How To Paint Off White Kitchen Cabinets – White is the traditional color of choice in the kitchen. White cabinets give the room a clean, timeless look, and make a small kitchen appear larger by reflecting more light than darker colors. White is also the ultimate combination of neutrality and contrast; you can pair white cabinets with almost any counter-top without worrying about clashing colors and white cabinets contrast dramatically with a darker counter-top choice.
First steps for paint off white kitchen cabinets, remove the knobs and handles and the contents of your cupboards and drawers. Use adhesive tape to protect the hinges and the glass and place a protective coating to protect other parts of the room where appropriate. Wash cabinets with lye or strong detergent solution. This will remove the fat and create a smooth surface. Remove residues of the alkaline solution with a damp cloth. Once dry cabinets, sand them with fine paper (you can skip this step if you have melamine or glossy surfaces). Fill the imperfections with good quality putty and sand again.
Next steps for paint off white kitchen cabinets, Apply the primer for wood or melamine as a function of the surface. You can use a small roller on the doors for a smooth finish. Apply two coats of the selected color, after the first coat has dried completely, sand with fine paper to ensure a smooth, professional finish. Remember to wipe the dust with a damp cloth. When the second coat is completely dry, carefully remove the tape, turn the knobs and handles and admire your new cabinets brand new.