Melamine was a common finish that you would find on cabinets, about 30 years ago. Refacing or buying brand new cabinets was not in the budget for this kitchen but paint definitely was. I'm going to show you how to paint melamine cabinets with a good quality paint job. Painting will buy you some time and provide an updated look.
Many of us can relate to Gemma’s situation. She knew that, down the line, she’d be taking on a full (read:expensive) renovation. But she wanted to do something to make the kitchen a fun, fresh place to be in the meantime.
Not only are these cabinet doors terrible to look at, ours also had water damage near the sink and dishwasher. The sink was also full of dirty dishes, which was also most definitely related to the cabinet doors. This is phase 1 of my "DIY" kitchen update and it's EASY #cabinets #cabinetresurfacing #melamine Step 1: Take the wooden strips off The wooden strips are glued with a tongue-and-grove-type hold. I used a flat edge painters knife to chip off any glue from the face of the cabinet. The…
Somebody I know virtually rolled their eyes at white-and-wood kitchen cabinets recently — the kind of cabinets I have in my kitchen. She said they reminded her of cheap apartments from college. And I get it, I really do. I also have strong associations with certain home features. But I have something I want to say to renters and non-renters alike: Those white melamine cabinets from the ’80s and ’90s are actually good cabinets.
Are you looking for the best way to paint laminate cabinets? Painting laminate can seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be. See how I tackled this project, using DIY chalk paint and without sanding to giving my cabinets a fresh, new look. Check out my before and afters! In this article, we'll provide you with the best tips and tricks to help you paint your laminate kitchen or bathroom cabinets with ease.