How to Paint Cabinetry in Sacramento?

Sacramento Cabinet Painting
Before and after cabinet painting in Sacramento

If you cannot afford to replace your cabinets, then consider painting techniques that can breathe new life into old cabinets. Experiment with different colors to create a new look for your kitchen. If you do not like the way they turn out, you can simply repaint them a different color. Wood stains are a great way to hide imperfections and make your cabinets look new again.

What You Need:

-primer
-paint
-masking tape
-cleaning solution
-drop cloth
-putty
-putty knife
-paint brushes
-sandpaper
-new hardware (optional)

If you do not have the money for new hardware, then simply spray paint the old ones or leave them alone. The first step is to prepare your cabinets by removing items from drawers and cabinets. Place a drop cloth on the floor to catch spills. Use masking tape on areas you do not want to paint. Apply a good primer using a paintbrush on all cabinet faces. Leave the interior cabinets alone if they are in good shape. Clean the cabinets using a mild cleaning solution. Let dry completely before sanding.

Sand the area carefully and remove dust with a damp cloth. Let the cabinets dry again. Apply primer on all surface areas being careful not to get paint on countertops. Let the primer dry according to the manufacturer’s suggestion. Finish painting the cabinets in the color or stain you desire. Step back and admire how great your new cabinets look without spending a lot of money.

You can skip the sanding process if your cabinets do not have layers of old paint on them. However, sanding will produce a better result and look more professional. Take before and after photos of your kitchen to show the improvement painting does for your kitchen. The putty should be used for areas that have holes or gashes on them. You can paint your entire kitchen cabinets in just a few hours by planning. Make sure you have all your supplies before you get started.

Some home repairs require a professional such as kitchen remodeling, difficult repairs and upgrades. Look for a contractor who has a good reputation within your community. A completely remodeled kitchen also requires the skill of a professional contractor. Some people simply do not have time to paint their cabinets or make simple repairs.

Call 916-472-0507 for more information, and receive a free estimate on home repairs in the Sacramento and surrounding areas.

One thought on “How to Paint Cabinetry in Sacramento?

  1. Was just wondering what to do about my cabinets when I came across this article. Thanks! I think I’m definitely going to have to sand first ’cause they’re thick with prior paint and people doing a not so great job on them already. They deserve to look like new after all the neglect! :)

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