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the key in painting cabinets is surface prep.

Posted by LJ in TX on September 29th, 2002 09:39 AM
In reply to Kitchen Cabinets by Linda on September 28th, 2002 10:46 PM [Go to top of thread]

painting kitchen cabinets is done all the time. but they must be prep. well to ensure good paint adhesion. usually a paint deglosser should be used to wipe down all the surfaces to be painted. removing the doors will help in painting too. I might even suggest taking a fine grade sandpaper and lightly sanding the surfaces to be painted too. then a good coat of primer ...and a good coat of oil based paint onto the cabinets will do the job. use good ventilation because the paint smell will be overpowering but after a day or two of drying the odor should dissipate. good luck. LJ

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