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How To Paint Kitchen Countertops

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How To Paint Kitchen Countertops

Next Up Painting Kitchen Countertops For a budget-conscious kitchen countertop, consider painting over your current surface for a fresh, cost-efficient option. Refinish Kitchen Countertops Don’t replace your kitchen countertops—refinish them with stylish options like faux granite refinishing kits, stone-look stick-on sheets, or a fresh recoating. Resurfacing Kitchen Countertops With kitchen countertop resurfacing, a new kitchen surface doesn’t have to mean a hefty price tag. Resurfacing Kitchen Counters What’s the difference between resurfacing and refinishing kitchen counters? HGTV has the answer. Choosing Kitchen Countertops Granite or laminate? Get tips on how to find the right surface for your remodel. New Kitchen Countertops Discover your options for a new kitchen countertop, ranging from simple DIY options to those that require professional help. Kitchen Countertops Discover the kitchen countertop that will work best with your design style. Painting Countertops for a New Look Want an easy, inexpensive color change for your bathroom? Paint that old, laminated countertop for a simple makeover with a big impact. Here’s how to do it. Outdoor Kitchen Countertops Countertops in your outdoor kitchen maximize workspace and beauty in a variety of materials and colors. Outdoor Kitchen Countertops What are the best outdoor kitchen countertop surfaces for your outdoor kitchen? HGTV.com explores the materials and costs behind the most popular materials.
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How To Paint Kitchen Countertops

Painting Kitchen Countertops For a budget-conscious kitchen countertop, consider painting over your current surface for a fresh, cost-efficient option. Refinish Kitchen Countertops Don’t replace your kitchen countertops—refinish them with stylish options like faux granite refinishing kits, stone-look stick-on sheets, or a fresh recoating. Resurfacing Kitchen Countertops With kitchen countertop resurfacing, a new kitchen surface doesn’t have to mean a hefty price tag. Resurfacing Kitchen Counters What’s the difference between resurfacing and refinishing kitchen counters? HGTV has the answer. Choosing Kitchen Countertops Granite or laminate? Get tips on how to find the right surface for your remodel. New Kitchen Countertops Discover your options for a new kitchen countertop, ranging from simple DIY options to those that require professional help. Kitchen Countertops Discover the kitchen countertop that will work best with your design style. Painting Countertops for a New Look Want an easy, inexpensive color change for your bathroom? Paint that old, laminated countertop for a simple makeover with a big impact. Here’s how to do it. Outdoor Kitchen Countertops Countertops in your outdoor kitchen maximize workspace and beauty in a variety of materials and colors. Outdoor Kitchen Countertops What are the best outdoor kitchen countertop surfaces for your outdoor kitchen? HGTV.com explores the materials and costs behind the most popular materials.
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How To Paint Kitchen Countertops

Painting Kitchen Countertops Is painting your kitchen countertops an attractive alternative to replacing or resurfacing your counters entirely? HGTV says the answer is a resounding, “Yes!” Painting Countertops for a New Look Want an easy, inexpensive color change for your bathroom? Paint that old, laminated countertop for a simple makeover with a big impact. Here’s how to do it. Painting Kitchen Cabinets Discover ideas for painting kitchen cabinets with these helpful hints and tips. Painting Kitchen Tables Get tips on painting kitchen tables. Painting Kitchen Cabinet Ideas The strategy of a well-placed coat of paint on your kitchen cabinets will transform the room. Painting Kitchen Backsplashes Get tips on painting kitchen backsplashes. Ideas for Painting Kitchen Cabinets Get ideas for painting kitchen cabinets. Painting Kitchen Chairs Get tips on painting kitchen chairs. Painting Kitchen Cabinets Antique White Get ideas for painting kitchen cabinets antique white. Painting Kitchen Appliances Customize the look of your kitchen by painting kitchen appliances.
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How To Paint Kitchen Countertops

It’s funny to me this is how I found your blog. My husband has a painting/drywall business and he had a customer who wanted her countertops painted. House manager/secretary/bookkeeper/IT wife (me) Googled and your blog was in my search. He ended up using the Gianni line to paint the countertops, and they turned out awesome. I have the same tacky faux wood countertops you had. Hubby will be painting any day now (or when he completes that next job, dog doesn’t need walked, he decided to whip up veggie soup, televised sports ceases,etc.). Oh well, he’s a keeper for the soup and a few other reason. Thank you for you blog, I have enjoyed every minute reading it that I should have been doing really productive things.
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How To Paint Kitchen Countertops

It’s a common scenario: This kitchen had perfectly serviceable laminate countertops, but the owner wanted a more luxurious look. Instead of springing for thousands of dollars’ worth of new granite, she opted to try granite-look countertop paint from Giani, which is sold in a kit that covers 35 square feet of surface area for about $70. The paint is designed to cover laminate, solid-surface, ceramic tile, wood or cultured-marble countertops.
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How To Paint Kitchen Countertops

An easy and fun project for do-it-yourselfers, painting kitchen countertops is a cost-effective way to make a statement in the kitchen. It’s possible, for instance, to mimic the look of granite by painting your countertops with a faux granite finish, or even the look of stainless steel with a shiny, satin-finish paint in a gray-blue metallic palette.
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How To Paint Kitchen Countertops

Flat latex paint is available in a variety of colors, ranging from forest green to slate gray. This versatility means painted kitchen countertops will work in a number of different kitchen styles, including modern, rustic and eco-friendly designs. Different color combinations are also possible; consider painting a white countertop to go with a red kitchen.
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How To Paint Kitchen Countertops

So funny, we just did this to our countertops…but differently. We used a countertop paint product and did not seal. I love the shiny look of your countertops!! But, fire??? Scary. lol Here’s a link to our blog so you can see what we did:

Thanks for posting about this – I've been intending to paint or do a tile mosaic on our countertops in our basement (mostly the bar). We've been in our house almost 2 years now, and they're still the same faux horrible black and green laminate. Yuck. I've been putting it off because I was convinced that I wanted to do a tile mosaic, but until I have the huge time requirements and – I'll admit it – motivation to do it, I've been pondering painting the countertops. Thanks for the temp info, too – looks like this is one project that will need to wait until Spring – or Summer (it's pretty cold down there)!
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Let’s face it: Laminate isn’t the most high-end countertop material out there, and when it starts showing signs of wear it can really make your kitchen look shabby. But if new countertops aren’t in your budget right now, show your current ones some love with a paint job to extend their life for a few more years. There are several kits on the market—including those that replicate stone or granite—or you can simply use acrylic interior paint in the color(s) of your choice. The two keys to professional, lasting results are careful preparation and proper sealing. Here’s a plan for your counter attack!

Stone-textured paints are also available, allowing for a unique option when painting kitchen countertops. With new products, like Rust-Oleum Countertop Transformations, you can transform worn or damaged laminate countertops at a fraction of the cost of replacement. It’s available in five different colors and has been tested to withstand the wear and tear of daily use.
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I'm not a fan of painted countertops. I had them in my last apartment. However, I recently discovered an inexpensive countertop solution – wood countertops from ikea! I've seen several blog photos of them, and they look beautiful! My mom is redoing her kitchen, and this is what she has decided upon. Just found your blog and am really enjoying reading your posts 🙂
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Loved your post, we have a rental and the counters were faded and very old so I decided to try your idea. The guy at the store did tell me that this paint was hard to work with and hard to clean so he advised that I also buy some low oder mineral spirits, thank God I listened. I Initially used sponge brushes, BIG mistake, my brush started comming apart after about the 5th or 6th stroke which left pieces of sponge stuck on the counter which I had to unceremoniously pick out. A little wiser I purchased the roller that’s in your pic, this worked much better only now I had to put it in a trey so the roller could fit. Well I’m cheep like you so I used an old take out plastic container, BIG mistake, the paint ate through the plastic and now I have paint that you can’t clean with soap and water running down the drain (this is where I set the paint while I worked). So if any one trys this learn from my mistakes. Also before you use the roller wash it, I did’nt so some of the loose yarn came off initially and stuck to the wall. End result….the counter looks much better and I’m much wiser. I didn’t think to take a before pic, but I’ll try to attach an after

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