Kitchen Cabinet Re-paint Tips For New Look
Tired of seeing the look of the kitchen monotonous? Maybe it’s time you are planning a change in the room that is identical to the filthy conditions and often cause odor.
But talk about change, some people usually jump to conclusions with the meaning of ‘renovation’ which are generally costly. In fact, the change can be realized only with a little creativity alone.
One of the changes in the kitchen that did not require a large fee is repainting the cabinet. In the market, the price of the paint to the cabinet varied ranging from Rp 30 thousand to Rp 60 thousand per kilogram.
For repainting the entire cabinet, at least you will need a paint 2kg depending on the size of the cabinet itself.
As a guide you in repainting the kitchen cabinet, following Rumah.com translate reviews of Decoist about the exact step by step.
1. Choose a color
Before deciding to paint, of course you will be faced with the selection of paint colors can make the kitchen more attractive visualization.
Some colors are worth trying include red tomatoes, green pine and mint green.
Red is able to look good when paired with a polished wall with gray. While green pine is a versatile color that can be combined with other colors.
For enthusiasts of pastel colors, mint green is most appropriate for your kitchen cabinet. Characteristics fresh and soft, can be mixed with various kitchen styles both retro and modern.
As a reference, combine this with a light purple color, and voila! Your kitchen will be transformed into the style of the 80s.
2. Remove cabinet doors
Do not think a job to repaint the cabinet is an easy thing. The biggest mistake most people namely paint without releasing the doors and other parts beforehand. They thought, with a brush to paint the smallest corner mini is a simple way.
Think again, how long does it take to paint the entire corner hinges and other parts of the smallest in the cabinet. The answer, surely long enough!
To be effective, release the entire door or drawer bulkhead at an appropriate step. So, you can paint the hard part is more freely on the floor, which was covered with old newspapers.
Do not forget to label each part of the door or drawer, to facilitate you when they wanted to put it back.
Having removed all parts of the cabinet, the next step is to clean from dust and dirt. Wear stain cleaning fluid and a soft cloth or sponge to remove stubborn dirt.
4. Puree surface
The following steps should be applied if the condition of the cabinet you have problems, such as holes or scratches are deep enough. Use wood putty to smooth the surface.
Do not rush to quickly polish the kitchen cabinet with new colors. Because the work of this one should not be forgotten.
So that the painting process easier and the end result is perfect, you have to smooth the entire surface of the cabinet to be polished with sandpaper.
A bit of advice, use sandpaper is equipped with a layer of 100 grit. This is because the material is made of abrasive particles, constantly able to smooth the surface of the wood completely.
You arrived at the end of the process of painting the cabinet. Please note, if your kitchen cabinet previously painted with wood, then repainting must use the same type of paint. Likewise applies to cabinet painted with camphor.
The first step in painting is a good recommendation select a brush, and apply to all cabinet surfaces follow the direction of the grain. Do not paint the opposite direction because it will result in adverse effects.
After being painted, wait and let it dry for several hours. Then paint over again to get the flat and perfect.