cabinets, they will usually be assembled with materials that accept and hold paint well, such as poplar, veneered plywood or MDF. The key is having a nice, flat surface, free of knots and heavy grain patterns. Some cabinet manufacturers perform all the finishing work on their cabinets in-house. At Canyon Creek, an elaborate system of spray booths, ovens and an overhead drying line make it possible to finish hundreds of cabinets a day. Cabinets leave the plant boxed and ready for installation.
The kind of paint used on your Cleaning And Restaining Kitchen Cabinets will impact how they look, how they wear, how much they chip and whether they are resistant to water. When purchasing a stock or semi-custom cabinet, ask what kind of paint is used and if there are other options. There are many paint options: oil- or water-based paints that may or may not include alkyd resins to help with curing, and even solid-body conversion varnishes. Having an extended conversation about the options and their impacts (off-gassing, longevity etc.) might be helpful. Earlier this year I looked into using a zero-VOC (volatile organic compounds) paint on some custom cabinets, but received less-than-positive feedback from the paint shop about using it. Using a low-VOC paint instead yielded good results. Paint companies are constantly working on formulating coatings with fewer VOCs, and as time goes on, they will only get better, so look at all of your options.