A damaged or old laminate kitchen cabinet doesn’t always mean that you need to rip the cabinets from the wall and install a new one. There are so many appliance paint products available in the market and with the help of these paints you can easily paint your laminate kitchen cabinets without allowing the paint to peel from the surfaces. You can even hire professional Painter Services in Andover MA who will use high quality epoxy appliance paint to the cabinets so they complement the other appliances in your kitchen.
Like all other paint job, preparation is the key to get a successful end result when painting your laminate kitchen cabinets as well. You should empty your kitchen cabinet and remove all pots, dishes, glassware, food items, and every other item stored in the cabinets and drawers. This would ensure that you do not get cleaner, primer, or paint on the items that you use for preparing food. You need to take out all drawers and remove the doors from the cabinets. Store all hinges and screws in a safe place since you will need them to fix the cabinet again.
You can use xylol or xylene solvent to clean the cabinet surface, door, and drawer. You need to make sure that you protect your hands by wearing gloves and mouth and nose to avoid any fatal accident from toxic fumes. You can use an old rag to wipe out all grease and dirt from the cabinet surfaces. When you clean your cabinets, make sure you keep open the kitchen windows or use an exhauster to blow the air to the outside. You can wipe the cabinet surface with solvent or sand the surface with a good sand paper.
Before applying paint, you must prime the laminate cabinet. Priming ensures that the paint sticks to the surface and doesn’t peel in the long run. The best way is to use a water-based maximum adhesion primer for hard and dense cabinet surface. Another important thing to remember is to use a polyester paint brush to apply the primer to the laminated cabinet surface.
You can use a polyester brush to apply epoxy appliance paint to the primed kitchen cabinet. It is important to apply the appliance paint with light and even strokes to ensure that the cabinet surface will have the same finish as your appliances.