Instead of buying expensive new cabinets or paint with a roller, simply reconditioning your old cabinets with spray paint. You can paint any wardrobe, previously stained or painted. The paint rollers leave noticeable marks on the doorstep. Spray paint not only looks good on the cabinets but it saves time and labor. Although it may seem difficult, spray work can be completed in a couple of days, depending on the size of your kitchen.
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– Remove the cabinet doors and the frame using a drill. Remove wall cupboards if you can paint them or leave them installed. If you’ll pulverize inside, you’ll need to mask the counter top, floors and windows using tape and plastic.
– Prepare an area spray outside. Spread rags on the floor in an open area away from your house and any shrub, tree or plant. Place an easel with plywood top, like a table to locate the cabinet doors. You can put on heavier frames to paint rags.
– Place the cabinet doors on the table. Clean them, as the cabinets, using a sponge and a mixture of TSP (trisodium phosphate) and hot water. The TSP is a cleaner and degreaser to effectively remove the grease and dirt from them.
– Fill any dents or holes in the doors using wood filler and a putty knife. If you’re replacing the door frame, fill the holes with putty.
– Prepare the paint sprayer. Insert a nozzle in the spray gun. Reduce the pressure of the sprayer. Spray a thin layer of oil- based paint on the doors and cupboards. Keep a distance of 12 inches and a continuous movement while you perform.
– Let it dry before you flip each door. Sprinkle the shells in all directions, stopping its rights rags. Let it dry completely.
– Sand the cabinets with sandpaper 100 grit. You can also use a small orbital sander to speed up the work. Sandpaper to smooth the putty on the surface, but do not do it very strong. Do it with the grain and not against it. Clean dust from the sanded area.
– Spray oil paint on all cabinets and doors. Use a spray nozzle and do not do it hard. Sprinkle a thin layer. Let it dry, then apply a second coat using the same process. Let it dry completely before installing the cabinets.
– Protect the area around the base cabinets and around the frames, if you could not remove them. Protect the floors in front of the cabinets with tape. Extend masking paper or plastic on the counter top and secure them with tape.
– Protect the appliances, vents covers and plastic tape input to the kitchen, to prevent excess paint stains .
– Use the same methods of cleaning and sanding in the first section.
– Spray the primer carefully. Keep the spray gun 10 inches from the surface to help reduce excess paint.
– Spray two coats of oil paint after the primer has dried. Let the cabinets dry completely before replacing the doors.
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