Paint in general is easiest and least expensive way to transform a kitchen.
Look for a rich, yet calming shade that allow you to relax in your space.
Number each door and its corresponding location as you remove them (Image 2).
Do not mix them up or the hinges may not line up properly when you reinstall them (Image 3).
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Both of these ideas are a lot cheaper and less hassle than replacing the entire kitchen.
If your kitchen is looking a bit tired, you don’t have to spend a fortune to give it a fresh new look.
Stubborn finishes may require rubbing with denatured alcohol and fine steel wool.
If the old paint is flaking off in places, it indicates the finish did not adhere well to the wood surface.
This is typically due to moisture or greasy residue getting under the paint layer or into the wood itself, which can be expected in kitchens.
Before you begin sanding or painting, clean all of the surfaces to be repainted with a solution made from one part tri-sodium phosphate and four parts water. Use a wood sanding block to prevent rounding over the wood edges (Image 2).
If your repainting project is just a facelift for the cabinets, you don’t need to sand and paint the inside of the cabinets; mask off the interiors with painters’ tape for a clean finish and sand only the front surfaces and visible edges of the cabinet face frames.